Marketing Apprentice: Here’s Everything You Should Know!

A marketing apprentice is someone working under the marketing manager. They usually work in a team. This team manages the marketing activities for the business. An ideal apprentice should be responsible for key activities related to sales and marketing. However, you can allocate tasks between different apprentices. This depends on size of your organization. You’ll need a small team if your business is medium sized.

Who is a Marketing Apprentice?

A marketing apprentice is someone duly equipped with the skill for persuading customers to buy products or services. Such an apprentice will help the marketing team to execute marketing activities. Main marketing activities where an ideal apprentice can help are:

  • Identifying the needs of customers
  • Designing products and services to meet those identified needs of customers.
  • Creating awareness among customers of “how these products and services meet the needs of customers”.
  • Making the products or services readily available to customers through various channels of distribution.
  • The final activity, persuading the customers to buy from us.

What is the philosophy behind Marketing?

The main corporate objective of a business is to generate revenues. Such revenues can be achieved in long term if we maximize our profit in long term. This can only be achieved by providing customers with products and services that they need. Long term profits are possible if we are selling products and services at a price they are willing to pay.

What are the different Marketing Strategies?

Different marketing strategies are:

  • Advertising- Easy and quick but costly.
  • Sales promotion- Persuasive but can prove to be expensive (Example: Buy one get one free offer)
  • Direct Selling- Selling directly to industrial and commercial customers.
  • Sponsorship- Sponsoring different events and sports team etc.
  • Public Relations- Attracting media attention.

Roles of a Marketing Apprentice

Marketing apprentice can be allocated any one or more of the following activities:

  • Support to commercial marketing activities
  • Planning and executing marketing activities (discussed above)
  • Developing creative marketing materials
  • General administration         

How to Hire a Marketing Apprentice in London?

The hiring process should be done in 4 steps:

Step 1: Post an Ad on Print/Digital Media

Select a medium best suited to your cost strategies. Post an ad effectively explaining the roles and responsibilities along with relevant qualification and experience you want in an ideal candidate. Its recommended to explain the prospects. This will attract talented individuals who are recently graduated.

Step 2: Review and Interpret Proposals/CVs received from Candidates

In the second step, review all the proposals/CVs received. Look for the following activities in the proposal/CV:

  • Relevant Qualification or education with strong marketing modules
  • Team working skills/experience
  • Strong skills of MS PowerPoint and MS Excel.

Step 3: Call shortlisted candidates for Interviews

Interviews should be done by two professionals. One of them should be your marketing manager. During an interview, look for the following traits:

  • Communication skills
  • Persuasion skills
  • Team working abilities
  • Leadership skills and
  • The natural marketing flares.

Step 4: Select the final Candidates

Selection should be based on the:

  • Qualification, and
  • How well the candidate performed in interview.

How can CyberNexus Help You?

CyberNexus has make the hard work of finding the best fit easy for you. You can give us a shot if you want to hire a marketing apprentice. We actively hunt the market to find candidates with strong qualification. CyberNexus has a team constantly looking for the right candidates.

Marketing Apprenticeships in London

Marketing apprenticeship is designed to equip you with skills needed to pursue your career in marketing. Currently 3 types of Marketing Apprenticeships are available in London:

  • Digital Marketing apprenticeships
  • Social Media Apprenticeships, and
  • Public Relations Apprenticeships.

Levels of Marketing Apprenticeships in London

Marketing apprenticeships are available on the following number of levels:

  • Intermediate (Level 2)
  • Advanced (Level 3)
  • Higher (Level 4,5,6 and 7)
  • Degree (Level 6 and 7)
Can I hire Marketing Apprentices in Essex?

Yes, you can hire marketing apprentices in Essex. If you’re a looking to save some time and money, CyberNexus is the best choice for you. We are actively hunting to find the best fit for you in Essex. Just contact us to get your Best Fit!

FAQs

Can I hire Marketing Apprentices in Essex?

Yes, you can hire marketing apprentices in Essex. If you’re a looking to save some time and money, CyberNexus is the best choice for you. We are actively hunting to find the best fit for you in Essex. Just contact us to get your Best Fit!

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CyberNexus Training provides marketing apprentices in Hertfordshire also!