PR & Communications Apprentice

Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
£21,811.00 annual salary
21 Mar 2018
25 Apr 2018
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Annual wage £21,811.00

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

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration 18 months

  • Possible start date 11 Jun 2018

  • Date posted 21 Mar 2018

  • Distance 46.4 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001373666

  • Positions 1 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills
    • Junior experience or understanding of working in a communications setting, with some knowledge of at least one of the following: marketing, media relations, digital social media, stakeholder engagement.
    • Ability to use digital analytics and traditional media tools to evaluate activity and provide performance reports.
    • Good written, editorial, social media engagement and oral communications skills with an understanding of what makes a good news story and interesting, accessible content.
    • Good internal and external relationship management skills, with ability to develop good working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
    Personal qualities
    • A strong commitment to take a vocational qualification in communications.
    • Ability to quickly develop good planning, project and time management, and to work on own initiative and in team to effectively support projects.
    Government Communications Service (GCS) competencies:
    • GCN - Insight: Core
    • GCN - Ideas: Core
    • GCN - Implementation: Core
    • GCN - Impact: Core
    • Delivering at Pace
    • Seeing the Big Picture
    • Making Effective Decisions
    • Leading and Communicating
    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 employment opportunities available on completion, depending on performance.

    Things to consider

    The successful candidate will be put onto the Public Relations & Communications Assistant Standard at the earliest opportunity.

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