Kickstart your career with one of the leading PR agencies on the South Coast! This role will provide hands-on experience in the fast-paced world of PR, giving you plenty of insight into the industry while completing your off-the-job training. Help us bring our clients success by crafting social media strategies, executing PR campaigns & much more!

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    We work Monday to Friday with 2 days at home (which will come into effect later). We can be flexible on hours and will confirm specific start/ end times later in the process, as long as your allotted hours are fulfilled.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    23 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Work at DNPR will be quite varied as we offer a unique selection of services for our different clients, all of which are scattered across Dorset and the UK and each reside in their own sector.
  • As we offer a wide range of services under the bracket of PR, your day-to-day will often be quite fluid, working on multiple short-term items each day, sometimes alongside big-picture thinking and projects too.
  • Depending on our clients at the time, you can expect to learn all about each of our service areas, which include: Digital PR, E-newsletters, Press Releases, Media Pitches, Blogs, Social Media Advertising and Management, Influencer Relations and Strategic Partnerships, Analytics Reports, Client Relations, Copy Writing, Award Research and Writing, Event Support and more.
  • As PR is quite a social field, throughout your apprenticeship you will also have the opportunity to sit in on important client meetings (where possible), be a part of team brainstorming sessions, attend events run by our clients and much more.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Multi Channel Marketer qualification


  • Functional Skills in English and Maths as required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression to full time employment and/or further training

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, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Minimum of 4 GCSEs including English & Maths (Grade 4 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any subject (Grade Pass or above) Essential

Things to consider

We work from home 2 days a week. This may not be done during your training period, but will be instated later down the line. We also support flexible working, but this will be discussed in more detail on your first day. All applicants must also apply direct to the Bournemouth and Poole College for the academic interview. Apply Now: https://apply.thecollege.co.uk/#/createApplication1////////BP20110

About the employer

We are the multi-award-winning Darren Northeast PR Ltd, one of the South’s leading PR agencies. From our base in Bournemouth, we have helped a wide variety of organisations increase their profile and brand awareness through dedicated public relations and marketing activity. Launched in 2005, with CIPR (Charted Institute of Public Relations) Wessex Representative Darren Northeast at the helm, we have grown an enviable client base across Dorset, Hampshire and beyond. We excel in creating and sustaining content to effectively communicate with the public and engage with target audiences. With experience in a huge number of sectors, we pride ourselves on getting to know each and every client offering our time and dedication.




Suite 10, 203-205 Charminster Road



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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Jordan Hooker


Apprenticeship standard

Multi-channel marketer

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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