Social Media Apprentice Roundel Manufacturing Ltd

Excellent opportunity working for an established Kitchen Manufacturing company based in Washington. The Company has a very stable, loyal and long-serving workforce with experienced and technically astute staff holding key roles within the business. You will work in our IT Department, ultimately helping to develop a digital marketing strategy.

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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 - Friday (9-5)

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be working in the IT department to focus on a new marketing technique best suited to the business. You will also be handling a lot of the social media aspects. You will be doing a lot of organisation within the department and you will be confident when using different marketing and social medai techniques.

  • Working closely with the IT team to focus on marketing techniques
  • Using Facebook
  • Using Twitter
  • Working on advertising
  • Getting the company name known
  • Using various advertising techniques

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Numerate – good with numbers and arithmetic
  • Analytical – methodical and analytical in thinking Good written English
  • Some knowledge of paid search and general marketing objectives
  • Good commercial acumen
  • Good working knowledge of social media networks
  • Knowledge of Facebook advertising products would be beneficial

Personal qualities

  • Good problem solver
  • Confident and articulate
  • Someone who is keen to learn, ask questions and wants to be involved – bright and inquisitive with a hunger for learning
  • Good problem solver – can connect the dots between elements and derive a conclusion
  • Organised and ethical

Qualifications required

You’ll need grade A*- C GCSEs (or Level 2 Functional Skills) in English, Maths, and ICT

Future prospects

A full-time position will be offered to the right person on completion of the qualification

About the employer

Roundel Manufacturing Limited is one of the premium suppliers to the UK’s house builders of bespoke kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and home study furniture. We are a family owned business with more than 40 years’ experience of working in this sector, successfully supplying from our manufacturing base at Washington in the North East of England.


Roundel Manufacturing Ltd



Wear Industrial Estate


NE38 9BZ

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Training provider

Social Media - Level 3

Functional Skills (Maths & English) (If Applicable)

Apprenticeship framework

Social Media and Digital Marketing

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by JB SKILLS TRAINING LTD


Nathaniel Karim 07930626088

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2017