Apprentice Social Media and Digital Marketing Assistant Odgers Ray & Berndtson

The Social Media Assistant will support the Head of Operations and Marketing Executive in the growth and awareness of our brand and the specific sector and functional specialisms through the use of social media.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Dec 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The Social Media Assistant will support the Head of Operations and Marketing Executive in the growth and awareness of our brand and the specific sector and functional specialisms through the use of social media.

Areas of Responsibility: 

  • Manage the company social media channels, primarily LinkedIn & Twitter
  • Engage in social media presence creation on new and emerging social media platforms e.g. Google+
  • Optimise content following search engine optimization (SEO)
  • Create content that promotes audience interaction, increases audience presence on company website, and encourages audience participation
  • Assist Marketing Executive and Events Executive with large projects & events
  • Work as part of the team to develop social media campaigns
  • Analyse and report on audience information and demographics, and success of existing social media projects
  • Propose new ideas and concepts for social media content
  • Work with marketing and client development team members to coordinate client development & PR campaigns with social media strategy
  • Use timelines and scheduled content to create a consistent stream of new content for audience interaction

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The successful candidate will be a logical thinker, able to demonstrate problem solving skills in a time-efficient matter. They should be a polite, presentable individual, with a dynamic, go-getting attitude towards work. They should have ability to work well individually or as a team. They should be a punctual individual, with the ability to meet deadlines, and administration skills should be of the highest standard.

In summary we are looking for a vibrant individual who has the people skills to interact with our customer and their users; who has the technical skills to be able to complete support requests; who has enough initiative to be able to source the knowledge to complete support requests in the event of experiencing an unfamiliar event and who knows when to be flexible in order assist the continued function of our customers business interests

Personal qualities

•    Be able to work on their own initiative 
• Demonstrate practical knowledge and problem-solving strategies 
• Maintain focus under high pressure situations 
• Have high quality inter-personal skills 
• Have sensitivity to the different levels of expertise amongst client users 
• Keep abreast of new developments in software and hardware 
An ability for self directed


Qualifications required

Ideally 5 GCSE Grades (C and above) or equivalent, including Maths and English          

Future prospects

Prospects are truly outstanding. They are looking for a full time member of an ever growing team. This would provide the perfect springboard to an exciting and satisfying career within Social Media and Digital Marketing. There's great mentoring within this company and you'll be treated like one of the family.

Things to consider

Do you want to be able to boast about where you work?

About the employer

Berwick Partners leads the way in recruiting senior management and leadership positions across the private and public sectors nationally. They support our clients in making key appointments which have a critical impact on their organisations. Covering the full breadth of industry sectors, we operate from offices in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow and Dubai. They are a division of Odgers Berndtson, which is the UK's leading executive search firm, recruiting Non Executive and Executive positions. Employing the same rigour and creativity, Berwick Partners recruits for all management tiers. Based in Brindley Place, you would be working in a glittering office, a very corporate client.


Odgers Ray & Berndtson


Nine Brindleyplace

4 Oozells Square


B1 2HS

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Training provider

You will receive astonishing training from the employer as well as world class training from the Worlds largest IT training provider, as follows;

  • Principles of Social Media within A Business
  • Principles of Keywords Optimisation
  • Social Networking Management of Business
  • Using Collaborative Technologies
  • CIW Internet Business Foundations
  • CIW Site Development Foundations
  • You will also work towards any Functional Skills required
  • As well as extremely robust in house training you will also receive the following training whilst working towards an Advanced Apprenticeship in Social Media and Digital Marketing

Apprenticeship framework

Social Media and Digital Marketing

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by New Horizons (Uk) Ltd


jennifer thomas 01217960561

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017