Digital Marketing Apprentice

Full Time
Posted 6 months ago

Our client based in Albourne in West Sussex designs and manufactures market-leading network products and solutions which it sells to major broadband cable operators worldwide. The marketing apprentice will have an interest in developing a career in marketing with an emphasis on marcomms/digital marketing.


You will assist in developing, implementing and executing digital marketing campaigns in support of the group marketing plans.  You will need to be a good communicator who can work with our internal stakeholders including sales, HR, product management, CTO and IT to draw out the information needed for both internal and external digital communications.  The marketing apprentice will be developed in the role to take on the following tasks:

  • Developing and managing marketing data in HubSpot in-line with GDPR
  • Database maintenance entry and cleaning – product and customer data (see above)
  • Ordering business cards and promotional items
  • Prepare the weekly internal staff newsletter, including sourcing photography/banner images
  • Administer the social media accounts, principally LinkedIn and Twitter, in accordance with the marketing calendar.
  • Maintain and update the marketing calendar in Planner, ensuring that deadlines are met by the marketing team members
  • Keep up-to-date with developments in LinkedIn and Twitter, making recommendations where appropriate
  • Manage content as appropriate on website, ensuring that it is up-to-date and optimised for search engines. Arranging translations as required.
  • Using analytical tools to monitor marketing campaigns and website engagement
  • Assist with product and staff photography & maintain asset lists
  • Edit PDF documents
  • Support the marketing team with adhoc administration tasks

Desired Skills

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work with a wide range of people at all levels of the organisation.
  • Support the Product Management team to ensure that all marketing collateral meets local market requirements, supports marketing campaigns across all channels and complies with divisional marketing collateral
  • Ability to work with people for whom English is a second language
  • Flexibility – a willingness to get involved in all areas of Marketing as required
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative suite an advantage
  • Able to work accurately and to deadlines
  • Own transport is needed due to the rural location of the office

Desired Personal Skills

  • Determination – you will often be writing about technical products that are likely to be outside your previous experience. It is important that you persevere in obtaining the information you need to do your job even if this proves difficult
  • An interest in photography and design is desirable

Desired Qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs (ideally grades 5-9 or equivalent) including maths and English.


  • There is potential to progress into a permanent role after successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

  • Own transport required due to the rural location of the office
  • Whilst the client is working to a hybrid pattern currently for all staff, this could change, so you would need to be prepared to come into the office 5 days. They would hope for a 3 day in the office/2 day home split ideally, although again flexibility is needed in this role due to the workload (events etc).

Job Features

Job CategoryDigital Marketing
Salary£15,000 per annum
HoursModnay-Friday, 38 hours per week

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