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Volunteering to build change

Posted on by Roxanne Newson & John Harvey
At Virgin Media, we understand the importance of taking time to give back to the community. We pride ourselves on building connections that really matter and we empower our people to do the same. We know there never seems to be enough hours in the day to do everything we want to do, which is why every employee has the opportunity to take a Volunteering Day. This is an additional paid leave day, where our …

“Life is too short to let my disability stop me”

Posted on by Virgin Media
Recently, we launched our Million Ways campaign – our effort to take our total fundraising amount for Scope since our partnership began in 2015 to £1 million by the end of the year. While we’ve made some impressive ground already our ambition is to come together to raise money to get us to that magical £1m. Be it a big team challenge, cake baking, running, hair chopping or skydiving. Last year we raised £311,000, so if we put …

Making Sales and Breaking Stereotypes

Posted on by Virgin Media
What’s Venue Sales all about? We base ourselves in different locations each week and set up in what could be a shopping centre or a supermarket, and you chat and pitch to as many customers as you can. You build rapport with them, introduce the brand, ask them questions, learn what the best offer is for them – then, hopefully, the sales follow! Was that something you’d done before? Not at all – before joining …