Job Title : Digital Marketing Apprenticeship
Employer : Hiks Products
Location : Maldon, Essex, CM9 8SE
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : IT
Vacancy Reference : VAC-03670
Brief Description : This exciting opportunity will mean you will be responsible for assisting the Directors launching and marketing existing and new products across new online channels and markets, as well as management of social media channels.
Qualifications Required : GCSE (C and above) in English and maths (or equivalent)
Vacancy Detail : Attention to detail is essential, as images and descriptions must be of a high quality to represent the product correctly.
The successful candidate will communicate new product information and offers for marketing, along with providing written content for the website. A proven history, showing excellent written and verbal communication skills is essential to this job role.
We ideally require an individual with experience in a fast-paced environment, who is looking for a challenging role and wishes to develop a career within a very dynamic and entrepreneurial company. You will have attention to detail, good communication abilities, and excellent organisational skills and can work to deadlines.
The basic starting salary will be on application, dependent upon previous experience with potential to rise in line with your abilities and performance. With a bonus structure in place to achieve additional pay.
Responsible for identifying new online channels and market places
Responsibility for social media content and development of social media strategies
Managing existing social media channels
Manage website content and messaging
Ensuring all listings are SEO optimised to the highest standard and conform to regulations
Improving listing rankings and search results to drive sales and maximise revenue
Managing online advertising campaigns across Google and other platforms
Researching and responding to competitor activity and pricing
Research competitors, new products and trends
Create and manage promotions
Learning and working on our in-house multi-channel management system
Assist our customer service team when needed with product information and active offers
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Monday to Friday, 10am – 4pm Additional hours are available and overtime is available
Salary : £120.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 01/07/2019
Possible Start Date : 07/07/2019
Personal Qualities : HTML Knowledge would a bonus but not essential
An interest in design
Understanding of Ecommerce
An understanding of conversation rate optimisation
An understanding of Pay per click advertising and social media campaigns
An understanding of SEO
Skills Required : Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
Proven understanding and experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and Email
Previous experience using Photoshop or similar
Efficient and systematic approach
Able to quickly master established working practices and procedures
Excellent time management is imperative
Confident working within a team and also autonomously when necessary
Ability to multi-task and prioritise competing duties
Future Prospects : A full time role is on offer for the successful apprentice to have a great opportunity to be part of this continued success and growth of this recognised and established business.
Training to be Provided : This apprenticeship will help you develop the knowledge and skills required to work in a social media and digital marketing role. It is suitable for those already in employment or those entering the work place for the first time. This apprenticeship will help you to understand what social media and digital marketing is and how to utilise these tools in a business environment. It provides the knowledge and skills required to progress in a wide range of digital roles. As a result, you will receive the following qualification: Digital Marketer Level 3 Standard, CIW Internet Business Associates certificate. Functional Skills in English and maths (if required)
Other Information : Any applicants who have an interest or passion for Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Boards, this is the perfect opportunity for you, as you will be tasked with promoting/driving the sales for these products by running marketing campaigns and using resources available, social media platforms such as Instagram, for example.
This is a fast-tracked, advanced Level 3 IT apprenticeship. Some self-study will be required.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
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