• Employer Name
    Derbyshire County Cricket Club
  • Distance from acadmey
    • 1.6 Miles
    • 7 Minutes
  • Address
    Derby DE21 6DA, United Kingdom

Job Description

Would you like to put your exceptional digital marketing skills to the test and gain on-the-job experience within a professional cricket club?Derbyshire County Cricket Club are looking for a Digital Marketing Apprentice to join their commercial team

Employed by Derbyshire County Cricket Club to drive its digital presence and marketing both cricket and non-cricket events.


The role will involve the following key aspects:

  • Assisting in social media updates from all first team games to a combined over 80,000 followers
  • Providing latest news and information for Members and supporters
  • Regular content on all social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Helping to manage the website and update content as required
  • Promoting various non-sporting events such as concerts, community events, weddings and Christmas parties
  • Developing digital marketing strategy for its non-cricket events
  • Working closely with various departments to ensure supporters are provided with accurate information in a timely fashion
  • Writing quality match reports which are factual, punchy, well written and user friendly

You will report directly to the Media & Marketing Manager who will be a key supporting aspect. The role will be challenging, but fun and allow you to immerse yourself in all key business areas at the Club.


(Full training and support will be provided throughout the duration of the 12 month apprenticeship)

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm


Requirements & Prospects


Ideally a minimum 4 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Desired Skills

• Sound knowledge of various social media platforms
• Excellent creative writing skills
• Strong communicator both written and verbal
• Ability to work alone and work closely within a team
• Broad vocabulary (desirable)

Personal Qualities

• Positive
• Organised
• Enthusiastic
• Reliable

Future Prospects

The Club will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to progress to level 4, and would ultimately like the candidate to progress onto a full time role in the marketing department.

  • Apprenticeship Length
    12 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location


Throughout the duration of the Apprenticeship you will be required to attend the 3aaa Digital Marketing Academy based in Derby for an intensive 3 day block study. This is followed by attendance at the Academy on day release once a month thereafter for structured training, and the remainder of the training will be completed in the workplace. The Apprentice will work towards an Advanced Apprenticeship in Digital Marketing. The Apprenticeship consists of:
• Level 3 Diploma in Digital Marketing
• Level 2 Functional Skills English, Maths, ICT (if applicable)

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)