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VACANCY | Media and Marketing Apprentice

14 April 2022

An exciting opportunity to join the team at AESSEAL New York Stadium on an apprenticeship has arisen...

To be successful as a Media & Marketing Apprentice you will help and support the media team at Rotherham United Football Club to communicate the key messages of the club on a range of channels including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. You will also be interested in football and eager to keep abreast of industry innovations and new software.

Working Hours 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday with an hour for lunch

Location AESSEAL New York Stadium, Rotherham

Media & Marketing Apprentice Responsibilities:

Media duties

  • Writing, editing and proofing the match day programme
  • Producing content for the official club website
  • Producing content for the club’s social media channels
  • Filming and editing video content for the club’s social media feeds and iFollow service
  • Producing and editing graphics in-keeping with the club’s brand guidelines

You will be suited to the role if:

  • You have a thirst for knowledge and spend time researching tasks related to the role to become the best you can be at what you do
  • You are creative with words, can understand what we stand for as a football club and are able to convey that in your work
  • Take an active interest in what makes good forms of all content, from video output to written articles
  • Are well-versed in using social media channels such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
  • You take pride in being able to produce and publish content which our supporters can not only enjoy, but also relate to
  • You can see opportunities in areas we are not currently proficient in to help us improve our overall output
  • You understand the importance of the message and club ideologies being embedded in successful content to bring to life the Rotherham United ‘culture’
  • You already have an understanding of the basics of websites such as meta data and how it’s used on google, basic HTML and some basic understanding of how a website works
  • You have good personal time keeping skills, take care with work and pay attention to detail
  • You will have a positive can do attitude, friendly and approachable with a willingness to learn


Grades as required by the learning apprenticeship provider to complete a level 3 apprenticeship (GCSE C Grade or equivalent as a guide including English Language and Maths GCSE).

Please complete the application form that can be found on the Club website and return as requested as an upload to Indeed along with your CV and covering letter stating their suitability for the role.

Unfortunately, your application may not be processed without a completed application form being returned to the Club.


Rotherham United takes safeguarding very seriously and is committed to ensuring that all children and adults at risk are safeguarded at all times when engaging in Club activities or services. The club has numerous safeguarding policies and best practice guidelines to support this and expects all employees to adopt such policies and practices at all times.

The club adheres to strict guidelines, policies and procedures when recruiting staff who work with children and/or adults at risk and is committed to ensuring staff receive appropriate safeguarding training suitable to their role/s. Successful applicants are expected to share the club’s approach to safeguarding at all times.

Equal Opportunities:

The post holder’s duties must be carried out in compliance with the Club’s Equal Opportunities Policy, with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and subsequent Health and Safety Legislation.

Rotherham United is an equal opportunities employer and a signatory to the new FA Football Leadership Diversity Code and all applicants for employment will be given equal opportunities irrespective of sex, age, race, religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic or national origin.

These duties and responsibilities should be regarded as neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake other reasonably determined duties and responsibilities within Rotherham United Football Club, commensurate with the post without changing the character of the post. This post requires a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) enhanced Criminal Records Check (CRC) check with a barred list check. The applicant must be prepared to submit a CRC application if they do not hold and FA CRC Certificate. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Information on all convictions including spent convictions must be declared, in line with the new Government Filtering System.

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Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

Job Types: Full-time, Apprenticeship

Salary: From £4.81 per hour


  • Additional leave
  • Company pension
  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday


  • GCSE or equivalent (required)

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