Digital Marketing Apprentice

Vertu Motors PLC

About this apprenticeship

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-starting individual passionate about kickstarting their career in digital marketing.

At Vertu, we have a full end-to-end in-house marketing department to give you a strong foundation for your career in digital marketing. This apprenticeship will provide you with industry experience from one of the biggest companies in the North East alongside an Advanced Level 3 qualification in Digital Marketing.

Throughout this apprenticeship you will specialise in digital marketing, including: Pay Per Click (PPC), Analytics and Website Performance. You will also get the opportunity to cycle across different functions in the marketing department to give you a broad experience and understanding of marketing.

In this apprenticeship you will learn and be responsible for:

  • Digital advertising:
    • PPC.
    • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO).
    • Analytics.
    • Video.
  • Website performance.
  • Campaign tracking.
  • Third party adverts.
  • Competitor analysis.
  • Digital brand management.
  • Social media management.

Anticipated start date

25 April 2019


Team Valley, NE11 0XA


£4.50 - £5.10 per hour

Hours per week


Working pattern

Monday to Friday, 9.00am-5.30pm


Entry requirements

It is essential that you hold GCSE Grades A*-C/4-9 (or equivalent) in:

  • Mathematics
  • English Language

Personal skills

We are looking for a bright, self-motivated candidate with a positive attitude. The following skills would be desirable:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • High level of computer literacy including Microsoft Excel.
  • Analytical skills.

We are looking for individuals who share the values that make us who we are as an organisation. If you share our values, we would welcome your application:

  • Passion
  • Professionalism
  • Recognition
  • Commitment
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Opportunity

About Vertu Motors PLC

Vertu was formed in late 2006 by a small team who were passionate about creating a new and highly successful motor retail business built firmly on one thing… its people. Over the last 12 years we have firmly established ourselves as one of the leading motor retailers in the UK, with turnover exceeding 2 billion and with over 5,500 engaged colleagues in over 120 retail outlets, we are a major player in the market. Although the team is now much bigger the passion and determination to succeed and be the best is stronger than ever. We are now the 6th largest motor retailer in the UK and the future will see more growth, greater success and more opportunities for our colleagues to develop their careers.

We trade predominantly under the Bristol Street Motors, Farnell Land Rover, Farnell Jaguar, Macklin Motors, Vertu Honda, Vertu Mercedes-Benz and Vertu Volkswagen brands and partner with most of the major franchises in the market. The strength of our relationships with our manufacturing partners and our financial stability provide us with a rock solid foundation to continue on our journey to become the best motor retailer in the UK.

Great People, Great Training, Great Teams, Great Results!

We believe that in order to be the best you need to have the best people in your team. You provide them with the highest quality training, reward them well and give them the opportunity to develop themselves and their career. These are cornerstones of how we run the Group and we deliver them to all colleagues today.

What do we ask for in return, well it’s simple really, we want Talent, Drive, Energy, Attitude and Character from you. If you have all of these then you will succeed with us. You can look forward to ongoing training opportunities and long-term career progression. Our training and development programs are recognised for their excellence and in addition to our comprehensive internal programs we partner with the Dale Carnegie® Institute for our management development programmes. As you would expect from an employer of choice, we also offer a range of benefits, including a competitive salary with performance related bonuses, share incentive plan and contributory pension scheme and rewards platform. You will also receive preferential rates on vehicle and parts purchases and servicing.

We invite you to be part of a great team.

Company address

Vertu House
Fifth Avenue Business Park
Tyne and Wear
NE11 0XA

Things to consider

The office is in Team Valley, Gateshead. It is close to a variety of bus links the office also has ample free parking space.

There are a variety of places to eat and drink, leisure facilities and a range of retail stores within a 5-minute drive.

There are cooking facilities on-site.

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