Apprentice Digital / E-commerce Executive (Marketing) Genesis Group International Limited

An exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Digital / E-commerce Exec (Marketing) has arisen in a multi-national sports wear company, based in South Manchester. If you are passionate about developing a career in a professional, fast paced environment, where you can grow and progress, then this is the opportunity for you!

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Closing date: 26 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £260.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001308424

  • Positions

    1 available

You will help co-ordinate, develop and deliver all aspects of digital / website activity to help Genesis achieve its business objectives for growth.

Key areas in order of priority:

  • Website & microsite development and content management.
  • Social media creative, campaigns and posting.
  • Creating digital artwork to support 1 and 2 above.
  • Back end management and maintenance of e-shops and microsites.
  • Email campaign management.
  • Google analytics and campaign analysis.

Website:

  • Maintain e-commerce websites and microsites.
  • Creation and amendment of digital and image content.
  • Website testing.
  • Analytics reporting.
  • Executing creative briefs for marketing campaigns and initiatives online.
  • To act in the appropriate manner as the ‘front face’ of the business following and bringing to life ‘The Ground Rules’.
  • Search engine optimisation and Google AdWords.
  • Continuous learning of best practices of digital marketing and coding.

Social Media:

  • Regular posting of pro and amateur club content.
  • Manage / upload produce / club reviews.
  • Implement social media campaign activity.
  • Implement social media activity to drive traffic and grow sales.

E-mail Marketing:

  • Design, set up and implement e-mail campaigns in accordance with the annual digital plan.
  • Analyse e-mail campaign activity and make recommendations / actions to improve.

Creative:

  • Create web banners, adverts, takeovers and any other related advertisements.
  • Creating blog articles.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Essential

  • Experience in using Adobe Creative Suite products, Photoshop / Illustrator etc.
  • An interest in social media marketing.
  • Basic understanding of Wordpress and Woocommerce.

Desirable

  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS.
  • Photography skills.
  • E-mail marketing experience.

Personal qualities

  • The ability to demonstrate knowledge and a genuine passion for digital marketing and / or coding.
  • Possess an ability to work within a changing and fast paced team.
  • Confident, self-motivated with the ability to build and develop relationships externally and internally.
  • A team player with great enthusiasm and energy able to thrive in a results driven environment.
  • Willingness to learn and develop.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE grade A*-C in Maths and English (or equivalent).

Future prospects

This is an excellent role if you're looking to launch your career and there's the scope for progression for the right person. Once you have successfully completed this Apprenticeship, there may be a permanent role that you can progress onto.

About the employer

Genesis Teamwear has been designing, manufacturing and customising football kit, teamwear and fanwear since 1995. We kit out more than 20 of the UK’s professional league football clubs, as well as amateur and grass roots clubs, schools, colleges and universities. Since 2002 we’ve been the exclusive licensee supplying PUMA kit to pro teams in the UK and Ireland. And in 2015 we became PUMA’s main UK partner for supplying kit and training wear to amateur and non-league football teams. So we’ve got what you need covered. Get professional service at every level From colours to styles, to customisation and sizing there’s plenty to consider. But we keep it simple. Our site’s been designed by people who really understand how complicated buying kit can be. It’s straightforward to use with an easy 3-step system that’s available for your club 24-7. We’ve also invested in the latest facilities to make sure you get the best quality football kit, when you need it. From design to manufacture and customisation, we handle everything in-house. So we can keep a tight control on quality and can give you a premier league service. Order your kit from Genesis Teamwear and you can expect: Simple ordering – with our intuitive website your first order’s easy, and your details are stored so re-ordering is even easier. Top service – you’ll get advice from experts who understand what a club needs, from grass roots to professional level. Flexible designs – choose from a wide range of options and apply your club branding. Short lead times – handling everything in-house means we’re fully in control of your order, from manufacture to branding and on-time delivery. Great value – you’ll get first class PUMA products at a competitive price.

Employer

Genesis Group International Limited

Address

Alpha Point Unit 4

Bradnor Road

Manchester

M22 4TE

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Training provider

Job-specific training through working alongside qualified and experience staff.

  • Advanced Apprenticeship at Level 3 in Social Media and Digital Marketing
  • NVQ/QCF in Social Media and Digital Marketing
  • Personal Thinking and Learning Skills
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in ICT

All training is delivered in the work place.  You will have regular contact with your Work Based Tutor who is an expert in their field; a variety of activity will take place including:

  • Project-led work
  • Work books
  • Written and oral assessments
  • Professional discussions
  • Interactive activity
  • Reflective accounts
  • Observation

Apprenticeship framework

Social Media and Digital Marketing

Training provider

CHESTERFIELD COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Learning Unlimited

Contact

Recruitment Team 01612449443 manchester@learningunlimiteduk.com


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Closing date: 26 Sep 2017