Level 3 Advertising and Media Executive

On this Advertising and Media Executive level 3 apprenticeship programme, learners will create messages which are intended to inform or influence the people who receive them. They help build and maintain relationships with media owners and use this to help negotiate rates strategically and tactically,
conscious of long-term relationships. Alongside the apprenticeship training, the IPA Foundation Certificate will give apprentices a deeper understanding of the advertising sector.

➪ Level

  • 3

➪ On this programme, you’ll learn how to…

  • Work as part of a team to receive briefs from the client and help coordinate responses from the agency to feedback to them
  • Support the day to day running of accounts and the seamless management of communication plans, monitoring progress and ensuring others involved in the process are on track
  • Recognise, listen to and influence people under pressure to help keep campaigns on track, calm situations, and maintaining collaborative and long-term relationships
  • Understand and suggest trade-offs between quality, cost and timescale, prioritising successfully
  • Carry out relevant market research such as Mintel, Mediatel, Target Group Index (TGI) and digital data to help identify target audience (recognising the consumer journey), advise team on competitor activity, and ensure project reaches key consumer audiences

➪ Professional qualifications you’ll gain

  • IPA Foundation Certificate

➪ Pre-entry requirements

  • Must already have English and Maths GCSEs at Grade C (4) or above and preferably a total of five GCSEs.
  • Must have lived in the UK or EU for the past three years

➪ How to be a standout candidate when applying

  • You’ll have ideally explored the advertising industry in some way, be web savvy and have good communication skills

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