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Digital Marketing and Web Design Apprentice

Employer description

Blue Whale Media is a marketing agency based in Birchwood, Warrington. We are a family ran company which has seen extensive growth over the past six years, growing from three people to twenty currently.

Our main business group is SME's and therefore we have a great level of customer service and our client turnover is minimal. We specialise in all areas of online marketing from web design to social media marketing and blog creation.

All members of our team are required to have a qualification in their field of expertise. The company support additional training to continue employee's growth and ability for promotion.


The successful candidate will have the opportunity to jump straight into an ever-growing industry and learn the aspects that help businesses worldwide generate revenue and showcase their work.

Learn how to structure, maintain and improve a website for any sized business.

Main responsibilities:

  • Content managing websites
  • Building websites using basic fundamentals (CSS and HTML) as well as WordPress builders
  • Preparation and planning online website builds
  • Plugin integration
  • Creating and setting up online shops and ecommerce sites (using WooCommerce)
  • The basics of Search Engine Optimisation
  • Server side tasks such as email setups, understanding website files and databases
  • Online marketing and social media marketing

Desirable skills:

  • Ability to work as a team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Eager to learn
  • Genuine interest in design and aesthetics
  • Be inquisitive

Personal qualities:

  • Someone who has good written skills
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adapt
  • Someone who understands the web and is proficient using it
  • Someone who likes dogs

Desired qualifications:

Minimum of 5 GCSEs (A-C or 9-4),

Maths and English (C / 4) or above.

Working week:

8am - 4pm or 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday / 35hrs per week.

 Future prospects:

A full-time position is available for those that perform well over the course of the apprenticeship. Blue Whale have much experience taking on and developing people to become qualified and experienced digital professionals.

Important Information:

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

Digital Marketing and Web Design Apprentice

Advanced Apprenticeship

Published on 8 Sep 2020