Social Media and Marketing Apprenticeship

Prestige Partitioning & Storage Systems Ltd

Exciting opportunity to join a friendly and supportive team in Ilkeston. Reporting directly into the MD, the successful candidate will write content in addition to managing Social Media platforms and support in all aspects of marketing within the business.

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Closing date: 20 Mar 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

£127.50

Wages explained
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.40 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £5.55 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £6.95 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

Working week

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Total hours per week: 37.50

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

21 Mar 2017

Date posted

27 Jan 2017

Apprenticeship level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC001163566

Positions

1 available

Prestige are looking for a mature and reliable individual to bring the business up to speed with regards to online marketing, Social Media and other aspects of marketing.

Typical roles and responsibilities will include but are not necessarily limited to the following:

  • Managing and writing content on the company web site
  • Advising on design and layout of company website
  • Looking into Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) to help improve the company’s online rankings
  • Management of the content on Social Media platforms such as Linked-In, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest & Instagram
  • Taking photos of projects and posting them on Social Media
  • Accompanying MD on client visits to help understand the client
  • Writing blogs and content then finding relevant routes to market
  • Assist with the design, layout and content of brochures
  • Organising sales promotions
  • Producing E-Shots

The successful candidate will report directly into the Managing Director and will be encouraged to offer advice and solutions with regards to marketing and Social Media.

(Full training and support will be provided throughout the duration of the 12 month apprenticeship).

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills and telephone manner
  • Creative
  • Graphics skills and CAD are desirable but not essential

Personal qualities

  • Excellent time-keeping is essential
  • Smart appearance
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • Hard-working and enthusiastic

Qualifications required

Ideally a minimum 4 GCSE’s C and above including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents).

Future prospects

Prestige will look to progress the right candidate onto a full time position upon successful completion of the apprenticeship. They will also consider the level 4 programme if both the company and apprentice decide that it would be beneficial.

Things to consider

From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. It is highly important that you do not contact the Employers directly – any attempt of this may invalidate candidate’s application. Should you have any queries regarding your Application or the job itself, please contact your 3aaa Training Academy.

About the employer

Prestige Partitioning and Storage Systems Ltd are in their twenty sixth year and as well as the warehousing systems listed below, they also offer a full Turn Key package for all office solutions including, partitioning, suspended ceilings, floor coverings, Office Furniture, Electrics, Plumbing, Decoration etc... The Storage Direct catalogue and web site provide access to an extensive product range developed in conjunction with our supplier partners and nationwide network of dedicated distributors. Ilkeston based Prestige Partitioning and Storage Systems Ltd can provide a comprehensive range of storage and handling solutions from pallet racking to van storage kits to industrial partitioning and mezzanine floors. Prestige offers a professional service based on over twenty five years’ experience in the design and installation of storage and handling systems used in logistics and supply chain management.

Employer

Prestige Partitioning & Storage Systems Ltd

Address

Merlin Way

Quarry Hill Industrial Estate

Ilkeston

DE7 4RA

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Training provider

Throughout the duration of the Apprenticeship you will be required to attend the 3aaa Digital Marketing Academy based in Derby for an intensive 3 day block study. This is followed by attendance at the Academy on day release once a month thereafter for structured training, and the remainder of the training will be completed in the workplace. The Apprentice will work towards an Advanced Apprenticeship in Digital Marketing.

The Apprenticeship consists of:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Digital Marketing
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English, Maths, ICT (if applicable)

Apprenticeship framework

Social Media and Digital Marketing

Training provider

ASPIRE ACHIEVE ADVANCE LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by ASPIRE ACHIEVE ADVANCE LIMITED

Contact

applyderby@3aaa.co.uk

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Closing date: 20 Mar 2017