Digital Marketing Apprentice R.F. PUBLISHING LIMITED

RF Media & Publishing Ltd, are the North's leading print and digital media outlet, printing the Asian Standard Newspaper and producing online video and news content for Asian Sunday Online. This position is ideal for someone who wants to develop their digital marketing career, as there are a number of progression opportunities.

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Closing date: 15 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    For the first three months of employment, we offer the basic Apprenticeship salary, and this will then be reviewed at the end of the three months and grown according to performance.

    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 from 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    14 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Managing and scheduling posts across various channels
    Social listening
  • Working with the design team to create digital assets for use on the website and social media
  • Add, edit or update the website/digital content
  • Support our video team with marketing input
  • Manage customer communications in a timely manner on social media and email
  • Support the process of implementing campaigns
  • Copywriting, on-page content optimisation and link building
  • Work with the team to generate marketing reports
  • Aid performance using Google Analytics data
  • Ad Hoc tasks as required

The training you will be getting

  • Successful apprentices will gain a BA (Hons) Professional
    Practice in Digital Marketing degree, and will be eligible
    to apply for membership of the Chartered Institute of
    Marketing, the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing
    and the British Computer Society whilst on the
  • The training will be provided via Leeds Trinity University at its Main Campus (Horsforth)
  • The training will start in January 2024 and will take three years to complete
  • The training will be delivered as a block release (on average, two days every 6 to 8 weeks)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Awesome career opportunities for the right candidate - you'll have support from your line manager and a range of learning & development programmes

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Canva


GCSE or equivalent GCSE English language and Maths (Grade 4/C or equivalent level 2) Essential

About the employer

RF Media & Publishing Ltd, are the North's leading print and digital media outlet, printing the Asian Standard Newspaper and producing online video and news content for Asian Sunday Online.




18 Bolton Road



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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

Digital marketer (integrated degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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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