Marketing Assistant Apprentice East Kent College

Marketing Assistants are an integral part of the marketing team. They assist all members of the Marketing department on various campaigns and events depending on priority.

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Closing date: 11 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    • Competitive holiday entitlement, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays • Store, retail and gym discounts • Cycle to work scheme • Generous pension scheme • Laptop provided to every staff member

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday between 8:30am - 5pm and Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Collecting marketing data, compiling reports on the effectiveness of campaigns and liaising with agencies. 
  • Working closely with other teams within the Marketing and Recruitment structure communicate across all departments in the Group.
  • Undertaking daily administrative tasks to ensure the functionality and coordination of the department’s activities to deliver the objectives of the Marketing and Recruitment strategy.
  • Supporting marketing officers in organizing campaigns and projects
  • Conducting market research and employ marketing analytics techniques to gather important data (social media, web analytics, rankings etc.)
  • Update spreadsheets, databases and inventories with statistical, financial and non-financial information.
  • Support the development of marketing and publicity materials and initiatives to increase recruitment, including events, prospectuses, social and digital media and other promotional materials.
  • Assist in the organising of promotional events (recruitment, conferences, tradeshows etc.) and traditional and digital campaigns and attend them to facilitate their success.
  • Support the updating of online content on the Group’s website and social media accounts.

The training you will be getting

  • Marketing Assistant Apprenticeship Level 3 Certificate.
  • Maths and English Functional Skills if required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

A possible full-time position upon completion of Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative


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

Things to consider

Driving Licence would be desirable

About the employer

East Kent Colleges Group is an Ofsted Outstanding rated provider. It is proud to be the first General Further Education college organisationin the country to have received the Outstanding grade against each of the strands under the new Ofsted inspection framework. An inclusive provider, our colleagues place our students and the communities we serve at the heart of everything they do across EKC Group and this is illustrated in our ‘Strong’ skills grading by Ofsted.


East Kent College


New Dover Road



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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


Hope Smith


Apprenticeship standard

Marketing assistant

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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