Consumer Sales – 1 Year Student Placement opportunity commencing Summer 2023 – STADA – Huddersfield


Thornton & Ross, part of the STADA group, are one of the UK’s fastest-growing, leading producers of household pharmaceutical products & own some of the country’s most loved brands such as , , as well as the leading disinfectant . Many people in the UK will have a product from Thornton & Ross somewhere at home. We are also a trusted & reliable provider of prescription products, including emollients, bone health products & generics to the NHS with 100 years’ heritage behind us and we have ambitions to double the size of our business in the next 3-5 years.

We are seeking candidates studying a commercial/analytical focused degree, to join us as a placement student and have the opportunity to take on responsibility in a specific role and deliver against business objectives providing support, analysis and insights for the commercial teams. Working primarily with the Key Accounts team, you will ensure the timely completion of retailer administration relating to product launches and new listings. The role is varied and will include daily sales and weekly stock reports and analysis of trends and opportunities, data collation, customer & brand insights and general administrative support for key customers.

To support students with getting the most from their time with us, alongside your functional role, you will undertake a year-long structured programme, comprising of both business related and personal development opportunities. Students also work together to deliver a real life business project, providing opportunities for experiential development, feedback and exposure to departments and leaders from across the organisation.

Working in our redeveloped stunning canal side mill office in Slaithwaite, this is an excellent and very varied opportunity for a placement student to join us in a company that values an entrepreneurial spirit combined with agility. We are looking for self starters with a very analytical mindset; strong Excel skills are a must as you will be working with and analysing varied data sets. You will gain exposure to senior leaders within the business and develop your commercial acumen and presentation skills. Acting as a key point of contact with both internal and external stakeholders, you will need to be confident communicating with a wide variety of audiences.

Flexibility regarding travel is required as you will get involved in researching and reporting on competitor product activity instore as well as attending promotional events and shows.

Interviews will take place for this role throughout February/early March.

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