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Looking to get a grounding in key commercial business skills? Want to launch your career at one of the world’s leading media organizations? If so, you might be a fit for the Reuters Events 2024 Graduate Trainee Programme!

We’re looking for graduates who seek

  • To have a positive impact on the world, on critical industries and the communities working within them.
  • Develop a first class commercial skill set.
  • Create genuinely world-class events and
  • Be part of an entrepreneurial, diverse, and inspired team.

If this sounds like you, we want to talk! We’re hiring Graduate Trainees to join Reuters Events, a fast-growing conferencing and events business within Reuters.

Reuters Events deliver world-class conferences and content across the globe, and work with industry leaders and visionaries to provide the critical intelligence senior level executives need to make strategic decisions.

Established in 1990 as FCBI, Reuters Events was acquired by Thomson Reuters in 2019. We deliver world-class conferences and content across the globe, and work with industry leaders and visionaries to provide the critical intelligence that senior level executives need to make strategic decisions.

This is a six month fixed-term contract, with multiple spaces available. The Graduate Trainee Programme starts on Monday 2nd September 2024 in London.

About the role

As a Graduate Trainee here at Reuters Events, you will:

  • Get involved in researching, producing, marketing and selling our events (you’ll have a ‘seat’ in each role for a period of time, depending on business need).
  • Speak to senior executives on the phone regarding a range of topics including speaking at our events, attending our events, and research feedback or ideas for future events.
  • Gain a solid grounding in hot business issues and help develop marketing campaigns.
  • Some administration and support will be required, working as a team to deliver great products to our range of global customers.

About you

You’re a fit for the role of Graduate Trainee if you:

  • Have an interest in how world events can impact different industries.
  • Enjoy collaborating as part of a team and taking responsibility for your own work.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, supportive, high-growth environment.
  • Enjoy communicating with others and are comfortable speaking with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Like the idea of identifying new and interesting business trends and spotting where we can develop great events that senior businesspeople can’t afford to miss.
  • To clarify, you don’t need to have experience in conferences (or events!). We look for people who have done interesting things with their time, who want to grow and develop, rather than those who just have good qualifications.

Please note: Completed applications must be submitted by Sunday 16th June 2024. Early applications are strongly encouraged.

What's in it for you?

You will join our inclusive culture of world-class talent, where we are committed to your personal and professional growth through:

  • Hybrid Work Model: We’ve adopted a flexible hybrid working environment (2-3 days a week in the office depending on the role) for our office-based roles while delivering a seamless experience that is digitally and physically connected
  • Wellbeing: Comprehensive benefit plans; flexible and supportive benefits for work-life balance: flexible vacation, two company-wide Mental Health Days Off; work from another location for up to a total of 8 weeks in a year, 4 of those weeks can be out of the country and the remaining in the country, Headspace app subscription; retirement, savings, tuition reimbursement, and employee incentive programs; resources for mental, physical, and financial wellbeing.
  • Culture: Globally recognized and award-winning reputation for equality, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, work-life balance, and more.
  • Learning & Development: LinkedIn Learning access; internal Talent Marketplace with opportunities to work on projects cross-company; Ten Thousand Coffees Thomson Reuters café networking.
  • Social Impact: Ten employee-driven Business Resource Groups; two paid volunteer days annually; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives for local and global impact.
  • Purpose Driven Work: We have a superpower that we’ve never talked about with as much pride as we should – we are one of the only companies on the planet that helps its customers pursue justice, truth and transparency. Together, with the professionals and institutions we serve, we help uphold the rule of law, turn the wheels of commerce, catch bad actors, report the facts, and provide trusted, unbiased information to people all over the world.

Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work?

How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future?

At Thomson Reuters, we’ve been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world’s most global news services – Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.

We are powered by the talents of 26,000 employees across more than 70 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.