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Apprentice Digital Design Executive

Company Name: The Marketing Optimist Ltd
Course Name: Junior content producer (Level 3)
Course Duration: 15 Months
Salary: £15,000
Start Date: 31/01/2022


We are looking for a digital native who can really bring client’s briefs to life visually whether that’s a social media campaign, a YouTube video, or a website.

You’ll need to be passionate about design for marketing, have a keen eye for detail and a flair for design.

You’ll be working with every department in the agency, Social Media, Ads, SEO, Website design and PR, so you’ll need to be good at prioritising your workload and hitting deadlines.

As we work remotely most of the time you will need to able to stay creative under your own steam and communicate with the wider team and clients clearly.

Your role will entail the following;

  • Design for social media – Static ads, video ads, Animation for all type of social media
  • Scheduling of social content
  • Website design for WordPress sites, HTML and coding beneficial
  • Updating WordPress site design, images, updating installs
  • Graphic design skills for print

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English and Maths)

Skills requirements

  • Canva
  • Adobe Suite – Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier Pro, InDesign etc
  • WordPress
  • All Social Media Channels plus HootSuite
  • Google Suite – Docs, Sheets etc
  • Microsoft – Outlook, Word, PowerPoint etc

Personal Qualities

  • Design Flair
  • Attention to details
  • Able to work under their own steam
  • Trustworthy
  • Good sense of humour

Training to be provided

You will undertake the ground-breaking Apprentify Junior Content Producer Level 3 apprenticeship.

What you will receive:

  • A chance to earn whilst you learn amongst leading industry professionals
  • Full support and coaching from an experienced Development Coach with excellent industry experience
  • Onsite monthly visits / mentoring and coaching sessions
  • Graduation in under 15 months
  • Access to the very latest online technical and marketing training
  • Marketing projects based on real life scenarios within your business to enhance learning

In addition to all of the above, all of our applicants will go through our Assessment Centre. This exclusive session is designed to identify your digital strengths and weaknesses to help us match you with the perfect employer and the perfect role to start your career in the best way!

Things to consider

• The chance to further your career with an exciting marketing consultancy • Varied fast moving projects • 21 days starting holiday plus your birthday off • One duvet day per year • Pension contributions • Additional training to continue further development • Encouragement to progress within the business • Remote flexible working • Office space in central Leeds when required • £13,000 - £18,000 per annum

Future Prospects

Permanent position for the right person
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