Marketing Apprentice Whispering Smith Limited

Whispering Smith are looking for Social Media / Marketing apprentices to look after their current Social Media Platforms. The successful applicants will be allocated to a specific team within the business. These members will not only gain understanding of the individual team but the overall workings of the company.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £187.50

  • Working week

    37.5 Hours Per Week Monday to Friday 9.00 until 5.00pm Hour lunch given

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001217726

  • Positions

    5 available

Whispering Smith, founded in 1967 and headquartered in Manchester, is the UK’s largest creator, importer, wholesaler and distributor of innovative fashion clothing for all major high street stores and e-tailers across the globe. Fashion moves fast – and so do we. With our unique product offering, we’ve become a fashion phenomenon and Manchester’s best kept secret.

Continuously building on these foundations we’ve grown into one of the largest and most successful suppliers of high fashion in the UK selling over 3.6 million units in the first half of 2016. We are constantly evolving as a company and now supply to the top retail and ecommerce brands such as; ASOS.com, Boohoo, Zalando, La Moda and Namshi.

Whispering Smith are looking for a Social Media / Marketing apprentice to look after their current Social Media Platforms.

KEY TASKS

  • Control of all social media platforms, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn.
  • Marketing of the retail equipment.
  • Responding to customer requests.
  • Targeting marketing strategy.

 

Aspire will provide the apprenticeship via a work based learning format in which the tutor will come into work to deliver the learning.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Skills and experience we seek include:

  • Competent user of Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Excel.
  • Organised and hard working.
  • A good level of English skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to use your own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Creative editorial skills.
  • A keen interest in all things social media.
  • Interest in fashion.
  • Creative mindset.

Personal qualities

Personal qualities required by the company are that the successful candidate is outgoing and hungry to be a success not only in this role but in the future as well.

Qualifications required

Education to at least GCSE level including English and Mathematics at grade C or higher. Personal qualities, particularly the ability interact with people and be outgoing in general along with product knowledge are more important than formal qualifications.

Future prospects

This role and job opportunity stretches beyond the apprenticeship. After the course the company are hoping to take the successful applicant on full time.

About the employer

Whispering Smith, founded in 1967 and headquartered in Manchester, is the UK’s largest creator, importer, wholesaler and distributor of innovative fashion clothing for all major high street stores and e-tailers across the globe.

Employer

Whispering Smith Limited

Address

Rajan House

61 Great Ducie Street

Manchester

M3 1RR

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Training provider

Whispering Smith work in partnership with Aspire Education who will deliver education through education days that take place in the workplace.

Candidates will be required to undertake 1 paid education day per month. Candidates will also have 3 more contacts per month with their tutor through a variety of mediums including – observations, phone calls, review meetings and distance learning.

  • Level 3 Diploma in Social Media.
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT.
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities.

Apprenticeship framework

Social Media and Digital Marketing

Training provider

ASPIRE SPORTING ACADEMY LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspire Sporting Academy Ltd

Contact

Keleigh Oxtoby 0161 7054300 keleigh.oxtoby@aspireeducationacademy.co.uk


Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through the Get My First Job Website.


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Aug 2017