Expanding company looking for an Digital Marketer / Social Media Apprentice to work on a variety of multimedia advertising projects, focusing particularly on NHS and other public sector organisations.

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Closing date: 25 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

    Monday - Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Social Media Apprentice required to develop social media strategies and establish social media presence.

Interested in Computing? This vacancy will give you the opportunity to utilise your technical IT skills and train as an apprentice in this sector.


  • Provide online and phone support for customers.
  • General administration and office work.
  • Maintenance and development of existing Facebook and Twitter accounts, with innovative development of other social media platforms.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Networking
  • Customer care skills
  • Web site development and maintenance
  • Office skills / administration skills

Personal qualities

  • Honest
  • Trustworthy
  • Keen to learn
  • Hardworking
  • Reliable
  • Punctual

Qualifications required

  • 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C, ideally including Maths and English (or equivalent).
  • Must attain a Level 1 on the initial assessment at College.

Future prospects

The qualifications and experience gained on this Apprenticeship will allow you to apply for further roles within this sector.

Things to consider

Once you have submitted your application, you will need to complete college initial assessments and provide a CV before we can progress your application. You will be sent an email requesting this. Please note that Blackpool & The Fylde College offer CV building sessions should you wish to use this facility. We will contact you on email and on your phone. Please check your emails and voicemail regularly. The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

The Community Network specialises in providing digital advertising and information systems giving exposure to local businesses in local area's. We deliver high quality advertising using latest technology at affordable cost. Established in 2001 the inspiration of 4 directors was to maximise the greatest asset within the community and provide a service for local companies. Since then The Community Network has embraced the world wide market expanding globally whilst maintaining its principles of a successful local family business.




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Training provider

  • Level 3 in Digital Marketer
  • Technical Certificate Level 3 in Digital Marketer
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths, English and ICT
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilties
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Digital Industries > Digital Marketer

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Blackpool & The Fylde College


Heather Ritchie 01253 504199

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017