Digital Marketing Apprentice ZELST LIMITED

VQ Solutions is proud to support Zelst Limited in recruiting a Digital Marketer Apprentice to join their friendly and ever-growing team! This role provides an overview and training in each of the Agency’s departments enabling the you to learn about all aspects of the services that we offer our clients. This role has a focus on SEO and PPC.

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Closing date: 10 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Your pay will be reviewed over the course of the apprenticeship.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm. There is some flexibility on the exact hours.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    04 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Analyse client websites to provide the best advice on a course of action
  • Navigate back end of websites
  • Carry out keyword research 
  • Use a wide range of software including Google Analytics, Moz, SEMRush, Search Metrics, Google Adwords, and Microsoft Ads
  • Implement new SEO and content strategies onto a clients website
  • Create powerful and effective campaigns
  • Produce reports detailing clients’ monthly progress
  • Liaise with clients on campaign progress and questions
  • Undertake keyword research
  • Analyse campaign performance to meet clients’ goals and targets
  • Effectively brainstorm to improve campaign performance
  • Write high-quality content for search purposes
  • Communicate effectively with team members 
  • Provide prompt and efficient client liaison 
  • Reporting on SEO, performing SEO site audits
  • Optimiste titles and meta data 
  • Use HTML code to fix a range of issues 

The training you will be getting

  • You will work towards an Advanced level Digital Marketer Apprenticeship delivered by VQ Solutions
  • You'll have a dedicated VQ Mentor and will also be supported internally by your manager
  • During this apprenticeship, you will develop a portfolio, complete vendor qualifications, attend online workshop sessions and have regular reviews
  • All apprenticeship work will be completed during working hours

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Zelst has a great track record of offering full-time roles to apprentices who complete the apprenticeship successfully

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Quick Learner, Passionate, Ability to prioritise, Excellent English Grammar


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Minimum 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Minimum 4/C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Creative based/Essay Subject (Grade C) Desired

Things to consider

The employer has asked that training providers do not contact them with CVs or other unsolicited correspondence. Any unwanted contact may be reported to the ESFA.

About the employer

A leading digital marketing agency, proud to be one of the longest established and experienced agencies in the North of England. We work with ambitious clients that want to be industry leaders. We develop bespoke inbound strategies integrating targeted SEO, biddable media, and content marketing campaigns promoted by social media and outreach for each of our clients. Our team is made up of enthusiastic specialists who are passionate about continuing their specialist knowledge of their chosen area. As a family-run agency, we pride ourselves on nurturing our staff by providing continuous support and opportunities for growth.








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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Christy Slater


Apprenticeship standard

Digital marketer

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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