City Promotion - Modern Apprentice

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Ref no: DEE01870
Closes: Friday, 13th October 2017
Published: Friday, 29th September 2017
Location: Dundee House, 50 North Lindsay Street
Salary: £9,086 per year
Hours: 37.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Dundee City Council
Category: Modern Apprenticeship / Trainee
Sub-category: ICT

Job Description

This one year Modern Apprenticeship is based in City Promotion/Economic Projects in Dundee House, you will work full time, 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday. The Modern Apprentice Scheme is focused to target high youth unemployment in the Dundee Area and the funding for training is only available for candidates aged 16 to 19. Please ensure, if you are applying for a Modern Apprentice post, that you are between the ages of 16 to 19. You will be asked to bring proof of age with you if you are invited for an interview.


You will have 1 Higher in English and 3 National 5s, or equivalent.


Your primary role will be to help deliver the destination digital strategy with a focus on web and social media content development. You will work toward and be supported to achieve a Diploma in Creative Digital media during the length of the fixed term contract. The responsibilities will include:- You will support the development of digital media tools such as images and videos, working with partners to identify information needs, identifying and implementing new digital media opportunities and solutions for promoting Dundee as a destination for visitors

The Individual

You will have knowledge and/or experience of online information and communication tools such as social networking, video streaming, podcasts, etc, and of working with information systems, databases, websites, including uploading and maintaining information. Excellent organisational skills, good written and verbal communication skills, accuracy and attention to detail are also required. You will be competent with Microsoft Office Suite and social media platforms and have knowledge of and interest in current digital and social media trends and enthusiasm for and interest in creative and digital field of work. You will be enthusiastic and committed towards completing the full Modern Apprenticeship and in achieving the Diploma in Creative and Digital Media SVQ3 @ SCQF Level 7.

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