Job Details

Job Details:

Overview / Role outline:

Doomsday Gear are looking to recruit a Digital Marketing Apprentice into our quickly growing team. You will be working with multiple channels and platforms across the business to increase brand awareness and sales via a variety of digital marketing techniques. You and your role will be developed with the support of the team around you and will lead to a full-time position within Doomsday Gear upon completion of the apprenticeship.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working individual that is willing to throw themselves into all aspects of the business. We are a small company so it’s integral that all team members are willing to be versatile and flexible in their day to day duties. As a small company we are always looking for new ideas to expand and improve the business so if you’re a strong creative thinker we’d love to have you on board. Tasks will be set to you by the company director and marketing line manager but a successful candidate will be someone with a self-motivated and can do attitude and who is not afraid to take on new challenges as they arise. They will report directly to the company director and will report their progress on a weekly basis.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

You will be working on various projects and be responsible for completing tasks across multiple channels and platforms including but not limited to:

  • Creation and review of website content
  • Development of website SEO
  • Creation and Analysis of Social Media posts and campaigns
  • Running your own small marketing projects
  • Competitor website and social media analysis
  • Management of email campaigns
  • Tracking and optimising conversion and performance metrics through the entire marketing funnel
  • Creation of monthly reports to analyse performance
  • Creation and implementation of creative PPC adverts
  • Data research and analysis
  • Make constant improvements and developments to website content
  • Keeping up to date with digital and industry trends
  • Creating and editing product listings on marketplaces and our own website

Due to being a small company, at some points you may be asked to take on other temporary responsibilities such as:

  • Picking and packing orders
  • Stock checking
  • Unpacking stock deliveries
  • General warehouse management
  • Telephone sales and advice

Skills required:

  • Strong literacy and writing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced environment and under pressure
  • Strong competence with Microsoft office or equivalent

Desired but not essential skills:

  • Knowledge of design, website development & e-commerce
  • Competence with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Knowledge of outdoor leisure industry and airsoft
  • Conversational level in any second languages

Personal qualities:

  • Demonstrate a passion for digital marketing
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and driven
  • Strong organisational, time management and prioritisation skills
  • Analytical approach to data
  • Flexible and willing to assist in all areas of the business
  • Enthusiastic and friendly towards customers

Desired qualifications:

  • Maths and English GCSEs Level 4/Grade A-C or an equivalent


  • 40 hours a week
  • 9am-5:30pm Monday to Friday with 1 hour unpaid lunch
  • You may be asked to work additional hours from time to time such as weekends or holidays but will be informed in advance


  • 20 Days exclusive of public holidays

Covid-19 Precautions:

  • Initial remote interview
  • Work will be on site
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitisation/disinfection equipment provided
  • PPE Provided if needed

Important Information:

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

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