Kenneth H Wax

Digital Content/ Social Media Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Kenneth H Wax (Employer)

Apprentify Ltd (Training Provider)

Annual wage £14,000.00
38.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 10:00 - 18:00.
15 months (duration)
10 January 2022(start date)
Junior content producer (apprenticeship standard)
22 December 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Kenny Wax Family Entertainment is renowned for bringing some of the best of children’s theatre to the West End and on tour in the UK and internationally. You will work towards a Level 3 Junior Content Producer apprenticeship standard.


Produced and general managed shows include: What the Ladybird Heard, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, Around the World in 80 Days, The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s Child, Room on the Broom, Oi Frog & Friends! (Olivier Award nominated), Mr Popper’s Penguins, the stage adaptations of Jacqueline Wilson’s Hetty Feather (Olivier Award nominated) and Jill Murphy’s the Worst Witch (Olivier Award winner for ‘Best Family Show’).

This autumn will see the world premiere of Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World, a co-production with Mayflower MAST Studio.

The apprentice will be involved in an exciting new website launch, so in the meantime, check out the following websites of Kenny Wax Entertainment:

Are you ready to get the show on the road and box step your way into a career in the digital industry? Kenny Wax is looking for a Digital Content/Social Media Apprentice to join their team in London. Apply Now!

Job description:

The apprentice will be looking after the all the socials. They’re soon going through a rebrand, integrating Kenny Wax family entertainment with Kenny Wax Ltd and representing all their shows on there. Their shows tour internationally and are performed on the West End. The apprentice will manage and create content for their family shows and will be involved in lots of new and exciting projects in 2022. You will be working closely with the marketing and production team.

As a Digital Content/Social Media Apprentice, your responsibilities would include:

  • Brainstorming new and creative ideas
  • Innovating and presenting new digital/offline strategies
  • Implementing and supporting marketing strategies including social media, print, email, blog, SEO and more
  • Driving traffic to company pages
  • Uploading content to their website
  • Developing engaging online content including videos, graphics, and blogs
  • Measuring and reporting performance of digital marketing campaigns/content and assess against goals, using relevant sites such as Google Analytics
  • Keeping abreast of new social media sites, technologies, and digital marketing trends; implementing these new technologies in developing campaigns
  • Identifying trends and insights, and optimising content, techniques, spend and performance based on the insights
  • Attending events and rehearsal rooms to film interviews and get content that could be on an occasional weekend/evening (time in lieu)

Work Perks:

  • Tickets to press nights
  • Seasonal company trips
  • Access to reduced rate theatre tickets on their shows

Future Prospects

Digital Marketing is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the UK, so prospects upon completion are very promising with industry experience and a qualification under your belt.

Job titles include, but are not limited to:

  • Junior Content Producer
  • Social Media Executive
  • Digital Marketing Executive
  • Content Executive
  • Brand Marketing Executive

Reality Check

You apply on The Juice Academy website, filling in the written application form to the best of your ability, paying attention to spelling, grammar and punctuation. Successful candidates will be invited to a second stage, where you will complete several assessments, including maths & English. If these results are successful, your application will be sent to the employer who will shortlist for interviews.

If your interview is successful, you will be expected to start in the workplace the week of the 10th of January. Please mark clearly on your application if you will be unavailable to start on this date and we will consider you for future selection days.

Note: The Juice Academy will recruit a number of apprentices to start in-between 3rd-24th of January and while you’re applying for a position with this employer your application may be sent to other employers if it's unsuccessful with this employer.

Please note: For the first year, you will be paid £10k. Thereafter, your pay will be increased to the National Living Wage (currently £8.91 per hour). All salaries are set at the employers’ discretion; however, this will be the minimum you will receive.

Skills Required

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of Social Media
  • Computer Literate

Qualities Required

  • A keen interest in Digital Marketing, Social Media and content production
  • An understanding of marketing is desirable
  • Well organised
  • Motivated
  • Friendly
  • An interest in the theatre and the arts is ideal
  • A passion for social media and digital content!
  • Willing to learn about Digital Marketing with the desire to pursue this as a career
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy

Qualifications Required

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Training Provided

Level 3 Junior Content Producer apprenticeship standard.

The Juice Academy is a digital marketing Academy based in Castlefield, Manchester. They train 80 apprentices a year whilst the apprentices work with businesses and they have recently launched the remote course, so all training is delivered via Zoom.

There will be two face-to-face sessions in Manchester during the course, travel costs will be covered by the employer. The training is delivered by industry professionals from their sister company, Tangerine Communications. As well as attending sessions for training on a bi-weekly basis for one year, apprentices will also receive the on the job training in the workplace.

The final three months of the course will be the ‘assessment period’ during which apprentices are expected to produce a portfolio of work and complete a series of assessments. Full digital marketing training to be provided on-the-job and off-the-job. The Juice Academy partner with Apprentify, who support apprentices in the workplace through development coaching.

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