Digital Marketing Apprentice

Posted 15 days agoExpires in 2 days
National living wage per annum (£TBC)

An important role in our newly formed digital marketing team the marketing apprentice will support the Digital Marketing Manager and our communications team in improving our digital offer across key web and social media platforms as well as providing digital support to key cathedral campaigns

Closing Date: 2nd August 2021
Interview: 10th August 2021

The Digital Marketing Apprentice will work within the Digital Marketing Team of Liverpool Cathedral. The role will report to the Digital Marketing Manager.

The Digital Team sits alongside the Communications Team for the Cathedral and Diocese of Liverpool in providing quality communications for the cathedral.

The role tasks are to:

  • work with the Cathedral colleagues to produce content in the forms of blogs, articles, videos, imagery and web copy that meets the aims and strategic objectives of the Cathedral.
  • maintain website content to ensure it is all up to date and accurate.
  • support the Digital Marketing Manager in providing analytics and implementing SEO best practice to drive web traffic and generate leads.
  • write and edit content to promote the Cathedral entertainment products, worship activities, heritage offering and educational services (music and faith) by telling compelling stories through digital content.
  • support operational departments in the improvement of their digital footprint.
  • ensure all content produced is of appropriate style and tone; and meets all internal and external guidelines and meets the brand guidelines and formats required by social media networks.
  • to support the cathedral on key promotional campaigns
  • collating content from internal stakeholders.
  • checking validity of content, ensuring dates, titles and all information relating to content is correct.
  • preparing and uploading content to digital platforms, starting with our website ready for sign-off by Digital Marketing Manager (DMM), Digital Communications Officer (DCO) or Communications Manager (CM) as required.
  • maintaining ‘business as usual’(general events/worship) social media scheduling under direction from Senior Digital Marketing Officer.
  • under the supervision of the DMM, gather digital marketing benchmarking information from a defined list including other faith institutions, heritage venues and entertainment venues to help inform the digital strategy.
  • potential supervision of photographer, videographers working on particular projects

We are a values based organisation and recruit on the basis of integrity, inclusion, professionalism and dynamism. We would expect a smart, office appearance.

Candidates should have a minimum of 104 points at A2 (grades BCC) or an equivalent, eg BTEC DMM. We also welcome applicants who hold Level 3 professional qualifications, such as: + CIM Level 3 Digital Marketing Professional + Level 3 Digital Marketer Apprenticeship + Level 3 Junior Content Producer Apprenticeship

All applicants must able to evidence GCSE English Language and Maths passes at grade A*-C/9-4 or commit to completing Functional Skills Level 2, in addition to the programme.

Liverpool Cathedral is one of the largest cathedral church’s in the world. An active place of worship, the cathedral is also a major tourism attraction and an important place in the visitor economy of Liverpool City Region.

Liverpool Cathedral was famously designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott and is an architectural masterpiece. Built by the people, for the people over the large part of the 20th century it stands as an iconic landmark on the Liverpool landscape.

Today the cathedral sees itself as a place of encounter. We host a variety of events, concerts and recitals, and major art exhibitions such as the Peace Doves. We welcome thousands of visitors to view our building, browse our shop and dine in our restaurant. We also have a strong social action charity (Micah Liverpool) linked to the cathedral. We are a venue that is open every day and requires a great deal of promotion.

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