WHO WE ARE
Apollo is one of the largest privately owned UK manufacturers
of adhesives and liquid coatings. Products are supplied worldwide across a
range of industrial, construction and end-user markets. Supply is direct and
via distributors, under the Apollo Adhesives and private-label brands.
The company was established in 1972 and is recognised within
the adhesives industry and by its customers for technical expertise and
commitment to service. Growth has been rapid in recent years, especially within
the construction market. Apollo has recently invested in new premises,
distribution facilities and an IT system to facilitate this growth. It is also
currently reviewing its strategy and recognises the importance of developing a
deeper understanding of its markets and customer base.
This is an excellent time for a graduate to join Apollo.
There is a real opportunity for employees to play a role in shaping the future
of the company. New employees can expect to enter a company that is constantly
evolving within a supportive working environment.
Working closely with the sales and marketing manager and
other members of the marketing department, you will support the whole marketing
function. You will get involved with
proofreading, market research, preparing product specifications and producing
marketing collateral for key market sectors.
Your work will be implementing a pre-agreed strategy,
supporting other members of the team.
This role is for a ‘hands-on’ and analytical marketer, who wants to get
involved with the sharp-end of the business.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
You will have achieved in Maths and English at GCSE,
obtained English at ‘A’ Level and have a business or ‘commercial’ based degree,
where you will have been able to develop your analytical skills. Whilst we are
not necessarily looking for experience and we believe your potential is far
more important, it would be beneficial if you have had exposure to, or evidence
of strong proofreading and copywriting skills through an industrial placement
or other work experience.
You will be a commercially mature individual with a
persistent and proactive nature and have a genuine understanding and interest
Key attributes we are looking for: -
• A ‘can
do’ attitude and a genuine willingness to learn and make a difference.
attention to detail.
and empathy. You will need to be able to
communicate ideas and put forward counter arguments to challenge the thinking,
but in a positive way.
who likes working with people. The company is very ‘joined up’ and the team
spirit is high.
commercially minded, understanding the importance of how your role directly
contributes towards the overall success of the company and increases profits.
Graduates are the retained managing consultants. All applications will be processed through
Discovery. We regret due to the high
volume of applications we receive; only those successful on application will be
contacted for interviews. In the event
that you are unsuccessful for this opportunity, we may still be able to help
you and we will retain your application and consider you for other
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