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Job title: Trainee Marketer
Reference: MA146PTY
Recruiting team:
Candidate Number:______

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How are you today?
Would you like a drink?
How was your journey?
You are here today for the interview for Trainee Marketer position, is that correct?
Our interview will be running for approximately 20 minutes and while this time you will be
asked a number of questions regarding your personally and your competence. You will be
evaluated on the basis of Person specification document for this job role, which you received
with your application, haven’t you? All the candidates are assessed in accordance with equal
opportunities policy, do you understand that?

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1) Tell us about yourself.
2) How would you describe your personality?
3) Why do you want this job?
4) What things can you list in your strengths list?
5) What do you believe to be your weaknesses?
6) What subjects/course did you follow at college?
7) Why did you chose to study BTEC Business?
8) What did you like most/least about your college course?
9) Which subject of your business studies you enjoyed the most?
10) Do you like to work on your own or as part of a team?
11) What motivates you?
12) Why should we employ you?
13) What are your ambitions?
14) Where do you see yourself in 5 years time?
15) What do you think you could bring to this position?
16) Do you have any previous experience in the field of marketing?
17) Can you describe what qualities you have that make you suitable candidate for this position?

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What do you think about our chief executive and his approach?
What do you think about the reputation of Tesco PLC?
What do you know about your responsibilities as a trainee marketer at Tesco PLC?
Marketer job role involves a lot of team working, can you give us an example of you
demonstrating strong team working skills?
5) Can you describe us a situation, when you handled big workloads and managed to meet short
deadlines?
6) Are there any questions you would like to ask me?

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1) If we were to offer you this job, would you accept it?
2) We got three more candidates to interview today and we plan to make final decision by the
end of the week
3) Do you feel you were given a fair opportunity to present yourself?

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4) We will contact you before the following Wednesday to advise you how you got on today.
How do you prefer us to contact you?
5) Thank you for your time.

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