With a population of 128,000, Exeter is a great choice if you’re after a city feel, but without the crowds that go with it.
Health and social work is the city’s biggest industry, ahead of wholesale and retail – but the city is home to an emerging digital scene. The growth of digital tech employment is high, and it shows no signs of stopping.
Working in Exeter
Home to Flybe, the Met Office, and EDF Energy; whether you want to work in-house for a big brand, or at an agency, specialising in SEO, PPC, PR, content, social media or more, you’re in luck.
To get you started on your job search, take a look at our list of top 10 agencies in Exeter.
Top 10 agencies in Exeter
Get our free ebook "The future of digital marketing"
Dive into our ebook to learn more about the technologies and strategies that will have the greatest impact on digital marketing and how you can apply these to your business today. Build your knowledge of top-of-mind trends and get an in depth overview of trends in SEO, analytics, digital PR and PPC.
Due to the nature of the industry, digital marketing is never repetitive and everyday there is something new to learn. Whilst at university, I created a website using WordPress and used social media accounts to help me test what I had learnt about online marketing. For a career in digital marketing, you need to have initiative and the ability to apply the knowledge you’ve learnt
Amani Grant, The Click Hub
I first started working for The Click Hub while I was studying for my Master’s degree in English at the University of Exeter. After university, I was offered the position of Content Manager in London. I really enjoy researching and writing articles, as well as managing content and digital PR campaigns. To get into digital marketing, it’s important to learn about specific areas such as SEO, social media, email marketing or paid search marketing. You should also get as much work experience as you can and make a good impression wherever you work!
Sophie Barber, The Click Hub
Does degree subject matter?*
Have marketing degrees
Have business degrees
degrees include journalism, computer science and stage management
*stats from included agency owners/managers
Do you want to progress your career while meeting like-minded professionals, and learning something new? Take a look at these events taking place in Exeter.
Take a wander around Bicton Park’s Botanical Gardens and marvel at the beauty of its many rare and beautiful plant species.
Exotic tree ferns, a rocky glade and a gorgeous Italian garden as the centre piece are just some of the attractions to see. There’s also a collection of seashells in the flint Shell House, a hermitage garden, as well as mediterranean and rose gardens.
The glass Palm House is reminiscent of Kew Gardens, but was built 20 years before it.
Where? Bicton, East Budleigh Salterton, Budleigh Salterton, EX9 7BJ Cost: £10.95 online, £11.95 on the door Website:bictongardens.co.uk
Take some friends along and enjoy your favourite board game, or even discover a new one.
The staff here are knowledgeable and will help you decide what to play if you can’t choose from their collection of 350 board games. No matter what your taste may be, we guarantee there will be something for you.
You can also order food and drinks, including alcohol. This is a great place to head to if you’d like to have fun whiling away the hours.
Where? 79 South St, Exeter, EX1 1EQ Cost: Entry (3 hours) £5, plus food/drinks Website:boardexeter.co.uk
Proximity to the Devon coast is one of Exeter’s biggest draws. Who wouldn’t want to spend time on the long, sandy beaches of Dawlish Warren?
The mile and a half beach, with its sand dunes and award-winning clean waters, manages to never get too crowded, and is a lovely tranquil location – especially if you’re looking for some time to relax and unwind.
With thousands of birds coming to feed here in winter, and more than 600 plants, the beach has come to be internationally recognised as an important ecological site.
Exeter’s first coffee roastery is the place for coffee lovers to order coffee beans, which are sourced from around the world.
This independent coffee shop has grown in popularity since it first opened in 2004, and now runs barista training courses too. Simply sign up online and learn how to make yourself the perfect cup of coffee, complete with gorgeous latte art.
This imposing castle on the banks of the River Exe remains largely unchanged since it was built 600 years ago.
Today, you can go on a tour of its grand rooms and learn about its rich history and varied architectural styles. From civil war sieges to tales of spooky goings-on, you will be thrilled by what you discover as you wander around, going up the grand winding stairs.
Once you’ve explored everything there is to see inside, take a walk around the vast grounds to see the deer and take time to unwind in the secluded American Garden.
This world-class museum is filled with collections of geological, historical and archaeological significance.
You’ll find ice age fossils and over 30,000 archaeological objects from the region, which has been inhabited for 350,000 years. They also house archaeological findings from further afield like Mesopotamia and Egypt.
Then there’s the zoological collection of exotic birds, animals and insects. You could spend hours here and you still wouldn’t have seen it all.
Essential cookies are absolutely necessary for the website to function properly. These cookies ensure basic functionalities and security features of the website, anonymously.
This cookie is set by the provider Cloudflare content delivery network. This cookie is used for determining whether it should continue serving "Always Online" until the cookie expires.
This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Analytics".
The cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Functional".
This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Other.
This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".
This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Performance".
This cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users'' unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookies and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.
Performance cookies are used to understand and analyze the key performance indexes of the website which helps in delivering a better user experience for the visitors.
This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site''s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
This cookies is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the colllection of data on high traffic sites.
This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visted in an anonymous form.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.
This cookie is set by HubSpot. The purpose of the cookie is to keep track of sessions. This is used to determine if HubSpot should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie. It contains the domain, viewCount (increments each pageView in a session), and session start timestamp.
This cookie is set by Hubspot. According to their documentation, whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set to determine if the visitor has restarted their browser. If this cookie does not exist when HubSpot manages cookies, it is considered a new session.
1 year 24 days
This cookie is set by Hubspot and is used for tracking visitors. It contains the domain, utk, initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session).
This cookie is used to preserve users states across page requests.
This cookie is set by the provider Leadfeeder. This cookie is used for identifying the IP address of devices visiting the website. The cookie collects information such as IP addresses, time spent on website and page requests for the visits.This collected information is used for retargeting of multiple users routing from the same IP address.
This cookie is used for storing the session ID for a user. This cookie ensures that clicks from advertisement on the Bing search engine are verified and it is used for reporting purposes and for personalization.
This cookie is set by linkedIn. The purpose of the cookie is to enable LinkedIn functionalities on the page.
This cookie is a browser ID cookie set by Linked share Buttons and ad tags.
1 year 24 days
This cookie is used by HubSpot to keep track of the visitors to the website. This cookie is passed to Hubspot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts.
1 year 24 days
Used by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.
This cookie is used to store the language preferences of a user to serve up content in that stored language the next time user visit the website.
This cookie is used to store the language preference of the user.
This cookie is set by LinkedIn
This cookie is set by LinkedIn and used for routing.
1 year 24 days
Used by Microsoft as a unique identifier. The cookie is set by embedded Microsoft scripts. The purpose of this cookie is to synchronize the ID across many different Microsoft domains to enable user tracking.
This cookie is used to a profile based on user''s interest and display personalized ads to the users.
Linkedin - Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor''s preferences.
5 months 27 days
This cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.
This domain of this cookie is owned by Vimeo. This cookie is used by vimeo to collect tracking information. It sets a unique ID to embed videos to the website.
This cookies is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.