Marketing Assistant Apprenticeship

Year-long paid apprenticeship

Open Until:

Posted: 10/03/2022

To learn more about this job you can visit our info session and meet the managers and current apprentices on:

Thursday 19th November 5pm-6pm at the Albany


To be eligible for a position on the Apprenticeship scheme you must:

•    Be over the age of 16 and under the age of 25
•    Not have already achieved a qualification higher than a level 3 – please note we cannot accept applications from graduates
Have full residency entitlement, there must be no restrictions on your
status in the UK (all successful candidates will need to produce their
passport once a job offer is made)
•    Have GSCE A* – C in English
and Maths or the equivalent ability (all potential applicants will be
expected to complete an initial assessment at a local college)
•    These roles are based in the London Borough of Lewisham and candidates must be resident in the borough

The Apprentice’s duties will include


The successful candidate will carry out tasks to help promote a wide
range of events to diverse audiences. Day to day activity will include
keeping print displays up to date, hosting market stalls with the wider
staff team and talking to the public about events at the Albany,
drafting marketing materials including tweets, emails and facebook
posts, talking to other venues and local businesses about
cross-promotion, and a range of other promotional tasks.


What we are looking for


•    Motivated, with a positive work ethic and a ‘can-do’ attitude
that demonstrates the ability to work proactively and to achieve set

•    Willing and keen to follow instructions, learn and to work towards a career in arts marketing and communications

•    With enthusiasm and passion for a variety of art-forms including music, dance, theatre, circus and participatory arts

•    Who is an effective and confident communicator in writing, on the phone and face to face

•    Punctual, organised and reliable, with a mature and professional attitude

•    IT literate – Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint
with the ability to learn and use new software and IT systems like
Photoshop and wordpress

What you will learn


Time and diary management

Team-working and co-ordination of day-to-day operations

Varied communications and marketing skills and working in a multi-art form setting across three sites

About arts venue marketing, marketing principles, campaign planning and delivery

To develop arts administration, copy writing, software and design skills


Reality check


The role involves keeping flyers and poster displays across our sites
up to date and tidy and some weekend and evening work. We’re a busy and
dedicated team and we need a team player who understands the importance
of the less glamourous and exciting tasks as well as higher profile and
varied work. You need to be able to take responsibility for your
workload and to use your own initiative. The better you get on with
routine day-to-day tasks, the more varied the jobs will be.


Salary: £6.70 per hour

Location: the Albany, Deptford


Contract length: 12-months


Qualification: you will be working towards Level 3 qualification in Marketing


Days / Hours: 35 per week including release for college; you will be expected to work flexibly, and this will include evenings and weekends


Start date: Monday 11th January 2016

Job description: Word; .pdf

Deadline for applications: Monday 7 December, 9.00am

To apply: please apply through Lewisham Council’s website

Albany aims to be an equal opportunities employer and embraces
diversity in all its areas of activity. Registered charity 1112521

"Just to say a huge thanks ... I am looking forward to progressing with this project thanks to your support, advice and guidance"

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