We are looking for a Modern Apprentice to join our small and friendly team.
Our Modern Apprentice will be involved in website design, development and technical maintenance. They will also assist the team in the production of social media content internally and for clients.
Skyewebsites and West Coast Media are trading names of Hunter Davies Ltd. We are an experienced, growing and sustainable family-run business providing design, web design & development, digital marketing and support services to a large portfolio of WordPress clients.
The successful candidate will work toward and be supported to achieve a SQA Diploma in Creative and Digital Media in partnership with the Young Scot Digital Academy and Glasgow Kelvin College.
If you have an interest in computing, programming and digital media, a head for logic and detail, as well as an eye for design and good visuals, this might just be the job for you. This is a great opportunity for someone to get trained up in web design and development in a small but growing company with more permanent employment prospects.
The contract is fixed-term for 12-months, with a working week of 35 hours including training time, and an annual salary of £8,990.
Key Development Objectives and Responsibilities
Development objectives in the first year of employment will include:
- Learning about and demonstrating an intermediate level of proficiency in the use of HTML and CSS.
- Contributing towards the design and build of WordPress websites
- Learning about the administration of website deployment
- Learning about the principles and practice of the general day-to-day management of a website
- Learning about a range of media tools and techniques used in the production of digital content for clients.
- Contributing towards the creative output for internal and client marketing campaigns.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING IN OUR MODERN APPRENTICE:
ESSENTIAL (E); DESIRABLE (D)
To work towards SVQ Level 3 Diploma in Digital Creative Media
Experience of online communication tools, including a range of social media platforms (D)
Experience of working with information systems, databases and websites (D)
Experience of or interest in programming languages (D)
Experience of uploading and maintaining information (D)
Experience of producing visual or written content (D)
Good organisational skills (D)
Good Level of IT skills (E)
Ability to work as part of a small team (D)
Good written and oral communication skills (E)
Attention to detail (E)
An interest in digital technology and a willingness to learn and do a good job(E)
An interest in design
Adaptability and flexibility
For further information about this role please call 01470 521214 and ask for Isabelle or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Photo credit: James Ross Photography.