Sponge aims to soak up new talent at careers fair

Posted on Oct 13, 2014

Sponge will be at a careers fair being staged by the University of Plymouth

Leading elearning company, Sponge will be on the hunt for new talent at a major careers fair being staged by the University of Plymouth.

The business, based at Plymouth Science Park, has seen rapid growth in the past 12 months and is currently carrying out a major recruitment drive to find more staff as part of its ongoing expansion.

Sponge makes absorbing elearning courses for large organisations such as Tesco, GlaxoSmithKline, Toyota, the NHS and the United Nations.

Members of the Sponge team will be at the Exploring your Future:Science & Environment, Technology & Engineering Fair on Wednesday, October 22to talk to people about the opportunities on offer.

Sponge Managing Director, Louise Pasterfield, said:

“Elearning is an exciting and expanding field with the global market expected to reach more than £67 billion by 2015 so it’s a career path with lots of potential.
“We are looking for the brightest and best who share our passion for learning and creativity to join our outstanding team."
“Plymouth University graduates already make up around 40% of the Sponge workforce and we’re keen to further develop local talent.

Sponge is currently recruiting for elearning/web developers, designers, illustrators, instructional designers and frontend/javascript developers.

The company also has potential opportunities in the areas of project management, marketing and sales.

Hundreds of graduates from the University of Plymouth and other universities are expected to attend the Exploring your Future event which takes place at the Roland Levinsky Building.

More than 40 exhibitors will be at the fair showcasing a wide variety of placement and graduate opportunities.

For more information about working for Sponge visit www.wearesponge.com/jobs or call 01752 762101.

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