Sales and Marketing Co-Ordinator Review

by Prysmian Group


  • 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.
  • Within this commercial and marketing role, the day-to-day tasks included conducing daily and weekly orderbooks, replying to any email enquiries, creating and sending quotations to customers, conducting monthly excel reports and updating both the BICON website and any product datasheets.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I have significantly developed my Microsoft excel skills during my time at Prysmian, as I was dealing with this software daily in my role. I have also developed a strong understanding of both SAP and InDesign, that i had no previous experience of before i started my placement. Additionally, as i was communicating regularly via email and phone calls with our customers, my communications skills have progressed significantly,

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

  • 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?
  • 5/5

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


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • I was given lots of responsibility during my placement, and I was trusted to complete these individually. Although the level of responsibility in this role is quite high, help is always available if you need it, and work can be shared across the team.

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

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • I was provided with plenty of support and guidance from not just the commercial team but all other teams within the office. I never felt that I couldn't ask a question or ask for help if needed.

  • 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?
  • There was always a friendly atmosphere within the Office, which made me look forward to coming into work. There are quizzes at lunch throughout the week, where the majority of the office gets involved.

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

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

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

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 4/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • My placement year at Prysmian has flown by, and this is due to both the working environment within the office and the variety of tasks that I was completing. Every day was different to the other, and I felt that my work was actually valued by my team. I have been able to push myself in both my commercial and marketing role, and use software that i had no prior experience of. Throughout my placement, i couldn't have asked for a more supportive team.

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

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

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Prysmian Group
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Prysmian Group to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Prysmian Group
  • Go for it! You aren't expected to know everything before you start, that's what a placement is for.

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Placement (10 Months+)

Sales, Marketing, Market Research


July 2022

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