Founded in 1850, American Express Company is a diversified worldwide travel and financial services company.It is a global leader in charge and credit cards, travellers cheques, travel, financial planning, investment products, insurance, accounting and international banking.
American Express operates in over 130 countries around the globe.
American Express is steadfast in its commitment to providing consumers with the resources they need to understand and manage their credit and to help them use charge and credit cards.
American Express is a fast-paced, dynamic environment. There is a commitment to quality, and a commitment to exceptional service is demonstrated at all levels and across all businesses. People are encouraged to present fresh perspectives. Employees are proud to be associated with a company with a reputation for quality service.
American Express has been recognized by Fortune, Hispanic Magazine, LatinaStyle, and Working Woman as being among the best companies for people of diverse backgrounds to reach their potential. People from many backgrounds and cultures have joined together to become a talented team of professionals at American Express. The culture is what employees make it, because each employee helps shape the corporate culture at American Express.
Much of that you will learn at American Express comes on the job, and your career is self-directed. They are a dynamic company that expects employees to contribute to their businesses from day one, but you are the architect of your own career. There are also additional training opportunities available to support your development, including Leadership Training, Management 101, Diversity Training, Change Management, and other types of business and skills training available to employees as classroom activities or self-paced courses.
American Express has an Educational Assistance Program that encourages employees to take advantage of educational opportunities that enhance their personal and career growth. Through the Educational Assistance Program, the company offers tuition reimbursement to qualified employees with one year of company service to cover the cost of certain work-related courses at accredited institutions and work-related course of study leading to a degree.
The salary structure at American Express is designed to support your career growth. You'll know you're advancing in your career if your pay grows as responsibilities and competencies expand, recognition for specific work is given, and opportunities to work on new, challenging assignments are offered. Top-performing employees with a broad range of skills and competencies are valuable to American Express and can expect better pay and professional development opportunities whenever possible.
The Company views Graduate recruitment as a vital pipeline for bringing talent into the organisation. As such, we have a long standing commitment to hiring top candidates for our programme.
American Express is looking for Graduates who possess a minimum 2.1 degree or equivalent which ideally should include or be linked to one of the following subjects:
• Business Studies
• Business Management
• Economics / Finance
You will need to demonstrate exceptional analytical skills, leadership potential, motivation and great interpersonal skills. On top of that, we are interested in people who have the passion, interest and enthusiasm to work for us.
We welcome all Graduates - whether you are in the midst of finishing your degree or have finished some time ago and have prior work experience.If you are not an EEA or Swiss national, any offer of employment would be subject to whether the Company were able to successfully obtain the UK Immigration permission for you or alternatively if you have legal permission to live and work in the UK through another immigration category.
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