Digital Marketing Apprentice

Job Profile

Digital Marketing Apprentice, Hull/Remote (Hybrid Working)

National Apprenticeship Wage + Benefits

2 x Posts Available

Our awarding-winning client management team is looking to hire an entry level Digital Marketing Apprentice who will work and learn from a skilled and experienced digital marketing team. We are committed to providing opportunities for people to kick-start their digital marketing career through apprenticeships and graduate recruitment and the successful candidates will follow in the footsteps of our existing apprentices, as we support them to reach their full potential and achieve success.

About the role

As a Digital Marketing Apprentice at Summit, you will be given the opportunity to work on a range of client-facing projects across a variety of channels including paid search, SEO, paid social, display and affiliate activity. You will join an existing client team and work with our channel managers to support with our clients’ marketing activity, helping to execute our strategy in line with client objectives. You will spend 80% of your time working on activity for Summit, and 20% of your time completing a Level 3 qualification in Digital Marketing with Hull College.

Your role will give you fantastic, real-world experience as you communicate with clients, cultivate positive and collaborative working relationships via email and phone, plus face-to-face/virtual meetings with support from the wider team. You will receive training to equip you with a high degree of specialised expertise and skills to ensure the work carried out for our clients is maintained to the highest standard of quality. You will add value to the team by:

  • Implementing marketing activities, such as paid search and shopping ads, paid social ads, SEO activity, affiliate marketing activity and much more
  • Campaign and budget management
  • Accurately implementing marketing strategies with support from the channel managers
  • Monitoring results, analysing key site metrics and providing proactive recommendations
  • Supporting channel managers in analysing issues and opportunities, and implementing strategic recommendations

This 18-month apprenticeship involves flexible working and initially will be based remotely from home due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, but with the opportunity to work flexibly from our amazing office in C4DI, Hull Fruit Market.

Job Requirements

About you

Drive, determination, and a self-disciplined approach are vital to be effective in this role. You will enjoy and be able to easily adapt to, different personalities, being a proactive team player who is motivated and highly organised, enabling you to manage a diverse and busy workload. Key skills and knowledge include:

  • An interest in digital marketing is essential. Previous experience and/or knowledge of digital marketing activities is preferable but not essential.
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office, particularly Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • An aptitude for numbers to assist with learning of tracking and reporting processes.
  • Ability to analyse problems effectively and solve issues, considering the long-term impact and anticipating future consequences and trends.
  • Good communication skills to build relationships and support networking internally and externally.
  • Excellent attention to detail: careful and thorough, gathering complete information and striving for quality.
  • Able to plan own time effectively; can set priorities and manage tasks efficiently.
  • Customer service orientated, dedicated to meeting requirements of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Able to accept and welcome feedback and willing to learn, develop and ultimately improve self.

About the benefits

Our culture is friendly, professional, entrepreneurial and focused around our people. At the heart of our business are our core values, which we regard as fundamental to our way of working. We believe in passion, honesty, kindness, teamwork and learning while having fun!

We offer opportunities for progression within an established online-retailing specialist, as well as a range of benefits including:

  • Flexible working (core hours, working from home)
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Your birthday off every year
  • Free city centre parking at our brand-new office at C4DI, Hull
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • £250 per year toward an ‘experience for life’
  • Workplace pension
  • Life assurance

About us

Summit is a Changemaker in online retailing and a performance marketing specialist. For 21 years, we have worked with some of Europe’s most successful retailers and brands, helping them to transform their online business, growing their customer base and making them more money from retailing online. We pride ourselves on our retail experience, our business agility, our genuine people and our proprietary technology, combining all of these with our performance marketing expertise to drive measurable value for our clients. More information on Summit can be found on our website:

If you are interested in kick-starting your online marketing career, we look forward to hearing from you. Successful candidates must have and be able to evidence their right to work in the UK. No speculative agency CVs please.