Digital & Social Media Marketing Apprentice Rapier Star Solutions Ltd

We are looking to recruit a Digital & Social Media Marketing Apprentice to work at our rural head office near Congleton, Cheshire.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Exact hours to be discussed at interview

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking to recruit a Digital & Social Media Marketing Apprentice to work at our rural head office near Congleton, Cheshire. We are a long-established, successful company with a friendly team of around 20 staff.  The parent company is an international importer and distributor and we have various subsidiary companies including web development, property management & logistics.

This is a varied and interesting role, initially mostly for the web-development company, which will include the following:

  • Management & promotion of social media accounts including Twitter, Facebook & Instagram
  • Testing, marketing & creative input into new Mobile Applications
  • Research & posting of content
  • Involvement in press releases, marketing campaigns and promotional events
  • Helping to create and maintain blogs

Any experience in:

  • Excel
  • Word
  • Outlook
  • Paint or equivalent
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • Youtube
  • Photo Editing
  • Video Editing
  • Art Design
  • Creative Writing

would be an advantage to the candidate.

Key words to describe our ideal Digital Marketing Apprentice would be: positive, flexible, friendly, creative, accurate, conscientious, self-motivated, organised.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • IT Computer Literate
  • Basic understanding of core social media platforms
  • Good clear written and spoken English
  • Creative
  • Clear Communicator
  • Ability to learn and grow with the role
  • Confident and Motivated

Personal qualities

  • Positive
  • Flexible
  • Friendly
  • Accurate
  • Organised

Qualifications required

5 GCSEs including English Grade A-C (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Full time position and career considered for the right person following successful completion of the apprenticeship process

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

Rapierstar, Macclesfield are a leading distributor of multipurpose wood screws for the building industry. Quality and customer service is at the forefront of all activities. Rapierstar's client base obtain greater confidence because the investment made in industry leading Quality Assurance Test facilities to ensure compliance with relevant European standards.


Rapier Star Solutions Ltd


Congleton Road


SK11 9JA

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Training provider

  • Digital Marketeer Apprenticeship Level 3
  • Functional Skills Maths
  • Functional Skills English
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship standard

Digital Industries > Digital Marketer

Training provider


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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017