Admin and Marketing Apprentice at Grant Thornton

Start Date:
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Intermediate Level (Level 2)
£9 hourly
Review Date:
June 2015

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1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:


I am working as an Admin and Marketing apprentice, throughout my 12 month programme I responsible for organising marketing events and room hire and equipment etc. I assist my team in the day to day operations which include filing, scanning letter writing.

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?


I am responsible for maintaining stocks and supplies including checking levels and ordering stationary. I have been in charge of something like quite similar as I was in charge of ordering stocks for once when I worked as a bartender.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


This gives me the opportunity to meet new people and work with a lot of talented people. This is good for me as I can learn from them.

4. How valued do you feel by Grant Thornton?


I thank my managers for hiring me as I am working hard and learning a lot and doing things which I have never done before. My team that I work with are amazing we are all happy to be here and we give each other support.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


The training I am receiving is excellent, as I am going through step by step just so that I don't miss out on anything. My working hours are flexible and I can even study on desk.

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?


I am receiving a lot of support from my training, my teacher is always striving hard to ensure her students end up with full time jobs by the end of our apprenticeship year.

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?


My line manager is amazing who is supportive with me throughout my apprenticeship. We sit down and set out my objectives to me keep me going.

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?


A lot of my salary goes towards my social life as I am mostly with my friends and family, trying to enjoy life whilst I am enjoying my working life.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


I believe with the conservatives still in power there will be more opportunities that are available for those who are out of education and for those who are finishing there studies. With the experience I am gaining from this apprenticeship will enable me to apply for more jobs.

9a. Would you recommend Grant Thornton to a friend? *


9b. Why? *

This is company is a great company to work for, everyone puts their head down and works hard but also gets along at the same time.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Grant Thornton? *

Just to be yourself, I have only realised that employers look for a person with a great personality, I believe my managers seen something shine within me and have decided to hire me.

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