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Digital Marketer Apprentice

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Our Values

In line with our One Coventry Values we strive to have a workforce that reflects our local communities and welcome applicants from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applicants from minority ethnic backgrounds, applicants who have a disability and applicants who are from the LGBTQ+ community to apply for our senior leadership roles. 

Our Values are:

About the team we are recruiting to

We value diverse perspectives and experiences and are striving to create a workplace culture that is inclusive, is accepting of all and is free from discrimination and bias.

In Coventry, we are working hard to build something special. Children and families are at the heart of everything we do, and we believe they deserve the best outcomes.  Children’s Services provides a wide range of statutory and non-statutory duties, from Early Help Services, through to children who are looked after.  

The service reflects and responds to the changing needs of children and their families.  It works to enable a reflective and flexible approach, with a strong Early Help offer and a real focus on Relationship Based Practice and Signs of Safety, which focuses on intervention and keeping families together. 

Children’s Services is proud of its achievements to date and is continuing to ensure children and families remain at the heart of all it does.  We will provide you with an environment where social work can flourish, with high support, high challenge and manageable caseloads.  Children’s Services is proud of its workforce, who are committed, dedicated, and work to a high standard. We are seeking other like minded practitioners who would like to join us.  We pride ourselves on building relationships with families and partners and hold respectful practice at the centre of all we do.

The Through Care Service works with looked after children and care leavers.  The service is co-located with carers advisors, a housing liaison officer and a UASC liaison officer.  Through Care is an innovative and dynamic service involved in national pilots of Lifelong Links, Leaving Well and New Belongings and were shortlisted for the 2019 social workers of the year awards.  Coventry is part of the National Leaving Care Benchmarking Forum.

What is the job role?

The successful candidate will study towards a level three qualification in Digital Marketing. Whilst also supporting and/or leading the service’s social media campaigns. You will also work collaboratively with colleagues in the team to develop and plan events – including (but not limited to) Care Leavers Week and the Care Leavers Awards).

This is a fixed-term contract.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a someone who:

  • Has knowledge of social media applications such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and TikTok.
  • Has knowledge of IT packages and systems such as Microsoft Word, Teams, and PowerPoint.
  • Has experience in attending and/or planning events.
  • Has strong IT skills, including the ability to use a variety of programs for word processing, data entry, and presentation.
  • Has an understanding of data protection and the importance of confidentiality.

You will undertake the Level 3 Digital Marketing  Apprenticeship standard. Further information for this apprenticeship can be found at: 

The application and selection process for candidates is as follows:

  • Stage 1 (12th November) – Candidates will be shortlisted based on the answers given.
  • Stage 2 (14th December) – Pre-interview and assessment.
  • Stage 3 (20th December) – Final interview.

*The pre-interview is a short session to give you further details of the apprenticeship role and to help you understand what to expect and how to prepare for the final interview. You will also complete a short diagnostic assessment to check the level of Maths and English that you are currently working at and identify any support you may require.

Did you know that there is support available to help you with your application?

If you would like support in completing your application or have any questions about our recruitment and selection processes, help is available at The Job Shop.

We would recommend that all applicants take advantage of this service in order to maximise the chances of being shortlisted.

Address: 1 Bull Yard, Coventry, CV1 1LH
Phone: 024 7678 5740


About Coventry

Coventry has a proud, innovative and creative spirit that throughout its history has seen communities come together to tackle problems and bring about real social change.

We are cutting-edge, challenging, youthful, vibrant and diverse.

At Coventry we are committed to excellence in everything we do. With around 4800 staff from a range of different backgrounds, our aim is to recruit and develop talented people who will focus on our customers, take responsibility, work together and find better ways of doing things.

To deliver the best services to our residents, we need the best people working for us to make a difference to our communities.

If you join us, we will provide a fantastic rewards and benefits package - to find out more please visit

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