Engineering Content Creator Apprentice IGUS (UK) LIMITED

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Marketing department of this worldwide Motion Plastics company, as part of your role you will be helping produce content for social media, interviews, events, and podcasts, working alongside SEO specialists to best optimise all content, an interesting and varied role for the right candidate !

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Closing date: 18 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,000.00

    £13,000 per annum with an increase of £500 every 6 month depending on work ethic

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 08:00 - 17:00. Free lunch on site everyday.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 May 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000219680

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

My client is a worldwide Motion Plastics® expert for plastic solutions in motion. Since my client was first established, they have grown from 40 to more than 2950 employees distributed between the head office in Germany and 35 subsidiary companies around the world. They also have representative partners in more than 80 other countries.

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Marketing department.

The Engineering Content Creator Apprentice will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks in the Marketing department. This position will cover all aspects of written content creation, including PR, blogs, website, and technical content. This will also involve elements of research into current news/affairs and trending topics surrounding engineering and manufacturing today.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Writing, reviewing, editing, and updating content for company websites, blogs, marketing materials, and similar platforms
  • Help produce content for social media, interviews, events, and podcasts
  • Create “open-worthy” emails to targeted customer lists, working with salesforce marketing cloud
  • Conduct research to learn more about current trends, developments, and perceptions about subject matters relevant to igus. Topics include but not limited to 3D printing, robotics, cable management and industry 4.0
  • Receive basic content from Germany and update this to better fit the UK market
  • Assisting the marketing team with content for upcoming campaigns
  • Working alongside SEO specialists to best optimise all content
  • Create slogans and catchy text for adverts and event promotion

Skills Required:

  • An interest in engineering is preferred but not essential
  • Excellent written, proof-reading and editing skills
  • Organisation and efficient way of working without lacking quality
  • Research and time-management skills
  • Strong listening and communication skills
  • Initiative and enthusiasm
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Multi-channel marketer
  • Remote training delivery
  • Onefile
  • VLE
  • 6 hours of dedicated training time every week

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possible fulltime permanent position upon completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

About the employer

My client is a worldwide Motion Plastics® expert for plastic solutions in motion. Since my client was first established, they have grown from 40 to more than 2950 employees distributed between the head office in Germany and 35 subsidiary companies around the world. They also have representative partners in more than 80 other countries. They are now looking for an apprentice to join their friendly team in Northampton.

Employer

IGUS (UK) LIMITED

Address

51a Caswell Road

Brackmills Industrial Estate

Northampton

NN4 7PW

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Training

Training provider

STARTING OFF LIMITED

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

Contact

Lucy Harris

lucy.harris@startingoff.co.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Multi-channel 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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