Discover Our Exciting Digital Marketing Graduate Roles!

Are you ready to break into the digital marketing industry and work with purpose? Let’s kickstart your career with our exciting graduate roles – available exclusively for Footprint Digital Academy students 2024.

The Footprint Academy

The Footprint Digital Academy is an award-winning one-week, 100% online course which gives you the best possible start to your career in digital. It bridges the gap between the theoretical knowledge of university and the practical skills needed for real-world marketing. At the end of it there are permanent jobs up for grabs!

Getting your first job out of university can be challenging, as you’re entering a crowded job market and you need that little something extra to set you apart. University has done a great job of giving you the key ideas and concepts that you’ll need in work – but how does that actually translate in the real world?

Delivered by the best

Our Academy is delivered by some of the best digital marketers in the country who will help you gain that oh-so-valuable practical experience and confidence in just one week. 


Abdul Rohmanue, Paid Media Manager, in the Footprint Digital office with the text "my experience of the Footprint Academy"

Read all about Abdul’s Footprint Academy experience

(He’s now on our Paid Media Manager team!)


What will I learn?

By the end, you’ll have the skills to get hands-on with digital marketing projects in the real world. You’ll have the confidence to go for that totally brilliant job in the industry, and you’ll have caught the enthusiasm of our team for everything digital. 

Our training scheme places 20 graduating university students onto the course for free (discounted from £599) with 5 permanent marketing roles up for grabs at Footprint Digital on completion of the course. Take a look at the roles we have available below!

Applications for the Footprint Academy 2024 are now closed. If you are graduating in 2024, you can register your interest here:  Footprint Digital Academy 2025!


Join our team

  • Do you want to work with purpose and have an impact?
  • Do you want a career that is fascinating and ever-changing?
  • Do you want to be surrounded by colleagues that will help build your self confidence and love of life?
  • Do you want to work for a company that gives a sh*t?

If the answer to the above is yes: Footprint Digital is the place for you.


Together we can make it happen

Our team is made up of high achievers; industry leaders; first class undergraduate degrees; masters degree distinctions; and those with 10 years+ industry experience.

We are industry thought leaders, TED talkers, Department for International Trade advisors, academic lecturers, authors, coaches, charity trustees, and broadcasters.

Our aim: to deliver exceptional digital marketing services that help people make more money online.

The Roles

We have multiple exciting opportunities across the businesses for graduates. It’s time to get stuck in to the world of digital marketing, learn from the team and find your passions.


Relationship Manager

Relationships are at the core of everything we do at Footprint Digital. We work hard to build exceptional relationships with our clients. As a Relationship Manager, you can expect to work on a profile of clients from different industries alongside our team of SEO, PPC and CRO experts to advise, support and facilitate the client in their journey with Footprint Digital.


Partnerships Development Manager

The Partnership Development Manager is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with web development and PR agencies in and around London. It’s a fun role which involves spending your time buzzing around London and on calls with interesting people! You’ll enjoy sharing ideas, supporting people and building collaborative relationships.


Technical SEO

Technical SEO’s work closely with the PPC, Content, CRO and Client services teams to provide support and strategic direction on client accounts. As part of the delivery team, you’ll be instrumental in providing the technical expertise that our clients love. You’ll make sure our clients’ businesses thrive and give them confidence in our solutions-based approach.


Business Development Manager

This role is an integral part of the team and an important part of the Footprint Digital system. You’ll be the first point of contact with a client that’s looking to improve their digital performance. You’ll take them on the journey to understand how digital can help their business grow, and kickstart the relationship by converting new business leads into revenue.


Paid Media Manager

Paid Media Managers work closely with the SEO, Content, CRO and Client services teams to provide continuous support and strategic direction on client accounts. This role focuses on identifying and implementing innovative strategies for clients PPC campaigns. You’ll learn how to test multiple strategies and measure which campaigns deliver the best results. You’ll play a key part in achieving results that our clients love!


Content Coordinator

If you’re excited by writing, can switch your style to suit any client and know how to put yourselves in the shoes of a customer – this could be the role for you. Content writing, and coordinating the content created by freelance writers, is vital for our SEO and Content teams. You’ll be responsible for managing the quality and consistency of content created for our clients, ensuring that all work is completed on time and to the brief. 


Start Date:
October 2024

Colchester, Essex or London – whilst these roles can be hybrid, the ideal candidate will be able to visit us in the Colchester office once a month for team and training days!



Think this could be you?

This is what you need:

  • Be a great communicator 
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple projects
  • The desire to make marketing human and educate others
  • Must share our values
  • Decision making and problem solving skills
  • Proactive and happy to try new things
  • Keep up to date with the latest industry trends
  • Desire to exceed expectations and help clients go beyond their goals


What we offer

Learn from the best 

Whether it’s from our internal team of experts in our weekly Bitesize sessions or well-versed industry gurus at our Think with Footprint events – we strive to continuously provide great learning opportunities that help you do the best work of your career.


Apprentice Challenges

6 times a year our friendships are put aside and an intense battle to become winner of the Footprint Digital Apprentice Challenge takes place. Anything from business strategy pitches, foraging in the woods to bake off challenges – your competitive streak is welcomed and encouraged.


We give a sh*t

We listen and put feedback into practice and each year we get bigger and better as a result. Our policy is to be open, honest and fair in everything that we do.


Be educators

We provide you with the opportunities to teach others about the topic you know oh so well. Thus far this includes our team giving TED Talks, presenting at the Universities of Essex and Greenwich, speaking at the Department of International Trade, Brighton SEO the list goes on!


1% for the planet

Give back with your work and be part of something that makes a difference. Each year we put 1% of our annual sales to Building Malawi, a charitable organisation close to our hearts.


Who we are

At Footprint Digital we humanise and demystify digital marketing for ambitious businesses, exceeding their expectations, because there are no limits to what they can achieve online. We set up Footprint Digital because we didn’t want to ‘keep clients quiet’. We wanted to do good work and to be the best we could be; to be proud of what we do and push ourselves to grow.

Learn more about us!


How to Apply

You’ll need to be graduating this year and be part of the Footprint Academy. To apply, just follow this link or send an email to with your CV in PDF attached, and an introductory paragraph which details your academic achievements and wider interests including:

  • Your strengths 
  • Your interests (what you like to do outside of work)
  • The exceptional things you have achieved in your life so far and things you would like to achieve in the future (in work or your personal life).

We’re looking for exceptional people to add to our team to support our ongoing growth. Join us on the journey to achieve our mission of going beyond expectations. 

We look forward to hearing from you.


For us, we look for people who give a sh*t and want to absorb and learn, so we would love to hear from you – even if you don’t meet all of the above criteria.

At Footprint Digital, we aim to create an open, honest and fair environment which supports people to do the best work of their career. We are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. You and any job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation (Protected Characteristics).

Job Title:
Graduate Roles 2024!
Start Date:
October 2024
Colchester, Essex or London (hybrid / flexible)


  • Learn from the best with our Bitesize sessions or Think with Footprint events!
  • We give a sh*t
  • Team days including regular Apprentice Challenge's
  • Be educators with opportunities such as giving lectures at universities, delivering TEDX Talks and many more industry wide events
  • 1% for the planet, giving back with your work

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Project manage to ensure contractual deliverables are completed
  • Delivering strategic yet human advice to clients
  • Creating and confidently delivering presentations
  • Attending internal and external meetings
  • Deliver a consistently high standard of work for all clients
  • Refining the Footprint Digital processes

Skills, Ability, Knowledge

  • A great communicator with all levels of stakeholders
  • Must share our values
  • Ability to make marketing human to educate others
  • Decision making and problem solving skills
  • Proactive, and happy to try new things
  • Keep up to date with the latest industry trends
  • Desire to exceed expectations and help clients go beyond their goals

Good luck!
We look forward to hearing from you.
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