Digital Marketing Apprentice


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Company Overview:

JELD-WEN, founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in US., JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings.

Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives.  With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch.  We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.


We are now looking for an eager candidate to join us as a Digital Marketing Level 3 Apprentice.

This role offers the unique opportunity to develop your digital marketing skills within a company that is currently embarking on an exciting digital transformation. 

You will have an individual development plan in place to support your professional development along with gaining the practical skills, whilst working towards achieving a formal qualification in Digital Marketing.

Role Summary & Purpose:

  • To support the planning, creation, implementation and monitoring of digital marketing campaigns and activities across a wide range of our product categories.
  • These digital campaigns are designed to drive customer acquisition, engagement, and retention across a variety of social media platforms, as well as other digital marketing channels.

Main responsibilities:

This will be a first step into digital marketing and duties will include:

  • Managing the web site & CMS (content management system)
  • Editing the website & creating new pages and content
  • Creating SEO (search engine optimisation) of blog articles aligned to wider marketing plan
  • Managing our social media channels (LinkedIn/Facebook/Instagram/Pinterest), building & sending newsletters
  • Using Salesforce Marketing cloud to create and send email communications to external customers
  • Conducting keyword research and web statistics reporting
  • Assisting with general digital marketing admin responsibility
  • Supporting the trade marketing & design team, the marketing teams and product managers for the UK

Critical Performance Objectives: [will be to:]

  • Grow social media followers by delivering engaging content and driving traffic to websites
  • Increase email communication open and click through rates
  • Increase traffic to website by developing various acquisition channels

What we are looking for:


  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Hardworking and motivated
  • Reliable
  • Willingness to be trained and developed
  • Creative and enthusiastic individual who is passionate about developing a career within digital marketing
  • Demonstrates respect and integrity towards others

Language skills:

  • Must be fluent in both written and spoken English
  • French as an additional language would be advantageous, but not essential for the role

Desirable skills and experience

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Clear and concise written skills
  • Organised and the ability to manage own time
  • Creative skills for contributing new and innovative ideas
  • Computer literate to a high standard, with good Microsoft Office Skills
  • Strong team worker who will contribute to our 'one global team' culture
  • Attention to detail
  • Displays an interest in digital/digital marketing and a confident Social Media user

Entry requirements:

The entry requirements for this programme are as follows:

  • 3 GCSE’s (or equivalent) at grades 4+ (A-C) in any subject
  • GCSE Maths and English (or equivalents) at grades 3+ (D or above)
  • The learner must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level than this apprenticeship in a similar subject

You may also have a combination of qualifications and experience which demonstrate the minimum foundation needed for the programme. In this instance you could still be considered for the programme.

If you hold international equivalents of the above qualifications, at the time of your application you must be able to provide an official document that states how your international qualifications compare to the UK qualifications. 

Find out more here:


£16,500 per annum.

Key contacts for this role include:

Digital Marketing Manager – UK & France

Marketing Team – UK

Digital Operations Team – Europe

Product Managers – UK

Future prospects:

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally, there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programmes offer on-going development tracks. 

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.