We've noticed you are using Internet Explorer. This is an outdated Web Browser and is not supported by this website. Consider switching to a moden Web Browser like Google Chrome.
map Surrey Heath Runnymede Spelthorne Richmond Elmbridge Kingston Epsom & Ewell Woking Guildford Waverley Mole Valley Reigate & Banstead Tandridge
This Vacancy has closed.

Social and Digital Media Apprentice

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: SCC/19/88790
  • Published: Mon 11/02/2019, 8:27 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 28/02/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £11,117.60
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: County Hall, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2DJ
Job Details

£11,117.6 per annum for 36 hours per week based at County Hall, Penrhyn Road, Kingston, KT1 2DW. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception. 

This is an 18 month fixed term contract.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

About the Role

Do you have a creative spark and a hunger for all things social media? Are you looking to kick-start your career with an apprenticeship to gain both a qualification and experience?

A perfect opportunity has arisen for a forward thinking apprentice to join our Recruitment Team at Surrey County Council. With social media being fundamental to the way we recruit, we are keen to continue building knowledge within the team and working on new and thought-provoking ways of recruiting talent.

The Recruitment Team work hard to deliver excellent customer service in everything we do and with that we are a team of positive, friendly individuals who all strive to work as one team to achieve our goals. Working as part of the advisory team, you will report to our Social Digital Media Recruitment Specialist who will support you on your apprenticeship journey and who will also share a passion for all things social media and digital. Your work will support us in delivering our creative and exciting Social Media Strategy.

The apprenticeship aspect of the role will see you gaining knowledge on how to design and build digital campaigns and how to use social media platforms to both attract and engage customers. We will then support you in bringing your new found knowledge back to the office where you can assist us day to day in helping create social media posts and communicating to our hiring managers regarding content and information on their team vacancies.

Whilst experience in social media and digital isn’t essential to the position, we are looking for our new apprentice to have a passion for social media and an eager attitude for continuous learning.

To be considered for shortlisting, you will be able to evidence in your application:

  • An interest in social media
  • Having a creative eye
  • Basic knowledge of IT systems such as Word
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion contact Sophie Thornton by e-mail at sophie.thornton@surreycc.gov.uk. We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 28/02/2019.

Interviews will take place on week commencing 4/03/2019.

Values and Behaviours

Our values are what support our vision, shape the culture and are crucial in delivering our corporate strategy. For more information about our values and behaviours please follow this link.

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: SCC/19/88790
  • Published: Mon 11/02/2019, 8:27 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 28/02/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £11,117.60
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: County Hall, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2DJ

Vacancy Location