If you are wondering what to do after school or college, why not consider a Digital Marketing Apprenticeship? You’ll have a real job in an industry that wants enthusiastic young people with new ideas. Plus, you earn while you learn, unlike university where you end up in debt!
What do Digital Marketing Apprentices do?
Digital Marketing Apprenticeships are for young people who want to work in digital roles such as:
- SEO Assistant
- Social Media Consultant
- Email Campaign Assistant
- Search Marketing Coordinator
- Display Marketing Assistant
- eCommerce Assistant
- Mobile Marketing Assistant
- Website Content Manager
- Video Marketing Production Assistant
- Digital Marketing Assistant
What will you learn?
You will understand what digital marketing is and how it is used by businesses. Digital Marketing uses the Internet and electronic media to help businesses connect with customers, offer value products, and build relationships with those customers so that they repeat business.
How long is the Apprenticeship?
Typically 12-15 months.
How do Apprenticeships work?
An employer pays your wages and you learn new skills on-the-job with them. You will also spend time with a training provider to gain the in-depth knowledge and understanding required for the job.
What sort of person is accepted on an Apprenticeship?
The Apprenticeship is open to people aged 16-24 who have a keen interest in digital and business. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a “can do” attitude and have good numeracy, literacy and IT skills. You should be be enthusiastic about all things digital, upbeat, ambitious and determined to succeed. Good writing skills are important as well as a track record of getting involved (such as volunteering, running blogs, webpages, promoting events through social media etc.). Some creative talent helps too.
Where can I find vacancies?
Try looking on our home page first. Digital Marketing Apprenticeships vacancies are also advertised on the Apprenticeship service’s official site here and on websites such as www.notgoingtouni.co.uk. Training providers will also put vacancies on their own websites.
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