Digital Marketing Apprentice - 12379 Swimexpert Ltd

This is a great opportunity for an apprentice developer to join a small company and help shape its future through the quality of the software developed, whilst uniquely having experience of a wide number of quite different projects too.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.00 - £175.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9am - 5:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This role means you will be in daily contact with numerous people and you can expect to develop great relationships with our internal team and external suppliers.

Key duties would include:

  • Create and execute social media content plans
  • Learn about SEO/Content/Sales copy writing
  • Perform Content/topic research
  • Create and execute email marketing campaigns
  • Create video content and tutorials
  • Learn about our prospect management and CRM systems and marketing automation
  • Manage and maintain content on all of our websites
  • Learn the difference between selling products (ecommerce) and services
  • Support the creation of internal and external email communications
  • Learn how to write a creative design brief and work with internal/external designers to manage simple design jobs
  • Use graphic software (eg Adobe) to create simple graphics
  • Help manage and maintain all our online assets - photography, graphics, leaflets, documents, etc.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong interest in Digital Marketing
  • Proficient with the office software packages
  • Good at juggling lots of tasks and priorities
  • Good memory
  • Excellent copywriting skills
  • Good level of attention to detail
  • Good communicaton skills
  • Team player
  • Exercise good judgment
  • Positive Attitude
  • Well Organized
  • Able to use computer applications and telephones

Personal qualities

  • An enthusiastic and professional attitude
  • Commitment to learning new skills.

Qualifications required

Someone with ideally 3 GCSE grades (C and above) or equivalent, including Maths and English.

Future prospects

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programmes offer on-going development tracks.

Things to consider

Benefits & Rewards: Potential full time role at the end of your apprenticeship. Additional Information: Your training and development will be overseen by our Office Manager who will ensure you get the most out of your time with us. We have a great team atmosphere and we hope the successful candidate will want to progress further within the company when they pass their apprenticeship. This position is available as a full time role.

About the employer

A small but rapidly expanding company, provides private swimming improvement services and runs a successful online webshop too. We operate in 30 hotel, school and leisure venues throughout the south of England and provide support from our lovely offices in central Reading where we employ around 15 people. You will join a friendly team in our office in central Reading.


Swimexpert Ltd


Unit 75

Milford Road



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Training provider

Digital Marketing

Programme duration:

13-15 months

  • Approximately 12% of training takes place in the QA learning centre classroom.
  • 8% is done in the workplace, through workplace units, face-to-face meetings with your QA Assessor, or developing your portfolio.
  • The remaining time will be spent on your workplace activity.

Apprenticeship framework

Social Media and Digital Marketing

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by QA Limited



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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017