Social Media Apprentice

Smart Marketing Ltd

Here is an exciting new opportunity for a Social Media Apprentice.

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Closing date: 17 Apr 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Working week

37.5 hours, shifts TBC

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

01 May 2017

Date posted

18 Mar 2016

Apprenticeship level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

Level 3 Estio Social Media Apprenticeship
Social Media Apprentice
£7,500 annum.

Please contact or call 01422 898 888

Here is an exciting new opportunity for a Social Media Apprentice.

We are looking for candidates who are enthusiastic and passionate about social medial and digital marketing. The right candidates will be carrying out SEO and will be in control of pay per clicks, google AdWords etc. Their duties will involve researching interest content and ideas for blogs and also writing blogs. The candidates will be regularly updating company pages on social media sites.

The successful candidates should have strong interest in social media and IT as well as good creative writing skills. The intention is for the candidates to stay on after their placements with a pay rise and and we will offer long term security and the opportunity to progress.

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

Personal qualities

  • 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

  • Have 5 GCSE's graded A*-C, including English 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. If the right applicant is found, the application may be closed early.**

About the employer

This company is a creative, vibrant and focused company that provides marketing and business management services and solutions to businesses.


Smart Marketing Ltd


Albion Road



BD10 9TQ

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Training provider

The Estio Training IT Apprenticeship programme gives 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


Nina Horsfall

Other information

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.30 per hour from the 1st October 2015. 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: 17 Apr 2017