Careers at SMG

A lot of agencies say it,  but we believe it:

our people are our biggest asset.

At SMG, everyone has the opportunity to make their mark and be involved in something truly transformational. You'll have the chance to make a real difference and meet some brilliant people along the way. Everyone across SMG lives and breathes our values each and every day. We're hungry, honest, foolish and always fun!

 

Life at SMG

We work hard and we play hard. Our company events are the stuff of legend and whether it is a pub quiz, a book club, giving back to our charity partner The Trussell Trust  or putting on a lavish black tie dinner, we always have something going on here at SMG. 

 

Why join SMG? #1 the people

"Everyone at SMG is bright, passionate and fun. It's a genuine pleasure to work with them everyday"

 

Our teams

Agencies are made up of a wealth of different teams. From planners to developers, our business is much more than just account managers. 

Account management

Central

Support

Planning

Innovation & development

Creative

People

Insight

Finance

 

Benefits

We offer the following benefits, as well as awesome colleagues, engaging work, and the opportunity to help us build three award winning agencies. Here's just a few...

Breakfast is on us

Cereal and fresh fruit in the office, everyday. 

We give back

A team dedicated to making sure we find the time out to help others.

Training & Development

 Dedicated Uni-Hub of training programmes, plus 500 credits towards a course of your choice.

Friyays

3pm beer o clock & 4pm finishes, every Friday.

Bonus scheme

A 20% discretionary bonus scheme.

Season ticket & deposit loan scheme

Need a little help to get yourself the deposit to rent a place post uni? No problem.

Perks @ work

A range of benefits and discounts from brands and retailers. 

Agile working

It's not all about us, we like to flex around you too. 

Cycle to work scheme

Buy your bike and accessories tax free. 

Graduates & Interns

We are a career accelerator.

We might not have a formal graduate scheme, but we offer a range of opportunities that will help you grow within your career from day one. 

By joining us you'll have the opportunity to accelerate your career by taking on meaningful responsibility and the chance to work on market-changing projects.

 

All underpinned by extensive training and development support along the way. 
 

We value talent over experience.

Everyone truly has the opportunity to make their mark.

 
 

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions

What's the dress code?


We embrace a relaxed and casual approach on a day to day at SMG, whilst also dressing according to what’s going on in our day! When you come in to meet with us, we'd love for you to wear something you feel comfortable in.




What training is available for my development?


As part of working at SMG you will be entitled to our Uni Fund, which you will have the benefit of using when joining the group, and at the start of each financial year in October. Everyone is awarded 500 credits (equal to the value of £500) to use on an external training course of their choosing.

We also run on-going training sessions across the year in several formats, from our pillar programmes, training bites to lunch & learns. These programmes are all designed to focus on a variety of core areas of learning.




Are there flexible working opportunities?


We have an Agile Working guideline, to make everyone’s life a little easier and to encourage an efficient and effective working day. This includes having the option of where to work in different places from time to time.




What are the working hours?


Our standard working hours are 9.00-5.30pm Monday to Thursday and 9.00-4.00pm on Fridays.




What do I need to prepare for my interview?


We’re keen to meet someone who knows the role well, is confident in what they can bring to the team and someone who understands our culture. A good place to start is our website and social media accounts.




What is the application process?


We are looking for driven and talented people to join our teams, and we aim to make our hiring process simple:

  • Submit your CV: Send your CV to our career’s inbox, highlighting which role you are applying for.

  • Telephone conversation: If selected to advance in the process, you'll speak to someone from our HR team, who will want to find out why you have decided to apply for the role, and understand more about you as a person.

  • 1st Interview - You'll meet the hiring manager for your position, who will delve a little deeper about your experience and why you are interested in joining us.

  • 2nd Interview - You'll be given a brief to work on prior to the interview, and you will be invited to present your work to a couple of members in the team.

  • Meet the team - the final part of the journey, you'll be given the opportunity to meet the people you would be working with over a drink, and ask them any final questions you have about life at SMG.




Do you have a graduate programme?


We don't have a specific programme in place; however our associate level roles are aimed at ambitious and hungry graduates looking to get into the world of shopper media. We also have our Uni Hub and internal training programme to help accelerate you in your career.





Fancy joining us?

Contact us

T: 020 3553 5555

E: info@shoppermediagroup.com

Find our office

22a Leathermarket St,

Bermondsey,

London,

SE1 3HP

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If you've got big ideas and are hungry to join us, we want to hear from you. 

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