Amy Thompson, Digital Marketer, Mattress Online

  Amy Thompson, Digital Marketing Apprentice, Mattress Online How did you come to join the Digital Marketing Academy? I was doing social media for the business, but my knowledge of digital marketing was limited. So I definitely wanted to look at what was out there. I’ve not done any other training around this so thought…

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Kickstart – My employee’s placement is ending, what next?

The Kickstart Scheme has given over 100,000 young people the chance to prove themselves, and helped businesses fill short-term staffing gaps at a near-zero cost. With the right match, those employees are now integral members of the team – so what happens when the six-month placement ends? High-performing talent will be thinking about this question…

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Working Knowledge appoints Julie Firth to Digital Marketing Academy

Working Knowledge Appoints Julie Firth To Digital Marketing Academy We are delighted to announce the appointment of digital marketing consultant Julie Firth as a specialist trainer within our Digital Marketing Academy. Julie will be working directly with our apprentices to build lead magnet and email marketing campaigns.   As co-owner of marketing agency STORY22, Julie helps…

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October Help Mail

Working Knowledge October Help Mail for Small Businesses Hi! This October Help Mail includes: Guest blog: Nick Cramp, author of Better Before Bigger, on how businesses can rethink growth for 2022 Review: Kickstart vs apprenticeship funding  Podcast: the best interview we’ve heard in a while, and we listen to a few! The Melting Pot quizzes…

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September Help Mail

Working Knowledge Help Mail for Small Businesses Hi! This September Help Mail includes: a guest blog from Chris Budd, author of The Eternal Business, on Employee Ownership Trusts – would it work for your business? a look at modern apprenticeships – what are they? a conversation with new digital marketing apprentice recruit Chris Neophytou I…

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What are modern apprenticeships?

Modern apprenticeships give anyone over the age of 16 the opportunity to upskill through work-based training while in a paid job. Whether you’re a graduate, mid-level manager or business owner, there are 600+ apprenticeship standards you can access, from cyber security at GCHQ to pottery at Cornishware to Masters-level leadership. For employers, modern apprenticeships help…

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August Help Mail

Hi! This August Help Mail includes: the 3 business books I’ll be listening to this summer a conversation with recent apprentice graduate Amy Hunter I hope you find it useful. James MD, Working Knowledge 3 books I’ll be listening to this summer Better Before Bigger: Rethinking Business Success By Nick Cramp  I love Nick’s business…

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Levelling up: how I used an apprenticeship to boost my digital skills

Amy Hunter is a digital marketing assistant at Studio Giggle, a creative studio specialising in designing and producing animated and filmed content for events, based in Bristol. Amy recently graduated from our Digital Marketing Academy with a distinction. We talk to her about her experiences during the programme, how she has applied her new knowledge…

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