Taking your first steps onto the career ladder after education can be very exciting – everything is new and you probably have a lot of questions!

We offer lots of free services to support you while you discover the opportunities that are within your reach.

Our team of recruitment experts use their experience to guide you towards industries and jobs that they know will be an ideal match. We have a wonderful ability to see skills in you that you can’t always see yourself!

​I was really excited to start my first job but just didn’t know what steps to take to get there. Rowlands were amazing! They answered all my questions and guided me through the entire process, taking the time to explain everything I wasn’t sure about so that I felt comfortable. Thank you!

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Purchase Ledger | Contract


​Work in a unique environment for a 3 month period to support a well-established local business located outside of town.Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will be responsible for managing the key cost recognition processes including accounts payable, payroll and capital expenditure.A key part of this role will involve the ownership of the purchase invoice to payment process, you will be expected to ensure accuracy of costs incurred and efficient settlement of supplier invoices.Free parking is available, with flexibility on working from home, once fully trained.Responsibilities will include:Daily processing of supplier invoices received and submission to management team for approval in line with delegated authoritiesManagement of supplier invoice query resolution processPreparation of weekly/monthly proposed payment reports and submission to Financial Controller for approvalProcessing of weekly wages and monthly salary journalsCreation of sales invoices for contract labour based on timesheet submissionsExperience and skills required:Excellent attention to detailStrong time management skills with the ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and manage workloadsGood excel knowledgeIf you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email jobs@rowlands.co.ukWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.

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Trainee Trademark Administrator


​A rare and unique career opportunity for a school leaver or graduate with strong academics and administration skills, to be part of a well-established firm which continues to grow within a niche market.Working in conjunction with the department team, you will provide the company’s clients with a first class world-wide intellectual property registration and maintenance service.Responsibilities will include:Providing a comprehensive and outstanding registration and maintenance service for clients, working with foreign agents and ensuring all relevant documentation is in placeReporting filing details and invoicing clients in a timely mannerInforming clients of any official actions and relevant chargesChecking that the certificate of registration/renewal details are correct and forwarding to clientsProviding assistance to the Head of Department as requiredExperience and skills required:Strong planning and organisation skillsExcellent communication skills Good standard of written and spoken EnglishAbility to problem solve and negotiate timescales If you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email jobs@rowlands.co.ukWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.

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Junior Analyst | Investments | Trainee


​An innovative business are seeking a highly analytical and motivated graduate to join their growing team in Jersey.Working with a highly skilled team, you will assist with the management of digital custody services including client relationship management, transaction processing and reporting.   If you are looking for an exciting, fast-paced career opportunity and have an interest in Fintech/cryptocurrency, this could be the opportunity for you.Experience and skills required:Strong academic background and excellent numerical skillsA graduate in a statistical or analytical degree, ideally sciences, maths, engineering, business, economics or similar Ability to communicate concisely and persuasively both in writing and verballyProactive approach to tasks and ability to work using own initiativeIf you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on [+4401534626777]01534 626777 or email jobs@rowlands.co.ukWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.

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  • I’m new to this, why should I use a recruitment agency?

    We always say that just one interview with us can open a hundred doors! We have access to jobs across many industries and have a skill for understanding what industry you’re really suited to. Graduates and trainees are in a unique position – you’re in high demand which is very exciting but means there can be some competition. Using an agency can give you an edge improving your chances of getting a great job that you love! Our team manage the whole process, from the minute you sit down with us for a chat, we can handle everything for and with you – even reviewing your CV and guiding you right through the interview stage up until we know you’re happy and settled into your new position.

  • I don't have any previous work experience, what do I write on my CV?

    Highlight education courses you have completed. Employers like to see what education you have completed and any other courses that could highlight your skills. For example, a sports coaching course may not seem like it will be relevant to an office based role but having done the course, you will have shown that you are motivated, can encourage others and work well within a team. Elaborate on any volunteer work. List your volunteer experience as you would any other job with the overall title and a summary of the duties you carried out; highlight skills that you applied to carry out the role, any that you have acquired and any relevant accomplishments. Volunteering whilst you’re looking for a job also demonstrates your interest in the environment around you and your enthusiasm to learn and develop, which leads nicely onto the next point.

  • I’ve written my CV, what’s next?

    Writing your first CV can be a challenge and there is lots of help online. After having a chat with you, we will be able to advise you of any changes we think your CV would benefit from and we will write up your introduction profile for each role we apply for on your behalf, so that it reflects who you are and compliments your CV.

  • I have been asked to interview but I feel nervous!

    We offer interview coaching and practice, our candidates feel more prepared after having a run through with us. To help you a little bit more we also provide you with lots of information about each company and the culture so you can feel at ease and enjoy the job search!

  • My interview went well but I haven’t heard anything?

    The interview and HR processes can take a little while depending on the organisation. You can call your Rowlands Consultant anytime for an update. Often the employer will provide us with an update. Once we have their feedback we will be able to guide you through the best next steps.

  • I am looking for short term or flexible work

    Maybe you’ve just finished university and you’re looking to expand your knowledge and skills, maybe you’re saving up for a gap year or further study or you could be on a career break. We know that you might be open to seeing which role or industry is best suited to you and you want to try a few out, we can place you in a temporary or contract role that meets your current requirements, even if they change! Temping while seeking a permanent position is very popular, in fact some temporary assignments can result with an offer of permanent work!

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