Marketing Assistant at Golfbreaks.com

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Windsor Greater London
Review Date
Salary
£12,000 - £13,999
Roles
Business Analytics Internet/e-Commerce/New Media Marketing

7.8/10

The Role
8.8
Organisation
8.8

Socialising

5.0

The Role

Role Description

Heavily involved in SEO projects, building webpages, writing website content, updating promotions displayed on the website, social media, co-ordinating Customer Golf Days, reporting and liasing with Product department on venues, offers and promotional campagins.

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

I thoroughly enjoyed the challenges set for me and I feel I gained a great deal from my placement.

9/10

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

They welcome me with open arms; the wealth of experience of having placment students at the company means they know how to make you feel at ease. I feel I blended into the department well.

10/10

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

My manager has been a great support; she started around the same time as myself so we have got to know the company together, but she has still supported me and helped me throughout the entire year.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

There were some periods where I didn't have as much work but I always had somethign to do that was constructive and I have never been bored.

9/10

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

I was given alot of reporting and individual projects to do by myself and I have felt like I have made a difference here.

7/10

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

I have learnt a huge amount of knowledge and skills in several areas that I can carry over to my next job or future career. I also discovered a passion for Digital Marketing which I didn't know I had before.

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

It has been a lively office environment, where everyone is known on a first name basis and are extremely friendly and helpful.

8/10

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

A solid process is in place as Golfbreaks.com have had placement students go through the company for many years. I felt my handover was fantastic and knew exactly what was expected of me and what I needed to do after a month of training.

10/10

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

Any issues that came up were addressed early on; I also set myself targets in my appraisals with my manager and I felt I have met them, with the help of my manager. I am more comfortable and confident in myself in the workplace.

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • International Travel
  • Company Parties/Events
10/10

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

I would like to work for Golfbreaks.com in the future if an opportunity arises. Placement students do get the opportunity to return full-time so I feel this would be a good step to my first full-time job.

9/10

Social

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

There have been socials set up by the company and the social scene was very prevalent across the whole company as there are alot of strong friendships between colleagues.

8/10

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

Unfortunately Windsor is a rather affluent area!

4/10

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

4/10

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

4/10