Media & PR Apprentice

Recruiter
University of Sheffield
Location
Sheffield
Salary
£151.88 - £281.25 per week
Posted
29 Jan 2018
Closes
19 Feb 2018
Ref
VAC001354460
Specialism
Marketing
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
March
Duration
Permanent
Weekly wage £151.88 - £281.25

  • Working week Monday - Friday; 9am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration 15 months

  • Possible start date 12 Mar 2018

  • Date posted 29 Jan 2018

  • Distance 185 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001354460

  • Positions 1 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills
    • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal and ability to communicate to people at all levels
    • Knowledge of the PR/media industry and awareness and experience of social and digital media platforms
    • Awareness of current affairs and an interest in the Higher Education sector
    • Experience of working in a team
    • Experience of being able to prioritise a varied workload and meet pressing deadlines
    • Skilled in Microsoft Office packages and experienced in social media
    • Skilled in Photoshop
    • Strong attention to detail
    Personal qualities
    • Confident when dealing with an interview situation
    • Ability to develop creative approaches to problem solving
    • Motivated and committed
    • A ‘self-starter' - someone who will use their initiative, be energetic, flexible and make the most of the opportunity
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to remain calm and clear-headed under pressure
    Desired qualifications
    • Minimum of 3 A Levels or equivalent is desirable
    • GCSE: 9 to 4 (formerly A* to C) in English Language or equivalent
    • GCSE: 9 to 4 (formerly A* to C) in Maths or equivalent
    Future prospects Future opportunities may be available depending on availability on completion. Things to consider The successful candidate will be put onto the Public Relations & Communications Assistant Standard at the earliest opportunity.

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