Digital Marketing Apprentice FOLLOW THE ORIENT LTD

We have an amazing opportunity as a Digital Marketing Apprentice. Join our team and enjoy a hybrid work setup, combining remote work with our lovely office based in the University. You'll contribute to creating captivating children's books by providing design ideas, editing, and proofreading support.

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Closing date: 23 Oct 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-Friday 9am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

In this position, you will have the chance to collaborate with schools, universities, libraries, and international organizations in the education and publishing sector. It's a wonderful chance to engage with diverse audiences and make a positive impact through your work.

We can't wait to welcome you into our creative and dynamic environment, where your talents will shine as you help bring our children's books to life.

Job Details

1.Creative edge and passion for graphic design.

2.Experience working with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, or Canva. Proactive team player.

3.Knowledge or experience of social media marketing.

4.Self-motivated and able to take initiative after receiving a brief. 5.Experience or interest in Chinese culture, arts, education, or children's books.

The ideal candidate should possess a creative mindset and a passion for graphic design.

They should have practical experience with design software such as Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, or Canva. Being a proactive team player and having knowledge or experience in social media marketing are important qualities.

We value teamwork, and so we're seeking someone who is proactive and collaborative, with a strong ability to work well with others. Our ideal candidate should also be self-motivated and able to use their initiative to deliver outstanding work.

Excellent English language skills are a must, as is a keen interest in Chinese culture, arts, education, or children's books. Whether you have experience in these areas or simply have a strong passion for them, we'd love to hear from you

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

Digital Marketer Level 3- Functional Skills English and maths if not exempt (Level 2 is required to go forward for End Point Assessment). 18-month duration. Please note that as this is an apprenticeship standard you will be required to sit an end point assessment.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Creative


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A*-C/ 9-4) Essential

About the employer

Follow the Orient is a vibrant international business based in The University of Nottingham that specializes in creating innovative solutions for the publishing industry. We are experts in designing and manufacturing fun, educational pop-up books and activity books for children. Our approach to learning is both engaging and effective, and we are committed to promoting bilingual culture and helping children begin learning a foreign language. We take pride in making a positive impact in the lives of young readers and are passionate about what we do








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Apprenticeship standard

Digital marketer

Level 3 (A level)

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