Spotty Dog Communications Ltd

Digital Marketing Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Spotty Dog Communications Ltd (Employer)

Intequal Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £288.00
37.5 hours per week Monday -Friday 9am-5pm
16 months (duration)
2 November 2020(start date)
Digital marketer (apprenticeship standard)
31 October 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are on the hunt for a digital specialist to join the spottydog pack as a Digital Marketing Apprentice.


We are looking for someone with bags of passion for digital marketing and a curiosity to learn new ways of working. You’ll be supported by an experienced Client Services Director who will provide direction and supervise dedicated digital client work, however working in a small team means that there is lots of opportunity for responsibility and creativity and with further plans to grow there is no glass ceiling for someone who wants to grow their career at spottydog.

The variety of our work means that we’re looking for someone who can demonstrate an appetite to learn about a range of skills for use within marketing, PR, social media and communications campaigns which ideally should include:

  • Digital advertising (PPC, display, paid social), and understanding the technical requirements for content when featured across different channels
  • SEO
  • Organic social
  • Email marketing
  • Webmaster tools as in part of this role you’ll also be working hand-in-hand with our own web team to drive spottydog’s digital marketing efforts
  • A mind-set which demonstrates a comfort with testing, learning and optimising
  • Multitasking to juggle multiple projects and changing deadlines
  • Good housekeeping skills to ensure assets and project management processes are followed

At spottydog, their mission is to create best of breed communications, delivered by pedigree people. They are also committed to supporting learning opportunities and continuous professional development, and will offer you professional membership, together with on the job training working with an awesome award-winning team.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, then please get in touch and show us you’ve got the right attitude, ambition and commitment to join our team. You’ll be rewarded with a competitive salary and once you become a permanent member of the pack, you’ll receive a flexible benefits package worth an additional 5% of salary. This includes 3% match pension, professional membership and the option to pick an additional benefit which includes mobile phone, healthcare, student loan repayment, gym membership or season ticket loan.

What’s more you’ll enjoy 24 days holiday, Perkbox and a flexible working environment, which includes work from home Wednesdays forever, together with a buzzy office environment in central Birmingham that makes spottydog a brilliant place to work. You can read more about how they have adapted their ways of working to ensure we’ve got a safe space as well as a place to fuel learning, engagement and a collaborative culture in their latest blog here.

After three years’ service you’ll deserve a break, so we give an extra week of paid holiday which can be extended to enable up to 12 weeks’ time out for a sabbatical or to go travelling!!

Future Prospects

Opportunity for the learner to secure a permanent position with the company once the apprenticeship is complete as a qualified digital marketer.

Once you have served the company for three years, you’ll deserve a break, so we give an extra week of paid holiday which can be extended to enable up to 12 weeks’ time out for a sabbatical or to go travelling.

Skills Required

  • They are looking for someone who wants to be involved in the business
  • Someone who will get stuck in and help with all aspects of the company
  • Be Creative and Resourceful
  • Be Ambitious and keen to embrace new challenges, with a healthy attitude towards risk
  • Confident and professional
  • Knowledge of Social Media

Qualities Required

  • Reliable
  • Punctual 
  • Confident

Qualifications Required

To be considered for this role, you ideally would hold GCSE or equivalent at grade 4 or above in both math’s & English, and in three or four other subjects. You would look to have gained a GCSE/BTEC/A Level in Business studies/Marketing.

Training Provided

You will be enrolled onto the Digital Marketing Apprenticeship and work towards gaining a City & Guilds Level 3 Digital Marketing Diploma. You will also have the opportunity to learn specific skills in SEO and Google Ads, LinkedIn, Hootsuite and Google analytics. You will also a achieve the Google Academy IQ certifications. This apprenticeship is delivered remotely using a live virtual classroom and the very latest Microsoft Technologies. This apprenticeship teaches the fundamental core skills required for anybody looking to kick-start a career in the Digital Marketing Sector.

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