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Marketing Assistant

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Course Level

Level 3

Course Duration

18 months



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Whats involved.

Course Overview

Our Level 3 Marketing Assistant Apprenticeship is designed to equip the employee with the knowledge and skills to support customer focussed marketing activities that drive the demand for a product or service. As part of the marketing team the Marketing Assistant will contribute to the implementation of the marketing strategy and plans. The apprentice would 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 o the company.

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Whats involved.

What will you learn?

Module 1

Business Environment

How to plan and co-ordinate work and marketing plans along with analysis techniques and research skills.

Module 2

Sales, Segmentation & Strategy

The key elements of a marketing plan, SWOT analysis and undertaking the product life cycle.

Module 3

Reaching Your customers

How to reach your customers and the stages of the customer journey and the sales lead funnel, how to create and interpret marketing briefs.

Module 4

Copywriting & Etiquette

Learn copywriting frameworks, communication styles, channels and platforms.

Module 5

Social Media & Branding

What types of content there are and the differences between print and digital audiences.

Module 6

Branding Guidlines

Writing a social media policy and managing responses generated through social media.

Module 7

Search Engine Optimisation

What SEO is and how to measure and report on it. Know the trends and changes that are associated with SEO.

Module 8

Digital Channel Performance

Different search advertising platforms that are used in marketing along with the keyword/phrases and match types of making a successful campaign.

Module 9

Digital Content

The different types of digital content that are used to inform and influence the market. File formats that are associated with web development and web security.

Module 10

The Customer's Journey

How to write marketing emails and e-newsletters along with the various writing styles that are used for different channels and campaigns. You will also be looking in depth at the channels that are available i.e Digital vs Traditional.


Where next?

Progression opportunities

All of the courses we offer at GBS Apprenticeship are aimed to help progress your continuous professional development.

This qualification will prepare you for employment as a Marketing Assistant. Upon completion of this apprenticeship, you may consider higher apprenticeships or additional professional qualifications and training.

You may also want to progress onto a Level 4 Marketing Executive Apprenticeship.

What now?

Can I apply for this course?

The entry requirement for this apprenticeship will be decided by each employer, but may typically be five GCSEs at Grade C/4 or higher.

Some of the requirements may be:

  • Typically have five GCSEs at Grade C/4 or higher.
  • Have been a resident in the UK/ Level 5 EEA/EU for the last 3 years.
  • Have Level 2 English and Maths or equivalent.
  • Be able to meet the programme modules through their job role.


How apprenticeships work for Employers?

From the outset, we communicate with you to find out exactly what your organizational requirements are, then find the best fit for the business and an individual who will bring value to the role instantly.


We want to engage with you

We will meet you in the first instance to find out exactly what your business needs from an apprentice, whilst ensuring that you have all the information you need from the outset.


Free recruitment

We will source high quality candidates that not only meet your organizational needs, but have the best personality fit and abilities to contribute to your office dynamics.


Ongoing support

Not only will we induct the apprentice, but we will offer ongoing support to both your business and the learner. We hold regular one-to-one sessions with our apprentices to ensure they are on the right track.


Delivery is important

We are versatile in our approach to teaching as we know every business has different needs, so we offer both academy-style support on a weekly basis, as well as distance-learning in the form of webinars.

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