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Media Apprentice CRIMSON GUITARS LIMITED

We are looking for a creative person to join our growing company to support with the social media aspect of the business; this will include our YouTube channel of which we currently have over 279,000 subscribers!

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Closing date: 20 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £161.25

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm. Total hours per week: 37.50

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    21 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001772517

  • Positions

    1 available

You will be part of a small, dedicated team and will support in a wide variety of roles.  

  • You will be taking, editing and uploading photographs to show the day to day happenings of a boutique guitar building studio 
  • You will have joint responsibility for daily updates on Crimson Guitars’ social media sites, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and website 
  • You will also carry out filming and video production tasks which, to begin with, will include camera, audio and lighting set-up but will also include editing the videos.  As such, some experience in Video & Sound Production as well as editing would be advantageous 
  • Data wrangling of current projects will also feature in this role, as will the maintenance of stock and backup media libraries

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Due to a varied daily schedule of video production you will need to be able to: 

  • Adapt to changes within the working day 
  • Able to work as part of a team with all departments, and also on your own 
  • Knowledge of Video and Audio Production would be advantageous 
  • Some knowledge of Photoshop/image and video editing software would be helpful 

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to be trained and developed 
  • Ability to use own initiative 
  • Flexible approach to work 
  • Well presented, polite and well spoken 
  • Punctual 
  • Trustworthy 
  • Hardworking 
  • Honest 
  • Adaptable

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent grades 4/C or above in maths and English 

Future prospects

Fantastic prospects, full-time permanent position within a very successful growing company for the right candidate.


About the employer

Crimson Guitars is a guitar manufacturer based in Dorset, in the south of England. We have been designing, innovating and hand-building guitars for over fourteen years. We also hand wind our own specially designed pickups, manufacture Luthiers tools and provide training. 

Employer

CRIMSON GUITARS LIMITED

Address

Carters Barn Farm Unit A

Dorchester

DT2 7TH

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Training

Training provider

YEOVIL COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Yeovil College

Contact

Richard Longden +447880480806 richard.longden@yeovil.ac.uk

  • Junior Content Producer Level 3 Apprenticeship
  • To be taught the Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours appropriate to the role
  • Use industry standard packages to edit and post produce content
  • Prepare media assets for use
  • Manage media assets correctly, within agreed taxonomies and file types
  • How creative content can be used across channels and platforms
  • How to work within a budget allocation for a brief
  • Where content creation fits within a marketing strategy
  • An Advanced Apprenticeship is equivalent to 2 A-Levels

Apprenticeship standard

Junior content producer

Level 3 (A level)


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