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- Graduate Track

Supporting the digital revolution, we're investing in our future workforce to support phenomenal growth.

Become A Digital Pioneer

With so much opportunity in the digital industry, just getting started can feel hugely overwhelming. Our pioneering digital development programme is here to help the next generation of digital enthusiasts carve their path to enjoy a thriving career in digital.

Kick-starting your digital journey, our programme will challenge you, expand your experience and build your skill set to support your progression.

What's Involved In The Programme

  • 12-month specialist digital development tracks 
     

  • Welcoming digital enthusiasts each January and July
     

  • Comprehensive induction that sets you off with certainty
     

  • Structured development to gain both job role and personal skills
     

  • Dedicated mentor on-hand to aid your development
     

  • Defined sign off points and regular reviews 
     

  • Monthly development sessions
     

  • Benefit from regular joint sessions and co-development as part of Graduate cohort
     

  • Flexible approach to learning that recognises the differences in how individuals work
     

  • Relevant certifications and accreditations to your track
     

  • Learn from the best and work with our experts to benefit from their experience 

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Just The Beginning Of Your Digital Career

Recognising just how far you’ve come, the successful completion of our development programme opens you up to a wealth of opportunities with us.

 

Joining a business with growth such as ours has the added benefit that we’re not limited to only offering a handful of permanent roles. Instead, we’re all about talent development of the right people, investing in you for the long-term offering clear career paths that are supported by our ongoing approach to development.

 

With our support, you’re empowered to make a real business impact and become an integral team member. We want you to continue to progress and enjoy a thriving digital career with us.

Specialist Tracks To Launch Your Digital Career

Setting you up for success, work your way to expert status in your chosen digital discipline. Guiding you through the early days of your digital career, our development tracks are designed with choice in mind ensuring that no matter your destination.

Developer

Get to grips with the latest and greatest in website development technology on our Developer Track. If you’ve studied Computer Science, this one’s perfect for you.

Digital Design

Delving deep into the world of UX and digital design, this track will see you learn UX design principles as you translate client briefs into user-centred web designs.

SEO

For the analytical 
mind with an interest in Google, this track will see you contribute to the strategic planning and implementation of client search engine optimisation campaigns.

Business Development

This Business Development track is ideal for those with a steely determination to succeed and a genuine enthusiasm for all things customer and digital.

PPC

Covering the set up, running and analysis of successful client campaigns, our PPC track suits those that are mathematically minded with a strong attention 
to detail.

Client Services

If you're a great communicator, are passionate and interested in digital, our Client Services track will see  deliver high levels of customer service.

Finance

Learn the basics of accounting and get to grips with reporting on our finance track. As you progress through your accounting training and qualification, your responsibilities will grow.

Marketing

Like the sound of working with an internal marketing team to support our brands? If social media, websites, communications and all things marketing interest you, this track would suit your ambitions.

Choose Us To Back Your Digital Career

You want to join somewhere that will give you the very best career development opportunity. We are our people and we’re proud of all they achieve. We see it as our duty to develop our people, to help you reach your full potential and improve your future career prospects to enjoy a highly successful digital career.

 

What could be more exciting to us than watching you thrive in all that you do?
 

A top industry-ranking heavyweight, we’re the largest digital agency in the north. With a proven track record and founded over 20 years ago, our development model, processes and way that we support employee growth is just as established as we are.
 

We’re a rapidly growing digital business and with that comes significant opportunity for you. When you join our team, you really are joining something special. Unique in our connected agency approach, no one else can offer you the breadth of experience, clients and exposure quite like we do. Our business is built on the philosophy that, together, our specialists can engineer greater digital solutions.

The Benefits You'll Enjoy

We care about more than your career - we care about you. Our benefits consider all angles to genuinely add value to your health and bring that all-important work-life balance too. Here’s a taste of what you can expect when you join us:

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Strike the balance that is perfect for you, whether you love the buzz of the office or the quiet calm of home working, we support hybrid working, allowing you find your best way to work.

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It’s not all work and no play, we’re a social bunch with regular events to look forward to. From a day at the races to summer parties, bowling and crazy golf, these are just a few of the activities we’ve enjoyed on top of frequent charity and fundraising events.

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For the day that’s all about you, enjoy a well-deserved birthday lie-in or an early finish on us to get those birthday celebrations started – whichever you prefer!

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The chance to give back. Use your dedicated Volunteering Day to support a cause close to your heart or make a difference closer to home with the little and often opportunities available through our Volunteering App.

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Small things really can make all the difference. From an early finish to music vouchers or a Deliveroo to much through, our Perks at Workgive you extra moments of joy.

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Give your mental health the time and attention deserved. Our Mental Health First Aiders help to support you and, through wellbeing workshops, we equip you with the tools you need to your mental health in tip-top condition. What’s more, our Time4You initiative gives you up four extra half days to make the most of ‘me time’.

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Hear from our people

Joining IDHL has delivered exactly what I was looking for. I’m surrounded by friendly, innovative experts who give me the support and opportunities I need to progress." - Tom Mitchell

What To Expect When You Apply

Like what you hear? Then why not apply for a place on our Graduate Development Programme.  

There is, as you’d expect, a process to follow but we've kept the application process simple, minimising the steps involved. Here's how it works:

 

  • You can apply for any - or multiple - of our Graduate Development Tracks by clicking the links provided.
     

  • The closing date for applications will be in early March which will be followed by our internal screening process.
     

  • Selected candidates will then be invited to join us for an Open Day later in March – a great chance to meet team members and learn more about us. 
     

  • The Open Day will involve an activity to assess the alignment between each candidate’s ambitions and what we have to offer.
     

  • Graduate Programme places will be confirmed in April.

Get In Touch

We really encourage you to get in touch with us too, especially if you’re not quite sure which track could be for you. We’re here to chat with you and help uncover where your skills might best fit.
 

You can reach us at graduates@idhl.co.uk or simply fill in our contact form and we’ll be in touch.