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We are a close team who are passionate about theatre, the arts and Somerset. The team works across both our venues, The Octagon Theatre & Westlands Entertainment Venue in Yeovil. 



Title: Marketing Apprentice
Working pattern: Full Time
Salary: National Minimum Wage Pay Rates for Apprentice - Under 18: £6.40, 18-20: £8.60, 21+: £11.44 per hour
Closing Date: Sunday 5 May 2024

Working towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Multi Channel Marketing, you will be able to use the opportunity working at Westlands Entertainment Venue and The Octagon Theatre to gather enough experience and knowledge to build a career in marketing and advertising.

Combined, The Octagon and Westlands stage over 314 performances, more than 275 screenings and over 2,000 classes and meetings per year so marketing these events is important, fast-paced and central to offering community hubs for local residents, offering access to arts, culture and film for residents across the South West.

We’re working to improve the lives of residents and visitors in Somerset – and you’ll be a key part of that. Your day-to-day work will involve:

  • Assisting in the creation of content for social media and the website to enhance brand awareness (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter/X).
  • Supporting the marketing department to design, deliver and implement marketing plans and PR strategies for visiting companies, and in-house departments.
  • Helping to generate new ideas to grow our reach and develop our audiences.

As part of this role, you will also study for a level 3 apprenticeship in Multi-Channel Marketing. You will study this course via Weston College.

For more information or to find out how to apply, visit the Somerset Council website - Marketing Apprentice role.

For an informal chat about the role, you can contact Martin Hacker (Marketing Manager), 01935 462130, martin.hacker@somerset.gov.uk.

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