Microsoft Gold Partner and a market leader in their industry, forward-thinking technology experts Blacklight Software are a forward-thinking technology partner and software development house who are delighted to be growing their supportive team through the addition of a Digital Marketing Apprentice.

Located in the easy accessible Wakefield, you will join the team in their well-equipped office space while developing your skills and knowledge through a range of exciting campaigns and projects. 

Salary, Hours & Benefits

  • £8775 per annum
  • Monday – Friday 
  • 9:00am – 17:00pm
  • 25 Days Holiday plus Bank Holiday
  • Involvement in Perk-box
  • Social events with colleagues
  • Fun environment with lots of support and casual dress code
  • Huge potential for growth and progression

There are career progression opportunities available upon completion of the programme. You, along with your employer, may progress to a Level 4 programme, and take your training even further.

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting into the Sales Manager, you will be working within a team of 4, where there is a strong emphasis on staff development and training.
Typical roles and responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Writing social media posts and scheduling their release
  • Writing of marketing materials such as brochure content, web content, etc.
  • Involvement in marketing campaigns
  • Google analytics, Facebook and Twitter insights and website analysis
  • Working on SEO and PPC campaigns to increase online presence
  • Input on the tone of web updates e.g. tone, images, links, engagement

Full support and guidance will be provided by both the employer and training provider throughout the apprenticeship.

Desired Skills & Competencies

  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Confident 
  • Good work ethic
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop or other creative software would be beneficial but not essential
  • Able to use own initiative

Personal Qualities

  • Keen to start a long and successful career in marketing
  • Professional and proactive attitude
  • Good grammar and attention to detail
  • Willing to learn

About the Employer

Blacklight Software is a forward-thinking technology partner and software development house specialising in the areas of Azure, CRM, SharePoint, Applications & bespoke web parts & portals such as SQL Server and Office365,

For more information about Blacklight Software, please visit their website at the below address:

https://www.blacklight-software.com/

Location & Travel

This role is located just outside of central Wakefield with easy access to local public transport links to wider areas. Local bus stops are within close proximity which offers regular services to surrounding areas and beyond. There is also free on-site parking for those who drive. 

Funding

Due to funding requirements, there are specific candidate criteria that apply to this apprenticeship opportunity. In order for our employer to offer this vacancy, they must be able to draw down full government funding for the position. As such, only candidates aged 16 – 18 will be eligible to apply for this vacancy. However, as we work with a range of employers who do not require full government funding to offer apprenticeship opportunities, please visit our website: www.baltictraining.com/vacancies to discuss and apply for alternative apprenticeship opportunities.

Full Government funding rules and regulations can be found here

Training to be provided

If you are successful in securing this role, you will be enrolled in one of our apprenticeship programmes. Follow the link below for the programme applicable to this role:

Digital-Marketing

We’re always looking for enthusiastic people to add to our talent pool: at Baltic, we believe people are more than a list of skills, so even if you don’t feel like you tick every box – get in touch with us! Our apprenticeships will teach you all the skills you need to succeed anyway!

Why choose an apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships are a great way to get the qualifications and experience needed to start your career. Combining technical training with work experience, becoming an apprentice is the first step to a recognised career path. The digital sector will only continue to grow and an apprenticeship with Baltic will enable you to join this diverse, fast-moving and exciting industry, putting you at the forefront of tomorrow’s world. If you’re ready to earn more, start your apprenticeship with Baltic Training today, apply below.

About Baltic

Baltic Training is one of the only apprenticeship training providers that offer a completely tech-focused, tech-driven training solution. We help people transform their knowledge and passion into skills that employers need.

If this sounds like the role for you, get in touch! Once we receive your application, one of our team will be in touch to help you with the next stage. In the meantime, if you want to get a head start on the other applicants, expand your knowledge with the links provided!

https://baltictraining.com/apprentices/resources/information-advice-and-guidance/

Eligibility

Residency eligibility applies to this vacancy. You must be a British or European Economic Area (EEA) citizen and have been resident in the UK or EEA country for the past 3 years.  Residency rules and some exceptions can be found here (clause P305)