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Digital Marketing Apprentice

  • Apprenticeship
  • Yorkshire
  • Wakefield

Sparkle Communications

Apprenticeship Qualification:     Digital Marketing Level 3

How long does it take? Approx. 18 months
WHO is it with? Sparkle Communications
Where? The Riding Shopping Centre, Wakefield,

WF1 1DS

Working Hours: Hours Flexible Between 8am – 6pm
Weekly Hours: 30
Hourly Rate: £4.30
Reporting to: Business Owner

About The Employer:

An ethical based wellbeing based Digital enterprise. A Specialist dynamic digital storying telling agency. Telling brand and human stories as well as publishing business, community and family-based magazines. In addition to this we specialise in training other businesses in Digital Skills

About the Team:

A small team who has the benefit of committed volunteer support

About the Role:

An exciting apprenticeship opportunity has become available within a business Start Up. You will be supporting to develop strong and innovative digital marketing strategies, using SEO, social media content, and other techniques to drive traffic to company pages and generate interest in company products and services. In addition, you will create engaging written, graphic, and video content while staying up to date on latest marketing technologies and social media.

And Day to Day? …. You will be Responsible for:

  • Supporting to develop and implement SEO and Social Media strategies
  • Create and manage link building strategies, content marketing strategies, and social media presences
  • Develop & organise engaging online content including community posts, forums, videos, graphics, and blogs; monitor and analyse content success
  • Forecast marketing campaign growth and ROI for marketing campaigns
  • Manage email and social media marketing campaigns
  • Sales & Marketing: finding and following up possible partners/sponsors.
  • Use Google Analytics, Google AdWords, and other relevant sites
  • Drive traffic to company pages
  • Supporting to develop and manage projects and team members, including delegating tasks, reviewing team member work, adhering closely to deadlines and to budget, developing and revising ideas, and implementing projects
  • Keep abreast of new social media sites, web technologies, and digital marketing trends; implement these new technologies in developing campaigns and update current campaigns to include new information

About what about YOU?… You will need to HAVE:

  • Ideally have experience in Sales, Advertising and/or Marketing
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong social media / editing skills
  • Be team-oriented and goal-oriented
  • Strong Attention to Detail
  • Experience of: SEO, Google AdWords, Content Management Systems, Photoshop, InDesign, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft Office would be desirable

And BE:

  • Committed
  • Passionate
  • Values Driven – as principles on wellbeing
  • Self-Motivated/dynamic
  • Logical thinker

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • GCSE – English and Maths (Grade C or above)

And the Long-Term Opportunities?

As with any apprenticeship opportunity – if you prove yourself to be a valuable member of the team there is a strong chance of a permanent post within the business.

Company Benefits:

  • Flexible working Combined office and home working
  • Principle in wellbeing – community connections
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