Level 3 Marketing Assistant Apprentice

This is an exciting role for a budding marketer, who would love to get some real-world experience in a growing Leicestershire based agency. The successful candidate will be an assistant to a small dynamic team, who work with some big brands, including: EDF, Pivot Power, Mecc Alte, Habitat Energy and British Gas.

  • Rated outstanding for apprenticeships in our June 2017 ofsted inspection
    Ofsted - Outstanding Provider




Annual Wage:

£10,000.00 - £12,000.00

Possible Start Date:


Working Week:

Monday-Thursday: 9am-5:30pm. Friday-9am-5pm. 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)

Apprenticeship Framework:

Marketing assistant




18 months


The Marketing Assistant at Sims Creative will directly support two Account Managers and the MD.

Based out of the agency head office in Barrow upon Soar in Leicestershire, the role includes all sorts of administration and support to the brand, marketing and communications projects being provided to the agencies energy clients.

Typical tasks will include:

  • Scheduling work and monitoring deadlines
  • Managing workflows between account manager and clients
  • Ensuring accurate filing of correspondence
  • Liaising with external suppliers for print, products etc.
  • Helping to create and schedule social media content
  • Collating performance statistics and reporting
  • Proof reading of content
  • Website content updates
  • Helping to plan and coordinate events
  • Liaising with designers for client update requests
  • General day to day tasks

You will be passionate about marketing and already achieving good grades in your studies. You will demonstrate:

  • That you’re a self-starter who gets things done
  • The drive and willingness to gain experience within an agency environment
  • Good organisational, time management and communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • An inquisitive manner and desire to learn
  • A commitment to high-quality output and service, with an eye for detail
  • A willingness to take on responsibility, learn quickly and progress fast
  • The maturity to be part of a team and to play your part

Potential for part remote working.



  • Good written English
  • Good commercial acumen
  • Good working knowledge of social media networks
  • Knowledge of Facebook advertising products would be beneficial


  • Confident and articulate
  • Someone who is keen to learn, ask questions and wants to be involved – bright and inquisitive with a hunger for learning
  • Good problem solver – can connect the dots between elements and derive a conclusion
  • Numerate
  • Analytical


Sims Creative is a Design Agency that helps all kinds of energy brands to grow via strategically informed design, highly considered marketing input and compelling creative work.

We've helped small brands to develop from scratch, medium brands to increase their market share and big brands to increase sales while consistently maintaining their brand identities and seamlessly conveying their brand values. And we've done almost everything in between.


Friday 10th, December 2021