B-383 Social Media and Digital Marketing Apprentice with Northern Industrial in Blackburn

Job type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Advanced Apprenticeship
Positions Available 1
Closing Date 09-12-2016
Salary £3.40 - £6.95 per hour (Depending on candidate age)
Reference Code B-383
Hours Per Week Monday - Friday , 39 hours per week , flexi-time working Scheme available
Interview Date 12-12-2016
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Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Enthusiastic, Reliable, Organised and hardworking candidate to join a successful company as a Social Media and Digital Marketing Apprentice.

Northern Industrial is one of the leading names in industrial automation repairs. Every day our team help to keep the wheels of industry turning, by responding quickly to requests for help from around the world from manufacturers when their machinery breaks down. The Purpose of the role is to work with the marketing team, focusing on building on the company’s brand and reputation using communication skills to promote and sell the company and its products and services. Our apprenticeship schemes allow for creative skills to be developed whilst studying for a nationally recognised qualification in Digital Marketing. Key responsibilities include :

● Building business awareness

● Contributing to E-newsletters

● Contributing to social media posts and blogs

● Using creativity and influence to market the Company

● Photographing parts for the website

● Writing product descriptions for the company website

● Sending information packs to customers

● Keeping up-to-date with industry news to generate relevant blog content



Person Specification

Skills required:

  • Effective communication skills, written in particular, with a good grasp of the English language

  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to use initiative

  • Ability to learn and understand technical products that you may not have encountered before

  • An interest in digital marketing/internet communication and search

  • Strong IT skills (MS Office)

  • Good organisational skills.

  • Team working skills

  • Knowledge of Social media platforms


Personal Qualities:

  • Good time management

  • Punctual & Reliable

  • Honest & Hardworking

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team

  • Keen interest in Social Media and Digital Marketing


Qualifications Required:

    • 5 GCSE’s Grades A*-C (including Maths & English) desirable. Candidates will be required to undertake and pass an initial assessment at Blackburn College.


Other Information

Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship

Advanced Apprenticeship

Proposed Duration

18 months

Training to be Provided

Level 3 Diploma in Social Media

Functional Skills Level 2 in English, Maths and ICT (if required).


Andrew Pickthall  01254 292234


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