Apprentice Digital Marketer

Location: Nottingham
Employer: Geek Retreat Nottingham
Weekly pay: £124.45
Closing date: 29 February 2020
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Short description

If you are a geek at heart and love marketing and social media this is the position for you. You will be working to scale up the marketing side of the business along with the manager using platforms such as Facebook, Twitter Instagram linked in and snapchat to advertise the business and events.

Full description

Geek Retreat is an Entertainment Retailer - a comic book store, cafe and events hub rolled into one! They have six city-centre stores which stock “geek culture” merchandise like comics, posters, clothing, figures & memorabilia as well as games and gaming accessories.

Geek Retreat stores host events, like comic book signings, games tournaments and quizzes, every day, 363 days of the year. They have free-to-use graphic novels, board games, games consoles & more in all stores.

Their in-store cafes sell delicious coffees, soft drinks, burgers, hotdogs, paninis, sweet treats & “super shakes”

Key Responsibilities/Duties

  • updating events on Facebook
  • Sorting appropriate images and content from the various staff and volunteers who run events.
  • Answering and highlighting messages from social media to your manager if you are unable to answer yourself
  • Ensuring all groups have near daily activity - built up over 3 months.
  • To work with manage and subject volunteers on the 3 month plans for each event
  • Channels you will be involved in adding to social media include YouTube and Facebook live
  • Can get involved creating a YouTube room / zone in store

You will be required to attend day release at West Nottinghamshire College so please make sure you can get here

You will also receive lots of employer incentives such as 40% of food and 20% of merchandise. Wage reviews to take place during apprenticeship.

This is a start-up business so you will really have the opportunity to make this work for you and have a big influence within the store. You will get the chance to run events and host the YouTube channels. The Geek retreat currently run 60 events and would lie to get to 120 events per month.

Applicants will be required to attend an Assessment Centre with Vision Apprentices as part of the screening process.

The employer reserves the right to close this vacancy early should a suitable candidate be identified prior to the published closing date

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