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Technical Analyst / Digital Marketing Apprentice Dentsu Aegis Uk Limited

Our Digital Analytics team is rapidly expanding – we’re on the lookout for technically minded, problem solving, data-loving and logical candidates to join our Analytics Solutions Team! The Solutions team is the technical team within the Analytics Department. This team requires people who have experience/passion for coding using HTML/CSS/JavaScript.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 05 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    30 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Devising tracking and reporting frameworks that provide data to a wide range of digital platforms, including Google Analytics, DoubleClick and Data Management Platforms (DMPs)
  • Implementation of these plans using tag management tools such as Google Tag Manager, Tealium and Adobe Launch
  • Liaison with our client’s developers to implement on-site data layers that support our data collection activities
  •  with APIs and developing scripts to integrate datasets and build reporting & visualisation tools
  • Support of A/B testing build work using customer experience optimization tools such as Optimizely, Optimise and VWO
  • Analysis of our client’s data to surface actionable insight regarding their website and marketing performance
  • Building and maintaining client relationships through day-to-day account management, both written and via face to face contact
  • Working autonomously and as a team, with time management a critical attribute
  • Career progression is huge to us here at Merkle and we’re keen to nurture and develop each individual, so they build a long-lasting career with us

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience with HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Researched our Analytics teams and the analytics tools they use to help with marketing solutions (e.g Google Analytics).
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • The ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team

What’s an added bonus:

  • Background developing websites or applications is desirable but not required. We just want to see a passion or all things tech
  • If you have any experience in CRO (Conversation-Rate-Optimisation) or UX (User Experience) this could also come in handy
  • Essentially, we’re looking for intelligent, data-loving, coding obsessed, logical candidates

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and engaging personality
  • Logical thinker
  • Good attention to detail

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English and maths)

Future prospects

  • Diversity & Inclusion At Merkle, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment improves us as a community and as a business. We want to foster an environment of growth, where ideas and contributions are actively encouraged. We need this culture of courage to continue to thrive in our fast-paced industry. We have created six Diversity and Inclusion Pillars. Each pillar is made up of a community of members who serve as role models and spread a message of inclusion throughout our global workplace
  • Pillar members are responsible for planning initiatives, events and training, along with championing change within our business. These pillars are Gender, Ethnicity, Mental Health, Religion, Disability, LGBT+. Merkle is a place that embraces differences of opinion
  • To be an advocate for real change we really encourage applications from women, candidates with disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as we recognise that these groups are currently underrepresented in our marketing/technology industry

Things to consider

  • Great starting salary of between £18,000 - £20,000 ·
  • Career development through Merkle University and other tools; with access to courses, textbooks and mentorship
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Company Pension, life insurance and other corporate benefits
  • A selection of other benefits including ability to buy additional holiday, season ticket loan and 2 volunteer days

About the employer

Gyro, part of Merkle, is the first full-service, global creative B‑to‑B powerhouse. We are 700 minds in 17 offices acting as one.

Merkle’s heritage in data, technology and analytics is the foundation for our understanding of consumer insights that drives our people-based marketing strategies. Combined with our expertise in performance creative and media, we can then offer our clients content-driven, contextual, and compelling customer experiences that drive business growth.

In 2016, the agency joined Dentsu, one of the world’s biggest media companies to form the Customer Experience Management (CXM) Line of Business.


Dentsu Aegis Uk Limited


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Training provider

Apprentify Ltd

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Apprentify Ltd


Scott Austin 0345 053 2831

You will undertake the ground breaking Apprentify Digital Marketer Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

We have designed our programme to offer you 4 distinct routes to focus your career path and specialise in areas such as Social Media, Search Engine Marketing, Web Design or Web Development. These paths are designed to jump start your career and make you stand out in a competitive field increasing your future earning potential.

During the 15 months of training you will learn cutting edge theory and industry practice across three Knowledge Modules:

  • Marketing Principles – starting with the basics you will learn how to effectively target customers based on their wants and desires as well as how the sales and marketing funnels work. You will understand what makes customers buy or not buy and how marketing can influence this as well as how to effectively focus on target markets and manage customers to make them loyal to a business
  • How the Web Works – delving into the technical you will learn the Principles of Coding and how marketers create effective web sites, designs and user interfaces. This includes how web design and development drive engagement and conversions
  • Driving Return on Investment – using data to create detailed customer insight, you will learn how to use industry leading platforms (including Google Analytics) to understand the online customer journey and improve your marketing based on customer usage of your website

What you will receive:

  • A chance to earn whilst you learn amongst leading industry professionals
  • Full support and coaching from an experienced Development Coach with excellent industry experience
  • Onsite monthly visits / mentoring and coaching sessions
  • Graduation in under 15 months
  • Access to the very latest online technical and marketing training
  • Marketing projects based on real life scenarios within your business to enhance learning
  • Develop expertise in an area to develop your career with our bespoke Path to Mastery
  • Digital skills and coaching in social media marketing, Google advertising, copywriting, website design and development, content production and tools to enhance digital marketing

In addition to all of the above, all of our applicants will go through our Assessment Centre. This exclusive session is designed to identify your digital strengths and weaknesses to help us match you with the perfect employer and the perfect role to start your career in the best way!

Apprenticeship standard

Digital marketer

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 05 Nov 2021