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Nuclear Institute: Apprentice Marketing Assistant

£16,500 - £16,500 | Remote

Role description

The successful candidate will support the Marketing and Communications Manager in promoting the Nuclear Institute, the professional body for the nuclear industry, to members, potential members, employers and the public. You will create digital materials and develop campaigns to promote the nuclear industry and attract members to join us.

This is an excellent opportunity to learn about managing websites, newsletter composition, branding, social media and digital skills in general as well as print media and meetings management.

Find out here what it is like to work for a professional membership body like the Nuclear Institute.

Main duties include: 

Serving the NI and its members

  • Using all digital networks and tools, including LinkedIn, Twitter, NI Connect, Canva, Adobe, Mailchimp, Tawk-to, Linktree and other tools to recruit new members, promote NI events and create awareness of the NI in general
  • Provide practical marketing support to our volunteers who run NI’s branches and networks
  • Assist with producing marketing analytics reports to inform the CEO and trustees
  • Prepare and issue the monthly NI newsletter and develop other newsletters as required
  • Create content for the NI website, making sure it is kept up-to-date and developing marketing alongside each new addition of content
  • Respond to queries in the Communications inbox
  • You may need to attend major NI and other events, conferences and exhibitions to promote the NI. This will involve occasional UK travel (not more than 1-2 days per month).

Promoting membership and events

  • Create or source advertisements across digital and print to promote membership and events
  • Manage marketing materials and NI branded merchandise including liaising with designers to deliver new materials and ensuring appropriate levels of stock are held centrally and by NI branches and networks
  • Use case studies, profiles, video etc to promote professional membership of the NI


  • Maintain a calendar of NI events for all branches and networks to contribute to
  • Other tasks to support NI operations as requested.

Reporting to: Marketing and Communications Manager

Further information

Key skills


  • A confident attitude, willingness to learn, and enthusiasm to take on new tasks as needed
  • Excellent IT, written and verbal communications skill 


  • Excellent customer service skills

Location and Travel

The Nuclear Institute does not have an office so you will primarily be working from home. Time will be made to meet with you for in-house training and we have monthly team meetings in London, however you can be based anywhere. 

There will be travel and occasional out-of-hours working to support membership and events.

Training and Career progression

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  •  Marketing Assistant standard
  •  Level 3 Marketing qualification (training provider: JGA Limited)
  •  Functional Skills (if required)
  • One day a week doing external learning
  • Some on-the-job training from line manager

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Various Marketing and Communications role
  • Unlimited opportunities to be a marketer

Application Procedure

Applications should be made via the National Apprenticeships website via the link below. If you have any questions please contact

Closing date: 30 January 2023


Nuclear Institute

The Nuclear Institute is the professional membership body and learned society for the nuclear industry. The Nuclear Institute conducts educational and outreach activities, organises events and conferences, produces a respected industry journal, and supports professionalism within the industry and of our members. The Nuclear Institute works closely with other organisations, as well as the Engineering and Science Councils and Society for the Environment which licence the Nuclear Institute to register professionals as Chartered Engineers, Scientists and Environmentalists as well as other grades of registration. The Nuclear Institute has over 3,000 members, a small staff team of 5 people and around 400 volunteers. The nuclear industry is a growing and exciting place to be for anyone interested in helping to achieve a low carbon world and mitigate climate change.