Another Marketing Apprentice

The Last Hurdle™ are a rapidly growing team of business development specialists based in Towcester. We work with local small and medium sized companies to help drive their businesses forward and achieve their goals. We do this by providing a range of services including: Sales, Marketing, Networking, Social Media Marketing, Digital Marketing, WordPress Websites, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Training, Strategy, Planning, Implementation and Development.

Apprentice RequiredThe Last Hurdle™ works on a franchise model and our local franchisee based in Towcester now requires a marketing apprentice. We have experience of hiring apprentices before through the main franchise company where our first apprentice successfully completed her initial training in March 2014, has been promoted within the business and is now a very valuable member of our team. The scheme has worked well for both the individual and the company and we are keen to repeat this success.

The ideal candidate for this role will have the following as a minimum:

  • Good time keeping
  • A positive and professional attitude
  • A desire to learn new skills and software
  • Computer skills including graphic software experience
  • Will be presentable and dressed suitably for a business environment
  • Be an effective communicator
  • Be respectful and courteous to all business contacts
  • Work well under pressure and respond positively to tight deadlines


The position includes, but not exhaustively, the following duties:

  • Designing marketing campaign literature and graphics
  • Learning and utilising different types of software to create graphics
  • Effective communications with both internal and external clients
  • Interacting through social media platforms
  • Online research
  • Social media marketing
  • Email marketing
  • Article writing
  • Content marketing
  • Digital marketing


The position available is for a marketing apprentice with an emphasis on social media and graphics / image creation. We are a small business however and everyone must pitch in and help with other projects. We believe strongly in personal development and training in all aspects of the business will be provided. The successful applicant will benefit from attending any training sessions the company may hold in addition to NVQ training provided by our training partner The Tess Group.

If you are invited to interview it is highly recommended that you research the company using our website (


Hours 35 per week, occasionally the business requires extra commitment.

Salary is initially at the apprenticeship rate of £2.68 per hour, which will be reviewed and increased after a successfully completed probationary period.

Hours of work are 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday.

Holidays are 28 days per annum including bank holidays.

Note for recruitment agencies, we do NOT require assistance at this time. Thank you.

To apply for this position send your CV and covering letter in the first instance to our Towcester franchise owner:

Trevor Ray,

The Last Hurdle™Business DevelopmentSales – MarketingSocial Media MarketingNetworking – WordPress WebsitesDigital MarketingOrganic SEO

Banbury – Bicester – Brackley – Buckingham – Bristol – Corby – Kettering – Milton Keynes – Northampton – Silverstone – Towcester – Wellingborough

T: 01604 654545 E:

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