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Digital Marketing Apprentice

Employer description:

Sweets in the City is a Watford based confectionary gifting company. We provide Innovative sweet solutions to UK businesses, from small start-ups to large blue chip organisations, offering a point of difference in a market saturated by a 'Ye Olde Sweet Shoppe' style.

We invent beautifully designed, hand-packed products that set the trend in sweet gifting. We have just launched a range of premium Vegan products that are currently listed in Waitrose, Selfridges, Holland & Barrett and Harvey Nichols stores.

Established by Sarah Lynn, the Winner of BBC TV show The Apprentice in 2017, the company is jointly owned by Lord Sugar.


This is a unique opportunity to work for one of Lord Sugar’s growing Apprentice Winning businesses, adding real value to a small team and taking on fun and key responsibilities around website development and content, social media platforms (existing and new), SEO, email marketing and data management/analytics.

Main responsibilities:

  • Creating brand building website content and ideas, working with the team to copywrite and update information about new products, events, offers competitions and press
  • Developing marketing materials and planning events, sampling, online promotion and customer lists for targeting and content
  • Photography, creating mini sets and scenes for themed product, using apps like Snapseed to edit images and create high impact shots for digital use across the website and social media platforms
  • All general admin tasks relating to sales, marketing and digital activity, attending meetings and shows with senior team members to blog/post/update stories

Desired skills and personal qualities:

  • Hard working
  • Genuine passion/desire for Digital Marketing
  • Use your own Initiative
  • Honest

Desired qualifications:

A minimum of 5 grade A-C GCSE’s, including English and Maths.

Future prospects:

Possibility to gain full time employment at the end of the apprenticeship programme.

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 Apprentice

Advanced Apprenticeship

Published on 25 Aug 2020