Digital Marketing and Ecommerce Apprenticeship Philips Lighting Controls

Do you want to be part of a forward thinking, innovative company and influence its growth? Then Philips Lighting has the opportunity for you! We are looking for Digital Marketing and/or Ecommerce support to Segments within Philips Lighting UKI.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 9am - 5pm Friday, 9am - 4.45pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    19 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Act as main contact point for reactive content updates for key B2B / B2C accounts
  • Complete a new line form (different for each retailer)
  • Collate all product assets into organised folders/ Upload it on an Asset Portal
  • Work with content syndication partner to feed in rich media or create via supplier portal
  • Asset collation (video, lifestyle and product images, downloads)
  • Re naming / repurposing content for accounts (Basic Photoshop Skills preferred)
  • Mapping best practice and taking records to speed up delivery of best in class content for both B2B / B2C customers
  • 100% Basic content completeness across all Online partner sites
  • Ensure that the key product range for online is well executed across key “brick to click” and “pure player” sites
  • Assess and monitor Portfolio coverage across platform for the Where to Buy program
  • Portal uploads – where a customer only receives product data via online portals example: Argos and Amazon
  • Locally manage the set-up of the online excellence content tool to manage how well our customers are displaying content
  • Update content toolkits for new product launches at source to ensure that content issues and not repeated across multiple accounts
  • Support the company Analytics responsible person to monitor / focus on the selected key customers (build individual analytics dashboards)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Digitally savvy: any experience building (small) websites, blogs, social media pages or selling any product / service online serves as a good indicator
  • Commercially minded in order to manage customers’ relationships
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Ability to Multi-task and prioritise when necessary
  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills and basic Photoshop Skills.
  • Microsoft Office and standard IT skills

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Responsible
  • Organised
  • Able to stay calm under pressure
  • Proactive and keen to help
  • Able to learn quickly
  • Attention to detail
  • Creative and able to speak out his/her mind
  • Good communication skills with external customers

Qualifications required

5 GCSE's grades A*-C (or equivalent) to include English and Mathematics.

Future prospects

Possibility of becoming permanent (pending headcount approval).

Things to consider

Read the job description carefully and re-read your application before submission. In order to be short-listed for an interview, you will need to show how you meet all the requested criteria. Please consider the distance from your home and that you can reliably make your way to and from the employer every day taking into account the cost of transport. What Happens Next? If your application is successful, you will be contacted by the employer and asked to attend an interview. Should you be offered a position, you will also be asked to apply to the Learning Provider for the apprenticeship scheme and will then be invited for interview and assessment. Under the asylum and Immigration Act 1996, you will be required, if appointed, to provide evidence that you are legally entitled to work in this country. The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

We are a world leading Lighting company aiming at improving people’s lives with Light by delivering unique value and energy efficient solutions to consumers and professional customers, every day and everywhere. We are using deep customer insights and technological innovations, coupled with our trusted brand and global leadership positions, to lead the digital lighting revolution.


Philips Lighting Controls


Philips Centre

Guildford Business Park



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Training provider

Assessed in the workplace working towards:

  • Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Digital Marketing, including Mandatory and Optional units
  • Technical Certificate
  • Employment Rights & Responsibilities
  • Personal Thinking & Learning Skills

Where appropriate, you will need to attend Functional Skills workshops to achieve the required levels of Mathematics and English.

Apprenticeship framework

Social Media and Digital Marketing

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Farnborough College of Technology


Fran Egerton 01252 407448

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017