Content Marketing Apprentice COVENTRY TIMBER PRODUCTS LTD

Do you have a passion for social media and an eye for design? We have an amazing opportunity for a content marketing apprentice at Coventry Timber Products. You will be joining a passionate team who has responsibility for the creative design work, email marketing, social media content creation and much more.

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Closing date: 01 Aug 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 to 5pm May potentially have to work Saturdays 8am to 12pm, depending on business requirements.

    Total hours per week: 42.5

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    09 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Social media/content marketing. Developing a social media presence for the company as well as bolstering website content
  • Create clear, consistent and valuable content across our website and social media platforms
  • Create blog posts about our company and industry to develop the website's SEO. (You will lern how to use Google to farm keywords)
  • Replying to customer messages on WIx. You will be required to communicate with yard staff and the trade counter to do this at times. (You will develop interpersonal skills and experience) 
  • Create simple marketing messages and offers weekly.
  • Potentially help out with processing some orders in the morning and copying orders onto the OMS 
  • Carry out research on what other companies in the industry are doing. Eg. Tippers Tiktok, Instagram accounts and websites. (Market, competitor and pricing research)
  • Photos and videos of products with some text added such as prices/offers to post on social media. (You will use your own phone or camera if possible. It would be good to be proficient in this already)
  • Simple and effective graphics for offers for use on socials. (Lead generation and brand awareness)

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

Training to be provided:

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard
    You will attend Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce Training once a fortnight based in Radford, Coventry.
  • Functional Skills if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This role is a brilliant opportunity for someone who is seeking to move into content marketing or develop themselves within an exciting team.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Non judgemental, Patience, Photography, Social Media Skills


GCSE or equivalent English and mathematics (Grade Grade 4-9 or C to A*) Desired

Things to consider

Coventry Timber Products is your local, trusted timber merchant supplying the Midlands with the highest quality products. You will learn to make decisions on what to post based on the companies needs as you progress. Marketing is about making informed, data-driven decisions. If we do the right research, we can create powerful images and copy that will resonate with our target market.

About the employer

Coventry & Warwickshire's Trusted Timber Merchants for over 20 Years Running. Coventry Timber Products LTD is proud member of the FSC and PEFC, we understand that in our industry responsible sourcing is paramount, and our customers can rest assured all our Timber is ethically sourced. We have been supplying to Major Contractors, Trade/Builders and DIYers in the Midlands for over 20 years, and share over 100 years experience across our varied and long-standing team. Our large stocks of sawn and treated timber are incredibly popular among our customer base due to wide variety of sizes and lengths we offer.




Coventry Timber Products

960 Foleshill Road



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Training provider



Chloe Thomas


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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