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Social Media Executive Apprenticeship BLUESKY EDUCATION LIMITED

We are looking for a Social Media Executive to join a thriving team to support the business in driving social media engagement and increasing the reach of client messaging. You will be fully supported but have the autonomy to influence changes and innovation.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm (flexible and hybrid working available). The equivalent of one full day will be made available for apprenticeship study – day and times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The responsibilities include:

  • Curating and producing content for BlueSky Education and BlueSky Thinking social media channels
  • Repurposing content (such as articles and blog posts) into other formats (such as videos and infographics)
  • Content planning
  • Uploading, formatting and optimising content
  • Organic and paid social campaigns
  • Keeping abreast of the latest social media algorithm changes and presenting this information via videos, blog and image posts
  • Providing suggestions for clients on ways to improve their social media engagement
  • Reporting using analytics tools

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • The Social Media Executive will gain a Level 3 apprenticeship in Digital Marketing from the Cambridge Marketing College
  • The equivalent of one full day of training per week (20% of working hours) is provided virtually via the Cambridge Marketing College - we offer flexible and hybrid working so this may take place in our St Albans office or from home as agreed with the individual candidate
  • Training will take place via blended learning, with online study materials, one-to-one coding tutorials, a monthly one-to-one Skype tutorial and topic specific webinars
  • More details of the apprenticeship can be found here: 


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is unlimited scope for progression - all senior members of our team have been grown from within.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Excellent writing, Interest in social media, Proactive, Highly motivated, Highly organised, Excited about new challenges, A flair for design


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 6) Essential

Things to consider

If you're looking for your chance to shine, this is it. We offer: • Full training • Flexible working hours • Hybrid working • A great team environment • A supportive learning culture • Rewards for success • Career progression

About the employer

We are the world’s leading PR consultancy working with universities and business schools. Our impressive client-base spans the world – from the UK to Europe and Asia – and continues to grow each year. Our clients are thought leaders, they revolutionise the way international business operates, they’re innovators, they are a global force for sustainability. Our talented and friendly team is a great mix of ex-journalists, PR professionals, graduates and business education experts.









Jennifer Wright

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Digital marketer

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Aug 2022