Job Title : Marketing and Sales Support Apprentice
Location : Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 6RZ
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Digital Marketing Level 3
Sector : Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00321
Brief Description : Do you want to work within a small company where there is a great opportunity to get involved in many aspects of the sales and marketing side of the business and really make a difference? Then this is the job for you!
Qualifications Required : The company require a bright, enthusiastic and hardworking individual with a genuine desire to learn and to build a career. The company are looking for someone with a positive, highly self-motivating, can-do attitude from someone who isn’t afraid to ask questions.
Vacancy Detail : Intequal, in partnership with the Microsoft Apprenticeship Programme, are offering this exciting opportunity to embark on a career as a Marketing & Sales Support Apprentice.
You’ll learn and use skills that will support you as you take on the wide range of technical and communication challenges that make up the digital marketing mix.
The company require an outgoing, positive individual to become a Marketing Sales & Support Apprentice who will be involved in helping to manage several social media accounts, generating engaging content and assisting with sales, marketing campaigns, marketing support and other exciting projects!
As a Marketing & Sales Support Apprentice your main role and responsibilities will include:
• Managing routine sales with clients – discussing their hardware and renewal needs and managing their quote expectations.
• Liaising with IT vendors via email and telephone to get pricing, availability and place orders
• Updating audit agreements in preparation for monthly invoice production
• Building and executing a social media plan to build awareness with clients and the local community
• Helping to organise events and other marketing campaigns
• Drafting content for social and online
• Creating product sheets
• Other sales and marketing activities as required.
Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship, you will receive Microsoft training and accreditation through blended learning. This combines online technical training within a virtual classroom, as well as real-world and practical experience with your employer. The certifications you gain are highly respected and globally recognised. The skills, knowledge and experience you will gain whilst on the programme are invaluable, giving you the best possible start in your professional career within the digital sector.
About the Company:
Our client is an award-winning independent IT support, security and Cloud integration business supporting small and medium-size enterprises. Based in Chippenham and Bristol, their client base spans the surrounding areas and a wide range of sectors. Led by experienced IT professionals, they have a deep understanding of technology and have developed a proven suite of IT managed service solutions designed for businesses. They work in partnership with their customers, investing the time to get to know them and understanding how their business operates, so that the IT solution delivered is completely aligned to their strategic goals. They are the human face of IT and speak “pure human” - not jargon. They provide IT services focused on the user, not on the technology itself. It is not just about PCs, databases, networks and email systems, it is about how people use these technologies on a day-to-day basis to make products or deliver services.
Perks and Future Prospects:
This position provides an excellent starting point for a career in marketing, sales or account management. As a small company, there is a great opportunity to get involved in many aspects and really make a difference.
The career program has quarterly reviews, ongoing training and professional development and mentoring & coaching direct with business owners/directors.
Our client has won many awards. In particular, they have won the Best Apprentice Employer in Chippenham and were runner up for Wiltshire. All the apprentices that have joined them (five in total) have all stayed with the company and some are now in senior positions, taking the company forward. For the right person, there is no limit to the progress they can make in this company! Their intention is that this apprenticeship is only the starting point and that their new hire goes on to become a key and valued member of the team.
• Holiday loyalty program
• Stakeholder pension
• ‘Dress down’ Fridays
• Company fun days organised (such as shooting, go karting, cooking, zombie boot camps, etc.)
• Charity events (such as 24-hour gaming and coffee mornings)
• Socials (including BBQs and Christmas parties, etc.)
• Parking space
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 40 hours
Salary : £211.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 25/10/2019
Possible Start Date : 04/11/2019
Personal Qualities : To be considered for this role you must have at least a C grade in both GCSE Maths & English, and in three or four other subjects at least. You should have a qualification in ICT and/or a creative medium such as Graphic Design, Art or Media/Marketing or possibly Business Studies.
Skills Required : • You will be highly organised, confident and professional and will have excellent communication skills (both written and spoken) and a brilliant telephone manner.
• You will be willing to work hard and eager to learn.
• An interest in Digital Marketing and knowledge of social media is advantageous.
• You must be customer facing, creative and resourceful.
• You will be ambitious and keen to embrace new challenges, with a healthy attitude towards risk.
Future Prospects : For the right person, there is no limit to the progress they can make in this company! Their intention is that this apprenticeship is only the starting point and that their new hire goes on to become a key and valued member of the team.
Training to be Provided : You will be enrolled onto the Digital Marketing Apprenticeship and work towards gaining a City & Guilds Level 3 Digital Marketing Diploma.
You will also have the opportunity to learn specific Microsoft skills in SEO and Google Ads, Google analytics, LinkedIn and Hootsuite. This apprenticeship is delivered remotely using a live virtual classroom and the very latest Microsoft Technologies.
This apprenticeship teaches the fundamental core skills required for anybody looking to start a career in the Digital Marketing Sector.
Other Information : Location - Chippenham, SN14
Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am – 5.30pm
Wage = £211 per week
We process all applications received and contact candidates ASAP so please keep an eye out for a phone call from one of our team on an 02392 number. If you miss a call, we will send you an email.
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