Social Media Apprentice Denlab Limited

Denlab Direct Ltd are looking to recruit a Social Media apprentice. Reporting to the Social Media Manager, you will help support the day-to-day management and engagement of social media communities, including content planning and creation for a range of brands including INSTAsmile and other products within the cosmetic and beauty sectors.

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Closing date: 22 Sep 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

    37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday). This role will include hours outside of the normal office working hours (9am – 5pm) due to the nature of it.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    31 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Denlab Direct Ltd are looking to recruit a Social Media apprentice

Your duties and responsibilities in this role to support the Social Media Manager will include the following:

  • The daily management and engagement of customers and fan communities on social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube
  • Assist with research, planning, scheduling and implementation of social media campaigns
  • Assist with creation of images and infographics, using necessary image creation software
  • Increase followers on social media channels
  • Monitoring social channels and respond appropriately
  • Reporting on social media performance
  • Monitoring Social Media Analytics and reporting on Social Listening / Trends
  • Liaise and communicate with the team on project development, timelines, and results

Support SEO strategies by understanding keyword priorities and how they integrate into content marketing plans.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Be familiar and with social media platform
  • Excellent written English
  • Attention to detail
  • Time management

Personal qualities

You must be passionate about Social Media – although full training will be given.

Denlab Direct Limited are looking for a bright self-starter who can absorb training and get stuck in! You must be a creative thinker and a good writer who can adopt different tones of voice and convey personality/ humour in writing. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing marketing team.

Qualifications required

To apply for this position you must have achieved x5 GCSES (including English) at Grade C or above (or equivalent).

Future prospects

The vision for this role is for the candidate to progress into the social media executive role.

About the employer

denLAB Direct specialise in the manufacture of custom fit dental products direct from our laboratory. All of our products are manufactured in-house, meaning no unnecessary appointment times or intrusive surgery which allows us to keep our prices competitive.


Denlab Limited


Trafford House

Platt Fold Street



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Training provider

  • Level 3 Diploma in Social Media for Business
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English
  • Level 2 Functional Skills Maths
  • Level 2 Functional Skills IT

Apprenticeship framework

Social Media and Digital Marketing

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Wigan & Leigh College

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Closing date: 22 Sep 2017