Content Creator & Digital Marketing Apprenticeship SOCIAL FIREWORKS LTD.

Amazing opportunity to work in a fast-paced, small team environment where your input, voice and contribution matters! We value our team, our clients and the work we do! It shows - that's why we are award-winning. Be part of a dynamic, roll-up-your-sleeves company and learn, grow and develop as we do.

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Closing date: 03 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    There is the opportunity for more hours. We offer a 20% bonus scheme for any project or additional work sold to clients for all members of the team.

    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, 9.30am - 4.00pm including a 30-minute lunch break. Work will be hybrid - a mixture of being at our Tunbridge Wells office, London office (if suitable) and from home. There is the opportunity for more working hours.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • The apprentice will be responsible for writing, updating and creating content for a variety of digital marketing tools including social media pages, emails, blogs and AdWords. Full training will be provided
  • They will also manage day-to-day interactions, questions and queries with customers via social media channels including Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn

Duties may include:

  • Editing and publication of content on websites
  • Search engine optimisation (SEO) of content
  • Daily management of social media communications with customers and interested parties, building relationships with our followers.
  • Answering questions, complaints and queries
  • Daily monitoring and weekly reporting of social media activity
  • Supporting the director with ad-hoc administrative tasks including reports to clients, phone calls and blog writing
  • Writing and editing post copy for all clients as required, tailoring to the individual social media platforms
  • Photo editing of images from using specialist software (Canva)
  • Creating content and actively proposing social media posts and campaign to be delivered online
  • Attending events with the team in Kent, and London, and days away
  • Attending client and team meetings via Zoom/ Google Hangouts

Desirable/Preferable Skills

  • Grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in English Reading & Writing
  • Experience using a CMS (Wix)
  • Experience using design software (Canva)
  • Confident in verbal communication, able to work with senior team members/ managers

Desired Skills:

  • A basic understanding of how to use Facebook, Twitter and Instagram from personal use, if not business use
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Excellent grammar, spelling and attention to detail
  • Able to work on own initiative and be a proactive and helpful team member
  • Creative mindset for design, problem solving and solutions
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Passion for marketing, design and social media
  • Motivated and hardworking

The training you will be getting

Content Creator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • The work you will do with Social Fireworks will expose you to a small team and all the work we do which means you will gain great exposure for your career growth and development
  • You will do your training at the Social Fireworks offices weekly, with monthly visits from your apprenticeship mentor to see how you are progressing
  • At the end of the apprenticeship, you will come away with the equivalent of an A-level

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

After the apprenticeship, any path within the marketing and sales discipline of business, is where your career could progress.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, social media


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5-9) Desired

Things to consider

The vacancy involves working with computers and mobile devices. Our office has stairs, with no lift. Visits to client offices may be required.

About the employer

An award-winning digital and social media marketing company based in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.




16 Mount Pleasant Rd, Tunbridge Wells



Kizzie Nicholson

0330 122 6118

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Training provider


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

Apprenticeship standard

Content creator

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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