Social Media and Digital Marketing Apprentice Glasdon UK Ltd

Baltic Training and Glasdon UK are excited to be recruiting for an Apprentice Marketing Assistant to join their dynamic and creative team in Blackpool.

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

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am-5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Baltic Training and Glasdon UK are excited to be recruiting for an Apprentice Marketing Assistant to join their dynamic and creative team in Blackpool. Glasdon UK have pioneered the use of plastic materials for over 50 years and lead the innovation of litter and recycling bins, bus shelters and car signs. Glasdon UK work with some of the best and largest companies on the planet, including Blackpool council and McDonalds and they are looking for someone with a passion for marketing and experience of SEO and PPC to join their innovative team.

About Apprenticeships
“The more you read, the more you will know, the more you learn the further you will go.” Apprenticeships are built around this principle. A Digital apprenticeship is a full time commitment which will fully immerse you into the world of tech, giving real workplace experience and expert training that you simply can’t get from reading a book.
We do things differently when it comes to apprenticeship. Since moving our training and delivery model online, we have seen real results and our apprentices are thriving! Our learner success rates are over 10% higher than the national average. Over 80% of learners say their career prospects have improved due to their apprenticeship. That’s because an apprenticeship offers at least one year in the industry, picking up the practical working knowledge and skills that employers are looking for.
You will be working alongside existing staff and be mentored and trained to carry out the following duties:

  • Creating and posting content on employers website including updating the company’s social media platforms accordingly.
  • Helping create content for the business including blogs and digital marketing using digital software’s such as Photoshop
  • Support Email marketing initiative to grow the company, manage campaigns and measure results
  • Looking into marketing trends and reporting back to line manager as required and using marketing tools such as SEO and PPC

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience with Google AdWords/SEO
  • Experience using Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Fireworks or Illustrator
  • Excellent spelling, grammar and attention to detail when writing content
  • Passion for IT and Social Media and Digital Marketing

Personal qualities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organised, friendly and approachable
  • Enthusiastic and professional attitude
  • Excellent telephone manner and experience dealing with customers on the telephone

Qualifications required

  • At least 5 GCSEs (A-C) or equivalent/predicted with 1 in English Language/Literature

Future prospects

Upon completion of the 12 month programme, there are real progression opportunities available. Along with your employer, you may decide to progress onto our level 4 programme and take your training even further.

Things to consider

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

Glasdon U.K. Limited serves over 50,000 customers throughout the UK and Ireland including national and local government departments, public utilities, retailers and leisure companies plus a broad spectrum of British industry and commerce.

Customer care and new product innovation have established Glasdon U.K. as a market leader in the design and manufacture of award-winning products. Glasdon UK supplies indoor and outdoor litter bins, dog waste bins, recycling bins, cigarette bins, seats and benches, smoking shelters, cycle shelters, Buildings and Housings. Along with safety equipment such as grit bins and grit spreaders, water rescue equipment, and road safety products like bollards and illuminated signs.


Glasdon UK Ltd


Preston New Road



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Training provider

  • Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Social Media and Digital Marketing
  • Level 2 Functional Skills (English, maths and ICT)

Apprenticeship framework

Social Media and Digital Marketing

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Baltic Training Services Limited


Louise Reed 01325 731 053

Employer's Application Instructions

Please follow the link to apply.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Sep 2017