Product Marketing Assistant

by Stanley Black & Decker


  • Skills
  • Responsibilities
  • Support & Guidance
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Working on an array of projects within different areas of marketing eg. branding and business development and eCommerce


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I have learnt many skills including how to manage my time efficiently, how to act in a professional environment, IT skills and i have grown more confident

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes i was given plenty of responsibility however i never felt that i was given work without guidance which was key to me as i wanted to make sure i learnt a lot over the year. I was given projects and left to complete them in the way i saw fit but my manager was always available if i wanted help or had questions

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 4/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • I was given lots of support during my placement not only from my manager but from other members of my team and even other placement students. I always felt as if there was someone on hand to help me when i needed it

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 5/5


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • This was a remote placement so its slightly more difficult to answer this question. But the general atmosphere seemed extremely caring and positive

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 3/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I enjoyed my placement and it has given me a clearer idea of what i would like to do once i finish my degree

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 4/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Stanley Black & Decker
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Stanley Black & Decker to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Stanley Black & Decker
  • Definitely take this opportunity even if in the beginning you don't feel confident in your knowledge of the products, this can be learnt quickly

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Placement Year (10 Months+)


South East

June 2022

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