Marketing and Communication Apprentice (Level 2/Intermediate)

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Location
Chatham, Kent
Salary
£185 per week, working 37 hours per week (£5 per hour)
Posted
22 Nov 2018
Closes
22 Dec 2018
Ref
KT&A2244
Specialism
Marketing
Sector
Unspecified
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Undisclosed

Employer Description

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a successful family of schools that work together to improve the life chances of all its children and young people.  Our Trust currently consists of 16 schools, 11 Primary and 5 Secondary, based across the Portsmouth, Medway and Deal areas. This position will be based in Medway at the Trust Central offices at New Horizons Children’s Academy.

Description of Vacancy

Working as part of the Marketing & Communications team, the post holder will be responsible for producing high quality design content across printed and digital marketing channels including social media, Trust and school specific publications in line with branding guidelines.

Purpose of the job

Working as part of the Marketing & Communications team, the post holder will be responsible for producing high quality design content across printed and digital marketing channels including social media, Trust and school specific publications in line with branding guidelines.

Key Responsibilities

Curation, collation and creation of relevant and engaging design content

Meeting brand guidelines and promoting the importance of adhering to brand guidelines

Organise and supporting the development and distribution of the ‘Our Trust’ publication three times a year

Attend Medway School/Trust events and ensure high quality photography

Adhering to GDPR guidelines

Monitor and update social media platforms and ensure a flow of high quality and informative content

Work with Academies and Trust managers to provide a variety of marketing materials throughout the academic year

Placing merchandise and marketing collateral orders including distribution

Monitor performance of marketing activities and campaigns in order to inform and improve future campaigns

Monitor competitor developments and innovations

Act as the ‘Communications Champion’ for the Medway schools, working closely with the counter-part in Portsmouth to promote flow of good news articles

Trust website administration – adding news content

General Responsibilities

General administrative duties such as ordering stationery and answering phones

Build and maintaining excellent working relationships with PAs, office managers, Headteachers and SLT and by keeping in regular contact via e-mail, telephone or in person, offering advice, solutions and information

Monitor the communications inbox

Develop excellent working relationships with TSAT central managers, staff and teams

Occasional other duties may be required

Partnerships and events

Support Trust ethos and vision in the wider community

Support with the administration of Trust incentives and events

Community

Maintain confidentiality inside and outside the workplace

Understand and apply Academy policies

Appreciate and support the role of other professionals

Support ethos and vision of Academies in their wider communities.

Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required.

Hours

We will be looking for someone who can work Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week.

Skills Required

Basic understanding in the use of design software to produce printed and digital marketing collateral

Good communication skills

Establish effective working relationship with Managers and colleagues

Ability to be extremely accurate, detailed and confidential and able to work to tight deadlines, under pressure

Ability to learn quickly, be organised and identify and suggest changes to processes

Good computer skills

Good writing and editing skills

Ability to multi-task and prioritise workload effectively

Customer care procedures and best practice

Knowledge of Data Protection and confidentiality

Personal Qualities

Good team player and willingness to work in partnership with others

Self-motivation and initiative

‘Can do’ attitude and flexible approach

Demonstrate self-confidence and respect for others

The ability to provide excellent customer service to a range of schools with varying needs

Qualifications Required

GCSE A – C or equivalent qualifications essential.

GCSE in Marketing or Art Design GCSE desirable but not essential.

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.

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.