Social Media and Creative Content Apprentice G FORCE MARTIAL ARTS FRANCHISING LIMITED

We need a social media and creative content apprentice who is outgoing, confident, creative and energetic, to maximising our online presence through digital marketing. The role is essential in helping our business grow by ensuring that our online presence is maintained and developed, with engaging and fun content in line with the business branding.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Working hours are Mon 4-7pm, Tues, Wed and Thu 2.30-7pm and Fri 3.30-7pm. Flexibility is required with these hours, including occasional weekends, to ensure supervision, event coverage, and allow attendance for apprenticeship related training.

    Total hours per week: 20.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    30 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    09 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

To support the continued success of G Force, we are looking to recruit a social media and creative content apprentice, tasked with maximising the businesses online presence. We need an outgoing, confident, creative and energetic individual to join our small and friendly team.

This role is essential in supporting the growth of the business by ensuring that the businesses online presence is maintained and developed, with engaging and fun content in line with the business branding.

We are looking for someone to:

  • Create online content for a range of social media pages.
  • Plan and obtain images and videos for use on social media.
  • Work with the management team to plan and action social media campaigns and advertisements.
  • Provide reporting as required on social media activities.
  • Provide basic administration cover as required.
  • Be willing to engage in continued professional development, bringing new innovations and ideas to the online presence of the business.

This list is not exhaustive. In an ever-developing business, this role has room to develop and grow. We are looking for a team member with the confidence to contribute new ideas and who will welcome new opportunities as they arise. The post holder must be willing to support other G Force associated business activities as necessary, including attendance at events such as gradings, tournaments and promotional activities. For the purposes of obtaining effective digital content, the post holder will be required to know or learn about the martial arts industry whilst developing more familiar relationships with the centre’s own members.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic administrative experience
  • Effective customer service skills
  • Basic photography skills (or willingness to train)
  • Computer literate
  • Experience of social media use in a business and professional context would be an advantage

Personal qualities

  • Outgoing and confident
  • Effective communicator
  • A quick learner
  • Able to manage own time and workload effectively
  • Able to work independently and flexibly
  • Pays attention to detail
  • Passionate about their work

Qualifications required

5 GCSE’s at grade A-C including English Language (or equivalent)

Future prospects

This is an ideal post for someone looking to develop their skills within a growing business in a developing industry. There is room for growth and increased responsibilities within the role, dependant on the abilities demonstrated by the successful candidate. Digital marketing is fast paced and ever changing and G Force aims to be ahead of the game - whilst no training in addition to the apprenticeship is compulsory, it would be an advantage to applicants if they demonstrate a willingness to undertake additional formal or informal training and development where offered, for example photography, sales funnels or first aid.

Things to consider

This is an active role and requires the post holder to capture footage of sporting activities. A CRB check may be required. Please check that the on-site working hours are suitable before applying.

About the employer

G Force Martial Arts is a large and thriving martial arts centre based in the heart of Rugby. We are passionate about providing a quality service for the community and maintaining the integrity of the sport.





Wood Street


CV21 2YX

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Training provider

Principles of marketing

This will include things like the fundamentals of marketing, how to recognise market trends and how to manage digital strategies and campaigns in line with overall marketing planning

Understanding digital platforms and the digital environment

This covers how to use digital technologies, we will look at a broad cross section of technical elements to digital marketing including search marketing, search engine optimisation, e mail marketing, web analytics and metrics, mobile apps and Pay-Per-Click

Customer relationship management and targeting

Including things like understanding customer’s needs and how to identify ways to work with them and how this all links with digital communications.

Research and Data Analysis

The fantastic thing about the digital environment is that it gives us access to a breadth of data, this area will focus on how we use and review analytics and insights, what the information tells us, and how we can apply this to the way we complete digital campaigns in the future.

There will be some classroom sessions for these areas and then we will work alongside the apprentice to prepare a portfolio of their best work to demonstrate their specific skills developed in the workplace. We will also work on producing a diary/journal to help the apprentice to think about the things they have learned and the work they have carried out and how they might adapt or improve it going forwards.

Apprenticeship standard

Digital Industries > Digital Marketer

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Warwickshire College

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017