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Social Media Apprentice

Employer
Welsh Government
Location
Natasha Bray Parc Derwen Bridgend CF35 6HB
Salary
National minimum wage
Closing date
8 Dec 2021

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Specialism
Marketing
Sector
Advertising, Media & PR
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Undisclosed
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Job Details

About the apprenticeship

Duties

● Create a weekly social media posting calendar for our social media platforms based on the provided strategy.
● Create original graphics (on brand) in Canva for social media posts which are in line with our brand standards and current promotions
● Manage multiple social media accounts, including Facebook, Instagram and Linkedin
● Manage the distribution of content across all channels
● Loading approved social content into SocialBee and schedule accordingly
● Maintain and organise social media content library in Asana
● Communicate promptly with followers, respond in a timely manner, and monitor all reviews
● Interact with our communities and followers
● Reviewing social media analytics (Facebook Insights, Google Analytics, Instagram & YouTube)
● Analyse and report on audience information and demographics, and success of existing social media projects
● Propose new ideas and concepts for social media content
● Review all content quarterly and update/refresh as needed
● Respond to enquiries and build relationships and sales
● Work with and maximise use of our current library of content
● Carry out instagram hashtag research

Additional information

Are you a social butterfly that is passionate about building online communities? Do you have a desire to support business growth through social media? Do you have creative ideas for ways to engage followers, craft interactive messaging, and have an eye for visual storytelling? Are you an advocate for helping women entrepreneurs? Then this Social Media Apprentice role could be for you!
We are seeking an apprentice to help maintain our social media presence across all platforms. This is an opportunity to be part of a mission driven, global business committed to serving women entrepreneurs worldwide, to unlock hidden potential and wholeness. Natasha is in a rapid growth phase and needs expert support to help continue and accelerate our growth. You will be working alongside the Marketing Manager to create and schedule engaging content, communicate with potential clients and support the growth of Natasha Bray and the School of Healing Mastery.
Natasha has high expectations of herself and those who work with her. Tasks and projects must be completed with a high level of excellence, efficiency, confidentiality, accuracy, flexibility, and positivity in order to support Natasha's work.

Requirements

Skills

● Resourceful and reflective for problem solving
● Self-starter and assertive
● Excellent communication and collaboration skills
● Coachable, receive feedback with ease
● Excellent attention to detail
● Good time-management skills
● Can handle tight deadlines
● Ability to multitask and work flexibly to needs of the business
● Strong interpersonal and communication skills
● Works well with other people and can build rapport quickly with both team members and contractors
● Flexibility is key
● Technically capable, excellent communicator, and a desire to improve processes
● Ability to use initiative and manage multiple projects at the same time in a fast-paced environment
● Ability to travel to Bridgend, South Wales, on a minimum weekly basis for in person meetings and training
● Willing to learn and implement things quickly
● A “go-getter” who's ready to hit the ground running
● Someone who works well in fast paced environments with changing priorities
● A team player who values effective communication and efficient collaboration
● Highly motivated and keen to use your initiative
● Fluent in written and spoken English
● Willing to work closely with Natasha's existing team
● Details orientated. Occasional mistakes happen but 95% of the time things have to be right. This is the same standard Natasha sets for herself & the rest of her team.
● A good communicator who provides honest feedback including "negative" feedback if needed. We dont want/need a "yes" person
● Be flexible and occasionally available on evenings and weekends when needed
● Sometimes do things with short notice (within reason)
● You're committed to the businesses you work for, are hardworking, and are flexible in a fast-paced global-business environment where priorities can change quickly.

Qualifications

For the purposes of the Level 3 Social Media qualification, you will need to have:
● Level 2 Application of Number or GCSE Maths at C grade or above
● Level 2 Literacy or GCSE English at C grade or above

If you do not have these qualifications already, you will complete Level 2 Application of Number and Level 2 Literacy as part of your apprenticeship

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Qualification:
Social Media Level 3

About the employer

Natasha Bray Parc Derwen

Bridgend
CF35 6HB

Disability confident

Yes, we are part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

The successful candidate will be notified of interview as appropriate.

Company

Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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