Research on the company: Network Marketing is only a recruiter for marketing. They have offices in London, Manchester and Leeds and cover the whole of the UK from these offices. They were included in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work For. They were established more than 20 years ago.
Research the job role: Marketing assistants support the work of marketing managers and executives on projects directed at maximising company profits and developing sales strategies or marketing campaigns. Excellent organisational skills are a main requirement for marketing assistant roles. (TargetJobs)
Responsibilities include; undertaking daily administrative tasks to ensure the functionality and coordination of the department’s activities, support marketing executives in organising various projects, conduct market research and analyze consumer rating reports, employ marketing analytics techniques to gather important data (social media, web analytics, rankings etc.) update spreadsheets, databases and inventories with statistical, financial and non-financial information, assist in the organizing of promotional events and traditional or digital campaigns and attend them to facilitate their success, prepare and deliver promotional presentations, compose and post online content on the company’s website and social media accounts, write marketing literature (brochures, press releases etc) to augment the company’s presence in the market, communicate directly with clients and encourage trusting relationships.
You have to be able to communicate well, have good understanding of office management, multi-task, adhere to deadlines, be well organised, have confidence to approaching customers and in general, have good knowledge of market research techniques, databases and computer softwares. (Resources.workable.com)
What questions can I ask: What is your favourite part of this job? How did I do, is there anything I can improve on? What advice would you give a new starter in the Marketing industry?
What questions will I be asked by the employer: Tell us a bit about yourself. Why are you interested in this position? Why should we hire you? What will you bring to our company? What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses?