Social Media Apprenticeship - 0728


Currently seeking an enthusiastic candidate looking to kick start their career within the world of digital marketing. The position is for an ambitious young individual who is looking to work for a company within the Birmingham area which will develop and grow them throughout their apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 06 Jun 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Working week

Monday - Friday 9am - 5:30pm

Total hours per week: 37.50

Apprenticeship duration

14 months

Possible start date

12 Jun 2017

Date posted

13 Mar 2017

Apprenticeship level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Reference number


Responsibilities of the Social Media Apprenticeship:

  • Candidate will be actively updating social media outlets
  • Concisely and consistently keeping notes on CRM and their daily and weekly task list
  • Ensuring updated advertisements are completed and posted on a daily basis
  • Working on website development
  • General administration

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Requirements of the Social Media Apprentice:

  • Confident at dealing with customers on the phone
  • Enthusiastic to learn
  • Able to organize themselves effectively
  • Able to multi-task
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • Excellent communication skills verbally and non-verbal
  • Open minded to new ideas
  • Great attitude in the work environment and self-motivated

Personal qualities

An enthusiastic, professional attitude and commitment to learning new skills.

Qualifications required

Someone with ideally 5 GCSE grades (C and above) or equivalent, including Mathematics and English.

Future prospects

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programmes offer on-going development tracks.

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.

About the employer

S Knight Recruitment is a dynamic forward thinking recruitment partner which consist of a team of consultants with over 20 years of experience working within the recruitment sector. Working for S knight recruitment would encourage a young candidate to strive within digital marketing and grow their career within a secure business.



Training provider

Apprenticeships and Vendor qualifications gained:

Start with a 12-14 month Digital Marketing apprenticeship, which consists of training in small groups and work-based assessment, covering:

  • Search – SEO and PPC
  • Design
  • Online advertising
  • Email marketing
  • Social media
  • Image and video editing

You will gain a City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Digital Marketing. This fantastic opportunity can potentially lead to you earning £30k in a Digital Marketing role.

Apprenticeship framework

Social Media and Digital Marketing

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by QA Limited



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Closing date: 06 Jun 2017