Sales and Marketing Apprentice GSPK CIRCUITS LIMITED

To undertake sales account management. To seek new business through telesales. To assist in general administrative support including telephone enquiries, outstanding quotation follow up and marketing. Marketing tasks will include content marketing, email marketing, marketing analytics, SEO and social media marketing.

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Closing date: 11 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 08.30am to 05.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    15 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To manage sales customer accounts
  • To identify and acquire new business through telesales
  • To answer telephone enquiries from customers and re-direct as appropriate
  • To process orders and raise quotations, delivery notes, invoices and statements
  • To follow up on quotations with customers
  • To maintain the customer sales database
  • To prepare and send information requested by customers, including technical data, product information sheets, catalogues, price lists and other related sales literature
  • To undertake mailing shots and other marketing activities as required
  • To undertake the customer benchmark survey

To undertake and initiate marketing campaigns, to include:

  • Content Marketing
  • Email Marketing
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Social Media Marketing

To understand health and safety responsibilities both as an individual and for the position appointed and work within the rules given in the Company H&S Policy Document.

The training you will be getting

Velocity apprenticeship training programmes are delivered virtually by our fully qualified and industry experienced training team. Using their expert knowledge, they will provide the skills necessary to succeed in the workplace and to expand future career prospects.

Throughout the apprenticeship learners receive coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated team who are there to ensure they get the most from their programme.

Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Level 3 Multi-Channel Marketer, with training in how to:

  • Analyse and contribute information on the digital environment to inform short and long term digital communications strategies and campaigns
  • Recommend and apply effective, secure and appropriate solutions using a wide variety of digital technologies
  • Use a variety of digital marketing tools such as: search marketing, search engine optimisation, e mail marketing, web analytics and Pay-Per-Click
  • Understand the principles of coding and be able to use this to aid with future digital marketing campaigns

Apprentices must achieve one internationally recognised vendor or professional qualification. This then exempts one of the Ofqual-regulated knowledge modules as shown below:

Knowledge Module 1: Principles of Coding (for level 3 Digital Marketer Apprenticeship)

  • MTA HTML 5 Application Development Fundamentals (98-375)
  • CIW – Site Development Associate

Knowledge Module 2: Marketing Principles (for Level 3 Digital Marketer)

  • Google Squared
  • CIM Level 3 Award in Digital Fundamentals
  • Dot Native
  • CIW – Internet Business Associate

Knowledge Module 3: Digital Marketing Business Principle (for level 3 Digital Marketer Apprenticeship)

  • Google Analytics IQ
  • CIM Level 3 Award in Digital Fundamentals
  • CIW – Data Analytics
  • CIW – Social Media Strategist
  • Dot Native
  • Google Squared

The exact qualification you will receive for the modules will be confirmed by the training provider.

Marketer / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Opportunities for apprentice graduates to progress onto are:

  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Head of Marketing
  • Campaign Manager
  • Analytics Manager
  • Head of SEO and PPC
  • Social Media Manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Creative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

This is an apprenticeship and the role will be mostly training.

About the employer

GSPK Circuits Ltd are UK PCB manufacturers and have been supplying the global electronics industry with printed circuit boards for over 50 years. Our experience over that time, and the expertise we have gained, provides us with the capabilities we need to provide you with quality engineering and manufacturing processes. Proud of our history, we are incredibly excited about the future. We moved to our World class manufacturing plant in Boroughbridge in October 2015 and with it comes a wealth of expertise and 39 years of multilayer manufacturing experience in the UK electronics market place and has helped increase our service offering to you our customers As a company, we utilise world-class operational management systems so we can provide our customers with on-time delivery, with quality engineered into every process. Driven by client demand, our fast and agile manufacturing capabilities enable us to provide high mix, low to medium volume requirements at the lowest lead times possible. Our core business is manufacturing PCBs in the UK. However, for our customers' high volume requirements, we work with our off-shore teams to source the lowest price points available. Supported by the TCL Group we have built long-term working relationships with world-class PCB manufacturers who work to the quality levels and technology standards that our customers have come to expect. If you need a complete design-to-manufacture service, we have GSPK Design which provides a full turnkey solution from development to delivery for all your electronic design and manufacturing requirements.




Wetherby Road



YO51 9UY

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Training provider


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


Thomas Crossland

07887 340 679

Apprenticeship standard

Multi-channel marketer

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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