Media & Production Business Administration Apprentice TALK MEDIA SALES LIMITED

Talk Media Sales Limited are offering the chance for a candidate to take part in a Media & Production Business Administration Apprenticeship. The successful candidates will act as Production Assistants and will be responsible for liaising with clients to ensure advertising artwork is supplied/created within a given time frame. They will also need to effectively communicate with suppliers, to ensure that the product is produced correctly and the requirements are met.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday; 09:00 - 17:30. Friday; 09:00 - 16:30. Breaks to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 36.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Managing the production process across multiple magazines by liaising with clients, advertisers and the sales team
  • Working with the sales team and advertisers to ensure delivery dates and production deadlines are met
  • Ensuring files are supplied to printers on time and checking digital proofs against our print ready files for consistency
  • Designing and amending advertisements for clients and advertisers
  • Checking files supplied by clients to ensure that they meet the printer’s specification

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

  • For this standard, learners can benefit from the completion of the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration and so the apprentice will be required to undertake knowledge tests within this qualification and build a portfolio of evidence that will prepare the learner for Gateway once agreed between the employer, apprentice and trainer to prepare for End Point Assessment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • The candidate will have the opportunity to advance within the Production department to become a Senior Production Executive or, if better suited, into a more creative role as a Senior Designer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Project management skills, Punctual, Reliable, Time management


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

Enrolment onto your apprenticeship programme is subject to prior attainment checks, and your Personal Learning Record will be reviewed upon successful appointment. We are also obligated to follow the guidelines around eligibility, set out by the government apprenticeship funding rules.

About the employer

We are an independent publishing sales house bursting with creativity, passion and industry knowledge. Talk Media Sales succeeds in driving sales of your media space to its highest potential, simultaneously saving your operating costs from your ad sales department.




The Granary

Downs Court

Yalding Hill

ME18 6AL

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Training provider



Mandy Rai


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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