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Marketing & Communications Apprentice

Welsh Government
CMB Engineering 1 Alexandra Gate, Ffordd Pengam Tremorfa CF24 2SA
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Closing date
31 May 2022

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


Visiting sites to showcase the activities, achievements & progression of installations & organisational activities.
Maintain the CMB website & social media platforms to promote the commercial & CSR activities of the organisation.
Procuring marketing & promotional content to support the business's needs.
Working closely with the local community, charities & local businesses to develop working relationships.
Consistently promoting events & activities taking place at Llanrumney Hall.
Engaging with the online community & using the social media platforms & website as a key resource to communicate the Trusts activities to the community.
Publishing on social media; updating the website regularly; procuring advertisement & marketing content; regular photography; developing brand merchandise; promoting online fundraising platforms to increase revenue.
Maintain the House of Sport website & social media platforms.
Liaise with the sporting groups to promote their activities.
Coordinate & promote activities with the football academy.
Work in agreement with the Vale of Glamorgan College to promote the college's functions.
Promote any forthcoming events
Produce marketing & promotional content such as company magazines, monthly newsletters, posters, leaflets, brochures, banners etc.
Creating & editing video & picture content for various marketing & promotional projects.
Monitoring & maintaining all Social Media Channels.
Provide Customer Service support for all queries.

Additional information

As the Marketing & Communications Assistant, you will be assisting the Marketing & Communications Manager in creating and implementing the business' digital, marketing and social media strategy for CMB Engineering, Llanrumney Hall Community Trust and Cardiff City House of Sport. This role offers you the rare opportunity to work for 3 different businesses in 1, allowing you to maximise on the experience and learning opportunities available. These 3 companies different marketing approaches in order for them to be a success.

The right applicant for this role will be able to manage and allocate their time (with the support of the Marketing & Communications Manager) to proactively deliver the marketing needs as required. They will have the capacity to grow an understanding of the varying needs of these organisations and how best to meet these needs.



The right applicant will be resourceful, proactive, have a keen eye for detail and an attention to detail when delivering work. They will have strong communication skills and a willingness to develop within the role.
Excellent communication skills and a proactive approach.
Positive attitude and an ability to work to tight deadlines.
Experience creating artwork positively promoting business achievements.
CMB has a reputation of delivering a professional service to the highest standards and this role will embrace this reputation and develop further through promotional activities. The employee is expected to reflect these values and high standards.
A confident understanding of a range of Social Media platforms and how to utilise them to enhance turnover via bookings and sales.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint).
Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite such as Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator (recommended but not essential).
Experience in Filming and Video content editing (recommended but not essential).
Must have a full UK driver's licence in order to commute between the multiple sites. If not yet achieved a desire to pass the diving test.


Minimum English - Maths GCSE Grade C or above


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:

Level 3 Digital Marketing/Social Media

About the employer

CMB Engineering 1 Alexandra Gate, Ffordd Pengam

CF24 2SA

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

Successful candidates will be invited for a face to face interview


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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