What will the apprentice be doing?
1.Contribute to the production of high-quality communications materials on the project, including the preparation and issue of team newsflashes, project newsletters, and posters.
2.Attend relevant meetings and community events to ensure that all communications and community relations activities are planned and delivered within required timescales.
3.Act as a brand champion and manage the project and HS2 brands, ensuring appropriate guidelines are followed, cascading guidance down to the project team and wider supply chain.
4.Co-ordinate communications input to the project and partner company intranet sites promoting good news stories and site milestones.
5.Learn to understand audience needs and develop relevant and timely communications, tailoring as necessary.
6.Support the communications and stakeholder team in arranging site visits and project events for internal and external stakeholders
7.Support the Collaboration team to develop internal communications on the project such as presentations, posters, strategy documents.
8. Work with the collaboration lead to facilitate workshops with the project team which brings together all the different teams working on the project.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Training will be on-the-job, combined with skills and knowledge based workshops, e-learning and personal development coaching.There will be an independently assessed End Point Assessment by the Aim awarding organisation in the last three months of the apprenticeship programme.
You will gain a L4 Public Relations and Communications apprenticeship and be eligible to apply for full PRCA membership.
Apprentice will also attend Apprentice Induction and Personal & Development workshops.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Progression to a career in Public Relations & Communication with Vinci PLC in a fixed term 3 year contract.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Ability to write well, Able to travel, Flexible worker
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade C/4 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any (Grade Grade E or above) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Any (Grade Grade E or above) Essential
Things to consider
Vacancy Location: HS2 Old Oak Common Station Project Old Oak Common Depot Old Oak Common Lane NW10 6DZ *26 days of holiday plus 8 bank holidays *Medical Insurance *Pension Contribution *Other online discount benefits