Marketing & Communications Apprentice

6.30 - 6.30 GBP Hourly
15 Jul 2021
12 Aug 2021
Start Date
Fantastic opportunity to join Hospiscare as a Marketing & Communications Apprentice, working towards a Level 3 qualification as Junior Content Producer in partnership with South Devon College!

Hospiscare is looking for a Marketing & Communications Apprentice based in Exeter. You will join us on a full-time, 18 month fixed-term contract, working 37.5 hours per week over 5 days Monday - Friday. In return, you will receive a salary of GBP6.30 per hour (in the first 12 months).

About the role:

As our Marketing & Communications Apprentice you will work as part of a team, helping to deliver all aspects of Hospiscare's marketing and communications, with a focus on developing and creating multimedia content for online, print and display channels. You will be working towards completion of a Level 3 Junior Content Producer qualification, with the prospect of the role becoming a permanent one within 18 months .

Key responsibilities of the Marketing & Communications Apprentice role include:

- Assisting with the production of the Staff and Volunteer newsletter and development and roll-out of a new staff intranet to ensure good internal communications

- Assisting with communications, marketing and fundraising campaigns to maximise brand awareness for Hospiscare

- Working with the Digital Marketing Officer to update Hospiscare's website and social media channels to ensure accurate and engaging communications

- Assisting the Communications Officer in producing brand publications and drafting media releases to ensure effective collaboration with our supporters

- Working with colleagues across the organisation to develop Hospiscare's library of images that demonstrate key areas of Hospiscare's work

- Assisting colleagues in the Marcomms team in developing briefs and story boards for videography projects and helping record and edit engaging, short films to increase Hospiscare's brand awareness

- Working with our Visual Content Officer and other colleagues to develop product subbrands and to create posters, flyers and other materials to promote activities

- Acting as a brand champion, ensuring all Hospiscare marketing and communications adheres to brand guidelines

- Undertaking basic market research activity and assist with benchmarking, performance monitoring and evaluation to ensure good return on investment

- Monitoring Marcomms technical equipment to ensure it is properly stored and kept in good order

Skills and characteristics required to become our Marketing & Communications Apprentice:

- General education to GCSE standard or equivalent, including maths and English at Grade 4-9/C or above

- Demonstrable experience of working in a professional, customer-facing environment

- Significant experience of social and/or digital media

- Awareness of the work of hospices and of Hospiscare

- Developed communication and interpersonal skills, including highly developed English language skills

- Developed planning and organising skills

- Developed IT skills

- Developed technical or creative skills in photography or videography

- Ability to work autonomously and act on own initiative, seeking advice/escalating issues when appropriate

- Solution-focussed approach

- Team player, flexible and adaptable

- Ability to maintain confidentiality and to demonstrate sensitivity when required

- Awareness of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in all aspects of work

- Able to travel around the area covered by Hospiscare

Benefits of becoming our Marketing & Communications Apprentice:

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Generous holiday allowance

- Great pension scheme

- Cycle to Work Scheme

- Access to NHS benefits and discounts

Closing date: Sunday 8th August 2021

Interview date: Wednesday 18th August 2021

No two days at Hospiscare are the same, so if you'd like a role that's fast paced, varied and fun, in an outstanding organisation that makes a real difference to people's lives, please apply now to become our Marketing & Communications Apprentice!

Hospiscare is Disability Confident and a MINDFUL EMPLOYER which promotes equal opportunities for all and welcomes applications from all sections of the community regardless of sex, disability or any other protected characteristic.

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