Apprentice Marketing Assistant

Job Title: Apprentice Marketing Assistant
Department: Marketing
Location: Beeston, Nottingham
Contract: 12 month
Salary: Apprentice
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Are you interested in a career in marketing?

We have an exciting opportunity for a marketing and tech-savvy individual to join J Tomlinson’s award-winning team as an Apprentice Marketing Assistant.

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, you will gain experience in every aspect of marketing, from copywriting and PR to social media, design and event management. You will be supporting internal and external marketing initiatives across all areas of our growing business whilst gaining the skills and knowledge required to pursue a qualified marketing role.

Job Description

Core responsibilities:
• Gathering project information from site visits, the bid team and operational teams, which you will then use to create engaging case studies and other marketing content
• Monitoring, recording and analysing the company’s social media presence
• Creating and posting relevant social media content
• Creating content for our quarterly employee newsletter
• Communicating good news stories both inside and outside of the business
• Updating the company website and Intranet
• Assisting with the organisation of internal and external events
• Providing occasional support to the Bid Team

About you:
The successful candidate will naturally embrace J Tomlinson’s values, which are the essence of the company’s identity – our principles, our beliefs and our shared goals.
Successful Relationships – Working with internal and external stakeholders across the business, you will be confident in your written and verbal communication skills, with an approachable, open and engaging manner.
The Buzz – You will have a natural, contagious enthusiasm in everything you do. You’ll join us in celebrating key successes, whilst encouraging others to do the same.
Customer Plus – We’re not just happy with satisfying our customers – we want them to feel that we put them first in everything we do. You’ll be no stranger to ‘going the extra mile’ when you’re working on a project (no matter how large or small) and your attention to detail will be second-to-none.
One Team – Whether you’re working independently or as part of a group, you’ll always remember that we are One Team – united in our values and mission to provide an excellent service through our people.

GCSE grade 6/B or above – English Language
GCSE grade 4/C or above – Media Studies

GCSE 4/C or above – IT

Communication – excellent written and verbal communication skills
Microsoft Office knowledge and experience – particularly Word and Powerpoint
Social media knowledge and experience – particularly LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook
Organisation – employing a measured and methodical approach to all tasks
Time management – careful planning to ensure deadlines are met
Teamwork – you’ll work well within a group, as well as independently

Full driving licence

What we offer:
The diverse nature of the role combined with full training will ensure you complete your apprenticeship equipped with the skills and knowledge required to pursue a qualified marketing role.
You will be based in our Beeston office and working alongside our Marketing and Bid teams. We’re a friendly, supportive bunch who enjoys working hard and celebrating our achievements.

How to Apply
To apply for this role please ensure that you fit the eligibility criteria above. Send your cv and a covering letter to We look forward to hearing from you.
Due to a high volume of applications we receive we regret that we cannot respond to everyone and may only contact you if your application is successful.

J Tomlinson is proud to be recognised as a Disability Confident Committed employer. We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

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