Marketing Graduate Trainee – Poole Bay Holdings
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We are a leading UK B2B eCommerce and catalogue marketer with product marketing expertise across a wide range of health, safety, and facilities products.

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    Marketing Graduate Trainee

    JOB DESCRIPTION – Marketing Graduate Trainee

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    Location: Poole

    About Poole Bay Holdings Ltd.

    We are leading marketers and manufacturers of a diverse range of products for businesses, schools, and government organisations. Established in 1993, Poole Bay Holdings extensive product range includes Hot/Cold Therapy, First Aid Supplies and Fire/Safety Signs to Outdoor Furniture, Cycle Racks/Shelters, and Parking Products. Based in beautiful Poole, Dorset with 100,000 square feet of warehouse, factory, and office space, we employ a team of over 200 fantastic people. We offer a friendly, and dynamic place to work where our people are empowered and motivated to innovate and make a difference. If you thrive on getting things done in a fast–paced commercial environment, we want to meet you!


    Our Group Values

    We’re in it together – we’re collaborative and versatile to make things happen.

    We choose action – taking proactive steps to achieve our goals.

    The customer is everyone’s priority – only they will grow our business.

    We strive to make a positive impact – through ethical and community minded decisions.


    Main Purpose

    The PBH 2-year Graduate Trainee Scheme is designed to attract the best and brightest marketing and business graduates to help us launch more new websites, add new products, and grow sales from our existing portfolio of businesses.

    PBH Graduate Trainees will get hands-on experience, rotating between teams in various parts of the business including:


    Duties and Responsibilities (will vary across different teams, listed above)


    Person Specification 


    QualificationsEssential / Desirable
    1.Minimum 2:1 in a relevant Business, Marketing, ‘analytical’, or English Language degreeE
    2.Minimum GCSE Maths and English Language (Grade 4 and above)E
    3.Ability to display our group values in the performance of the roleE
    4.Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy in delivering high-quality work.E
    5.Adaptability and the willingness to be flexible in a dynamic working environment.E
    6.Ability to work at pace, under pressure and to tight deadlines.E
    7.To apply marketing principles in a pragmatic, efficient way.E
    8.Ability to undertake research and write clear, concise marketing material that adds value.E
    9.Strong proof-reading and editing skillsE
    10.Strong numeracy skillsE
    11.Ability to apply commercial awareness to PBH brandsE
    12.Strong time-management and planning skillsE
    13.Interpersonal skills and ability to foster strong working relationships.
    14.Strong communication skills – verbal and written.E
    15.Show willingness and confidence to make recommendations and suggestions for internal processes, efficiency, and general business improvements.D
    16.High level of IT proficiency, including MS Office (inc. Excel) and other tools such as Business Objects and Power BI.


    17.Knowledge of relevant commercial and direct marketing concepts.D


    18.Must be willing to work onsite in Poole, Dorset, up to 5 days a weekE

    What We Can Offer You

    Over a 2-year period, successful graduates can then typically expect to go on to earn at least £32,500+ with us on completion of the scheme and a number of other benefits, in addition to PBH matching student loan repayments up to a value of £200 per month for up to 5 years!


    Send your CV, covering letter and a copy of the PBH Applicant Declaration Form to before 29th March 2024. Tell us about what you want from a career in marketing; how you meet the job description/Person Specification and what you feel you can offer us.