Events Assistant Apprenticeship

Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
01 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Start Date
18-24 months

Who we are

Roche is the world’s leading research-based healthcare company, providing innovative products to both the Pharmaceutical and Diagnostics industries. We are passionate about transforming patients’ lives and at Roche, we focus on developing innovative medicines and diagnostic tests that help patients live longer, better lives.

This role reports into a department called the Centre of Excellence, who are responsible for managing Roche meetings and events.

The Position

This is an excellent and exciting opportunity for someone looking to start a career in Events. This is an 18 month apprenticeship, during which time you will learn the skills needed to successfully coordinate events whilst gaining valuable work experience within a leading global company. You will be working on a mixture of important Medical Education events as well as Roche staff events including the Christmas party for up to 700 people.

Full training will be provided as part of this apprenticeship.

On successful completion of this apprenticeship you will leave Roche with a Level 3 Events Assistant qualification.  

The role will be based in Welwyn Garden City, with opportunities to attend our events across the UK.

  Who are you

  • Are you an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual?
  • Are you organised?
  • Do you enjoy working as part of a dynamic team?
  • Do you like working on different things every day?

  Apprenticeship Requirements

To be considered for the UK Apprenticeship scheme you must be 16 years of age before you start (September 2019) and be eligible to work in the UK.

If the answer is ‘yes’ to all the above questions we would love to hear from you.

  How to apply

The application process will be split into two stages

Stage 1: CV and cover letter screen. We will also send you a games based activity via "Arctic Shores"

Stage 2: Onsite activity day


Therefore with this application please upload your CV and covering letter. We kindly ask that you include answers to the following questions within your cover letter:

  • Why do you wish to work for Roche?
  • What interests you about Events?
  • What would you like to achieve during your apprenticeship?


Because it’s not just a job. It’s a responsibility. A big one.

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