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Marketing Assistant

Marketing Assistant

"I have had an invigorating, stimulating and challenging year. I believe I am now fully confident in presenting myself as a valuable asset to companies and organisations in a business environment."

Joshua Edwards

BA (Hons) History
IBM UK LTD - Marketing Assistant

Josh wanted to gain first hand office based, business experience- to try it out and see if this environment was for him. He wanted to widen his career options with work experience in an increasingly competitive graduate market. 

The role at IBM involved assisting the GB Marketing Team to provide support across the marketing programmes. Josh led on key projects and became involved in other seasonal tasks as they arose, working with teams across the business as well as external clients.

Josh feels his confidence levels and time management skills have increased greatly thanks to his placement as a result of having to juggle a variety of tasks during the day and meeting deadlines.  He has the ability to present himself professionally both in face to face meetings and in written communications.

Josh has applied for a variety of graduate schemes including the IBM programme and now will wait and see if he has been accepted!