Important Information:

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.

Established in 1922, the Urdd is an unique organisation which has achieved much in offering Sports, Arts, Residential, Humanitarian and Volunteering opportunities for over 4 million children and young people in Wales. Today ,the Urdd has 55, 000 members. This has enabled us to positively contribute to communities and societies, extend their horizons and increase their self confidence. We have nurtured generations of women and young men to be proud of their country, open to the world and embodiments of our language and culture, as well as having the global values that are respected in Wales.

The Digital Marketing Apprentice will be responsible for developing suitable material to promote the Urdd on the organization’s social media platforms. To help raise awareness of our activities, the apprentice will be responsible for developing creative and appealing material which takes into consideration our target audience. Whilst employed, the apprentice will complete Level 4 Digital Marketing Apprenticeship which will include training in a variety of fields including digital marketing, websites, CRM systems, analytics and measuring exposure and effective planning.

Important Information:

Job Title:  Social Media and Digital Marketing Apprentice  ( x 4)

Apprenticeship Programme: Digital Marketing Apprenticeships

Days and Times of Work: Monday – Friday 9-5 (flexible working scheme applies)


  • The Urdd’s Central Social Media Apprentice (flexible location)
  • Eisteddfod yr Urdd Social Media Apprentice (flexible Location)
  • Social Media Apprentice (The Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff CF10 5AL)
  • Gwersyll Yr Urdd Glan Llyn, Llanuwchllyn, Bala, Gwynedd, LL23 7ST)

Key Duties:  

  • The apprentice will need to create suitable content in Welsh and English to promote the department's work on the Urdd’s social media platforms.
  • Create suitable video content to promote the department’s projects and activities
  • Various content schedules to be posted on the departments’ social media
  • Manage various projects under the leadership of the Urdd’s Social Media Officer
  • Work with officers in the relevant department to ensure that the information received is accurate and timely.
  • Consistently monitor the success of content to report back
  • It will be necessary to contribute to the success of the department and work as part of a team to ensure success in the department’s activities.
  • You may be required to attend international journeys with other Urdd staff members in order to record and create digital content

 Essential Requirements:  

  1. Excellent communication skills in both Welsh and English
  2. Standard written skills in Welsh and English
  • Knowledge and interest in digital marketing
  1. A creative person who enjoys offering promotional ideas to ensure the success of a project
  2. The desire to attend a number of relevant training courses for on-the-job development
  3. An individual who enjoys working as a part of a team

Desirable Requirements:  

  1.  An understanding of the aim and objectives of Urdd Gobaith Cymru
  2. Experience of working on social accounts on behalf of groups or organisations.

Closing date: 16th May, 2021

Interview Date:  7th June 2021

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