The recruitment process has four steps. Check these out below.
Online applications for the Jameson International Graduate Programme opens the last week in September each year. The application process includes a brief written application and the submission of a supporting 2-minute video application. Both elements provide you with the chance to show us you have serious character and tell your story, your way.
The closing date for the programme is Wednesday 15th January 2020. For successful applicants the programme has a start date in mid-July each year.
Our dedicated graduate recruitment team review your online application. The team start by reading your written application. This is the first impression the team get of you and your application. Next, the team watch your 2-minute video application. It is important that you stick to the 2-minute limit on this. This shows that you are following the guidelines for application.
To help us select the next generation of Jameson Brand Ambassadors we invite applicants that have been successful at screening stage to attend assessment centres. The Assessment Centre are a great way for us to get to know you and you to get to know us as a company.
ROUND 1 of Assessment Centre for the International Graduate Programme is held in late-February and ROUND 2 is held in April.
Assessment Centre is an extremely enjoyable experience, and candidates are assessed on a number of different character traits through the following activities:
For a sneak peak into assessment centre check out the video below.
After Round 2 Assessment takes place, candidates can expect to find out if they have been successful in their application for the programme by end of May. Every candidate who attends assessment centre receives a feedback report on how they performed across all activities.
Start date for the programme is mid-July each year. The programme kicks off with an intensive 4-week induction programme which is based in Irish Distillers Head Office Dublin and our distillery in Midleton, Cork. Check out the Training section of this site for more detail.
International Graduate Programme
To apply for the programme you can have studied any discipline. We currently have graduates from disciples that range from law to archaeology , drama studies to Arts on our programme. While we don’t mind what you have studied you must have a full, clean driving licence, or be in the process of attaining one, to apply for this programme. We hire for 8 main languages: French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese and Japanese. While it’s preferable to speak an international language, it is by no means a requirement and there are plenty of English-speaking markets, such as the UK, Canada, US and Australia
Written Application Hints & Tips:
When reviewing applications, we start with the written application, so this is your opportunity to give us an insight into your Serious character and ensure that first impressions count.
This is your story, tell it your way. Fill in each field of the online written application as honestly and as well as possible. If you have any uncertainties along the way you can contact us or check out our FAQs.
Video Application Hints & Tips:
If you are looking for some inspiration for your video application check out Aoife’s video. Aoife joined the programme this year as Jameson Brand Ambassador based in Rein, France.
The Jameson International Graduate Programme is a three year programme. An initial 13 month contract is offered for year one which includes a one month induction training programme in our Head Office Dublin and Distillery in Midleton, Cork followed by a 12-month market placement. The programme offers two international rotations. Rotation within the programme is performance dependent. The first placement is typically 12-month then you rotate to a new international market for 24-months.
For many this is just a first step on a lifelong career with Pernod Ricard. Check out the Career Progression section of this website for examples of career journeys our graduates have taken post programme.