Eastgate Engineering are recruiting for a hardworking individual to join their busy team as a Digital Marketing Specialist to be based in our office in Waterford. The successful candidate will gain a Level 3 in Digital Marketing.

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Closing date: 03 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wage is negotiable depending on candidates experience and qualifications

    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 Hours to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Support the development of a social media and content strategy for Eastgate
  • Plan, create and manage a pipeline of digital assets - photography, video, graphics, copy, to communicate the work and support our key campaigns such as health and safety, QA/QC initiatives, careers and apprenticeships, diversity and inclusion, and so forth
  • Create mobile content to reach new audiences and maximise user content and experience across our various channels to grow followers and engagement
  • Film and edit video content to deliver campaign, industry and thought-leadership pieces across mobile apps and website, engaging and coordinating external partners for wider projects
  • Manage relationships with creative agencies and suppliers to deliver integrated paid digital campaigns for key moments
  • Supporting Management by Identifying opportunities/markets and assess all opportunities for the business
  • Collate and share marketing intelligence
  • Establish key contacts within potential client companies
  • Work with MD to ensure all marketing material is representative of business goals and values
  • Edit and update all materials focusing on business development, including websites, intranet, email alerts, and brochures
  • Translate company insights, innovations, and dialogues on key issues for digital platforms
  • Development of Trade Show program and promotional material / equipment. Participation in targeted trade show events throughout the UK as and when required

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Digital Marketing
  • Day release one day per week
  • Middlesbrough College

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Depending on the circumstances of the business upon completion of the apprenticeship programme there could be a potential position of employment available

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. All closing, interview and start dates are subject to change and may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Northern Skills will check candidates' eligibility prior to any interviews.

About the employer

Eastgate Engineering are an Electrical and Instrumentation Services contractor with projects in UK and Ireland, involved in projects across many sectors such as Oil & Gas/Chemicals, Pharmaceutical & Healthcare, Mining, Power & Renewables, Industrial & Manufacturing, Commercial & Retail.







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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

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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