Of Liverpool’s 550,000+ population, 42.5% of them are under 30 – making this thriving city an exciting place to be once you’ve finished university.
Voted one of the best cities in the country for its work-life balance, Liverpool may be most commonly associated with The Beatles and Liverpool Football Club; but it’s also renowned for its optimistic outlook and friendly locals.
Working in Liverpool
As a major port city, people from all over the world have moved to Liverpool because of the fantastic career opportunities that await them. With one of the fastest growing regional economies, health, education and retail are amongst the most popular industries – but digital is on the rise.
Whether you want to start your career in-house, or specialising in SEO, PPC, content, social media, PR or any other strand of digital marketing at an agency, rest assured there will be many opportunities here. Take a look at our list of top 10 agencies in Liverpool to get you started on your job search!
Top 10 agencies in Liverpool
I am thoroughly enjoying working at Kolodo as a Front-End Developer. Being part of such a welcoming, enthusiastic and talented team is the best I could have hoped to be a part of. I have learned so much already in the time that I have spent here, being involved in great projects and facing many challenges. I can't wait to see what the future holds.
Hannah Scott, Kolodo
As Junior Account Manager for Kolodo, I have learnt so much more than I ever thought possible. From client relationships, website design and build to finance - my role has been the perfect graduate job to break into the industry.
Amelia Eccleson-Davies, Kolodo
Initially, I started off doing two weeks of work experience for Kolodo, then secured myself a summer internship with the company. I am thoroughly enjoying every aspect of it, as I’ve always wanted to work in this industry. My advice for new graduates would be to get your foot in the door as soon as possible.
Martha Smith, Kolodo
Does degree subject matter?*
Have marketing degrees
Have business degrees
degrees include English literature and nautical science
*stats from included agency owners/managers
If you want to meet like-minded individuals whilst learning a thing or two about digital marketing, then make sure you check out these events in Liverpool.
Despite being a big city, Liverpool is a great choice if you want your pay packet to go further. 153% cheaper than London; it’s also a more cost-effective option than the likes of Bristol, Edinburgh, Birmingham and Cardiff.
Average cost of a one bed flat (monthly rent)
£658.32 (city centre)
£473.69 (outside city centre)
Average monthly commuting costs
Monthly gym membership
Average cost of a meal at an inexpensive restaurant
Go on a trip aboard the world-renowned Mersey Ferry to take in the incredible views along the UNESCO World Heritage waterfront.
There are a number of river cruises to choose from, including a 50-minute trip and a summer evening cruise.
Or, you could go on a day trip between Liverpool and Salford, which has spectacular views of the countryside and stunning historical buildings. You’ll also learn all about one of Britain’s greatest canals.
Enjoy an indulgent brunch at this coffee house, which serves up dishes inspired by America and Canada.
Pancake stacks topped with apples and salted caramel, waffles smothered in maple syrup and french toast are just some of the delights they serve up. There are plenty of vegan and vegetarian options too.
And if you needed any further reason to eat here, they have also set up their own charity foundation to support environmental sustainability! So now you can feast on waffles and do good, all at the same time.
Push your limits and get a great full-body workout at this indoor climbing and bouldering centre.
All ages and abilities are welcome, and training is available for those still picking up the skill. However, if you’re a seasoned climber, then you’ll still find plenty of things to challenge you.
Your body may be aching afterwards, but you’ll find the experience exhilarating. They also host yoga and fitness classes, and have a cafe where you can refuel. Workers on laptops are welcome to use the cafe’s WiFi too.
This huge (7000 square feet) indoor paintball centre is designed to give you an adrenaline rush, while staying safe.
You can play four games during a two hour session, with breaks for refreshments. Just get some comfy clothing and shoes that you don’t mind getting messy and head on over. It’s only a five minute walk from Liverpool city centre, so it’s really easy to get to.
You can choose from one of several tailor-made packages, designed to help you make the most of your visit.