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Communications Apprentice REF: LS098 - Sheffield (S25 4AJ)



We are deeply committed to fairness and inclusion in hiring. We promote equal employment opportunities and do not discriminate on any basis. We want to attract and select the best applicants for all positions, and we aim to recruit and support employees who can represent the diversity of people within the community. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, and we encourage our employees to bring their unique perspectives to the workplace.

Apprenticeship Funding - For eligibility please speak to us directly.

The Role
This well known local charity are looking for a bright and enthusiastic individual to help them market the organisation and help with their extensive fund raising efforts. If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity, where you will work towards a Marketing qualification, then apply now!

Duties Will Include
  • Help the communications officer prepare marketing materials
  • Distribute press releases
  • Regularly stock take marketing materials
  • Update IRIS CRM system, including data cleansing
  • Monitor and update social media channels and website
  • Contribute to the development of new creative ideas
  • Assist with running of photography sessions with families
  • Provide general administrative support for the department
  • Provide basic IT support across the hospice
  • Take minutes in team meetings

    All employees are required to
  • Abide by the Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Attend mandatory training annually
  • Respect confidentiality applying to all Hospice areas
  • Respect and work effectively with volunteers
  • Work within Hospice policies and procedures
  • Comply with the No Smoking Policy
  • Participate in and contribute to team meetings
  • Cooperate and liaise with colleagues
  • Behave in a professional manner at all times, reflecting and maintaining the values and ethos of the charity

    All employees are expected to:
  • Demonstrate a commitment to their own development, to take advantage of education and training opportunities and develop their own competence
  • Support and encourage harmonious internal and external working relationships
  • Make a positive contribution to fundraising and raising the profile of the Hospice
  • Be comfortable with substantial use of VDU (Visual Display Unit) equipment
  • Have a cheerful and positive outlook and attitude


    The Person
  • Able to work to deadlines including shifting deadlines and priorities
  • Be organised and able to plan own work whilst ensuring flexibility where required
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Confident in the use of the internet to carry out research
  • Confident and assertive

    Skills Required
  • Be able to communicate clearly, both in writing and verbally with staff and external contracts at all levels
  • Confident handling data using a variety of tools
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes, such as Word, Excel and Outlook)

    The successful candidate will study a Level 2 qualification in Marketing. This will be aided by an Assessor who will carry out all assessments as work based learning, within the workplace.

    Hours and Wage
    37.5 Hours Per Week. Monday to Friday, with occasional evening and weekend events.
    £131.25 Per Week for 6 months, followed by NMW for age after 6 months.

    Benefits
  • UK Healthcare such as Westfield
  • Free Parking
  • Free refreshments and cake
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Pension day
  • Cycle to work scheme

    Progression Opportunities
    Lots of opportunity to progress within the Marketing team, as previous apprentices have already been promoted.

    The Business
    This Children's Hospice care for Children and Young Adults with Life Limiting Illnesses.

    The Source is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

  • Vacancy Type: Marketing
    Job Level: Apprentice/Trainee
    Town/City: Sheffield
    Region: Sheffield
    Hours: Full Time
    Salary: £131.25 to £264.38 Weekly
    Application deadline: 08 September 2017
    Start date: 18 September 2017

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