Most graduates find their first job in marketing, advertising and PR in roles such as marketing assistant or marketing administrator. Speculative applications can be an important way of finding graduate work.
Graduate schemes are common in this sector and employers recruit graduates with both marketing and non-marketing degrees. However, you are unlikely to get onto a graduate scheme without prior work experience.
As marketing departments are a feature of most companies, you can find work in many different sectors and with a wide variety of employers and agencies.
The list below demonstrates how marketing roles exist in a wide variety of sectors and organisations. Most of those listed offer graduate schemes or graduate jobs:
Read PR Careers' list of PR internships and graduates schemes for more opportunities (2019 list updated in January 2019)