This is an Apprenticeship Vacancy. The successful candidate will be employed by the company outlined below and receive on-the-job training from them. Alongside this, they will undertake an Apprenticeship Programme with ACT Training and receive support and guidance from an experienced Assessor, to help them achieve the relevant qualifications. Please refer to the Course Outline at the bottom of this page for an overview of the Apprenticeship Programme.

Company Name: Activ Marketing Group

Location: Cowbridge

Job Title: Digital Marketing Assistant Apprentice

Apprenticeship Programme: Digital Marketing Level 4

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours a week

Days and Times of Work: Monday – Friday 9am-5pm

Salary: National Minimum Wage for Apprentices - Currently £4.30 per hour

Company Overview: 

Providing excellent digital marketing services since 2008, Activ Marketing Group has a reputation for serving thousands of clients across the UK, Ireland, Europe, Asia and Australia to all sorts of small businesses in partnership with their franchisees or consultants as we prefer to call them. Our biggest commitment is to give budding entrepreneurs the opportunity to build a successful business with work-life balance in mind whilst ensuring that local people gain a viable online presence by keeping everything as straight forward to understand as possible.

Key Duties:

  • Social media content creation and posting for clients and head office
  • Supporting on general digital marketing tasks as required
  • Updating head office and client websites as required
  • Supporting the Managing Director in creating a monthly newsletter for franchisees
  • Supporting on franchisee marketing campaigns
  • Working on print projects for client and head office
  • Content creation and copywriting
  • Undertake administrative tasks to ensure the functionality and coordination of the department’s activities
  • Support other team members in organizing projects
  • Conduct market research and analysis
  • Employ marketing analytics techniques to gather important data and create reports (social media, web analytics, rankings etc.)
  • Update spreadsheets and databases, financial and non-financial information
  • Assist in the organisation of events and attend them to facilitate their success and report on social media
  • Prepare presentations
  • Communicate directly with clients and encourage trusting relationships


Essential Requirements:  

  • An active and well thought out social media presence would be great to demonstrate capabilities outside of a work environment where no work experience proof is available.
  • GCSE A-C – English essential, IT preferable
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, Wordpress and online applications an advantage (CRM tools, Online analytics, Google Adwords etc.)

Desirable Requirements

  • Proven experience as a marketing assistant or within an office environment would be useful but not essential
  • An active and well thought out social media presence would be great to demonstrate capabilities outside of a work environment where no work experience proof is available.
  • Good understanding of office management and marketing principles
  • Commercially minded with drive to succeed within a commercial role
  • Modest and willing to seek answers that are unknown
  • Self-starter who can think on their feet
  • Ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines
  • Highly organised with a customer-oriented approach
  • Exquisite communication and people skills


Closing Date for Applications: 10 May 2021

Please note that applications received after the closing date may still be considered, subject to the vacancy being filled.

Interview Date:  Important Information: 24 May 2021

  • You will be contacted by telephone and email throughout the recruitment process; therefore, please ensure the contact details you provide are accurate and that you check your messages regularly.
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