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Marketing Assistant Apprentice RECOVERY CONNECTIONS LTD

Supporting the charity and social enterprise businesses, by working with the Marketing & Communications Lead and other key stakeholders on a variety of online and offline projects. The successful candidate will gain a Level 3 Marketing Assistant Apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Exact days and shifts to be confirmed at a later date

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Digital marketing

●     Support in the maintenance of charity and social enterprise websites; copywriting, using and refreshing images, publishing and updating content

●     Assist with the coordination and implementation of the charity’s social media activities, using a variety of media across multiple channels

●     Assist in maintaining the digital presence of the charity on social media and other online channels

●     Create content for internal and external newsletters and email campaigns

●     Assist with the setup of online events

●     Support customer communications via social media, websites and incoming emails


Design and print

●     Create basic graphics for social media and other digital channels

●     Develop design skills to support in the creation of posters, leaflets and other materials

●     Proof read and quality check designs prior to print

●     Liaise with external designers and printers on projects

Visual media

●     Capture images and videos using mobile technology, for use across online and offline materials

●     Capture footage and edit video to create short promotional and informational materials

Media & PR

●     Support the organisation of events and launches across the charity

●     Support the writing, coordination and publication of media releases



●     Support the archiving of key media resources

●     Work from and maintain marketing plans

●     Report on activities as required

●     Champion the cause of Recovery Connections, acting as an ambassador for the work the charity does across the North East

●     Perform other duties as reasonably requested by the Marketing & Communications Lead and other key stakeholders



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

  • Level 3 Marketing Assistant Apprenticeship
  • On the job training
  • Day Release at Middlesbrough College 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Depending on the circumstances of the business upon completion of the apprenticeship programme there could be a potential position of employment available

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4 or Above) Essential

Things to consider

This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change. This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Individuals are able to undertake an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification they currently hold, including any previously completed apprenticeships. Individuals can also undertake an apprenticeship at the same level, or lower level than a qualification they already hold as long as the new apprenticeship allows for new skills to be acquired and the content of the training is materially different from any previous qualification or apprenticeship. Northern Skills will check candidates' eligibility prior to any interviews. Please be aware that as Northern Skills provide a recruitment matching service, we will also consider you for roles which pay the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage.

About the employer

Recovery Connections is a peer led substance and alcohol recovery support service providing a range of support and intervention for those striving for and achieving abstinence-based recovery. Guided by our community-created mission, vision and values, we want to make the wonderful asset of recovery as visible as possible, which is where strong, effective marketing and communications support becomes essential. We strive to be a diverse and inclusive organisation where we can all be ourselves, and encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian, LGBTQ+, or from a Minority Ethnic Background.







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Apprenticeship standard

Marketing assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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