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Tadworth, Surrey
March 8, 2024
  • Salary £19,000 per annum
  • Holiday Entitlement 25.5 days plus bank holidays
  • Start Date 2nd September 2024

This is a great opportunity to work for one of the world’s innovative pharmaceutical companies. Pfizer is recruiting a Marketing Manager apprentice. You will help support new and established projects which deliver and maximise revenue targets for in-line portfolio through patient retention or new patient recruitment.

Qualification requirements 5 GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) including mathematics and English.

You must have gained a minimum of 80 UCAS points from a minimum of 2 A-level subjects or equivalent.

Other marketing or relevant business management qualifications is preferred.

Please note that if you already hold a degree in Marketing then you will not be eligible for this Apprenticeship

Salary £19,000 per annum
Holiday Entitlement 25.5 days plus bank holidays
Location Tadworth, Surrey
Working Hours Monday to Thursday, 9am – 5.25pm with 45 minute lunch break. Fridays, 9am – 4.05pm with 45 minute lunch break
Duration 30 months
Start Date 2nd September 2024
Interview Date 25th March 2024

Please note interview dates are fixed as we will be holding assessment centres. Please ensure you are available on the planned interview date prior to applying for the role. If you have any issues, please let us know in advance.

Closing date for applications 8th March 2024
To apply To apply, fill in your information in the online form below. If you are having difficulty in completing this, please contact recruitment on for assistance.
Next steps Once the position has closed, shortlisted candidates will be invited to a one way video interview, you will have 3 days to complete it.


Department Overview 

The Oncology business unit in Pfizer is dedicated to developing innovative cancer medicines and Biosimilars with the aim of improving outcomes for patients spanning a number of tumor types for example, Breast, Lung, Urological and Haematological cancers, with a vision of becoming Leaders in the field of management within each individual area.

The UK marketing team are an essential part of the UK oncology business unit, developing brand strategy and marketing programmes through close collaboration with our medical and sales colleagues to market our medicines and improve patient outcomes.

What can I achieve and what will I be responsible for whilst completing an apprenticeship at Pfizer? 

Working in the marketing team will provide you with an opportunity to combine commercial and scientific skills to enhance our brand success by improving patient outcomes.  The roles on offer will be located within a specific cancer type. If successful you will be allocated to a tumor area and integrated within highly experienced team, having an opportunity to work on delivering brand strategy, learning about effective project management, Omnichannel and digital marketing strategy and we will ensure you are given the chance to lead and own key projects, which will provide invaluable strategic, digital and project management skills.

Specifically, you will gain experience in:

  • The delivery of brand plans
  • Managing materials in our Global Content Management system (GCMA)
  • Supporting marketing and the Omnichannel team in the development and delivery of defined activities and developments of our digital journey
  • Input into designing of materials for healthcare professionals and patients
  • Gathering insights on the market environment for our medicines portfolio
  • Comprehension of the ABPI code and promoting compliance improvement within the Oncology BU
  • Cross business unit projects to contribute towards Pfizer’s Corporate Responsibility and obtain a better understanding of the pharma industry and the type of roles it has to offer.

The role means you will build relationships across a wide range of internal colleagues from sales and marketing, through to medical affairs and training, as well as developing relationships with our Global marketing colleagues. Whether you have a medical/scientific or business background, the placement will enhance your leadership skills, education and provide a deep comprehension of the industry alongside the science of drug development and commercialization.

Pfizer also offers a diverse environment which allows employees numerous opportunities to grow and develop within a strong and accommodating culture. This is a great chance to be part of the shaping the bigger picture, and to assist in ensuring Pfizer maintains a diverse workforce as well as developing a talent pipeline of future Pfizer colleagues.



You’re the future. Your ambition, talents, ideas and unique way of looking at the world will help us drive innovation in every part of our business.

Our company purpose – “Breakthroughs that Change Patients’ Lives” – guides our environmental sustainability priorities. We’re passionate about protecting human health. That’s reflected in our environmental sustainability goals: climate action & sustainable medicines.

An Apprenticeship at Pfizer means doing work that helps millions of people worldwide benefit from life-changing treatment. It means working for a company that believes in equity, excellence and protecting your work-life balance.

Our apprenticeship scheme, run in partnership with Cogent Skills, offers the best of both worlds. You’ll work with world-leaders in your field, from researchers to business gurus. You’ll study towards a nationally recognised academic or professional qualification, and you’ll be earning a highly competitive salary!

We need people with a hugely diverse range of talents. Get stuck into an Apprenticeship at Pfizer to launch your career.  As a UK Top Employer for the 8th year Learn More about what this means for us.



Skills required

  • Takes a broad perspective to solve problems, sometimes choosing among less obvious approaches to identify solutions
  • Has good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Has the ability to determine own work priorities, and troubleshoot issues as they arise
  • Is self-motivated to achieve high quality results within defined timeframes
  • Demonstrates attention to detail and ability to appropriately prioritize and perform multiple tasks/projects simultaneously
  • Has a good understanding of Microsoft Office Suite skills, specifically Excel and PowerPoint
  • Completes complex assignments under broad guidelines and selects the most appropriate method or approach to do so

Personal Qualities

  • Hard-working
  • Ability to solve problems, interact with others and manage a varied workload
  • Is self-motivated to achieve high quality results within defined timeframes
  • Attention to detail
  • Can use own judgment to make decisions on complex, non-routine issues within and outside of scope of responsibilities


Qualification to be delivered: Level 6 Marketing Manager Degree

Apprenticeship Standard: Level 6 Marketing Manager

Training Provider: Cambridge Marketing College

Delivery model: Training to be provided will be completed via online delivery


Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will be eligible to apply for other positions within the business.


The apprentice must be able to demonstrate the required attitudes, behaviours and interpersonal skills associated with the professional workplace. The apprentice must be willing to commit an amount of personal time to study. Please ensure you check out travel options to be able to commute to the workplace. See the following website: http//


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