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Marketing and Communications Apprentice Level 4

Severn Trent Services (STS) operate in a competitive market to deliver water and wastewater services across the UK. We have the national capability to give multi-site businesses the benefit and simplicity of dealing with a single supplier for all their locations.

Locations: Coventry

Apprenticeship Programme: Marketing Executive

Apprenticeship Level: 4 Higher

Equivalent to: Foundation Degree

Programme Duration: 18 months

What you'll be doing

As a key member of the Severn Trent Services team, you will support the development of a marketing strategy to help deliver our 5 year plan. You will also create and design internal and external communications to increase brand awareness, knowledge and internal engagement. To do this, you'll work with stakeholders across Severn Trent Services, helping you to understand priorities, challenges and to create a Marketing Response. 

As you progress through your apprenticeship, you will develop and deliver overall campaign plans, setting targets, monitoring progress and ultimately being responsible for the results.  As you progress, you'll develop the ability to establish key metrics and measures for campaigns which align to the Severn Trent Services strategy and ensure delivery of marketing targets.

The starting salary for this programme is £16,807.

You can visit the Severn Trent Services careers page to understand more about the organisation and what we do.

How we'll support you

Training and Development

Your apprenticeship will allow you to develop the skills and experience that you’ll require to become a Marketing & Communications Lead. During this time, you’ll combine on-the-job learning with formal, nationally recognised development training to gain your level 4 higher apprenticeship. Following completion of your apprenticeship, you will be able to register as an affiliate member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). 

To help you drive and own your career progression, we’ll provide you with Personal Development Plan. This will be set and agreed with your line manager and reviewed regularly in performance reviews.

This apprenticeship follows the apprenticeship standards set out by the Institute of Apprenticeships.

The skills applicants need

We’re looking for people who’ll demonstrate curiosity. You’ll be able to grasp and learn things quickly, learning from your own and others experience, to improve engagement across the business.You will take ownership of tasks and hold yourself accountable for delivering future marketing campaigns, taking pride in the design and creation of internal and external comms. 

Developing knowledge and expertise during your apprenticeship, you’ll be someone who enjoys taking an analytical approach to analysing information from various sources, using this knowledge to inform robust solutions and decisions, demonstrating courage to see tasks through in their entirety. You’ll be someone who is genuinely interested in people, seeking to understand their needs, expectations and priorities.

Wonderful for all

We’re building an inclusive company. We’ve created a culture that encourages all of our people to think of every single day as an opportunity to do something better.

Our most ambitious goals depend on forward-thinking ideas, no matter who they come from. As employers, we welcome people from all walks of life and promote diversity and inclusion.