Apply for the digital marketing apprenticeship

The application is 2 pages long and will take 15 minutes to complete. Once you submit, we’ll review and respond within 3 business days.


Launch your marketing career today!

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Learn, work, earn.

The apprenticeship program is an opportunity for you to gain valuable marketing experience, develop an array of technical skills, and propel your career through coaching and training – all while working a full-time digital marketing job. 

Check out some of our current digital marketing jobs part of the apprenticeship program.

San Antonio, TX:

> Content Marketing Specialist

> Social Media Coordinator

> Digital Marketing Specialist

Austin, TX:

> Junior Marketing Strategist

> SEO Specialist

> Marketing Coordinator

Apprenticeship is experiential where you’ll be learning through doing, taking action and collaborating with other apprentices. As a digital marketing apprentice with DCI, you’ll work one of our full-time marketing jobs in addition to receiving training and skill development. You’ll learn new skills not only in one of our digital marketing jobs but also during cohort training sessions.

Here’s a summary of the top 7 takeaways from the 12 month apprenticeship:

  1. Mentor network of distinguished marketing leaders who will instruct DCI sessions
  2. Portfolio highlighting real-world projects equal to 3 to 5 years work experience
  3. Collaborative learning environment with other up-and-coming marketers
  4. Increased earning power
  5. Mastery of the most in-demand marketing skills
  6. At least 7 of the top industry certifications you don’t already have
  7. Personal career coach to ensure maximum career development

John Griffin hosting a user experience workshop

San Antonio, TX Opportunities

 >> Content Marketing Specialist

Would you love to use your content and editing skills to advance an organization devoted to developing business leaders? Do you want to join a San Antonio-based company developing their own in-house marketing agency? Then this opportunity might be perfect for you! As an experienced writer, you’ll create various types of digital and print content while repurposing existing content offers.

This role is part of the DCI Apprenticeship Program. In addition to working full-time as a Content Marketing Specialist, you’ll attend evening and weekend sessions to receive classroom instruction, work on pet projects, and get the coaching and mentoring to hone your digital marketing skills and accelerate your career. Read more about the application process – here – before you apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Repurpose and edit existing content
  • Apply instructional design best practices to curriculum
  • Develop scripts for videos
  • Create social media content and manage accounts
  • Write new blog content and ebooks
  • Edit content written by contributors
  • Report to the Creative Director

Key qualifications for the role:

  • BS/BA in english, communication, marketing or a related field
  • 2+ years writing or content creation experience is a must
  • 1+ years work experience in marketing preferred
  • Excellent copywriting and editing skills required with work samples
  • Strong commitment to personal growth and professional development
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with other team members

 >> Social Media Coordinator

Do you love managing social channels, creating content, and engaging with followers on social media? Are you also fluent in Spanish? Then this opportunity might be perfect for you. We’re looking for a bilingual, entry-level social media marketer to join a local marketing agency adding to their digital team.

This role is part of the DCI Apprenticeship Program. In addition to working full-time as a Social Media Coordinator, you’ll attend evening and weekend sessions to receive classroom instruction, work on pet projects, and get the coaching and mentoring to hone your digital marketing skills and accelerate your career. Read more about the application process – here – before you apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage social channels for multiple clients
  • Brainstorm new strategies for engagement with customers
  • Design and write content specific to each channel
  • Report on social performance
  • Provide recommendations to Account Executives

Key qualifications for the role:

  • BS/BA in marketing, communication, business or a related field preferred
  • 1-2 years work experience in social media or marketing
  • Strong writing skills required
  • Experience with social publishing tools preferred
  • Some experience with Google Analytics and reporting on social media performance preferred
  • Strong commitment to personal growth and professional development
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with other team members

 >> Digital Marketing Specialist

Do you want to join a growing marketing agency based in New York building their footprint in San Antonio? Do you have a passion for learning and want to add user experience mapping to your skill set? Then this opportunity might be perfect for you! In this entry-level marketing role, you’ll get the chance to manage several projects, develop awesome content and track the user experience of customers.

This role is part of the DCI Apprenticeship Program. In addition to working full-time as a Digital Marketing Specialist, you’ll attend evening and weekend sessions to receive classroom instruction, work on pet projects, and get the coaching and mentoring to hone your digital marketing skills and accelerate your career. Read more about the application process – here – before you apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Create content offers for all stages of the buyer’s journey
  • Write new blog content based on keyword research
  • Develop inbound strategies for lead generation
  • Map the customer experience and obtain feedback from clients
  • Manage marketing projects and relationships with vendors
  • Set KPIs and analyze performance of lead generation by channel

Key qualifications for the role:

  • BS/BA in marketing, communication, business or a related field preferred
  • 1-2 years work experience in marketing
  • Strong writing skills required
  • Project management and content marketing experience preferred
  • Some experience with Google Analytics and web technologies preferred
  • Strong commitment to personal growth and professional development
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with other team members

Austin, TX Opportunities

 >> Junior Marketing Strategist

Do you have experience with digital marketing strategy and project management? Want to work on a marketing team at a fast-growing SaaS company while gaining additional skills? Then this opportunity at our partner company might be perfect for you.

This role is part of the DCI Digital Marketing Apprenticeship Program.

In addition to working full-time as a Junior Marketing Strategist at our partner company, you’ll also participate in the DCI Digital Marketing Apprenticeship Program. You’ll attend evening sessions to receive classroom instruction, work on portfolio projects, and get the coaching and mentoring to accelerate your career. As an apprentice you’ll dive deep into all things marketing including: automation technologies, PPC, analytics, data science, social media, and SEO.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a project manager on the internal marketing team
  • Tie individual marketing elements together into comprehensive marketing campaigns
  • Plan and organize events from start to finish to promote product offerings
  • Understand paid search, SEO, social media, and marketing automation lead generation efforts of the team
  • Collaborate with the marketing team and other internal stakeholders on developing marketing strategy
  • Identify and brainstorm new strategies to reach target audience and expand product reach

Key qualifications for the role:

  • Bachelor’s degree; Business, communication, and marketing majors preferred
  • 1-2 years work experience in marketing or project management
  • Google Analytics and Google Adwords certifications preferred
  • Must be highly organized and skilled at communicating with internal stakeholders
  • Some experience with Google Analytics and web technologies preferred
  • Strong commitment to personal growth and professional development
  • Strong desire to work closely with other team members

>> SEO Specialist

Do you have experience with digital marketing and want to be part of an innovative team? Are your favorite things SEO content writing & executing paid search campaigns? Then this job might be perfect for you! A full-service marketing agency expanding their search engine marketing team is looking for a new team member who will manage projects and digital execution for their clients.

This role is part of the DCI Digital Marketing Apprenticeship Program.

In addition to working full-time as a Marketing Specialist at our partner company, you’ll also participate in the DCI Digital Marketing Apprenticeship Program. You’ll attend evening sessions to receive classroom instruction, work on portfolio projects, and get the coaching and mentoring to accelerate your career. As an apprentice you’ll dive deep into all things marketing including: automation technologies, PPC, analytics, data science, social media, and SEO.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct SEO audits and optimizations for clients
  • Provide data necessary for regular client reporting and draw key insights on marketing efforts using Google Analytics
  • Design landing pages and perform conversion rate optimization on AdWords campaigns
  • Perform keyword research and write SEO content
  • Implement link building strategies
  • Provide input on digital strategy for clients and agency

Key qualifications for the role:

  • Bachelor’s degree; Business, communication, and marketing majors preferred
  • 1-2 years work/internship experience in digital, preferably in an agency environment
  • Some knowledge or work experience in SEO or content creation required
  • Google Analytics skills preferred
  • Ability to prioritize tasks effectively and stay extremely organized
  • Strong desire to grow personally and professionally
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, unpredictable environment

>> Marketing Coordinator

Do you want to join a web-based lead generation company based in Austin? Then this opportunity might be perfect for you! One of our partner companies is looking for an entry-level marketer to join their team to develop awesome content and foster relationships.

This role is part of the DCI Digital Marketing Apprenticeship Program.

In addition to working full-time as a Marketing Coordinator at our partner company, you’ll also participate in the DCI Digital Marketing Apprenticeship Program. You’ll attend evening sessions to receive classroom instruction, work on portfolio projects, and get the coaching and mentoring to accelerate your career. As an apprentice you’ll dive deep into all things marketing including: automation technologies, PPC, analytics, data science, social media, and SEO.

Responsibilities:

  • Create email drip campaigns for existing leads
  • Develop content and manage social media accounts on various platforms
  • Write new content based on keyword research
  • Foster relationships with customers and key stakeholders
  • Engage with partners over various channels

Key qualifications for the role:

  • BS/BA in marketing, communication, business or a related field
  • 1-2 years maximum work experience in marketing
  • Strong writing skills, work samples required
  • Strong commitment to personal growth and professional development
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with other team members
  • Project management and content marketing experience preferred
  • Some experience with Google Analytics and web technologies preferred
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