Ohh Deer Ltd

Sales and Marketing Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Ohh Deer Ltd (Employer)

The West Midlands Creative Alliance Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £9,900.00
37.5 hours per week Mon to Friday 9.00 - 5.00pm 37.5 hours a week
15 months (duration)
22 July 2022(start date)
Digital marketer (apprenticeship standard)
11 July 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Ohh Deer is an independent, fast-growing start-up company selling greeting cards, stationery and gifts. Greeting Cards remain our main product but over the years we have diversified our offering and now make and sell other stationery and gift items. We are looking for enthusiastic person to join our marketing team.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Job Purpose: Help with all aspects of delivering the sales and marketing strategy, including but not limited to, sales related admin, lead generation, social media scheduling, PR activity and assisting with email marketing.

  • Sourcing content, making original short form content and scheduling for the company's social media channels.
  • Assist with email marketing creation where required, including, but not limited to, creating and sourcing content.
  • Keep ahead of trends, current affairs and industry insights to deliver a topical content stream on our social media channels.



What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Digital Marketer:

Apprentices learn the skills they need on the job with the guidance of a development coach who is an expert from industry. You will finish your apprenticeship with a recognised qualification, valuable industry experience, money, and substantial opportunities for promotion.

Training is a blended learning delivery model: online learning, classroom sessions, work-based training, independent research, workplace projects, one-to-one support and training. Your training will include:

● Using Social Media in a business environment
● Developing social media campaigns
● Social media advertising
● Risk, Reputation & Crisis Response
● Project Management
● Search Engine Optimisation
● Email marketing
● Content management systems
● Writing for SEO
● Metrics, Analytics, Reports & Optimisation
● Principles of coding level 3: Vendor Qualification
● CIW Social media strategist: Vendor Qualification
● CIW Internet Business Associate: Vendor Qualification

For a full overview of the digital marketer standard please see: https://creativealliance.org.uk/apprenticeships/digital-marketer-level-3/

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is a role for the right candidate beyond the apprenticeship. Ohh Deer is looking to expand the team and apprenticeships are part of that expansion and beyond.

Reality Check

As this is an apprentice level role, you will be required to be enrolled as part of an accredited apprentice course and salary will be based on the relevant apprentice criteria. We’re based in Loughborough Town Centre, Leicestershire. Sorry we’re not open to remote working for this role however there is scope for occasional working from home.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential
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