Content and Social Media Apprentice YORKSHIRE STAFFING LTD

Join our team as an Apprentice Content Creator and Social Media Specialist! Dive into the world of content creation and social media management, where you'll make a real impact. Passionate about storytelling and digital marketing? Apply now!

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Closing date: 15 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

    Pay is dependent on applicant, with incremental pay rises during apprenticeship.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 2pm.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As a Content and Social Media Apprentice, you'll immerse yourself in diverse tasks aimed at honing your skills in digital marketing and content creation. Your typical day or week will be dynamic and varied, encompassing activities such as:

  • Creating engaging content for social media platforms, including posts, stories, and videos.
  • Assisting in developing and implementing social media marketing strategies to enhance brand presence and engagement.
  • Monitoring social media channels, analyzing performance metrics, and providing insights to optimize content and campaigns.

In addition to these core responsibilities, you'll have the opportunity to participate in training sessions led by experienced professionals. Through hands-on experience and guidance, you'll develop a comprehensive skill set in content creation, social media management, and digital marketing strategies. This apprenticeship offers a unique blend of practical learning and theoretical knowledge, setting you on the path to success in the dynamic world of digital media.

The training you will be getting

Content creator Level 3 standard to include:

Training Structure: Your training experience will encompass a balanced blend of on-the-job and off-the-job learning modules. Off-the-job training sessions will occur regularly, where you'll delve into theoretical aspects of content creation and social media strategy at a dedicated training center. This structured approach ensures you gain a comprehensive understanding of industry best practices and principles.

On-the-job training is integral to your development journey. You'll work closely with our seasoned professionals, who will guide you through real-world tasks and scenarios within the workplace. Through their mentorship, you'll acquire practical skills and insights necessary for excelling in content creation and social media management roles.

In addition to scheduled off-the-job training sessions, supplemental learning opportunities will be available in-house or remotely. This flexibility allows you to seamlessly integrate learning with your work commitments, fostering a conducive environment for skill acquisition and growth. Such sessions will complement your office hours, scheduled from 9 AM to 2 PM, ensuring a harmonious balance between theoretical knowledge and practical application.

Functional skills in English if required.

Career Progression: As you progress through your apprenticeship, you'll unlock pathways for career advancement within our organization. Management and promotional prospects abound, offering you the chance to take on leadership roles and contribute to shaping our content creation and social media strategies. By the conclusion of your apprenticeship, you'll be equipped with the expertise and proficiency needed to thrive in the dynamic realm of digital media.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

You will work towards becoming a Social Media Executive at the end of your apprenticeship. Further promotions may include roles such as Social Media Manager. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Creative


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

About the employer

Yorkshire Staffing Ltd stands out as an independent employment specialist, dedicated to providing temporary and full-time staffing solutions across various sectors within the Yorkshire region. Founded by James Anderson and Georgina Thompson, their passion for recruitment and development shines through their work. With a successful history founding G&J Staffing, a premier transport recruitment agency in Kingston-Upon-Hull, James and Georgina bring invaluable expertise to the table. They understand the intrinsic value of catering to the unique needs of each client, prioritizing regular client visits to gain deep insights into business requirements. This ensures the delivery of top-quality candidates for every role. Their portfolio encompasses a diverse range of sectors, including transportation & warehousing, industrial & manufacturing, construction & engineering, hospitality & catering, healthcare professionals, IT professionals, and FMCG. Communication lies at the core of Yorkshire Staffing's ethos. They maintain transparent and open lines of communication with clients, ensuring consistency and quality of service delivery. Customer service is paramount, with honesty, reliability, and community-centric values driving their commitment to exceptional service. Trust is a cornerstone of their operations. Yorkshire Staffing acknowledges that trust is crucial for a successful recruitment agency. If a position cannot be filled, clients are promptly informed, enabling proactive planning. Their aim is to provide high-quality personnel, whether temporary or full-time, across Yorkshire. Additionally, they offer comprehensive support, guidance, and training to clients, ensuring compliance with employment law legislation. Yorkshire Staffing strives to lower recruitment costs for clients while ensuring competitive pay for candidates, embodying their commitment to excellence in the recruitment industry.







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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


Ryan Johnson

07714 660552

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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