Marketing and Administration Apprentice Maritime Services (International) Ltd

This varied role will encompass elements of marketing, digital marketing and general administration.

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Closing date: 27 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 Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    25 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is a varied role that will encompass elements of business administration and marketing.  The role will give exposure to all elements of administration such as:

  • Acting as the primary clerical support resource for internal and external customers
  • Managing telephone, fax and e-mail queries
  • Maintaining customers’ files in line with data protection requirements
  • Accurate dispatching of information as required via external courier
  • Accurate data entry onto in-house information system
  • Data collation
  • General office administration duties; including documenting invoices, updating spreadsheets and filing
  • Other ad hoc duties as required

And various marketing duties such as:

  • Communicating with target audiences and managing customer relationships
  • Managing the production of marketing materials, including leaflets, posters, flyers, newsletters, e-newsletters and DVDs
  • Liaising with designers and printers.
  • Organising photo shoots and arranging the effective distribution of marketing materials
  • Organising and attending events such as conferences, seminars, receptions and exhibitions
  • Conducting market research, for example using customer questionnaires and focus groups
  • Contributing to, and developing, marketing plans and strategies
  • Managing budgets
  • Evaluating marketing campaigns and monitoring competitor activity
  • Supporting the marketing manager and other colleagues

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • IT literate
  • Ability to deal with people of all levels
  • Ability to work unsupervised

Personal qualities

  •  Strong communication skills: both spoken and written
  • Attention to detail in relation to office administration duties essential for the job
  • Keen organisation skills in regards to logical filing and record keeping - both paper and electronic
  • IT literate - able to use MS-Office packages confidently
  • Ability to deliver work to set targets
  • Self-motivated - able to work unsupervised; uses own initiatives to ensure effective outcome

Qualifications required

For this level Apprenticeship a 2 or above in Maths and English is required, with an ICT qualification considered an advantage, however all applicants will be considered on merit subject to initial assessment against the challenging academic requirements of the framework

Confident application of English is critical to this role


Future prospects

A permanent role is available for the right person

About the employer

Maritime Services International offer a huge range of maritime consultancy services to both marine and shore based businesses looking for support on their maritime project.


Maritime Services (International) Ltd


Unit E3-E5

Heritage Business Park

Heritage Way


PO12 4BG

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Training provider

Training to be delivered on site will include :

  • Principles of Marketing
  • NVQ Marketing Certificate
  • Functional Skills if required

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Fareham College


Steph Hobbs 01329815229

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2017