Mapa Spontex UK Ltd

Marketing Business Administration Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Mapa Spontex UK Ltd (Employer)

Heart of Worcestershire College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £206.25
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday, shifts TBC.
18 months (duration)
2 September 2021(start date)
Business Administrator (apprenticeship standard)
25 June 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Mapa Spontex have an exciting apprenticeship opportunity for someone looking to develop their career in Business Administration working within a successful marketing team.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Admin General office duties including managing the post, labelling and circulating magazines and products, photocopying, scanning and filing
  • Organising meetings / events including booking and setting up facilities plus taking minutes. Acquiring and sending samples for R&D testing, social media competitions or blogger outreach. Raising Purchase Orders for the Marketing A&P
  • Competitor Benchmarking Online and physical store audits
  • Desk research for specific projects. Circulating updates on new products and initiatives to the wider business
  • Keeping the product database up to date with accurate information and adding new products. Keeping several key marketing information trackers up to date e.g. Discontinuation Tracker, Brandbank Tracker etc. plus setting up any new ones required
  • In-store POS & Mailouts Assisting in the development of new displays or clipstrips
  • Sourcing POS equipment. Co-ordinating trade mailouts including sourcing goodies, leaflets etc.
  • Packaging & Artwork Liaising with suppliers to re-order existing stickers and developing new ones. Proof reading and giving feedback on packaging and artwork. Managing barcode verification
  • Social Media & Digital Assisting with developing monthly content plans for Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and creating engaging content for TikTok
  • Assisting in tracking and responding to consumer enquiries. Assisting with posting and tracking performance
  • Tracking and auditing of competitors on various Social Media platforms
  • Assisting with Spontesters sampling and Influencers partnership programme
  • Assisting with content creation for the website including blogs

Future Prospects

  • The aim will be for you to become a permanent member of the team on successful completion of your apprenticeship

Reality Check

The salary will increase to £6 per hour after a successful 18 months with the company. As well as the responsibilities outlined above, you will also need to assist with any ad hoc projects as required. You will be required to travel to Heart of Worcestershire College Worcester campus and participate in blended learning sessions as part of your apprenticeship training. 

Skills Required

  • Good Communicator
  • Good IT skills
  • Team Player

Qualities Required

  • Positive Attitude 
  • Self motivated 
  • Enthusiastic
  • Trustworthy
  • Creative
  • Attention to detail

Qualifications Required

  • Level 4 or Grade C or above GCSE, or equivalents, maths and English

Training Provided

  • Business Administration Apprenticeship Standard Level 3
  • Functional skills if needed 
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