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Marketing Assistant Apprenticeship

National Highways
Birmingham, West Midlands , Guildford
Salary: £16,100
Closing date
27 Mar 2023

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Salary: £16,100

Location: Birmingham or Guildford

Closes on: 27 March 2023 at 11:59pm

Multiple roles available

About the team

Our team is responsible for marketing activity across National Highways. We focus on developing and delivering behavioural change marketing campaigns using the channels we have access to, including:

  • ‘Owned’ channels e.g. our website
  • ‘Earned’ channels e.g. partner publications such as the DVLA number plate auction catalogue
  • ‘Paid-for’ channels e.g. TV and radio

Our national campaigns are delivered to help us achieve our organisation’s key objectives. We work with internal and external stakeholders, our communications agency and the government media buying agency to deliver our campaigns. Based on insight and research, our campaigns are fully evaluated to ensure value for money.

As the Marketing Assistant Apprentice, you will:

  • Create, manage and optimise campaigns in collaboration with our partners and suppliers
  • Support delivery of the marketing and events strategy in conjunction with the overall communications strategy
  • Provide flexible business support, as may be required to deliver campaigns, events and work streams to time, quality and within budget
  • Manage specific pieces of work to meet objectives, ensuring relevant policies and procedures are followed
  • Engage with and motivate others to improve team delivery.

This role is to start in September 2023.

About you

  • You must hold a minimum of five GCSEs (including English and Maths, at grade C/grade 4 or above)
  • You’ll evidence the ability to work effectively with others in a team environment
  • You’ll evidence the ability to work to timescales, prioritising where necessary
  • You’ll evidence the ability to give and receive information effectively
  • You’ll evidence the ability to write clearly and concisely
  • You’ll evidence your desire and passion to pursue a career within National Highways

About us

National Highways operates, maintains and improves England’s strategic road network made up of motorways and major A roads. These vital arteries account for a third of all traffic, carry two thirds of heavy goods vehicles, and are relied on by 98% of the UK’s businesses.

Increasing levels of investment are leading to all manner of innovations. But with over 4,500 miles of motorway, 20,000 bridges, underpasses, retaining walls and other kinds of structures, our work continually increases in scale and complexity. Not least as we bring £27.4 billion-worth of projects to life, boosting capacity, tackling congestion and improving safety.

As well as a competitive salary we also offer 26 days in annual leave, plus bank holidays and the accrual of 1 extra day per year of service, along with pension contributions.

Why you should join us

At National Highways, safety is our number one priority. It is one of our core values, as well as a behaviour we expect from our people. 

Working for us, you’ll recognise the behaviours required to achieve our vision, and help create a fair and just culture for us all. You should be able to fully understand the hazards and risks that are involved in your work, and follow our procedures safely. 

We want you to feel able to raise health, safety and wellbeing concerns with your colleagues, and to challenge unsafe conditions or behaviours wherever you see them. We’re always seeking to improve our performance, and want you to be at the heart of that - helping us all get home safe and well. 

And finally 

Please complete your application as soon as possible as we may close to new applications earlier than the current closing date.


Everyone who works at National Highways, from those who design our roads to those who patrol them, play a vital part in keeping our customers safe.

We have a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we work in and foster an inclusive culture by actively supporting our growing employee networks.

We want to attract the very best talent to work with us. Our roles range from accountants to traffic officers, and engineers to project managers. But what they all have in common is helping to connect the country, and the opportunity for you to really grow your career with us.

Find Us
National Highways
National Traffic Operations Centre, 3 Ridgeway
Quinton Business Park
West Midlands
B32 1AF

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