Digital Marketing Apprentice

From £7,280 to £10,400 per annum - based on experience
30 Nov 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Here at GingerVideo we are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic, reliable individual who is keen to start a career in Digital Marketing.

This is an exciting role as an apprentice, working in a busy video production company.

You will join us as part of a small but expanding team, and your time will be spent supporting the team and day-to-day marketing and social media functions.

As we are a small team and business you’ll have a varied role and will get to experience and assist in a wide range of marketing activities.

What you'll need to demonstrate:

You will need to have a keen eye for detail, a positive outlook and excellent communication skills. You’ll need to be flexible in your approach to work, be organised and show initiative.

As we are a video production company it is important that you have a keen interest in creative digital media, in particular video and also social media.

What you’ll learn:

You will get lots of support from the whole team throughout your apprenticeship. We will help you to develop your skills and knowledge and achieve your apprenticeship.

You will be an integral part of the GingerVideo team, gradually taking on more responsibility and working and independently.

This is a fantastic opportunity to start your Digital Marketing and Social Media career in a friendly, fun environment.

You'll work closely with the Marketing Manager.

The kinds of duties you’ll be carrying out:

Daily work on a wide range of Social Media sites including - LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Google +, YouTube.Maintaining and updating the company YouTube channelDatabase managementAssisting actioning the Targeted Marketing PlanLearning and in time overseeing day to day management of paid digital marketingHelping with paperwork and organisation for the sales processMaintaining digital records, such as statistics and recordsLiaising with clients via email and telephone regarding their video productionsHelping maintain the company websiteAssisting with updating and writing blogsVideo Marketing of videos we produceOther online marketing tasks as requiredWorking Week:

Monday – Friday, 09.00 – 17.30 = 37.5 hrs. per week

28 days holiday allowance ( 20 days + Bank Holidays)


We’re based in offices in a small rural village, Lambourn, which is located between Newbury and Swindon.

There are 5 of us in the team, you’ll make it 6! We’re based in offices on the upper floor of a converted chapel. We’re a friendly team, work hard, but enjoy having fun too!

Free parking is available.

Training you'll receive:

On-the-job training will be provided to achieve all aspects of the role requirements. On-going support will be offered by your Line Manager and the College Assessor to achieve the Apprenticeship.

At Level 3:

Level 3 Diploma in MarketingLevel 3 Certificate in MarketingBoth levels

Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICTEmployee Rights and ResponsibilitiesPersonal Learning and Thinking SkillsSkills Required:

A keen interest in Social MediaYou MUST have excellent written skills and great verbal communicationGood organisation and planning skillsAbility to work accurately, with attention to detailIT skills, including Microsoft OfficeAble to work well in a teamAbility to follow instructionsAbility to work independentlyQualifications Required:

5 GCSEs at Grade D or higher including Maths and English (or equivalent)

Please note that your written skills MUST be excellent, as much of the day to day work includes writing text of some kind.

You can even apply if:

- You have completed a previous apprenticeship *

- Even if you have achieved higher education you are now able to apply for an apprenticeship *

* These many have restrictions so please ask

Personal Qualities Required:

Customer focusedConfidentCommitted to achievingWilling to learn new skills and rise to new challenges·A desire to learn, challenge yourself, and be challengedFlexibilityAbility to work to deadlinesFuture prospects:

Job progression and a permanent role is available for the right person after the apprenticeship ends.

Reality Check:

We are currently based in a small village in a fairly rural location. Having your own transport is necessary as the bus service is very hit and miss.


We receive many applications for this role, and so you need to set yourself apart from all the other applicants.

So, please can you send both an up-to-date CV AND ALSO the answer to the following question:

"What role do you think social media has in business today"

You can either submit this as

a) A video (please don't think that a video has to be perfect and worthy of an Oscar! It would be great to see you in person!)


b) Written answer in 200-500 words

Closing date for applications is Monday 4th December at 5pm

However, we may be starting interviewing applicants before this date. Also, the role is available for immediate start.

We look forward to hearing from you :)

Note to recruitment companies - please do not contact us as we prefer to advertise ourselves.

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