Apprentice Content Creator


Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£15,170 - £18,770 per annum

Job Highlights
  • At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new high-profile organisation.
  • Your responsibilities will cover a wide range of tasks, from uploading new material to improving existing content using the content management system (CMS).
  • We offer Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance.
Job Requirements/Description

Salary: If you are under 18 years, the hourly rate is £9.60 per hour (£15,17.18 per annum); for those 18 years plus the hourly rate is £12 per hour (18,77.48 per annum).

Hours per week: 30.

What you will do in your working day

  • Your responsibilities will cover a wide range of tasks, from uploading new material to improving existing content using the content management system (CMS).
  • You'll need a strong attention to details as well as good organisational skills to deal with queries coming from services within the councils or citizens.

You will learn:

  • Working with Content and UX Designers to upload to and edit content on different platforms, making sure web content and digital solutions meet council guidelines, style and accessibility standards before publication.
  • Helping manage the website and intranet inbox, triaging users’ requests as needed.
  • Conducting regular content audits to identify and make appropriate corrections.
  • Managing citizen and internal feedback, investigate issues and contact/stakeholders citizens for further information, flag common problems and refer issues to the relevant team.
  • Be a user of web related software and applications, such as content management systems and have some knowledge of web language such as HTML.
  • Editing simple online forms.
  • Managing out-of-date content, set up redirectors, fix broken links.
  • Supporting colleagues across the council with best practice regarding web content and applications.

The training you will be getting

During this advanced apprenticeship, you will learn a vast range of knowledge, skills and behaviours, covering topics such as:

  • Audio and visual content.
  • Content for social media.
  • Copywriting and so much more.

You will undertake the ground-breaking Professional Apprenticeships Content Creator Level 3 qualification.

Professional Apprenticeships are an Ofsted Outstanding rated training provider and hold the title of Bristol and Bath Apprenticeship Training Provider of the Year for 2021.

The training is delivered using a hybrid model and can be delivered fully remotely if needed. You will have monthly 1-2-1s with your assigned tutor, along with monthly group sessions, where one topic will be covered in detail, and you will have the opportunity to meet and work with all the other apprentices on the course.

The programme is designed to mould you into a high-level, all-rounded digital marketer. You will learn in detail about:

  • Creation of audio and visual content.
  • Blogging and written content.
  • Creating content for social media.
  • Designing engaging posts.
  • Managing content online.
  • Evaluating and testing the effectiveness of content.

These modules are designed to jump-start your career and make you stand out in an increasingly competitive field, boosting your future earning potential.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression is key and you will look forward to exciting career development opportunities beyond the apprenticeship for the right candidate.

Applying for an apprenticeship

To apply for an adult apprenticeship you must be aged 16 years or over, at the start of employment with qualifications in English and Maths. If you do not have these, then you must be prepared to study for the Function Skills Level 2 in both subjects alongside your apprenticeship.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation. For the majority of our roles hybrid working arrangements are available, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice – mixing both home and office working.

We value having a workforce as diverse as the city we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from young; Black, Asian and minoritised ethnic, and Disabled candidates who are currently under-represented within the Bristol City Council workforce. Appointments will be made on merit.

Join us and you’ll receive membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£15,170 - £18,770 per annum

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