Marketing Assistant Apprenticeship


We are delighted to re-launch our apprenticeship programme for 2022 and are recruiting for both a Marketing Assistant Apprentice and an Insurance Apprentice to join the team in September.  More information on the insurance apprenticeship will follow but keep reading to find out more about our Marketing Assistant apprenticeship! 


About Hayes Parsons

The Hayes Parsons Group is made up of three brands providing specialist insurance solutions:

Hayes Parsons Insurance Brokers

One of the South West’s largest independent insurance brokers, the Hayes Parsons team provide bespoke insurance and risk management advice to several niche industries including construction, life science and technology, education, marine, museums, and heritage.  We also provide personal insurance services for mid and high net worth individuals. 

Admiral Marine

The Admiral Marine team are based in Salisbury and provide yacht and boat insurance to people sailing in the UK and around the world.  The Admiral team also work closely with the marine team at Hayes Parsons. 


The CMTIA team sell liability insurance to market traders and stall holders across the UK.  This product is only sold online and so has a strong digital presence.

As a Marketing Assistant within the Hayes Parsons Group, you will be working across all three brands.


About the role

Our Marketing Assistant apprenticeship is an 18-month qualification provided by Cambridge Marketing College. The areas covered will include:

Marketing theories

Concepts and basic theories

Communication in practice

Digital fundamentals

Planning, delivery, and evaluation

Copywriting and proofreading

Marketing automation processes


With the support of Cambridge Marketing College, you will be working towards a Level 3 Marketing Assistant qualification and professional body recognition that meets the requirements for registration as an Affiliate Member with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).

You will join an existing marketing team of two and will help support the team with all manner of marketing, both online and offline, as well as providing administration support including the production of regular reports and MI.


What you’ll need:

A minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C/4, including Maths and English

Commitment to study an apprenticeship qualification

A professional attitude with a positive ‘can do’ approach to your work 

Good interpersonal and communication skills 

The ability to work in a team and build strong working relationships

Excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage the marketing team’s diaries and deadlines

The ability to multitask and be able to work across multiple brands and multiple campaigns at once


Although not a requirement, an existing interest in marketing or digital activity such as blogging or social media would be beneficial.   


How to apply

You will need to apply for this apprenticeship online via the National Apprenticeship website - Marketing Assistant Apprenticeship - Find an apprenticeship (

The closing date is 12th August after which we will assess your strengths and look at how you connect with our values. If you pass the initial screen, we will invite you for an interview.


Life at Hayes Parsons

“Hayes Parsons is a broker designed solely around the needs of its clients and ensuring its staff has the right tools to hand to provide a service which is both market leading and highly effective.”  James Woollam, Managing Director

As a values-driven business, the way we work is incredibly important and at the heart of our business are our four core values.  We have won multiple awards for our training and apprenticeship programmes which you can find out more about here

Company culture is key at Hayes Parsons and we recently interviewed some staff about their role and why they choose to work here which you can view on our YouTube Channel



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