1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
I support the Head of Licensing in the development, launch and administration of all licensing activity with internal and external partners. Providing professional and approachable administrative support with strong attention to detail. Working in the Licensing department at Unilever with brands such as Marmite, Dove, Pot Noodle, TRESemmé, Lynx, Knorr, Flora and many others. I am working on all product approvals for UKI and working alongside Head of Licensing GLOBAL.
2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
This role is giving me a huge range of administration, communication, retail, product development and marketing skills.
3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
I love the team I work in the company it self is so huge and your can learn s much scope. It is so much better than I ever expected.
4. How valued do you feel by Unilever?
Massive value for all apprentices through Unilever. They aim for Young leaders and this is what is shown. We get involved in so much and the experience we get are invaluable.
5. How well organised/structured is your programme?
we had a intense application process, which was well organsided and communicated well. The studying side v's working is balanced well. We meeting with assessors regularly which is an important part to the structure.
6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?
We have a training provider on site 2-3 times every 2 months which we sit down and talk about our experiences they are always on hand all the time for any questions with coursework.
6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?
I have a mentor and a line manager both answer every question I have and are motivated to get me to where I want to be.
7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?
I am above and beyond please with the money and benefits I get at Unilever more than I ever expected from and apprenticeship.
8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?
What I have learnt and where I have come has enabled me to visit and see so many companies and attend so many meetings out side if the office. I also attend events on behalf of Licensing and pick up awards at ceremonies.
9a. Would you recommend Unilever to a friend? *
9b. Why? *
I love every part of this apprenticeship - the people - the place - my role and the opportunity available. The scope of where this can take me after my apprenticeship is massive and so exciting for me.
10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Unilever? *
Ensure you learn about the range and how huge the business is. Believe you can do it and prepare well for the assessment day. but always be yourself.
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