Marketing Apprentice

Location
Rainham, Gillingham
Salary
£136.50 per week
Posted
11 Apr 2019
Closes
09 May 2019
Ref
KT&A2329
Job Level
Apprentice
Contract Type
Apprenticeship
Hours
Full Time

Employer Description
We’ve been giving pro gamers the edge through our amazing gaming peripherals for more than 10 years, and the massive mainstream growth of eSports and competitive video gaming means that getting an advantage over the opposition is now more important than ever before. A Formula 1 driver won’t win many races with a car that’s unreliable or that contains inferior technology; likewise, professional gamers and clans will find it tough to win tournaments without the bulletproof reliability, laser-like accuracy and extreme comfort that professional gaming accessories provide.


Description of Vacancy 
We’re currently looking for a Marketing Apprentice to join our marketing team based in Rainham, to work on growing our social media platforms, develop our website and showcasing the brand at offline events all over the world.

The candidate must have great communication skills to build relationships internally. We are looking for someone pro-active, full of energy and self-motivated.

Some of the main duties included within the role are:-

Manage the social media profiles 
Speak with customers and be forward facing to the business 
Use of a computer for administration and reporting 
Creating engaging digital assets for social media promotion (Instagram and Insta story graphics, quote cards, short videos, sizzle trailers) 
Edit and maintain product listings on our web shop 
Provide reports to understand what’s going on in the social world 
Set up paid advertising to reach new audiences within gaming 
Driving a daily organic growth of the brand across Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube 
Managing weekly reporting for social media organic growth 
Managing communities and responding to comments to drive audience engagement 
Fully responsible for all social posts that go out to the general public

During this apprenticeship you will be learning so many skills when it comes to launching brand new products, maintain existing ones and broadcasting the Lime Pro Gaming name worldwide. We are in the process of manufacturing a select amount of products that we have designed and tested by us for gamers. You will work towards owning this side of the business and running everything from social media campaigns, working with some of the biggest influencers in the gaming space and guerrilla offline marketing activations all over the UK.


Wage
£136.50 per week (£3.90 based on a 35 hour week)


Hours
Monday to Friday
09:00 to 17:00 plus occasional overtime


Skills Required
Good organisation and communication skills.
Understanding of social media and Adobe Software.


Personal Qualities
A positive and enthusiastic attitude to carry out duties requested
Punctual and reliable


Qualifications Required
GCSE A-C Maths and English


Training Provided
On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.
 

Additional Details
As of 1st April 2018, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.70 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training.


Important Information
The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.

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