Graduate Programme: Communications

London (Central), London (Greater)
Competitive Graduate Salary
06 Nov 2018
21 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Growing energy need is the world’s biggest challenge. To solve this in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible we need remarkable problem solvers, keen to make their impact. Our Commercial teams are equal partners with our Engineers and Scientists in terms of delivering excellent customer service, collaboration and commercial awareness.


During your three-year training programme you’ll undertake two 18-month job rotations, benefiting from opportunities to work on real projects that influence the way Shell’s brand is perceived externally and communicating internal stakeholders. Typical rotation roles include:

  • Digital Web Editor
  • External Relations Advisor
  • Communications Advisor to Senior Executives/Business
  • Public Relations Advisor
  • Government Relations Advisor

About You

The candidate must have a keen interest in improving their writing skills and be interested in exploring ways to create compelling stories with visual and interactive elements. They will be keen to learn how to build Shell’s brand and reputation through stories, op-eds, speeches and campaign narratives.

  • You should be have obtained or studying towards a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.
  • The Communications graduate programme particularly suits graduates with English Language or Journalism related study, or those with a degree that has elements of Communications exposure in their studies.
  • We are also open to other degree courses with supporting evidence of English writing experience reflected in the CV. Experience may include writing for local newspapers, editorials or briefings.


  • The opportunity to work on global projects with external partners
  • A structured development programme, highly valued across the industry
  • Working for a globally recognized brand tackling globally significant challenges
  • Excellent flexibility and work-life balance
  • A competitive starting salary and opportunity for rapid progression

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