Content Creator Apprentice OPTIMUM DESIGN (UK) LTD

We’re seeking an ambitious creative to join the Optimum UK Marketing Team, to assist with creating engaging content for various digital channels and the execution of wider marketing campaigns. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with sports teams and athletes throughout the UK.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

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 to Friday, 08:30 - 17:00. 15 min break and 45 min Lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    6 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Collaborating with senior management in conception, development and execution of social strategies
  • Creating and posting social media communications / campaigns
  • across our social channels (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, LinkedIn)
  • Building a community of social media followers across all platforms
  • Create engaging content to be posted across our social channels
  • Research, identify and execute new content ideas
  • Plan and execute shoot days (researching venues, people coordination, equipment, logistics etc)
  • Assist with the creation of content/assets for wider marketing campaigns
  • Assist in the creation of marketing concepts for the business channels across the UK
  • Maintaining awareness of current market trends
  • Helping manage wider marketing campaigns

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Content Creator Apprenticeship Standard
  • Delivery method and location of training to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Optimum encourages personal development and growth internally and externally from the business with opportunities for promotion available to present staff as a priority

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, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

Strong photography & videography skill Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (Premier Pro, Photoshop, Lightroom - After Effects is a bonus) Up to date with social media trends and best practices High attention to detail Excellent written and verbal communication Willing to travel (expenses paid) Access to a vehicle and full UK driving licence A self-starter, comfortable working without supervision and as part of a team Confident & able to direct players/athletes who may have little to no experience being on camera

About the employer

Established in 1996 here in the Wigan, Optimum, originally a rugby protection brand, has evolved into a global sports giant. Our commitment to quality, innovation, and athlete satisfaction fuels a diverse range of sports footwear, apparel, accessories, and bespoke teamwear. Based here in Wigan, we have offices in China and Philippines and have distributors around the world, as such we are truly global entity.








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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


Gabriella May


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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