Social Media Apprentice Sayu Limited

Fantastic Opportunity to join an established company working alongside the Social Media department as part of the professional team.

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Closing date: 19 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 to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    23 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The role of Social Media Apprentice is to work as part of a professional team using in-house software tools to support social media campaigns for clients.

The day-to-day role will be varied and include undertaking tasks as directed by the SEO team or managers. The SEO team will be responsible for training and guidance throughout the process.

You will assist with the delivery of social media campaigns that are designed to increase the visibility of a client’s websites. This will include understanding the client’s customer base, identifying content that is relevant to their business and promoting content through social channels.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Liaising with clients to determine their requirements
  • Using in-house software to deliver campaign objectives
  • Researching and information gathering for campaigns
  • Working with internal team members and clients to ensure work is delivered in a timely manner
  • Producing monthly reports
  • Developing and maintaining skills and knowledge of the latest social media channels
  • Responding to requests for assistance via email and telephone in a polite, professional and accurate manner

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Actively use social media channels
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong IT skills with experience of design related PC based software.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and a professional approach to time, costs and deadlines.
  • The ability to work effectively with others and take on new tasks that arise from future needs in the company
  • Demonstrate reliable attendance and punctuality

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude
  • Creative flair


Qualifications required

  • A minimum 5 GCSE’s C and above including Maths and English (or equivalents)


Future prospects

Permanent position with progression on to Level 4 for the right candidate

Things to consider

The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. 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. It is highly important that you do not contact the Employers directly – any attempt of this may invalidate candidate’s application. Should you have any queries regarding your Application or the job itself, please contact your 3aaa Training Academy.

About the employer

Sayu is a market-leading digital marketing company. We offer a wide range of products, including site development and technology solutions, along with sophisticated digital direct response marketing services. We work with some of the most exciting brands in the UK, from up-and-coming start-ups to large and established brands. We have a passion for technology, developing feature-rich and highly sophisticated tools to help us maximise the performance of your business. We also place a high premium on our people, and have an expert team with experience in all aspects of digital marketing, business services and technology.


Sayu Limited


Scotswood House First Floor

Teesdale South Thornaby Place


TS17 6SB

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Training provider

Combined with knowledge and skills gained in the workplace, the Level 3 Digital Marketer will provide an understanding into the fundamentals of marketing, digital business principles and the principles of coding.  Training will be provided via outstanding classroom training, dedicated workplace mentorship and on-the job experience to build the necessary skills, knowledge and behaviours to begin your career as a Digital Marketer.

The apprenticeship includes:

  • BCS Level 3 Diploma in Digital Marketing
  • BCS Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Coding
  • BCS Level 3 Certificate in Marketing Principles
  • Google Analytics Individual Qualification

Training and Assessment

  • Throughout the first 12 months you will be required to attend your local 3aaa academy in Middlesbrough for around 20 days (plus exam days).
  • You will attend a four day synoptic assessment at the end of your course (approx. month 14)
  • Your dedicated mentor will visit you in the workplace approximately every 8 weeks
  • Online support for modules will be provided for you to complete outside of work
  • The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace.

Apprenticeship standard

Digital Industries > Digital Marketer

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by ASPIRE ACHIEVE ADVANCE LIMITED


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Closing date: 19 Oct 2017