Social Media and Marketing Apprentice EMOS ELECTRONICS LIMITED

This position is an excellent new opportunity in a growing business which has lots of scope for development and expansion. The position is specifically designed for someone who already has strong website development and analysis skills; who is looking for a job working in a marketing role.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £131.25

    Wages explained

    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).

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday – 9am – 5pm 30 minute unpaid lunch every day

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001255804

  • Positions

    1 available

Working in an office environment with 4 other staff; within a team of 16; this position is an excellent new opportunity in a growing business which has lots of scope for development and expansion.

The position is specifically designed for someone who already has strong website development and analysis skills; who is looking for a job working in a marketing role. Web site analytic skills knowledge is essential along with the desire and ability to help the business grow through effective use of social media and website development. An interest in Electronics would be helpful, as product training will be needed, although prior knowledge of electronic equipment is not essential.

Tasks include:

  • Managing and making regular changes to company website, in order to grow the business - website has been built using - Open Cart
  • Marketing products, using the website and a range of other social media channels
  • Monitoring of website, using analytics packages.
  • Using Ad words to promote services effectively
  • Following training - direct engagement with customers via online forum / chat
  • Following training answering incoming telephone calls from customers / service providers
  • Supporting team - communicating effectively with all staff, including: Drivers, Bench Engineers, Un-repairable parts harvest team and managers.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Essential - Social Media & Website development skills
  • Good general level of IT skills
  • Good English Skills
  • Good Communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic and keen to learn
  • Self-driven and focussed to succeed

Qualifications required

  • No qualifications essential but strong knowledge IT / Web development skills essential

Future prospects

Full time role following successful completion of Apprenticeship

Things to consider

Role is desk based – long hours using a PC to Analyse website / Social Media impacts and manage data content

About the employer

In existence 8 years, business developed following servicing of TVs; where it was noted that lots of parts were being thrown away when TV units were deemed too expensive to repair by insurance companies. Emos receive damaged TV units from right across UK - contracted with several insurance companies to provide parts for repairs to damaged equipment. Insurance companies use subcontracted repair engineers to fix broken equipment - Emos harvest parts from damaged sets - then supply second hand parts from un-repairable TV sets to engineers. Parts that Engineers don't want are also sold to public and TV repair shops via their website. Anything left over is then sent for recycling. Customers worldwide 70% UK, 20% EU , 10% Worldwide. Business is looking to develop its website to expand customer base and increase workloads/ expand

Employer

EMOS ELECTRONICS LIMITED

Address

Unit 19C

Chesterfield

S45 9NU

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Training provider

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship in Social Media and Marketing
  • Fuctional Skills if required

Apprenticeship framework

Social Media and Digital Marketing

Training provider

CHESTERFIELD COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Chesterfield College

Contact

Keith Glanvill glanvillk@chesterfield.ac.uk


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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017