Doncaster is a great place to work and live. With lots of Marketing Jobs popping up everyday, you can really find yourself a career here in Doncaster within Marketing, Social, SEO and many more! Read on to find out the paths and routes you can take to find yourself a career at any age!
Your path when finishing school
When finishing school in Year 11, you have 2 paths into the world of Marketing & Social. As the UK Law states, you must be in some form of Higher Education after Year 11, whether that be a College Course or an Apprenticeship with a Local Agency. Below we have totalled up the benefits and drawbacks of both options.
The first option you can take is starting a College Course. Starting in September after leaving Year 11, You can begin your journey into the world of Marketing & Social. The course usually consists of 2 years of learning and coursework which will teach you everything from Marketing Strategies to Graphic Design and this will reward a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Digital Marketing & Social. However, as with both options, there is benefits and drawbacks.
- Courses are usually 3 Days a week
- Most Colleges treat students like adults, resulting in a more “laidback” environment
- You can work at your own pace
- Flexible course times (Some days Morning, Other days Afternoon)
- Colleges don’t pay a wage
- No work experience (Some courses offer Work Experience)
- Courses take 2 Years to complete
A second option is to go down the path of taking an Apprenticeship. This is where you work in a business 4 days a week with 1 day being taken up by either a college course or a training provider. Now as the first option, this, of course, comes with a few Benefits and Drawbacks too as working in a workplace environment is a lot more “full-on” than a college course. But it still is a great option! Following an apprenticeship will still offer a Level 3 Diploma but you will be working and even earning a wage!
- Earn a monthly wage
- Gain a qualification while gaining work experience
- Work towards a Full Time, Permanent Job
- Work with great people
- It is a Work Place, You need to be formal
- You will work 5 days maybe even 6 a week
- You will have coursework alongside actual work
Getting your fulltime job
Whether you follow the College Course or an Apprenticeship, you really can find a job within Marketing here in Doncaster!
Now finding a Fulltime Job with the qualifications is rather easy too. Again you have several options.
- Contact your Local Marketing Agencies
- Start your own Agency
- Freelance Marketing Work
Ryan Houghton – Selected Marketing