Social Media Apprentice MEDIA AGENCY GROUP LIMITED

You must have an interest in social media marketing, with excellent communication skills. You must have a professional attitude towards tasks, and hold consistently high standards. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing social media team.

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Closing date: 26 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £163.46

  • Working week

    37.5 Hours, Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    17 Nov 2015

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC000742288

  • Positions

    1 available

Estio Training has an exciting new opportunity for a Digital Marketing/PPC (Pay Per Click) Apprentice.

We are looking for an inspired, creative, self-motivated, reliable and hard-working social media apprentice to join an independent media agency based in the heart of MediaCityUK, Salford Quays Manchester.

You must have an interest in social media marketing, with excellent communication skills. You must have a professional attitude towards tasks, and hold consistently high standards. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing social media team, responsible for the management of various high-profile clients.

This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated, pro-active individual who is seeking to develop their career.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assist with planning, creating and scheduling of client social media campaigns
  • Assist with creation of images and infographics, using necessary image creation software
  • Assist with planning social media activity for internal social media platforms
  • Write blog posts on industry news
  • Develop knowledge, skills and confidence of running a successful social media campaign
  • Basic knowledge of social media and how it works (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)
  • Organisational skills including time keeping and keeping a tidy workspace
  • Ability to use social media platforms

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • High level of attention to detail
  • Be a team player with good communication skills and a sense of humour
  • Be able to work unattended and stick to deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, esp. written English
  • Computer literate with an advanced working knowledge of Microsoft office systems (word, excel, outlook, etc.)
  • An ability to analyse data, extract insights and share perspectives for improvements to marketing strategy.
  • Well organised, with the ability to prioritise and take ownership of deliverables to clients.
  • Keen to learn and develop new skills/knowledge

Additional Skills not required but would benefit:
  • Search Engine Optimisation knowledge (on-page and/or off-page)
  • Personal digital marketing experience (blog, social media, SOE etc.)
  • Website content management systems, e.g. WordPress CMS
  • Knowledge or an understanding of Google Products (AdWords/Analytics)

Qualifications required

5 GCSE’s at grades A*- C or equivalent (including English Language and Maths)

Future prospects

This role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

Things to consider

**Please note these dates should be used as a guideline only, should the right applicant be found the vacancy may close early.**

About the employer

Media Agency Group is an advertising agency specialising in the purchasing and planning of all media formats across the spectrum of advertising.

Employer

MEDIA AGENCY GROUP LIMITED

Address

The Quays

Salford

M50 3UB

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Training provider

The Estio Training IT Apprenticeship programme gives young people the opportunity to get hands on experience in the IT industry whilst still employed in a real paid job with no cost or debt.

Learners will receive Eight weeks of intensive training. Whilst in the workplace, apprentices will also receive continual assessment, and help and guidance from a dedicated trainer who will be there to ensure that they get the most from their work experience.

Training will lead to industry-recognised qualifications including:
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Digital Marketing
  • Focusing on:
  • Email and Marketing
  • SEO (Search Engine Optimisation)
  • PPC (Pay Per Click)
  • Online Advertising
  • Social Media
  • Image and Video Editing
  • Design

Apprenticeship framework

Social Media and Digital Marketing

Training provider

Outsource Training Development

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Estio Technology Recruitment Ltd

Contact

Abigail Short


Other information

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.30 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

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Closing date: 26 Sep 2017