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Digital Marketing Assistant Apprentice DSL Group (Nottingham) Ltd

DSL are looking for a Digital Marketing Assistant on a permanent, full time contract to help with day-to-day management of our social media platforms. The right candidate will be given the autonomy with the idea and creation processes, working with senior team members to shape positive outcomes.

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Closing date: 27 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Days and hours between 8am and 5pm - to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be working independently (when required) or in partnership with the senior designer and the creative team on video projects from concept through to delivery. You will help bring ideas to the team for content, execute ideas and concepts which can be used on the various social media channels will form an integral part of this opportunity.

Your pre-existing video shooting, editing and postproduction skills, will enable you to combine this with social media marketing and post videos to social media channels, ensuring campaigns are set up to target specific audiences and gain conversions which link to our online e-commerce products.

Day to day, you will be responsible for:

  • Creating, optimising, and reporting on Facebook advertisements
  • Scheduling posts across a range of channels
  • Managing social media pages - keeping them on brand and consistent
  • Creating campaigns and managing data within the Ads manager tools
  • Work with design and sales team to ensure high conversion rates and clicks
  • Brainstorming new ideas and advertising techniques with the team
  • Social media page management experience (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter)
  • Understanding of ‘audiences’ in advertising on Facebook
  • Shooting video and audio; filming & editing for social content, brand campaigns, and delivering content to appeal to a wide range of audiences

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You must have excellent interpersonal skills and a high level of communication and organisation skills with the ability to manage a varied workload.

You will need to self-motivated and have an enthusiastic approach to the various products DSL will be tasking you to promote.

You’ll also need to have/be able to:

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workload
  • Ability to be independent when required on projects, as well as working as part of a team
  • Good timekeeping skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Adaptability
  • Initiative (thinking outside the box)
  • Strong organisation skills 

Personal qualities

A passionate Videographer/Video Editor, you’ll be creative, confident and love story telling through video and social media marketing.

You’ll have a good knowledge of shooting and editing for social platforms and some Post-production experience.

You will be able to use:

  • Adobe premiere pro
  • After effects
  • Photoshop and illustrator

Desired qualifications

GCSE - English and maths, grade C/4, equivalent or above.

Future prospects

As with any apprenticeship opportunity - if you prove yourself to be a valuable member of the team there is a strong chance of a permanent post within the business.

Things to consider

Please NOTE:

We would like to see a portfolio which demonstrates your ability to turn briefs and ideas into engaging and compelling video content.

About the employer

DSL Group is the UK’s leading provider of innovative pump top promotions for the forecourt retail sector. With over 30 years’ experience of delivering risk-free profits for the retailers we work with, we have developed and fine-tuned our specialist knowledge and expertise to revolutionise the forecourt promotions sector.


DSL Group (Nottingham) Ltd



Malton Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by CT Skills



Digital Marketer Level 3 Standard.

Apprenticeship standard

Digital marketer

Level 3 (A level)

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