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Digital Marketing Apprentice

Company Name: Odyssey New Media
Company Address: Birmingham, England , B29 6SN
Course Name: Digital marketer (Level 3)
Course Duration: 15 Months
Salary: £10,500
Start Date: 18/07/2022


We are looking to recruit an ambitious, methodical and driven individual with an attention to detail who will report to our Managing Director and senior staff.

The role will include a wide array of tasks including writing and developing content for client’s websites, setting up and managing online channels such as social media, writing press releases and blogs, building link partnerships between websites, collating reports, auditing and more. This role will grow to become an all-round internet marketing position including social media marketing, SEO, link building, competitor and keyword analysis.

You will need to have a thorough understanding of the internet and social media, excellent English written skills and be looking for a digital marketing career in the long-term and specifically to learn new skills in this digital field.

Specifically, the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Candidates with prior experience of writing and creative English skills are preferred due to the broad nature of the clients we work with and write for.
  • A high standard of Internet research and analysis skills
  • Integrity and initiative
  • Great time management and work efficiency
  • Excellent project management and reporting skills
  • Excellent English speaking and writing skills
  • Flexibility - you will need to be flexible as you will be working on several of our clients sites across different industry sectors (predominantly UK based)

Entry requirements

5 GCSE GRADES A-C (Maths and English vital)

Skills requirements

Attention to detail, Communication skills, Presentation skills, Creative, Initiative,

Training to be provided

You will undertake the ground breaking Apprentify Digital Marketer Level 3 apprenticeship. 

We have designed our programme to offer you 4 distinct routes to focus your career path and specialise in areas such as Social Media, Search Engine Marketing, Web Design or Web Development. These paths are designed to jump start your career and make you stand out in a competitive field increasing your future earning potential.

During the 15 months of training you will learn cutting edge theory and industry practice across three Knowledge Modules:

Marketing Principles – starting with the basics you will learn how to effectively target customers based on their wants and desires as well as how the sales and marketing funnels work. You will understand what makes customers buy or not buy and how marketing can influence this as well as how to effectively focus on target markets and manage customers to make them loyal to a business.

How the Web Works – delving into the technical you will learn the Principles of Coding and how marketers create effective web sites, designs and user interfaces. This includes how web design and development drive engagement and conversions.

Driving Return on Investment – using data to create detailed customer insight, you will learn how to use industry leading platforms (including Google Analytics) to understand the online customer journey and improve your marketing based on customer usage of your website.

What you will receive:

  • Access to some of the largest digital focused companies in the North West and Yorkshire
  • 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
  • Develop expertise in an area to develop your career with our bespoke Path to Mastery
  • Digital skills and coaching in social media marketing, Google advertising, copywriting, website design and development, content production and tools to enhance digital marketing

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

Base Working Hours – 30 hours minimum to start with a probable increase to 37.5 hours after several weeks of employment.  Additional Hours & Overtime - There is scope for additional overtime and flexible working dependant on additional demand.  12 Months & Beyond - There is scope for the role becoming a full-time role beyond the 12 month apprenticeship period.

Future Prospects

12 Months & Beyond - There is scope for the role becoming a full-time role beyond the 12 month apprenticeship period.
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