Digital Media Apprentice in Edinburgh EH20

QA Apprenticeships
18 Oct 2018
30 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Employer Description

Scotland’s largest and leading independent hospitality and retail recruiter. Xpress was established in 2003 to provide clients and candidates with strong recruitment guidance and direction delivered in a prompt, efficient and personalised manner. Our team of specialist consultants are field based across the UK and provide proactive solutions, using their industry experience to place candidates in rewarding hospitality jobs, retail jobs and sales jobs across the UK. We offer comprehensive, honest and cost effective recruitment services to all of our clients across the UK marketplace.

Our unique field based approach to recruitment gives us the competitive edge to deliver fully screened and interviewed candidate shortlists on an individual project or long term partnership basis. The industry experienced consultants tailor make the selection process to match your exact recruitment needs and only select candidates that are ‘Right for the job’. Additionally, our specialist divisions recruit for permanent and contract roles from Supervisory to Director Level across the Hospitality and Retail industries.

We want someone who is...

Hobbyist, someone that self teaches and builds their understanding in their chosen subject Thrives in a hands on environment Able to work well as part of a team as well as on their own Can give examples of their strengths and knowledge Self-starter Able to follow instructions and complete tasks

Job Details:

This media apprentice will play an increasingly important role in the media mix to reach today’s highly connected market. As a Digital Media Apprentice the main function of your job will be to assist with online engagement to help assist in the growth plans moving forward.

Ideally in the past 2 years you will have been exposed to some initially working experience within the Hotels, Restaurants, Bars, and Leisure Retail High Street & Concessions at any level.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop significant skills in database management and administration. You will be dealing with the communication and Social media impact on industry and key drivers covering: LinkedIn Twitter and Facebook. Trained and expected to learn Media and Marketing/ Online Business Planning and implementation.

Working with CSM:

Client Relationship Management strategies covering Planned Email Marketing Campaigns. Analysing key performance indicators - covering targets, deadlines and analysing activity reports. Responsible for managing the Blogs and SEO in relation to client activities. Gain an industry recognised qualification in Digital Marketing.

Required Skills:

You will have a good understanding of IT/ Social media and online technology. Ability to be an engaging and personable individual who displays confidence and takes pride in working with a customer focused attitude. Ideally in the last 2 years have had exposure to some initial working experience within the Hotels, Restaurants, Bars, Leisure Retail High Street and Concessions at any level. Experience to date in being involved in planning and time management related projects. Ideally based in Edinburgh.


You must have at least 5 National 5 grades, qualifications must include Maths and English.

Additional Information:

9am-5.30pm Monday to Friday

£12,000 - £15,000 per year

Opportunity to progress rapidly with a structured training and development programme.

You will have the challenge and excitement of joining a new and fast growing agency.

Important Information

“QA’s apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce.”

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