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 degree student

Chris - Operations


Being employed by Experian has provided me with an exceptional depth of knowledge and wealth of experience that has developed me both personally and in my working career.  I have been on a job rotation around my business area which has provided me with an opportunity to learn and develop customer service skills such as objection handling and influencing skills... my second rotation has enabled me to build up a vast amount of technical skills dealing with Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access and Visual Basic for Applications.

This course really stood out from the crowd for me purely because of the employment prospects attached to it. As a student looking to start my career choosing the right degree was going to be key to setting the correct platform to springboard my career from.

When I saw this degree it was unique... you can build up the relevant knowledge and gain a full degree qualification, but to reinforce this I am going to be able to gain 3 years worth of invaluable knowledge and experience from working within Experian.


Who are UK&I Operations?

Vision - To be the best service provider in the eyes of our Customers and Colleagues

UK&I Operations is a Great Place to Work! With an ambitious Vision, and a relentless focus on the Customer, it’s the obvious choice for those who want a successful career with a global company that invests in their people.

With a circa. 550 strong permanent workforce, working together as ‘One Team’, UK&I Operations support a range of innovative products and services, such as (CreditExpert, AutoCheck and Garlik) that help customers and business take control of their finances and protect their identity.

We're market leaders at what we do, and we have big plans for the future and how information and its implications can make people’s lives easier. Be a part of the future and keep your career a step ahead.


What is the role?

We want you to understand every inch of our business, which means that you’ll get the opportunity to try your hand at a few different things. You’re absolutely in the driving seat, so we will work together to find out what your ambitions are, what skills you already have and then build the role specifically for you!


What are we looking for?

Honestly… we’re looking for something special, something quite unique! So, if you stand out from the crowd, and want to work in an exciting, successful and customer focused company – and, have the passion, drive and determination to make a difference then you’ll fit in perfectly.

First and foremost, you’ll be a team player, as the UK&I Operations mantra is ‘One Team’ and will naturally put the Customer FIRST! You’ll need to have excellent organisational and time management skills and be able to undertake research. As a minimum, you’ll also need to have:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to learn quickly and work as part of a team
  • Strong IT skills
  • Organisation and time management skills
  • Good researching and analytical skills
  • 300 UCAS points, predicted or gained, at A Level (or equivalent)
  • GCSE Maths & English at grade C or above





degree student

Rebecca - Credit Services


Initially, I had a gap year after my A levels as I did not want to go to University due to wanting to get into work.  However, the job market was challenging so I looked to University to gain better career prospects.  I chose to enrol at Nottingham Trent University to do a Business degree as I wanted to study locally and Nottingham Trent had a variety of Business courses to choose from.  The opportunity to work and gain qualifications was exactly what I wanted.


I have the support of peers, colleagues and management with my University work, in addition to gaining experience and development, receiving a salary and having a FTSE 100 company on my CV.


I am given responsibility to complete important tasks such as reporting, managing documents for forecasting finances and web page building for new products.  Being pushed out of my comfort zone has hugely increased my confidence.  The people I have met at Experian are extremely helpful and offer a wealth of knowledge and advice.


Who are Credit Services?

Credit Services provides information to organisations to help them manage the risks associated with lending money to their customers. Experian has developed core expertise in building and managing very large and comprehensive databases containing the credit applications and repayment histories of consumers and businesses. Our expertise in database management has also led to the development of specialist databases and services for the automotive sector.This teams have an understanding of product capabilities and customer needs to create the most effective marketing campaigns. 


What is the role?

As a Product Executive you will work across two areas of Credit Services during your programme to gain exposure to various products/services - your responsibilities might include the following

  • Working with the digital marketing team to amend and update the Experian website.
  • Building web pages and creating banners/buttons for use online using Photoshop and HTML
  • Building marketing campaigns that consist of webpages, blogs and tweets to attract customers to web sites
  • Manage website leads, liaise with the other teams/managers regarding the messaging of email campaigns
  • Discuss campaign executions and send out email campaigns.
  • Sending emails to prospective/existing customers - for example, free alerts for one-off business reports. 
  • Presentations to the Sales Teams, Product Managers and Directors.

What are we looking for?

  • Organisation and time management skills
  • Good researching and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and work as part of a team
  • Strong IT skills and a passion for online marketing
  • 300 UCAS points, predicted or gained, at A Level (or equivalent)
  • GCSE Maths & English at grade C or above

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