Take your first steps into the world of Marketing as a Trainee! This experience could pave the way for advancement into roles such as Marketing Assistant and Marketing Coordinator positions, or lead the way into PR or advertising sectors.
In London, you have a wealth of opportunities to become a Marketing Trainee in various sized companies; you could gain initial experience at global companies or at a range of SEMs and smaller start ups, who could all provide a fantastic introduction into the Marketing sector, working in focussed and dedicated teams to drive sales and increase brand awareness.
To succeed in such a role you should be excited and ready to learn and willing to get stuck in to really understand your business and industry. Perhaps already coming from a Marketing or Business related course of study, as a Trainee you will be able to receive hands-on experience and develop skills by assisting with the implementation of campaigns and supporting the Marketing team in their daily tasks. This could involve helping with posting on social media, researching the current market and presenting your findings by writing reports and assisting with any other promotional activities.
An appropriate candidate would be energetic and prepared to learn about Marketing, Sales and PR through real business experience. You should be able to work independently and work to meet deadlines, as well as being a team player who is prepared to go the extra mile. Normally a recent graduate in relevant fields with an excellent academic background and proven communication and professional skills would be a desirable candidate.
Marketing Trainees tend to earn the National Minimum Wage but upon successful completion of your traineeship there are often opportunities for advancement within the same company, should you exceed expectations and perform well. Gain your first experience in Marketing, in a job where no two days will be the same!