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NSI HQ - SEO Apprentice Nsi (Hq) Limited

We are looking for an exceptional candidate. Working to the Management Team you will be looking to test and improve the performance and commerciality of our e-commerce website which is on the Shopify Plus platform. The initial work will be SEO-focused ensuring that our on-page SEO follows all best practice.

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Closing date: 29 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,000.00 - £20,000.00

  • Working week

    8.45am to 5pm Mon-Fri. Half day every other Friday.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    07 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Day to day you will be:

  • Undertaking on-page SEO work
  • Website performance analysis
  • Setting up A/B testing of page alterations as part of a website performance enhancement project
  • Creating new landing pages using the Shopify page builder to assist with A/B testing
  • Undertaking and monitoring PPC (Pay Per Click) advertising on both Google and Facebook
  • Assisting with Social Media strategies and campaigns
  • Assisting with e-commerce marketing and email marketing strategies
  • Collaboration with creative teams and vendor brands for photography, videography and social media collaboration
  • Working closely with our PPC agency to ensure our websites are optimised for paid traffic conversions
  • Reporting to the Management Team and compiling website performance data

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A basic understanding of websites and web design is essential
  • An understanding of SEO principles is essential
  • The ability to use Excel to manipulate data is essential
  • A knowledge of HTML would be useful but not essential
  • A knowledge of the basics of PPC (Pay Per Click) advertising on Google and/or Facebook would be a benefit but is not essential
  • Experience working on Shopify (or a similar e-commerce or website creation platform) would be a benefit but is not essential
  • You will need an ability to analyse website performance figures and from them deduce targeted areas for improvement work
  • You will be able to use your own initiative to report on trends and recommend ideas that optimise trade, retention, and acquisition

Personal qualities

  • You will be passionate about Digital Marketing and evidence-led website performance enhancement
  • An organised and analytical approach to your work will be essential
  • You will be extremely self-motivated
  • You will need the ability to work within a team but to progress personal tasks independently
  • You will need the ability to clearly communicate ideas and how any results will be evidenced
  • You will be the type of person who has a high level of pride in their work and in the difference they are making
  • You will be a good communicator, both verbally and in writing
  • You will want to make the role your own and to undertake supported personal and professional development

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE Grade A-C/9-4 in English and maths
  • A good understanding around SEO Principles and a desire to pursue a career

Future prospects

92% of our employers offer their apprentices a full time job upon completion of their training. This is up to you to make it happen by becoming a highly valued member of the team.

Things to consider

The vacancy may close sooner than the listed date so please complete your application ASAP.

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About the employer is the UK’s leading ecommerce retailer to police, security and military personnel with over 100,000 customers. The £multi-million business receives over 50,000 site visits per month. We are passionate about our tactical kit and providing an unparalleled service to our customers. Our HQ in Reigate, Surrey houses our management, customer services and sales teams as well as our full warehousing and logistics operation. We are a small, close-knit team who enjoy our work and have the ability to grow in our roles.


Nsi (Hq) Limited


Conway Cottage

Lonesome Lane



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by CREATIVE PROCESS DIGITAL LTD


Philip Perryman 01273 232273

  • Level 3 Digital Marketer Apprenticeship Standard

Apprentices will receive a mixture of on and off the job training in addition to monthly sessions with a Training Coach. Training will be provided at our Training Centre in Brighton and our Training Coaches will offer support and guidance in the workplace where apprentices will gain on-the job experience to build the necessary skills, knowledge and behaviours they need to begin their career in Digital Marketing.

​The Apprenticeship includes:

  • BCS Certificate in Marketing Principles
  • BCS Certificate in Principles of Coding
  • Google Analytics IQ


Apprentices will be required to build a portfolio of evidence of workplace activities to demonstrate that they have achieved the required level of skills and knowledge for the qualification programme.

​Functional Skills:

English and maths Level 2 - if GCSE Grade C or above, (level 4-9) has not already been achieved.

Apprenticeship standard

Digital marketer

Level 3 (A level)

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