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Digital Marketing Apprentice ROSSENDALE LEISURE TRUST

The role will be a combination of working across not-for-profit sites in Rossendale & Hyndburn. Including sports & fitness facilities, swimming pools, events venues, a ski slope & museum. You will be part of a team responsible for promoting marketing across the trust, updating the company’s website, e-marketing & social media channels.

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

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,254.44 to £18,278.00

    Contracted employees and the contracted employee’s children up to the age of 18 years old, have access to the gym’s, the exercise classes, swimming facilities and recreational skiing, with the rules of a standard membership.

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm with one day at UCLAN. May be required to work events which may take place at the weekend or in the evening.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Content management of websites; generating new content, writing blogs, and ensuring that all pages and company information is kept up-to-date.
  • Management of social media accounts across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Linked In, driving engagement and brand awareness. This will include content design, generation, and daily interactions. 
  • Creation of e-flyers and editing images.
  • Liaison with key account customers to generate social content.
  • Assist in the creation and development of blogs.
  • Design and assist with web visuals.
  • Keeping up-to-date with current digital trends and suggesting new ideas to enhance the digital strategy of the organisation.
  • Conduct keyword research and web statistics reporting.
  • Use web analytics software to monitor the performance of websites and social media and make recommendations for improvement
  • Provide accurate reports and analysis to clients and company. management to demonstrate effective return on investment (ROI)
  • Manage the contact database and assist with lead generation activities.
  • Maintain working knowledge of services offered.

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

The role will incorporate 4 days in the workplace, working as a Digital Marketing Assistant and day release to attend UCLAN’s Digital Marketing Assistant Degree Apprentice BA (HONS) Digital Marketing.

The location for 1-day release will be either at Burnley UCLAN or Preston UCLAN.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential progression for full-time work into the Marketing team.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Proactive and self-motivated


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent General Studies (Grade 112 points) Desired
BTEC or equivalent General Studies/business/design (Grade Distinction) Desired

About the employer

Rossendale Leisure Trust is the largest not-for-profit charitable trust in the Rossendale valley. We provide fitness facilities with the aim to cater for all members of our community; from gyms and pools, pitches, courts to adventure activities and sports along with health referral schemes and community events. We have joined forces with our local museum, The Whitaker Museum, The Hill, Home of Ski Rossendale & The Ashcroft at Whitworth. Providing leisure, culture & sports around the valley.




Adrenaline Centre, Helmshore Road




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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Digital marketer (integrated degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Employer's Application Instructions

To find the full job description visit To apply please send your CV and a cover letter to

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

Apply now

Closing date: 26 Aug 2022