Digital Marketing Apprentice Option Systems Ltd
Digital Marketing Apprentice role - Aims To take ownership of the above accounts To grow the following on those accounts, and post/(re)tweet relevant partner, customer and general interest postings To edit and refresh the website as needed To assist with preparation of marketing emails, blog entries To assist with producing case studies
Closing date: 03 Nov 2017
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).
Total hours per week: 37.50
Possible start date
11 Nov 2017
11 Sep 2017
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
At present the company has a website with blog, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ accounts. It uses Adwords and Bing paid-for promotions based on selected keywords, also pays for advertising on Capterra. The website is a WordPress one, we also have about 30 domains some of which have specific landing pages. The website blog has entries created irregularly when something appropriate occurs (either an event or an idea).
The company’s principle marketing activity is a 6 weekly marketing email sent to a database of around 3,500 target individuals using Mailchimp. This is auto-posted to Facebook and Twitter accounts and is about the only activity on those accounts.
We have some limited marketing literature covering core products – 5 x A4 4-page leaflets, also available as PDFs on the website. There are a couple of animated product demonstration videos.
Digital Marketing Apprentice role - Aims
- To take ownership of the above accounts.
- To grow the following on those accounts, and post/(re)tweet relevant partner, customer and general interest postings.
- To edit and refresh the website as needed.
- To assist with preparation of marketing emails, blog entries etc.
- To assist with producing case studies.
- To assist with developing product demonstration videos.
- To make themselves indispensable by their mastery of these aims.
Requirements and prospects
You should have the relevant knowledge in order to be able to make professional blog posts and also be able to edit and refresh the website if needed.
- Digitally savvy
- Creative/artistic flair
- Plays well with others
A minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C and above, including English, Maths, and ICT.
Things to consider
About the employer
Our product suite comprises our own specialist software, STYLEman and STYLEman PLM, which, together with systems from our partners, provides the most comprehensive integrated systems solution available today. Our systems have been designed exclusively for the apparel and footwear industries and have established a reputation as the most advanced, versatile and innovative products available worldwide.
We are a privately owned, specialist software company. Our success in the UK has led to a number of major multinational companies investing in STYLEman and now the product is distributed and supported throughout the world and is operational in 33 countries
Option Systems Ltd
Throughout the duration of the Apprenticeship you will be required to attend the 3aaa Digital Marketing Academy based in Leicester 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 3 Technical Certificate
- Level 2 Functional Skills in English, Maths, and ICT (if applicable)
- Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
- Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
Social Media and Digital Marketing
ASPIRE ACHIEVE ADVANCE LIMITED
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Closing date: 03 Nov 2017