Vocational Training Charitable Trust

Marketing Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Vocational Training Charitable Trust (Employer)

The Jga Group (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £307.69
37.0 hours per week Monday - Thursday, 8.30am - 5.00pm (1 hour for lunch) Friday, 8.30am - 4.30pm (1 hour for lunch)
18 months (duration)
4 January 2022(start date)
Marketing assistant (apprenticeship standard)
17 December 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

As part of the expanding marketing team the Marketing Assistant will contribute to the implementation of the marketing strategy and plans. They will be responsible for delivering day-to-day marketing activities across a multitude of platforms, channels and systems that are essential to the marketing function and activities of the company.


Duties Include:

  • Create and edit content in collaboration with colleagues for offline and/or digital marketing channels, such as website, social media, sales materials or event displays, ensuring that brand guidelines are met in order to achieve marketing objectives
  • Publish editorial, creative and video content via social media or video sharing platforms, e.g. LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram
  • Specify, purchase and quality assure marketing goods and services from external suppliers e.g. place a brochure print order, book exhibition space, book media space
  • Monitor and evaluate marketing delivery effectiveness by producing and interpreting reports from one or more marketing tools or systems, e.g. marketing automation report; social media monitoring report; analytics and metrics reports, budget tracker
  • Contribute to the planning, delivery or evaluation of marketing activity through creation of written planning and evaluation documents and presentations, e.g. marketing campaign results, market and customer intelligence research, update marketing plan
  • Use content management software to publish and refresh effective online content to engage with different customer segments
  • Use appropriate primary and secondary research methods including survey tools and desktop research to gather marketing insight or evaluation, and inform marketing decisions, planning and delivery
  • Monitor marketing expenditure and activities to a specified budget and plan, ensuring invoices are processed efficiently
  • Efficiently and effectively source creative assets (photographs, graphically designed creative, video content) for the production of marketing communication collateral in-line with regulations and legislation
  • Establish and maintain effective day to day relationships and communication between the marketing function and internal and external stakeholders to support marketing activities
  • Implement marketing activities through marketing administration, e.g. organise an exhibition display, arrange a marketing meeting, organising an event
  • Abide by terms and conditions of the training contract
  • Commit to and complete the endorsed training plan in the time allocated
  • Enrol and attend vocational training; complete theory based assessments and demonstrate skills through competency based assessments to the best of your ability

General Responsibilities:

  • Undertake training and development as required by the organisation
  • Demonstrate by actions commitment to organisation’s Values.  Demonstrate by actions commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Any other duties commensurate with role to support the organisation’s business needs
  • To be responsible for their own health and safety

Future Prospects

  • The employer is looking for the Apprentice to transition into a full-time member of staff

Reality Check

Location : Eastleigh

Additional Benefits:

  • 26 days holiday per annum (increasing to 27 days upon completion of 2 years’ service)
  • Additional day off for your birthday
  • Life assurance of 4x salary
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Perkpal discounts platform
  • A group stakeholder pension

Skills Required

  • Literacy and numeracy appropriate to the position
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Aptitude/ability to work in an organised manner, under pressure and methodically
  • Aptitude/ability to work proactively whilst multi-tasking and within a team environment
  • Customer service and administrative experience
  • Marketing and/or sales

Qualities Required

  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly (training will be provided)
  • Team player
  • An obvious interest in a career in marketing including social media channels, website management, events planning and communications
  • Proofreading

Qualifications Required

  • Level 2 qualifications in general education (including maths and English at A*-C GCSE or equivalent)

Training Provided

Level 3 Marketing Assistant Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

For details of the programme please refer to the Standard & Assessment Plan link below:


The programme will be delivered over an 18-month time frame and includes monthly masterclasses supported with on-going 1:2:1 interaction with the learner.  After the training phase learners will pass through to a 3 months’ end-point assessment (EPA) phase.

This will be spent in preparation for their independent EPA against the official Standard of the skills, knowledge and behaviours deemed necessary by the industry, in order to competently perform the role.  If the Apprentice does not have level 2 English and/or maths (or equivalent), there will be a small number of additional classes and access to online resources to prepare for functional skills assessments.

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