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Public Relations and Communications apprentice Citypress services ltd

We are growing our team and would love to hear from people who are interested in starting their career in PR and comms. This role is ideal for someone who is looking to develop an understanding of the PR sector and how a PR agency operates. No previous experience is needed.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    • Annual bonus • Generous holiday allowance • Regular team and company social events • Travel pass • Mobile phone contribution • Volunteering days

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9am to 5:30pm Flexible start and finish times between 8am and 6:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Work within a PR team and assist in:
    • Producing content for different media channels
    • Placing client stories in the media
    • Preparing for client meetings and reviews
    • Monitoring media and digital channels for relevant stories and issues affecting client sectors
    • Building relationships with clients, colleagues and media contacts
    • Participating in relevant training sessions and creativity/brainstorm sessions

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 4 Public Relations and Communications
  • On the job training
  • Full access to agency training programme
  • Dedicated mentor
  • Bespoke career development plan
  • 20% of time dedicated to training and development

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Public Relations and Communications assistant.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Enthusiasm to learn


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential

About the employer

We are a leading PR, social and creative communications agency that works with clients to promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our team of over 100 people across the UK have diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver award-winning communications advice and campaigns. Citypress is independently run, employee-owned and one of the top employers in the PR sector. We have featured in The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies list for four years


Citypress services ltd


2-10 Albert Square


Greater Manchester

M2 6LW


Cohlan Coote

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Public relations and communications assistant

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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