Digital Marketing Apprentice Energy Innovation Centre Ltd

This is an opportunity to join a small dynamic marketing team within a successful company in Ellesmere Port to help drive their online presence and digital marketing forward.

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Closing date: 29 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 9.00 am – 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available




  • Managing creative content across social media platforms (Twitter, Linkedin), website and EIC hub platform
  • Creating blog pieces and case studies
  • Competitor analysis and research
  • Email Marketing campaigns- creating content and analysing the results and performance of campaigns
  • Increasing customer engagement through social media
  • Creating SEO optimised content for website
  • Promoting industry-related events through digital platforms
  • Documenting events and activity through different media including video/photography etc

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent written English skills
  • Creative writing abilities
  • Excellent spelling and grammar
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to proof-read work and content
  • Savvy with social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin etc)
  • Video creation and photography skills also desirable

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude towards work
  • Proactive
  • Conscientious
  • Excellent team player
  • Organised

Qualifications required

A minimum 5 GCSE’s C and above including Maths and English (or equivalents)

Future prospects

Possibility to progress within the business.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. It is highly important that you do not contact the Employers directly – any attempt of this may invalidate candidate’s application. Should you have any queries regarding your Application or the job itself, please contact your 3aaa Training Academy.

About the employer

The Energy Innovation Centre (EIC) was launched in 2008 to accelerate the discovery, development and deployment of innovation among the transmission and distribution network operators that power our homes and businesses. At the EIC we support the innovation ambitions of our industry partners from the gas, electricity and renewables sectors by helping them to discover good technologies that meet their challenges. We do this by constantly searching for new ideas from around the world that have the potential to be game-changing for energy consumers, the supply chain and the industry itself. Once we have identified these bright ideas and clever technologies, we help the people behind them to get access to the large energy companies that can help propel these innovations to the next stage in their development.


Energy Innovation Centre Ltd


Suite 1-2

The Technology Centre

Inward Way

Ellesmere Port

CH65 3EN

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Training provider

Combined with knowledge and skills gained in the workplace, the Level 3 Digital Marketer will provide an understanding into the fundamentals of marketing, digital business principles and the principles of coding.  Training will be provided via outstanding classroom training, dedicated workplace mentorship and on-the job experience to build the necessary skills, knowledge and behaviours to begin your career as a Digital Marketer.


The apprenticeship includes:

  • BCS Level 3 Diploma in Digital Marketing
  • BCS Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Coding
  • BCS Level 3 Certificate in Marketing Principles
  • Google Analytics Individual Qualification


Training and Assessment

  • Throughout the first 12 months you will be required to attend your local 3aaa academy in Liverpool for around 20 days (plus exam days).
  • You will attend a four day synoptic assessment at the end of your course (approx. month 14)
  • Your dedicated mentor will visit you in the workplace approximately every 8 weeks
  • Online support for modules will be provided for you to complete outside of work


The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace.


Apprenticeship standard

Digital Industries > Digital Marketer

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by ASPIRE ACHIEVE ADVANCE LIMITED


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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017