Web Support Apprentice

Recruiter
Royal Yachting Association
Location
Southampton
Salary
£157.50 per week
Posted
07 Apr 2017
Closes
22 Apr 2017
Ref
VAC001205121
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
May
Duration
Permanent
An exciting Apprenticeship opportunity has arisen at the RYA (The Royal Yachting Association) in Hamble as a Web Support Apprentice. The purpose of the role is to assist in the development of projects for internal and external users of the RYA website and associated applications.

The website is the major communication tool for the RYA brand and the role of digital staff is a key factor in this process, providing and maintaining direction and content for electronic communication.

You will assist in the development and support of:-

  • www.rya.org.uk and associated websites with over 10 million page views per year
  • 35,000+ registered external website users
  • 50+ internal content authors
  • 40,000+ web pages

This is a busy role servicing a large web presence and all associated web based applications and underlying infrastructure.

Technologies used in this role:

  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • .NET
  • ASP.NET
  • Windows Server 2016
Requirements and prospects Desired skills
  • Strong IT skills
  • Technical experience
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good numerical skills along with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Time management: must be able to effectively deliver

Areas of experience might include:

  • HTML/CSS/JavaScript
  • C#
  • SQL
  • Team Foundation Server
  • Visual Studio Code/Visual Studio
Personal qualities
  • Enthusiastic
  • Aptitude to learn new skills
  • Driven to deliver
  • Passion for a career in software development
  • Good communication skills at all levels
Qualifications required

GCSE Grade C or above in English Language & Mathematics or equivalent.

Future prospects The opportunity to gain full time employment within the organisation.

Things to consider Please note all applicants will be required to attend a pre-entry interview with PETA before an application can be progressed. Benefits: 23 days paid holidays plus bank holidays