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Digital Trainer

Salary: £18000 - £19000 p/a

Location: Gateshead

Job Type: Permanent

Are you passionate about all things Digital? Do you like sharing your digital knowledge? If so we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Gillespie Recruitment are delighted to be supporting our client in their search for a Digital Trainer. Our client is a multi-faceted, fast-paced Creative Agency specialising in Content and Publishing, Digital Marketing Practices, and Training and Delivery. Based in Team Valley, Gateshead, they are at the epi-center of the North East and continue to make their agency a ‘household name’ amongst businesses in the region and further afield.

Building on this growth, they are looking to develop their Training Team further and provide businesses with the knowledge, guidance and support they need to grow their business in a digital environment. They are looking to recruit an ‘Executive Digital Marketing Trainer’ role. This individual will report to the Training Lead and will help grow, develop and deliver training sessions to businesses both in a face to face and virtual environment.

With responsibilities in both funded and commercial arenas, a Digital Trainer serves businesses of all sizes by educating them on how to achieve their digital marketing objectives in order that they can fulfil their online marketing needs themselves, or so that they understand the discipline to such an extent that they’re able to discuss an effective digital strategy with a third-party provider (marketing agency).

This mentor-type role is designed to empower & support individuals in business in various ways, including: fill knowledge gaps, upskill existing employees or teams, and guide businesses into making informed decisions about their online marketing.

Our client is looking for an experienced digital marketing all-rounder who has the desire to share their knowledge with others in the role of ‘Executive Digital Marketing Trainer’. The individual will be joining our existing Training Team and will report to the Training Lead.

This role builds on the existing service currently offered by our client and will involve the candidate delivering training sessions to organisations as diverse as sole traders through to Directing Boards of national companies.

With a full calendar of courses to deliver, this will be a challenging and demanding role and requires the candidate to be knowledgeable in (or at least have some awareness of) all of the fundamental areas of digital marketing, including: SEO, social media marketing, email marketing, web analytics, Google tools, design & content marketing.


Just as importantly, the ideal candidate will require strong communication skills, a keen eye for detail, confidence in their delivery skills and an ongoing desire to learn and develop their own training and marketing skills for the benefit of others.

Key tasks will include

  • Assisting with planning, delivering and assessing all Digital Marketing Programmes
  • Planning and designing your own learning programmes in Digital Marketing, technical competencies, behaviours and relationships
  • Delivery of Training and Learning in a workshop, classroom and virtual setting
  • Assessing the Outcome of Learning and Learner Achievements
  • Monitor, evaluate and improve the quality and effectiveness of own practice, and help to raise the standards of teaching and learning in the company
  • Deliver excellent customer care – deal confidently with staff, students and other external customers demonstrating respect and dignity at all times to deliver high levels of satisfaction and customer service

The Successful candidate will –

  • Relevant experience in Digital Marketing
  • Experience in coaching and assessing in Digital Marketing Subjects
  • A recognised teaching qualification or Award in Education and Training (AET)
  • Experience in planning and delivering training flexibly in the workplace
  • Ability to meet targets of timely success within work-based delivery models
  • Own Transport and be flexible to business travel

If this role is of interest please get in touch!

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