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Social Media Marketing Apprentice

Welsh Government
Freight Logistics Solutions Skewfields Lower Mill Pontypool NP4 0XZ
Apprenticeship rates
Closing date
18 Jan 2022

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Advertising, Media & PR
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
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About the apprenticeship


The role of a Social Media Marketing Apprentice involves supporting the Director in their key tasks of providing engaging, and timely marketing directed at suppliers and customers in order to support and develop the brand and business. Honest, direct, informative, and persuasive communications are at the heart of the FLS business and in order to provide these effectively the Marketing team requires additional support with its ongoing social media and digital marketing.
• Supporting the Director on all social and communications related tasks
• Developing digital and social media campaigns
• Creating supporting images for social media
• Creating content for web and social
• Deployment of social media advertising and promotion
• Administration of data in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system
• Dealing with comms - social media, email or telephone
• Support of sales and partner onboarding
• Administration of website
• Ongoing monitoring of competitor activity
• Campaign development for email / digital marketing
• Analysis and reporting of social media and marketing activities
• Co-ordination and visualization of marketing data and KPIs for meetings

Additional information

• The role will encompass an NVQ Level 3 in Social Media (potentially leading to NVQ level 4 Digital Marketing)
• This will require all tasks to be completed in the allocated timeframe and to a high standard, meeting Company deadlines and expectations
• An awareness of the activities of all supporting departments and activities will be included - finance, data & technology, sales and client solutions as well as operations.



• Team player - working with other team members
• IT literacy - good IT skills including ability to use Excel, Word, Outlook. Powerpoint (Adobe tools beneficial)
• Great Communication skills - both verbal and written
• Organisation and prioritisation of tasks
• Keeping colleagues and customers updated of progress
• Determination and willingness to see a task through to completion
• Desire to succeed and progess through Apprenticeship into longer term career with FLS


No minimum requirements


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Social Media Level 3

About the employer

Freight Logistics Solutions Skewfields
Lower Mill

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.


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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