Its an exciting time at Mrs Dowsons Farm Park, we are looking for a Digital Marketing Apprentice to join us on the journey. As 'Lancashire's Favourite Farm' we have lots of new arrivals, expansions and events to market. It's important to engage with our fantastic community of visitors. Managing our brand, key messages and company values in a fun and inclusive way.
What we look for
If you are aged 16+ and have left or are leaving school, Mrs Dowsons Apprenticeship Programme could be for you – you’ll need to be eager to learn, have a professional attitude and good at juggling work and study.
Join the Team
Earn, learn and make a difference with an apprenticeship. Our apprenticeships offer routes into careers through a mix of on-the-job training and classroom learning.
Learn at Work
Learn about digital marketing in a thriving business environment at 'Lancashire's Favourite Farm' – and earn at the same time. The programme takes at least 12 months to complete and gives you the opportunity to gain a Digital Marketer Level 3 (A level).
This opportunity will be a fantastic entry point into the world of Digital Marketing
Duties and Responsibilities
To be successful for this Digital Marketing Apprenticeship, being confident and have some knowledge/experience in Digital Marketing will be beneficial.
Managing social media channels and updating on a regular basis
Content and copywriting - descriptions (new and updated), blogs, website pages, social posts etc.
Help with the creation of engaging content including photography & videography
Develop marketing campaigns around specific events and more general promotions.
Update the website when necessary
Assist in managing tickets, events and promoting business growth
Use analytic tools to see website, promotion and social performance
Email marketing campaigns
Customer Service - assist with product knowledge and customer expectations
General admin duties - answering phone calls, emails, filing/photocopying etc.
Requirements and Prospects
Good with analytical and problem-solving skills
Willing to offer ideas to help with the marketing strategy
Self-motivated and able to work towards strict deadlines.
Passionate for marketing, media or design
Able to work off own initiative and as part of a team
Positive and with a proactive work attitude
Keen to learn and develop
Passion for Photography and Videography
Adaptable in a dynamic workplace
Experience and/or knowledge of digital marketing is desirable
Communication skills - verbal and written
IT Literate - Microsoft Office (Adobe Suite is advantageous)
Ability to solve issues in a time efficient manner
Minimum of 5 GCSEs including Math and English A* - C ( 9 - 4 ) are required. Qualifications in a creative field are beneficial
Rapid career progression
Work within a growing business
A level 3 digital marketing apprenticeship is a well-recognised and niche qualification which can open many doors within the digital sector.
Wage - Apprentice Rate
Hours - 37.50 p/w including some weekends
Location - Mrs Dowsons Farm
Posted - 24/03/2021
Possible Start - 12/04/2021
Status - New Vacancy
Role - Social Media & Digital Marketing
Employment Type - Fixed Term 12 months
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