Marketing Assistant at Lubrizol

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Derbyshire East Midlands
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Marketing Market Research

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8.8/10

The Role
8.7
Organisation
8.6

Socialising

9.2

The Role

Role Description

Segmentation and positioning of the market.
Helping with product launches.
Pre and post event reports.

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

Wide variety of projects gave me an insight into different segments of the business.

9/10

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

Very welcoming from day one! Everyone is always willing to help you.

9/10

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

There when you need them even by email when away on business.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Good flow of work load and if I was short of work I could ask for a new project.

8/10

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

Trusted to run a project on my own means and it was upto me to update the team as necessary.

9/10

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

I've used a lot of what I learnt at university during my year on placement.

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Friendly, fun and often cakes!

9/10

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

Had a few IT issues at the start but they were quickly resolved.

8/10

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

Help me to reach my development plan objectives.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Car
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • National Travel
  • International Travel
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Working from home
  • Healthcare from home
  • Healthcare/Dental
  • Travel loan
10/10

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

Possible although the majority of the marketing department is in Ohio, USA.

8/10

Social

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

Yes there was a Lubrizol ball, Christmas meals. the students organised nights out/film nights. The sports and social club have weekly and monthy events also.

9/10

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

Very cheap quality, accomodation and nights out were cheap.

10/10

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

Derby is quite small but has some good bars and a couple of clubs or it's only 30 mins on a bus to Nottingham for a night out.

8/10

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

The sorts and social club have weekly sports sessions and monthly trips such as to London.

10/10

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