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The sales and marketing industry covers a huge range of roles. The opportunities to specialise, progress and retrain into different roles in this industry are endless and you are able to work in these roles across all sectors, so you can market or sell something you are very passionate about. Some sales and marketing roles enable you to travel the globe while others keep you closer to home. Whatever your preference is, if you’re passionate about driving business objectives forward and making a direct impact this is the industry for you.

If you’ve found the ideal Sales & Marketing job for you there’s just a few things you may want to know about how the application process for these roles usually work…

Your pathway into
the industry

1

There are no age restrictions for jobs in the Sales & Marketing industry, but we recommend starting at level 2 or 3, which are entry level apprenticeship positions so you can really build your knowledge in this industry.

2

Use our CV Builder and helpful CV guide to create your skills-based CV. Don’t worry too much - we are here to help if need be. If you have a portfolio of any work, it’s great to showcase that too.

3

Once you have submitted your CV to us one of our Recruitment Resourcers will be in touch to find out what kind of roles you are after and help fill in any CV gaps if there are any. If you feel confident, there are loads of jobs on our website you can start applying for straight away!

4

Now we know what type of role you’re looking for we’ll help you find a position and conduct a mock interview, so you feel super prepared for that all-important next step.

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If your application is successful and you’re called in for an interview we can provide support in multiple areas, including travel planning, budgeting and more.

Job listings

Digital Marketing Apprentice

Job Ref:
QA-0013
Date added:
02.05.2019
Location:
St Albans
Weekly Wage:
£ 230
Employer:
QA Apprenticeships
The company require a proactive individual to become a Digital Marketing Apprentice who will be involved in helping to manage several social media accounts, generating engaging content and assisting with marketing campaigns, marketing support, telesales, SEO, PPC and others.
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Digital Marketing Apprentice

Job Ref:
QA-0014
Date added:
02.05.2019
Location:
Havering
Weekly Wage:
£ 173
Employer:
QA Apprenticeships
Managing the internal and external social media accounts for CEME. Working with marketing and web development contractors to develop the CEME brand and promote the Centre. Keeping up-to-date and editing the CEME Main website. Search Engine Optimisation for the CEME Main website. Working with the Centre Manager developing our external communications to constantly improve our customer journey and marketing message. Using platforms such as Mailchimp and Hootsuite to market systems
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Digital Marketing Apprentice

Job Ref:
QA-0026
Date added:
02.05.2019
Location:
Reading
Weekly Wage:
£ 201 - £346
Employer:
QA Apprenticeships
We are looking for creative and passionate people with an eye for detail. Digital Marketing skills are in higher demand than ever before and this opportunity opens up massive possibilities for you and employers. From sound boarding your ideas with colleagues to seeing your vision realised in successful campaigns, a Digital Marketing apprenticeship gives you the relevant skills to be an effective marketing professional and earn a competitive salary at the same time.
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Digital Marketing Apprentice

Job Ref:
QA-0018
Date added:
02.05.2019
Location:
Leeds
Weekly Wage:
£ 199 - £349
Employer:
QA Apprenticeships
We are looking for creative and passionate people with an eye for detail. Digital Marketing skills are in higher demand than ever before and this opportunity opens up massive possibilities for you and employers. From sound boarding your ideas with colleagues to seeing your vision realised in successful campaigns, a Digital Marketing apprenticeship gives you the relevant skills to be an effective marketing professional and earn a competitive salary at the same time.
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Digital Marketing Apprentice

Job Ref:
QA-0045
Date added:
02.05.2019
Location:
Sunderland
Weekly Wage:
£ 115
Employer:
QA Apprenticeships
A Digital Marketing Apprentice opportunity will involve supporting the business community across the North of England! Fresh Start Events are looking to recruit a Digital Marketing Apprentice to help promote and support their business expo’s, tradeshows and business related conferences.
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Digital Marketing Apprentice

Job Ref:
QA-0046
Date added:
02.05.2019
Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Weekly Wage:
£ 161
Employer:
QA Apprenticeships
To promote and raise the profile of the Association’s online presence. Proactive ‘agenda tracking’ to flag up key things to comment on and discussions to get involved in and advice/support with developing statements in response Support with the creation of shareable multimedia content used for educational purposes e.g. infographics and video
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Digital Marketing Apprentice

Job Ref:
QA-0047
Date added:
02.05.2019
Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Weekly Wage:
£ 150
Employer:
QA Apprenticeships
We are hiring a Digital Marketing Apprentice to help shape our success. Client retention and our reputation has been key to our success and now we need some rocket fuel to attain next level.
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Digital Marketer Apprentice

Job Ref:
QA-0052
Date added:
02.05.2019
Location:
County Durham
Weekly Wage:
£ 173
Employer:
QA Apprenticeships
Jax First Aid are currently experiencing company growth and are looking for a Digital Marketing Apprentice to join their team.You will be reporting to the lead Digital Marketing team member, you will be supporting them with their online presence and supporting the website.
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Digital Marketing Apprentice

Job Ref:
QA-0057
Date added:
02.05.2019
Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Weekly Wage:
£ 250
Employer:
QA Apprenticeships
We are looking for creative and passionate people with an eye for detail. Digital Marketing skills are in higher demand than ever before and this opportunity opens up massive possibilities for you and employers. From sound boarding your ideas with colleagues to seeing your vision realised in successful campaigns, a Digital Marketing apprenticeship gives you the relevant skills to be an effective marketing professional and earn a competitive salary at the same time.
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Sales Advisor

Job Ref:
VAC-45649
Date added:
01.05.2019
Location:
East Hampshire
Weekly Wage:
£ 135.00
Employer:
Lifetime Training
Are you passionate about sales and want to gain a qualification to enable you to progress? Everyone Active are looking for an Apprentice Membership Advisor to build their knowledge and skills.
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Sales Advisor

Job Ref:
VAC-45650
Date added:
01.05.2019
Location:
Cheshire West and Chester
Weekly Wage:
£ 187.50
Employer:
Lifetime Training
Dilectus are a Cheshire based provider of recruitment solutions for the some of the biggest names in world industry. Based in our prestige offices we deliver bespoke permanent staff and executive search services, and expert contractor recruitment solutions. Over the last 11 years we have developed a strong and diverse customer base, and a reputation and track record for delivering excellent people to them.
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Sales & Marketing Officer

Job Ref:
VAC-45654
Date added:
01.05.2019
Location:
Bracknell Forest
Weekly Wage:
£ 150.00
Employer:
Lifetime Training
Are you passionate about sales and want to gain a qualification to enable you to progress? Foundation Fitness Club are looking for an Apprentice in Sales & Marketing to build their knowledge and skills.
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Sales Advisor

Job Ref:
VAC-45659
Date added:
01.05.2019
Location:
Aylesbury Vale
Weekly Wage:
£ 117.00
Employer:
Lifetime Training
Are you passionate about sales and want to gain a qualification to enable you to progress? Everyone Active are looking for an Apprentice Membership Advisor to build their knowledge and skills.
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Sales Administrator

Job Ref:
VAC-45664
Date added:
01.05.2019
Location:
Brent
Weekly Wage:
£ 165.00
Employer:
Lifetime Training
Are you a passionate and motivated individual looking to join an expanding specialist company offering training and progression that can allow you to kick start your career in sales and marketing?
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Sales Advisor

Job Ref:
VAC-45665
Date added:
01.05.2019
Location:
Westminster
Weekly Wage:
£ 273.75
Employer:
Lifetime Training
Do you find it easy to build relationships with anyone you meet? Do you get excited seeing new styles and inspiring fashion? Schuh have an opportunity for you to earn while you learn, in a role that will let you use both these talents.
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Sales Administrator

Job Ref:
VAC-45667
Date added:
01.05.2019
Location:
Trafford
Weekly Wage:
£ 180.00
Employer:
Lifetime Training
Makki Cosmetics LTD are looking for an online Sales Administrator apprentice to join their team!
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Sales Advisor

Job Ref:
VAC-45668
Date added:
01.05.2019
Location:
Bracknell Forest
Weekly Wage:
£ 117.00
Employer:
Lifetime Training
Are you passionate about sales and want to gain a qualification to enable you to progress? Everyone Active are looking for an Apprentice Membership Advisor to build their knowledge and skills.
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Sales Advisor

Job Ref:
VAC-45669
Date added:
01.05.2019
Location:
Sutton
Weekly Wage:
£ 117.00
Employer:
Lifetime Training
Are you passionate about sales and want to gain a qualification to enable you to progress? Everyone Active are looking for an Apprentice Membership Advisor to build their knowledge and skills.
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Sales Advisor

Job Ref:
VAC-45670
Date added:
01.05.2019
Location:
Hart
Weekly Wage:
£ 117.00
Employer:
Lifetime Training
Are you passionate about sales and want to gain a qualification to enable you to progress? Everyone Active are looking for an Apprentice Membership Advisor to build their knowledge and skills.
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Sales Advisor

Job Ref:
VAC-45671
Date added:
01.05.2019
Location:
East Hampshire
Weekly Wage:
£ 117.00
Employer:
Lifetime Training
Are you passionate about sales and want to gain a qualification to enable you to progress? Everyone Active are looking for an Apprentice Membership Advisor to build their knowledge and skills.
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Sales Advisor

Job Ref:
VAC-45672
Date added:
01.05.2019
Location:
East Hampshire
Weekly Wage:
£ 117.00
Employer:
Lifetime Training
Are you passionate about sales and want to gain a qualification to enable you to progress? Everyone Active are looking for an Apprentice Membership Advisor to build their knowledge and skills.
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Sales Advisor

Job Ref:
VAC-45673
Date added:
01.05.2019
Location:
Fareham
Weekly Wage:
£ 117.00
Employer:
Lifetime Training
Are you passionate about sales and want to gain a qualification to enable you to progress? Everyone Active are looking for an Apprentice Membership Advisor to build their knowledge and skills.
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Sales Advisor

Job Ref:
VAC-45675
Date added:
01.05.2019
Location:
Fareham
Weekly Wage:
£ 117.00
Employer:
Lifetime Training
Are you passionate about sales and want to gain a qualification to enable you to progress? Everyone Active are looking for an Apprentice Membership Advisor to build their knowledge and skills.
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Sales & Marketing Officer

Job Ref:
VAC-43179
Date added:
01.05.2019
Location:
Bracknell Forest
Weekly Wage:
£ 150.00
Employer:
Lifetime Training
Are you passionate about sales and want to gain a qualification to enable you to progress? Foundation Fitness Club are looking for an Apprentice in Sales & Marketing to build their knowledge and skills.
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Sales Administrator

Job Ref:
VAC-44654
Date added:
01.05.2019
Location:
Brent
Weekly Wage:
£ 165.00
Employer:
Lifetime Training
Are you a passionate and motivated individual looking to join an expanding specialist company offering training and progression that can allow you to kick start your career in sales and marketing?
See details

Sales Administrator

Job Ref:
VAC-45151
Date added:
01.05.2019
Location:
Trafford
Weekly Wage:
£ 180.00
Employer:
Lifetime Training
Makki Cosmetics LTD are looking for an online Sales Administrator apprentice to join their team!
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Sales Advisor

Job Ref:
VAC-36989
Date added:
01.05.2019
Location:
East Hampshire
Weekly Wage:
£ 135.00
Employer:
Lifetime Training
Are you passionate about sales and want to gain a qualification to enable you to progress? Everyone Active are looking for an Apprentice Membership Advisor to build their knowledge and skills.
See details

Sales Advisor

Job Ref:
VAC-41043
Date added:
01.05.2019
Location:
Cheshire West and Chester
Weekly Wage:
£ 187.50
Employer:
Lifetime Training
Dilectus are a Cheshire based provider of recruitment solutions for the some of the biggest names in world industry. Based in our prestige offices we deliver bespoke permanent staff and executive search services, and expert contractor recruitment solutions. Over the last 11 years we have developed a strong and diverse customer base, and a reputation and track record for delivering excellent people to them.
See details

Sales Advisor

Job Ref:
VAC-43382
Date added:
01.05.2019
Location:
Aylesbury Vale
Weekly Wage:
£ 117.00
Employer:
Lifetime Training
Are you passionate about sales and want to gain a qualification to enable you to progress? Everyone Active are looking for an Apprentice Membership Advisor to build their knowledge and skills.
See details

Sales Advisor

Job Ref:
VAC-44664
Date added:
01.05.2019
Location:
Bristol, City of
Weekly Wage:
£ 174.00
Employer:
Lifetime Training
Indespension Ltd are looking for a motivated candidate to join there Sales team. This candidate will have excellent customer service and will give advice and guidance on Indespension products and services.
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Sales Advisor

Job Ref:
VAC-44949
Date added:
01.05.2019
Location:
Westminster
Weekly Wage:
£ 273.75
Employer:
Lifetime Training
Do you find it easy to build relationships with anyone you meet? Do you get excited seeing new styles and inspiring fashion? Schuh have an opportunity for you to earn while you learn, in a role that will let you use both these talents.
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Required Skills & Qualifications

No prior qualifications are required to take most Sales & Marketing Qualifications from Level 2 and above, but you will need 5x GCSEs at grades A* - C or 9 - 4 including maths and English to start at Level 3. If you are a hard-working, dedicated and passionate person one of the many available jobs in the Sales & Marketing industry could be the perfect career choice for you.

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Digital Marketer

Myth busting

Digital Marketers can work in a variety of sectors and have the opportunity to gain a vast skill-set over their career. Digital marketing roles are becoming more important over time as technology advances and people are moving towards marketing almost everything online, as opposed to using offline marketing techniques. You are able to continue to develop an array of skills or specialise into a more specific field, such as SEO analyst, Social Media Executive and more.

Digital Marketers at the top of their game can earn as much as £70k + p/a
Job Role Progression: • Assistant Digital Marketer
• Digital Marketer
• Digital Marketing Manager
• Director of Digital Marketing

Finer Details

As a digital marketer you will work standard office hours Monday – Friday, but you may be expected to stay late to complete larger projects.

You may be responsible for
- Developing and managing digital marketing campaigns.
- Developing and implementing an SEO and PPC strategy.
- Creating social media content and campaigns.
- Monitoring and recording analytics.

The good points...

This job role provides you with the basis of many different marketing areas you can specialise in, or choose to use to grow into a digital marketer management role.

... and the bad

You will have to put your own time into researching latest trends to really grow in a digital marketing role, so have to be self-motivated and really invested in the role.

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Marketing Executive

Myth busting

Marketing Executives tend to be creatively minded people as they are having to produce content continuously as part of their role. It is a hugely diverse role where no two days will be the same, and you get to cover most aspects of marketing from content writing and SEO to PR and event organisation. You could work as a marketing executive for a company, or for a marketing agency but either way, there are always chances to train and add to your skills as a marketer because the marketing landscape is always evolving and changes.

Marketing Executives at the top of their game can earn as much as £60k + p/a
Job Role Progression: • Marketing Assistant
• Marketing Executive
• Marketing Manager
• Marketing Director

Finer Details

As a marketing executive you will work standard office hours Monday-Friday, but will be expected to stay late to complete larger projects.

You may be responsible for
- Assisting the Marketing Manager implement and record campaigns.
- Coming up with innovative campaign ideas to present to senior members of the team.
- Meeting clients and pitching ideas.
- Helping implement online and offline campaigns from initial concepts to analysing results.
- You may be given the chance to implement your own marketing strategies.

The good points...

There are lots of job opportunities available across different sectors so you should never be out of work.

... and the bad

When you are launching a big campaign you will have to put in extra hours and maybe even weekends to get projects across the line.

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Public Relations Assistant

Myth busting

PR Assistants work alongside senior members of the PR department and their clients or company to help create press releases and contact press to maintain positive images of the company in the press. PR departments work alongside journalists and other media specialists, so as well as a keen eye for details and excellent grammatical and written skills, PR Assistants should be people oriented and willing to go the extra mile.

Public Relations Officer at the top of their game can earn as much as £40k+ p/a
Job Role Progression: • Public Relations Assistant
• Public Relations Officer
• Public Relations Manager
• Public Relations Director

Finer Details

PR Assistants tend to work 9-5 job roles but as you move up the ladder, depending on which type of PR you choose to go into, you may need to be on-hand all hours of the day to help companies avert media crisis’.

You may be responsible for
- Supporting the PR Team with admin tasks.
- Researching journalists and leads within sectors.
- Monitoring relevant press coverage.
- Taking and making telephone calls and distributing information.
- Learning to write press releases.

The good points...

There is huge opportunity for progression and to work alongside top journalists and companies.

... and the bad

You will have to put in lots of extra work to move up in the field of PR as it is a very competitive industry.

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Sales Executive

Myth busting

Being a good sales executive is all about having ‘the gift of the gab’. If you can talk to people like there’s no tomorrow and love the buzz of closing in a sale, then this is the right career for you. It’s an industry that not only brings you the opportunity to travel, but also make a lot of money if you get the right training and are interested in progressing in your career. Your main job role is to sell your company’s product/service - the more, the better!

Senior Sales Executives at the top of their game can earn as much as £100k + p/a
Job Role Progression: • Sales Assistant
• Sales Executive
• Senior Sales Executive
• Sales Director

Finer Details

As this is not a usual office job you will be working long hours, often on the road. You will spend very little time in an office environment and as you will be under pressure to meet your targets the ability to prioritise and organisational skills are key.

You may be responsible for
- Finding leads and bringing on customers with agreed pricing.
- Negotiating sales.
- Hit targets and represent organisation at events.
- Identify markets and new business opportunities.

The good points...

You will have the chance to meet lots of new people and make many industry connections. You will also be one of the driving forces of the business.

... and the bad

At a senior level you will spend a lot of time away from family as you will have to travel, sometimes even internationally for work.

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Brand Manager

Myth busting

Brand Managers and Marketing Managers have very similar job roles, but brand managers tend to focus on a brands overall appeal and the way the public view a brand, whereas marketing managers work on gaining sales through promoting products and services. Often in smaller businesses these job roles will cross over and in larger businesses you will work very closely together. Brand managers must have great attention to detail and be meticulous at checking everything that goes out to the public is the best it can be. The great thing about being a brand manager is that there are lots of opportunities to grow in your role and you will be expected to develop multiple skills across the marketing field. You will also get to liaise with lots of other departments to bring campaigns to life so it’s important that you are a very clear communicator if you want to take on this role.

Brand Managers at the top of their game can earn as much as £55k + p/a
Job Role Progression: • Marketing Assistant
• Assistant Brand Manager
• Brand Manager
• Senior Brand Manager
• Head of Brand
• Marketing Director

Finer Details

You will be mostly office based and work standard office hours, however, there is an expectation in this role that you will be willing to work evenings and weekends to get various projects over the line.

You may be responsible for
- Research and monitoring market trends.
- Overseeing and signing off press releases, design concepts and other external communications.
- Meeting with various departments and clients (in an agency-based role).
- Organising events.
- Mentoring and overseeing junior staff.
- Monitoring results and reporting back to senior members of staff.

The good points...

You have the opportunity to work for a company you truly believe in, within a sector of your interest and watch the brand grow. It can be well paid and enable you to have some amazing experiences.

... and the bad

If the brand comes into bad publicity it can be very stressful repairing the damage to the brand.

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Estate Agent

Myth busting

To be a successful Estate Agent you will need to be a people-oriented person who is driven and passionate about the housing/commercial property market. The property market can be a great industry to work in when sales are coming through and all is going well but can be tough when sales fall through due to circumstances out of you control - for this reason you will need to be determined and have a ‘never give up’ mind-set.

Estate Agents at the top of their game can earn as much as £60k + p/a
Job Role Progression: • Assistant Estate Agent
• Estate Agent
• Senior Estate Agent
• Manager of Residential/Commercial Property
• Director of Residential/Commercial Property

Finer Details

As you will be contacting clients that mostly work between 9-5 you will be expected in most cases to work Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm and some Saturdays too. Estate Agents always need to look well-presented it’s essential you look smart at all times in this role.

You may be responsible for
- Looking at new properties, collecting information and booking in a photographer to take photos for the listing.
- Talking to sellers and landlords about property features and pricing.
- Contacting leads and showing potential buyers and tenants around properties.
- Completing paperwork and other admin tasks.

The good points...

Finding people their dream home can be really rewarding and it is an industry where you can make lots of money, particularly in commercial property.

... and the bad

Sometimes sales will fall through due to powers beyond your control which can be frustrating, so it’s important to have a really positive attitude.