Marketing/Business Administrator Apprentice ALLIED MACHINE & ENGINEERING CO (EUROPE) LTD

Business/Marketing Apprentice within the metal cutting industry in an Anglo-American-German company based in Kingswinford, West Midlands. Working in the busy marketing department of Allied Machine and Engineering - this is a varied and exciting role for someone looking to develop into a marketing role in the long term. You will be responsible for the administration of digitalisation of certain processes, purchasing, event planning and supporting advertising campaigns.

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Closing date: 10 Mar 2024

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 to Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm. 30 minutes unpaid lunch.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    11 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Working as a Business Administration apprentice in the busy marketing department of Allied Machine and Engineering - this is a varied and exciting role for someone looking to develop into a marketing role long term.

The apprentice will be learning from the team, working on the following:

  • Event planning, such as in-house training seminars, exhibitions etc
  • Literature creation for different products or product lines, industries, countries etc
  • Purchasing, stock-holding and distribution of promotional items (give-aways)
  • Global consistency v. demographic differences
  • Graphic design, inc. InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator etc
  • Social media
  • Supporting with advertising campaigns
  • The opportunity to learn about website content (Kentico)
  • Market research of industries by region or country
  • Digitalisation of certain processes, such as account opening, registration for training etc
  • Other office based duties as required

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship Standard.

In house training will be provided on an ongoing daily basis with the current finance team. You will not be required to attend Dudley College premises as the course is delivered in the workplace only. An assessor will be allocated to you to progress/help you through you course. Continual assessments, coupled with assignments/or exams depending on course of study. Time spent training will be part of the agreed contracted hours of the working week.

At the end of your training, you will sit an exam and submit course work as part of your assessment, and you will receive a Level 3 qualification.

The Employer will provide full training. Any training needs will be identified and in line with the apprenticeship course. The right candidate will be fully supported to achieve their qualification. Any training needs will be identified and discussed with the apprentice and will be and in-line with the chosen course. The apprentice will be fully supported to achieve good grades.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Become a full-time employee.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Creative, Punctual, Self motivated, Confident to ask questions, Flexibility


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

Communication is key when learning, so good social interaction will be required.

About the employer

Allied Machine & Engineering Co. (Europe) Ltd, is the European Headquarters of Allied Machine & Engineering are based in Dover, Ohio, USA. Allied's operation provides service and support to a network of national and regionally based distributors, OEM’s and major engineering end-users throughout Europe. Technical product support, both internal and external, multilingual marketing and customer care staff make the company a leading supplier of hole making solutions. Allied have a friendly and experienced team waiting to welcome and pass on their experience and knowledge to a keen and new team member for new and fresh ideas.








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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Julie Perks

01384 363314

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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