Marketing Apprentice Moore Concrete

  • Employer Profile

    Moore Concrete

  • Level

    Digital marketing, advertising and communication (DMAC) > Level 5

  • Positions


  • Location

    Caherty House, 41 Woodside Road, Ballymena, BT42 4QH

  • Salary


  • Start date

  • Location Type


Job Description

Since its formation in 1978, Moore Concrete Products Ltd has developed into a world class, quality focused, precast concrete manufacturer based outside Ballymena. The company is customer focus led, ensuring the continued evolution of our extensive product range, designed to meet the requirements of civil infrastructure, agriculture and building customers across the UK & Ireland.


Moore Concrete’s Apprenticeship Programme is an opportunity that we pride ourselves in offering to young students studying all levels of apprenticeships, providing them with the platform to upskill, develop their knowledge and gain relevant work experience alongside their studies. We have an on-site Apprentice Mentor who is available for unlimited support and guidance, as well as quarterly Apprentice Reviews to grasp a deeper understanding of what our Apprentices have learnt and how else we can accommodate them to help grow their technical ability within their role.


We are currently recruiting for a Marketing Apprentice to join our Marketing team. The purpose of this role is to allow students to upskill and develop within the department, which will coincide with their studies - benefitting them academically as well. We will work alongside each individual to help cater their needs to grow.

Company benefits:

·         Working hours: Mon- Fri 40 hours per week

·         30 days holidays

·         On site car parking

·         Cycle to work scheme

·         Pension Scheme

·         Company sick pay

·         Private healthcare scheme

·         AXA Insurance Discount

·         Employee of the month



Hours of Work: Hours will be variable between 32 - 48 hours per week as needed. Standard hours of work will be Monday – Friday 08:00am to 17:00. Please make HR aware of what day(s) you will require for day release to the training provider.


Roles and Duties:

Depending on area within the business, apprentices will be expected to:


·         Assist the Marketing Executive with any admin tasks that they may have

·         Keeping social media platforms up to date with latest communications

·         Continuously develop Moore Concrete’s website and online presence to maximise brand visibility & lead generation, including analysis of Google Analytics & AdWords.

·         Organise and attend trade shows, exhibitions, customer and merchant site visits as required.

·         Assist the Marketing Executive develop a promotional & advertising plan for each sector, Agricultural, Building & Civil Infrastructure.

·         Design creative, effective & innovative, communication tools.

·         Work as part of the Commercial department in regard to administration tasks and any other duties, within reason and capability, as determined by management

·         Bring a high quality and efficient approach to all processes involved in

·         Use skills learnt within further education to bring across different approaches and outlooks on processes to work more efficiently – working alongside management to bring these points across

·         Represent the company in a professional manner with clients/ potential clients when required

·         Any other duties as required by your manager.

Person Specification

Essential Criteria:

·         Willingness to learn and upskill

·         Studying or applying to study a Higher-Level Apprenticeship

·         Flexibility in working hours and strong adaptability skills

·         Good communication and teamwork experience

·         An understanding of both written and spoken English

Applicable courses

Whilst you are applying to an employer through Workplus you must apply directly to the training providers to secure your place on the apprenticeship course.

Digital Marketing, Advertising and CommunicationSouthern Regional College


This course will enable you to develop a broad range of knowledge and skills appropriate to managers, consultants and entrepreneurs. This course is expected to run as a Higher Level Apprenticeship (HLA) basis for 8 hours per week over 3 academic years.

Both academic and industry consultants deliver on this course and are all highly qualified and experts in the area of Digital Marketing, Advertising and Communications.

This course will provide the latest theoretical thinking alongside practical knowledge and skills in the fast-paced digital arena required for a successful career in Digital Marketing Communications.

It will have an emphasis on the practical skills required by industry to enhance employability prospects. These practical skills will be developed further through workshops based upon an ever-changing digital toolkit and application of such skills and knowledge through meaningful work experience with relevant organisations.


  • Brand Management and Integrated Marketing Communications.

  • Creative Communications.

  • Digital Advertising and Content.

  • Digital Disruption in the External Environment.

  • Digital Innovation.

  • Essential of Digital Marketing Communications.

  • Ethics and Legalities.

  • Event Management.

  • Interpersonal Communication Skills.

  • Marketing Fundamentals and Consumer Behaviour.

  • Mobile Marketing.

  • Professional Placement Level 4.

  • Professional Placement Level 5.

  • Advanced Digital Toolkit (practical workshops).

  • Basic Digital Toolkit (practical workshops).

  • Productivity in Business.


Foundation Degree

Validated By

Open University


18+ Fully Funded

Entry Criteria

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age on or before 1st July in the year of proposed entry to the course.

  • Applicants should have obtained a minimum of 64 UCAS points achieved through the completion of A-Levels, National Awards, Access or other alternative approved level 3 qualifications.

  • Applicants should have attained at least 15 points at Level 2 or above (e.g. GCSE) or have alternative approved qualifications. This must include GCSE English Language Grade C or Essential Skills Communication Level 2 and GCSE Mathematics Grade C or Essential Skills Numeracy Level 2. In addition, applicants must provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English Language.

  • Employer interview required.

  • Applicants who do not meet the criteria outlined above but have evidence of substantial knowledge or relevant industrial experience and skills, which has not been formally assessed, should refer to the College’s Accreditation of Prior Experience and Learning (APEL) Policy at

  • Entry to Higher Level Apprenticeships (HLA) - employers may further enhance the entry criteria at their discretion. All applicants for HLAs will be interviewed by prospective employers to decide their suitability prior to being employed by a company. Each the applicant must secure employment with a Northern Ireland based company with a minimum contract of 21 hours. Entrance to HLAs is subject to meeting DfE Operational requirements.

The College’s Admissions policy reflects the expectations of the UK Quality Code Admissions, Recruitment and Widening Access (Nov 2018).

Please note that applicants progressing to higher education courses at Level 4 and above in the College or UK Universities may require a specific GCSE/ A Level profile. In some cases, the Essential Skills in Literacy and Numeracy may not be a suitable alternative to a GCSE. The list of acceptable qualifications for equivalency to English and mathematics for Ulster University is available from the following link:

It is the responsibility of the applicant to check each University’s progression requirements before enrolling on a course at the College.



Start Date

Tuesday 12 September 2023

End Date

Saturday 28 March 2026

Progression Pathway

On successful completion of this course you may progress to positions in digital marketing, internal communications and advertising. You may also work in specialist roles such as digital analyst, digital designer or content marketing manager.

Alternatively you may go on to enrol for a top-up degree course and gain maximum exemption for the subjects taken on the Foundation Degree.

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