Digital Marketing Apprentice Reflex Litho Ltd

This is an amazing opportunity for a passionate, talented and hard-working individual to unleash their creative flair and be part of our dedicated and enthusiastic studio team. We will require the candidate to want to learn other aspects of the business also including our state of the art digital press.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    To be agreed upon appointment

  • Working week

    40 hours per week Monday to Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm Possibly on shift system which could include nights. Overtime is often available.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    31 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001303589

  • Positions

    1 available

This is an amazing opportunity for a passionate, talented and hard-working designer to unleash their creative flair and be part of our dedicated and enthusiastic team, using the latest industry software’s.

The role will include creating striking catching designs, rich marketing materials for print, engaging social media content and lots more.

Duties to include:

  • Create exciting designs for print
  • Working within a young team
  • To create materials for print use
  • Creating engaging social media content and imagery for this
  • Use of Design software, including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, After Effects ect.
  • Some video editing skills would be useful to record and edit videos for the company.
  • Matching colours to the pre-press proofs
  • Restocking ink levels
  • Feeding the print materials into the presses
  • Putting job data into computerised control units
  • Carrying out quality checks during the print run
  • Identifying problems and fixing faults
  • Cleaning presses after a print run has finished (either by hand or using automatic cleaning systems)
  • Carrying out basic machine maintenance

You would mainly work on a particular type of press, but you would train in a variety of printing techniques:

  • Digital printing – using inkjet and laser printing methods
  • Lithographic  – the most widely used method and often used for large print runs such as catalogues, leaflets and magazines

On the large press, you will work as part of a team

Please note:

  • Full training will be given
  • Do not contact the employer as this will make your application unsuccessful, if you have any questions contact 3aaa Norwich
  • This vacancy may close early if a suitable candidate is sought before the closing date

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Creative flair
  • Originality and strong visual sense
  • Good computer skills
  • Strong knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator

Personal qualities

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiastic with a can-do attitude
  • Highly organised

Qualifications required

  • Ideally a minimum 5 GCSE’s C and above including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Future prospects

Possible progression onto level 4 for the right candidate and the potential of a full time position at the end of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): 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

An established commercial printing company, based in Thetford, Norfolk, with 30 years experience in most area's of commercial print. We have the very latest digital printing press and B1 Litho presses. We offer all aspects from Design, print, finishing and mailing.

Employer

Reflex Litho Ltd

Address

St Helens Way

Thetford

IP24 1HG

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Training provider

  • Throughout the duration of the Apprenticeship you will be required to attend the 3aaa Digital Marketing Academy based in Norwich for an intensive 3-day block study
  • This is followed by attendance at the Academy on day release once a month thereafter for structured training and the remainder of the training will be completed in the workplace
  • The Apprentice will work towards an Advanced Apprenticeship in Digital Marketing

The Apprenticeship consists of:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Digital Marketing
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English, Maths, ICT (if applicable)

Apprenticeship framework

Social Media and Digital Marketing

Training provider

ASPIRE ACHIEVE ADVANCE LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspire Achieve Advance Limited

Contact

applynorwich@3aaa.co.uk


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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017