Job Summary
  • Salary
    £15015 Yearly
  • Location
    York, Yorkshire
  • Sector
    Digital Marketer Level 3
  • Duration
    15 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    30th November 2017
  • Employer Name
    Rafi’s Spicebox
  • Distance from academy
    • 1.4 Miles
    • 9 Minutes
  • Address
    Hallfield Road, York YO31 7XD, United Kingdom

Employer Description

Job Description

This is a great opportunity to work within an exciting and developing food business, who were recently voted the Best Independent Retailer at the Observer Food Monthly Awards. We are looking for an enthusiastic and diligent person to join our team to help deliver our digital communications and marketing strategies.

As a Digital Marketing Apprentice at Rafi’s Spicebox your role will be assisting and working alongside the marketing and management team to communicate the core aims and ethos of the business to attract new customers, continue engaging existing customers and help with the continuing development of the brand.

Key Responsibilities
• Social Media Management – including writing content, using appropriate images to communicate and engage with customers.
• E-newsletters – creating customer newsletter & internal team newsletters.
• Website – updating and managing content for blogs, recipes and homepage content.
• Advertising –social media, Google Ad Words other online advertising opportunities.
• Reporting – Reports for seasonal marketing activities and promotions, social media and Google Analytics.
• Communication and building relationships
• Maintaining strong internal communication with Site Managers, and Logistics Manager to help delivery marketing and promotional activity.
• General admin support and ad hoc task and projects as required.

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9am - 5:30pm. Occasional weekend and out of office ours work may be needed. 37.5 hours per week


Requirements & Prospects


A minimum of 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths and English (or equivalents)

Desired Skills

  1. • Computer skills – proficient in using software for word processing & spreadsheets.
  2. • An understanding of different social media platforms.
  3. • Have good written English and copywriting skills.
  4. • Excellent communication is vital to this role – to both liaise with our team, suppliers and our customers.

Personal Qualities

  1. • Passionate and interested in food.
  2. • Works well collaboratively and creatively in a small team and also taking initiative and being self-motivated to work independently.
  3. • Someone who has a desire to learn and challenge themselves with new ideas.

Future Prospects

Permanent position within the business for the right candidate, depending on their progress.

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


Combined with knowledge and skills gained in the workplace, the Level 3 Digital Marketer will provide an understanding into the fundamentals of marketing, digital business principles and the principles of coding. Training will be provided via outstanding classroom training, dedicated workplace mentorship and on-the job experience to build the necessary skills, knowledge and behaviours to begin your career as a Digital Marketer.

The apprenticeship includes:
• BCS Level 3 Diploma in Digital Marketing
o BCS Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Coding
o BCS Level 3 Certificate in Marketing Principles
• Google Analytics Individual Qualification

Training and Assessment
• Throughout the first 12 months you will be required to attend your local 3aaa academy in YORK for around 20 days (plus exam days).
• You will attend a four day synoptic assessment at the end of your course (approx. month 14)
• Your dedicated mentor will visit you in the workplace approximately every 8 weeks
• Online support for modules will be provided for you to complete outside of work

The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace.

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)