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Marketing Assistant Apprentice New City College

We are seeking an aspiring digital marketer to develop their marketing and creative skills using a wide range of online platforms and social channels. With access to a full Adobe suite and the latest technology you will be able to plan, create and implement high quality and engaging content and recruitment driven campaigns to support the college.

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Closing date: 19 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The function of this post is to assist the Marketing team and help perform the marketing functions for activities across the college with a particular focus on digital first.  You must have a strong desire to work in a digital marketing environment and a willingness to learn new skills and consistently keep up-to-date with new technology.

This will include, but not limited to, working on content for the website and social networks as well as supporting the wider team with content for offline channels such as print media, press releases and outdoor advertising.

In Common with all other staff:

  • Support the NCC Group’s mission, vision, values and strategic objectives.
  • Implement the Group Equality and Diversity policies and work actively to eliminate any discrimination on grounds of all protected characteristic groups.
  • Take responsibility for own professional development and participate in relevant internal and external activities.
  • Implement the Group Safeguarding and Health and Safety policies and practices.
  • Ensure that all Group personal data records and procedures conform to the necessary statutory, legislative and audit requirements including compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR principles.
  • Contribute to NCC’s commitment to continuous improvement as identified in the Group’s quality assurance systems.
  • Undertake any other duties commensurate with the grade and responsibilities of the post which may be required from time to time.

In Common with all other support staff:

  • To participate in college projects and tasks.
  • To work in other support services areas to meet the specific needs of workload peaks. Such other duties of a similar nature commensurate with the grade as may be required from time to time. This may, on occasion, require work in other locations/sites of the college.

Particular to the post:

  • To prepare content for relevant pages of the NCC college website and associated online channels.
  • Assist the marketing team with the digital marketing functions and manage any tasks as delegated.
  • Assist with all other lead generation and recruitment driven activities of the College such as Open Events, Taster Days and Award Ceremonies.
  • Assist with image and video production, editing and archiving.
  • Assist in market/customer research projects.
  • Prepare digital analytical reports.
  • Assist the marketing team with outreach and promotional activities outside of the college at events, schools and exhibitions.
  • Shadow and assist other members of the marketing team to gain knowledge and understanding of the whole marketing department.

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

  • Level 3 Digital Marketer Apprenticeship - Standard.
  • KM1 – Principles of Coding
  • KM2 – Marketing Principles C&G Online and Offline Marketing
  • KM4 – Digital Marketing Business Principles (we do Google Analytics)
  • Skills, Knowledge and Behaviours.
  • Day release to attend NCC Tower Hamlets (E14 0AF).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is an opportunity to secure a permanent role at the end of successfully completing the apprenticeship depending upon the needs of the college at that time.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Proficient in Microsoft office, Proficient in Meta and Twitter, Proficient in using TikTok, Familiar with social platforms, Basic design skills, Abode editing skills, Able to work as part of a team, Good team player, Excellent Communication skills, Excellent telephone manner, Ability to work under pressure, Excellent timekeeping skills, Excellent attention to detail, Ability to meet deadlines


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9/4 or A/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9/4 or A/C) Essential

Things to consider

Routine fixed daily start and finish times between 08:30 and 18:00 by agreement. Some out of hours working for events will be required, and time off in lieu will be given by arrangement in line with the needs of the department. This position will be based at our Epping Forest campus, however the postholder will need to work at other campuses as required to support the college marketing team and fulfil the varied role. Under exceptional circumstances, e.g. alterations in the college’s pattern of working or changes in pattern of demand, the hours of attendance may be varied after consultation with the member of staff concerned. This job description will be regularly reviewed to ensure that it is an active description of the responsibilities and duties of the individual post holder and that these responsibilities and duties consistently match the needs of the college.

About the employer

New City College are east London’s largest college with 20,000 students and the second largest in all of London. We have campuses in each of our three boroughs ensuring that our shared communities continue to have access to the largest choice of courses and training that will best prepare them for accessing the increasing career opportunities in this fast-developing part of London. We provide education and training to young people aged from 14-18 years and to adult learners. This includes a large offering of 100+ courses at A-Levels to vocational in a range of subjects including business, IT, performing arts, graphic design, games design, social sciences, maths and science, health and social care, trade skills and catering, as well as pre-university entry courses such as Access to Higher Education and Higher National Certificates.


New City College


Borders Lane



IG10 3SA

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Training provider



Jane Willsmer

0330 135 9000

Apprenticeship standard

Digital marketer

Level 3 (A level)

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