How are marketing apprenticeships funded? 

Taking on a new marketing apprentice or putting an existing member of your team through the programme has many advantages for businesses. This route can be a great alternative to internships or recruiting a costly marketing executive.   In England, many businesses are lucky enough to be eligible for a government grant of as much as…

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Should I hire a marketing executive? 

When you’re looking to give your marketing a boost, bringing in a marketing executive with experience is often the go-to solution.  A few years of industry experience may be attractive when you’re recruiting, but how do they compare to a marketing apprentice, who you can mould into your ideal employee?   Let’s take a look….  Read…

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Is a marketing apprentice or freelancer best for your business?

It can often be difficult for businesses to choose the right talent to drive their marketing initiatives.  A marketing apprentice provides businesses with the opportunity to nurture and develop talent from within their organisation or through external recruitment.  A freelance marketer comes in with ready-made skills, delivers the job and then moves on with no…

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Understanding the role of a marketing apprentice 

Today’s workplaces are ever evolving. What seemed like cutting-edge thinking yesterday is superfluous by tomorrow.  This is particularly true in the world of marketing , where keeping on top of trends and developments is the key to staying ahead of the competition.  As a manager, your hands are full with the day-to-day business of keeping…

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Why Hire a Marketing Apprentice? 

It goes without saying that a good marketing strategy is essential for businesses looking to develop and thrive.   But there are so many different elements to it – social media management, search engine optimisation (SEO), PPC advertising, data analytics, content marketing, website development and more. All that makes engaging target audiences feel like hard work.…

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Hire a Marketing Freelancer: Pros and Cons

Hire a marketing freelancer

When expanding your team, hiring a marketing freelancer can be a flexible and convenient option. A marketing freelancer is a self-employed professional who offers their services on a project basis.  This can mean hourly rates of £50-£200 depending on experience and the nature of the work, or for more seasoned freelancers, expect a day rate…

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A Quick Guide to the Apprenticeship Levy

A QUICK GUIDE TO: THE APPRENTICESHIP LEVY What is the Apprenticeship Levy? The Levy is designed to encourage businesses and charities to upskill current employees and train new recruits, to ensure their workforce has the necessary skills to see the organisation thrive. Fully funded or part-funded training is available through the Apprenticeship Levy for a…

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How to get your first marketing Job

What is marketing ? Marketing is essentially all marketing that takes place online. This includes everything from email, to social media, to websites, to digital advertising. One of the huge benefits compared to traditional marketing is that everything is highly trackable.  Marketing has become an extremely important part of most businesses as it’s what creates…

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What are modern apprenticeships?

Modern apprenticeships give anyone over the age of 16 the opportunity to upskill through work-based training while in a paid job. Whether you’re a graduate, mid-level manager or business owner, there are 600+ apprenticeship standards you can access, from cyber security at GCHQ to pottery at Cornishware to Masters-level leadership. For employers, modern apprenticeships help…

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