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Marketing Apprentice Brookfields Garden Centre

Brookfields Garden Centre are looking for a passionate and hardworking apprentice that will work alongside our Visual Merchandiser to the standards and style we have developed. Training will be given on the principles of effective display and other aspects of Marketing as well as how Brookfields supports its brand.

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 9am -5:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This role requires a candidate with high energy, enthusiasm, preparedness to get their hands dirty and desire to

actively encourage merchandising stock to improve sales. The link between our digital marketing and that

demonstrated in store needs to be developed so an understanding of digital marketing will be important.

Responsibilities and duties include, but not limited to:

· Setting up displays for promotional events

· Creating high impact displays and maintaining them in key areas.

· Ongoing monitoring of displays for stock and standard of POS

· Liaising with the other members of the Marketing Team using the promotional calendar for events and campaigns

· Interacting with Department staff for input and ideas

· Working strictly within the very high standards of Health & Safety in which we operate

· Ensuring all Point of Sale and graphics materials are correctly positioned, relevant and updated when needed.

· Providing creative and technical input for Seasonal displays e.g. Christmas Grotto

· Ensure all props and materials are stored safely and in good order- regularly checking to report back any problems.

· Using Social media to accurately reflect new or topical stock in store and promote stock accordingly

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Digital Marketer Level 3-


Functional Skills English and Maths ( Level 2 is required )

18 month duration


Please note that as this is an apprenticeship standard you will be required to sit an end point assessment.

Please refer to above link for more information.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Creative, Initiative, Thorough


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A*-C/ 9-4) Desired

Things to consider

Skills required: • Experience with B2C social media, Google Adwords and email campaigns and SEO/SEM • Working knowledge of ad serving tools • Experience using Facebook advertising and reporting tools • Analytical mindset and critical thinking • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills · Educated to a high level of IT and Maths · A passion for marketing and digital

About the employer

We’re proud to be Nottingham’s premier independent family-owned garden centre. Located on Mapperley Plains, just a few miles from the centre of Nottingham. We’ve become a popular destination thanks to our fantastic range of plants, tools and gardening essentials. You can enjoy browsing our brilliant selection of sweet and savoury treats in the food hall; find the perfect gift in our home department; check out our latest clothing collections and discover our new range of Toys. Get inspired by our lovely new outdoor living area where you’ll find our brilliant range of luxury garden furniture. Whilst in-store don’t forget to stop by our Pets & Aquatics centre or stay for a light bite in Arthur’s Eatery.


Brookfields Garden Centre





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Training provider



Kaira McGregor

Apprenticeship standard

Digital marketer

Level 3 (A level)

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