An excellent opportunity for a school or college leaver to make a head start in their career

You’re probably wondering whether to start working or carry on studying, it’s a huge decision and you will want to be as informed as possible about the potential options. Well, here’s everything you need to know about one option that offers the best of both worlds. An opportunity to start building a career in marketing, developing vital skills, earning whilst you learn and gain professional and globally recognised qualifications:

  • A real job. You’ll be a Marketing Assistant, a permanent employee earning a competitive salary

  • Supported by us all the way. You’ll receive on the job coaching and support and at the same time we’ll pay for your course, exam fees, textbooks and revision materials to gain your Level 3 and Level 4 Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) qualifications.

  • A defined career path. Within six months of completing your Level 4 CIM qualification (which we expect will take around three years) you will be promoted to a Marketing Executive with broader responsibilities and objectives

  • Enabling you to make an impact. You’ll work on challenging projects and be able to make a contribution to our success, working with colleagues that trust and help each and in an environment in which people feel respected and know their voice will be heard and which brings out the best in everyone

  • A local job, with City benefits. No need to pay out for expensive commuting, yet gain the exposure you need working for a dynamic and successful firm that is a leader in their defined areas of expertise


  • You’ll be part of an important team, the engine room of our growth

  • You’ll be working with colleagues from across our business, getting to know about different financial services’ sectors and about risk and compliance

  • You’ll have defined responsibilities that include:

    • Analysing our marketing performance and producing monthly reports

    • Learning and managing Salesforce and Pardot, the systems we use to manage our sales and marketing

    • Maintaining and improving our marketing contact database

    • Supporting the development and implementation of marketing campaigns, gaining knowledge of different marketing channels, tactics and processes

    • Supporting the management of marketing seminars, conferences and exhibitions and any related advertising and promotions

    • Updating our website and intranet and ensuring our internal document library remains up to date


We are looking for enthusiastic candidates that have:

  • 3 A levels, Grade C and above

  • Good working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Strong research skills and attention to detail

  • A good work ethic

  • A keen mind, wanting to learn and ambitious to progress their career


In addition to the salary and support we’ve mentioned, you will receive a benefits package which includes: 25 days annual leave rising to 30 days based on service, health care options and much more. This is a full time, permanent role based in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, with a negotiable start date for the right person.

Closing date is Friday 17th May 2019.

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