Channel Marketing Assistant at Zebra Technologies

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Bourne End Greater London
Review Date
£14,000 - £15,999
Customer Service Information Technology Internet/e-Commerce/New Media Marketing Public Relations Recruitment Sales Voluntary

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The Role



The Role

Role Description

To assist the Channel Marketing Team in the EMEA Region.

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

An enjoyable placement working with welcoming and supporting colleagues.


2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

Certain tasks meant you really felt valued within the company.


3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

Training, support and guidance were all given by differing management levels and colleagues alike.


4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Some days were quite monotonous and some jobs given to you were a little tedious but I suppose every job has interesting and the not so interesting things to do!


5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

Some projects given to me on placement allowed me and other placement students to take full control and responsibility!


6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

Skills for life for definite. Very positive experiences for life ranging from the interview process, every day work and right up until the last days of the placement.


The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Quite a corporate atmosphere but a very airy and open office environment!


8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

Very well managed by my manager directly and all the HR team.


9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

More time and help from colleagues than physical money was invested, but you could argue that is more valuable!


10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

Not really the sort of marketing I could see myself going into but if B2B and International marketing is your thing then I would highly recommend.



12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

It was cool to have other placement students working there as well but all staff were sociable!


13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

High Wycombe is the closest place to go out in but isn't really the social capital of Europe. London is only 40mins away by train though! Some places close by can be quite expensive to live.


14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

Cant say its the best place i've ever been out in but theres plenty of pubs and lovely restaurants along the Thames!


15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

If you like Football then your in!