Marketing Apprentice Aflex Hose Ltd

Aflex Hose has an exciting apprenticeship opportunity for a motivated individual. You will be involved in a variety of projects working along your line manager and the Marketing Assistants in the office. You will learn how to identify the needs and wants of potential customers and assisting in fulfilling marketing strategies to target these.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    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).

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 8.00am – 5.00pm Friday 8.00am – 1.45pm with a 15min break

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Obtain an insight into Aflex Hose, our products and what industries we sell into to gain a good understanding about what your marketing role will require.
  • Conduct internet based market research on our competitor’s websites and their products.
  • Assisting in providing necessary market information and other facts required for the External Sales team upon request.
  • Provide support and assistance across the marketing team on various projects whether this be:
  • Market Research
  • Finding email contact using various method including social media
  • Assisting to prepare mailshots to a database of existing and potential customers.
  • Manage Databases, keeping spreadsheets clean and fresh

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong MS office skills including Powerpoint
  • Experience using the main social media platforms as well email and the web
  • Digital organisational skills, including computerised file and folder organisation
  • Personal organisation skills including good time keeping and workspace management

Personal qualities

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Enthusiasm, reliability, flexibility and self motivation
  • Good attention to detail
  • Creative frame of mind
  • A genuine interest in marketing
  • Any experience with In-Design, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop would be an advantage but a desire to want to learn this if not would be required.

Qualifications required

The successful candidate must have GCSE Maths and English grade C and above.

Future prospects

The successful candidate may be offered a permanent job role upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Your CV MUST be tailored to Social Media & Digital Marketing.

About the employer

For more than 40 years Aflex Hose has been inventing, developing and manufacturing the widest, most technically advanced range of PTFE lined flexible hose products in the world. Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Chemical companies have standardised on Aflex Hose’s patented products as the best designed and most reliable choice for process fluids transfer in their manufacturing plants worldwide and more than a million cars, ATVs, trucks and motorbikes on the roads today include one or more Aflex PTFE hoses. From raw materials to finished hose assemblies, our hoses and end fittings are manufactured at our factories in the UK and the USA. This total control of manufacturing and design gives us an unrivalled ability to meet our customers’ specific needs, whatever the industry or application requirements.


Aflex Hose Ltd


Spring Bank Industrial Estate, Watson Mill Lane

Sowerby Bridge


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Training provider

  • The successful candidate will work toward a NVQ qualification.

Apprenticeship framework

Social Media and Digital Marketing

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Calderdale College


Holly Webster 01422 418441

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017