21 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship Digital Marketing & Social Media Apprentice

QA Apprenticeships – Posted by QA Apprenticeships Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Job Description

QA Apprenticeships

Digital Marketing & Social Media Apprentice

Town: Glasgow
Postcode: G1
Salary: £307.65 per week
Closing Date: 2017-11-30
Vacancy ID: 1211-0001-00013042

Company Profile:

Employer Description

Based in the UK but serving multinational corporations, fast growing SME’s and recruitment agencies worldwide, the company is the brainchild of talent acquisition and B2B demand generation experts. The future of Talent Pipelining is here. A fantastic environment for someone to grow, learn and implement various levels of Business, Research & Marketing skills.

Job Details:

Job Description

We are looking for someone creative, passionate about marketing, familiar with Social Media is ambitious and wants to develop a career within Marketing. Someone who wants to gain a specific qualification within the Digital Marketing industry that do not already have one.

Do you like to Blog and create content? Then we also want to hear from you.

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Reporting to Managing Director
  • You will assist the company’s daily marketing and social media activities, as well as create and distribute content on social media on behalf of our clients
  • This role also involves supporting the company directors’ sales activities by regularly creating presentations and infographics.

Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Managing the company’s social media accounts and devising techniques to drive online traffic
  • Producing any artwork required by the company (mostly web, occasional print)
  • Managing the company’s content calendar, including blog posts, graphics, video etc.
  • Creating and distributing marketing materials. These may include infographics, white papers, research and webinar recordings
  • Scheduling webinars, assisting company directors’ with set up and presentation
  • Creating regular campaigns on business website writing content and monitoring interaction
  • Supporting with the organisation of events and presence at them
  • Submitting award entries
  • Occasionally running PPC campaigns
  • Creating succinct progress reports using different analytics packages
  • Managing our group of external partners and advisory board members
  • Managing our online community,
  • Managing client social media accounts, the creation of content calendars and content

Qualities / essential requirements:


  • Knowledge of all major social media networks
  • Creativity – experience using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign is desired, however if you have a limited knowledge of Adobe you should have some understanding and experience using free tools such as Canva and Gimp
  • Proficient across all Microsoft applications including Excel
  • Some understanding and knowledge of email marketing
  • Strong communication skills – you’ll need to successfully manage day-to-day client relationships
  • Ability to learn will play a big part in this role, as we will be looking for someone who can not only write content for campaigns but also learn the functionality of the platform
  • Excellent writing and communication skills

Desired but not essential

  • Email marketing and website management experience
  • Experience using Prezi presentation software (desirable)
  • Working knowledge across a broad range of digital platforms including PPC and SEO
  • Experience of analytics packages including Google Analytics
  • Knowledge of monitoring tools

Desired Qualifications

Someone with 5 standards (Level 1 – 3) OR 5 National Level 5 grades, both qualifications including Maths and English would be ideal

Other information

Working week – Monday – Friday, – 9am – 5pm


Higher salary upon completion of apprenticeship as well as full time job after a year.

Company benefits

Important Information

“QA’s apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce.”

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Job Categories: IT. Job Types: Apprenticeship. Job Tags: -, apprenticeship, Digital, IT, L3, Marketing, SCO, and Telecoms. Salaries: £307.65 per week.


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