Merck Sharp & Dohme (UK) Ltd

Level 3 Marketing Assistant Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Merck Sharp & Dohme (UK) Ltd (Employer)

Cambridge Marketing College Limited (Training Provider)

Wage Competitive salary
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday. Hours TBC.
2 years (duration)
1 September 2021(start date)
Marketing Assistant (apprenticeship standard)
2 July 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Our 24-month Marketing Assistant Apprenticeship programme offers an excellent opportunity for those eager to take their first steps into a career in marketing.


As an apprentice, you will be a key member of our Marketing Team, working alongside subject matter experts delivering on meaningful projects that make a real difference. You will have the opportunity to develop key skills, gain valuable experiences, network with professionals across our organisation all whilst receiving full support from a friendly team and studying towards a fully funded externally recognised qualification.


You will get the opportunity to collaborate and support on a variety of projects throughout your apprenticeship programme that will support you in your learning and achieving your qualification.

Some of your duties could include:

  • Working to understand the structure of our organisation, our products and services we deliver and the sector in which we operate
  • Understanding the role of marketing, understanding our business plan and priorities and how these apply to your role
  • Gain an understanding of our systems, tools and processes we use in marketing and applying them to required tasks
  • Support in the creation and editing of content in collaboration with colleagues across all channels to deliver key campaigns
  • Contribute to the planning, delivery and/or the evaluation of the effectiveness of our marketing activity
  • Collate marketing insights to support the development of the marketing plan and approach
  • Support in daily operations
  • Effectively engage with stakeholders across the business as well as external partner involved in campaign development
  • Conduct all duties in line with company policies and the relevant industry standards and codes of practice

Future Prospects


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Skills Required

  • Demonstrates clear and effective communication

Qualities Required

  • Operates with a high level of integrity, transparency and accountability
  • Comprehends and aligns with our organization’s core values
  • Aligns and fosters a culture of diversity and inclusivity
  • Demonstrates initiative, proactivity and academic curiosity
  • Encourages and boosts their colleagues through teamwork
  • Demonstrates a desire to learn and improve their performance through feedback

Qualifications Required

  • You will have completed your GCSEs or equivalent studies
  • You will have also completed, or you will also need to have completed, your further education or equivalent by September 2021

Training Provided

  • Marketing Assistant level 3 
  • Training provided by Cambridge Marketing College
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