Apprentice Communications Assistant

Vacancy Details

  • Next PLC

  • Pontefract

Digital Marketing
Salary range £7.00 to £7.50 p/h

Do you have the ambition to be a part of the Communications & Engagement team at Next Distribution?

Next plc is a British multinational clothing, footwear and home products retailer, which has its headquarters in Enderby, England. It has around 700 stores, of which circa 500 are in the United Kingdom, and circa 200 across Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

The Communications & Engagement Team are looking for an Apprentice Communications Assistant.  Providing overall support to the Comms team by ensuring all employee communications are sent out effectively and efficiently, you will be responsible for identifying and managing the correct circulation lists and audiences using Google Sheets and manage all communications beings sent from Google, Departmental shared inboxes, Rant & Rave surveys and the in-house text service.

In addition, you will produce Google surveys and subsequently collate and distribute the survey results to the Communications & Engagement Manager and the wider HR team as required.  The Communications Assistant will work with the in-house reprographics team and external providers to manage the production of the range of print materials.

The apprenticeship is an 18 month programme delivered by Arch Apprenticeships via online remote learning and tutor visits to site.  Following completion of the programme, you will receive a Digital Marketer Level 3 qualification

Duties include:
  • Provide written comms
  • Mange circulation lists
  • Analysing data
  • Using different digital technologies
  • Digital analytics
  • Providing content and information for social media
  • Working towards a marketing brief
  • Staying up to date with latest digital trends
What will you need to be successful?
  • You will have excellent IT skills with strong working knowledge of Excel, Google sheets and mail merging
  • Excellent knowledge of social media platforms
  • You need a keen eye for detail, being able to work accurately.
  • Organised and flexible, able to work on your own initiative
  • A driving license is desirable but not essential
  • Maths and English Level 2/GCSE Grade C or 4 and above

Next PLC, Elmsall Drive, Dale Lane Industrial Estate, South Elmsall, Pontefract, WF9 2RH