Level 4 Public Relation and Communication Apprentice - Ringway - Surrey RINGWAY INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES LIMITED

You will be part of the communication team for Ringway in Surrey supporting Highways Maintenance Team in an exciting project working with the community. As a communications apprentice, you will contribute to the production of multi-media communications materials, including the preparation and issue of team newsflashes, newsletters, and posters.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £20,000.00

    26 days holiday + 8 days bank holidays. 2 days paid volunteering. Training courses programme and Mentor Support. Benefits portal - Everyday discounts. Pension scheme with employer contribution.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday from 8.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    03 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000254823

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Communications:

  • Contribute to the production of high-quality communications materials on the project, including the preparation and issue of team newsflashes, project newsletters, and posters
  • Attend relevant meetings and community events to ensure that all communications and community relations activities are planned and delivered within required timescales
  • Act as a brand champion and manage the brand, ensuring appropriate guidelines are followed, cascading guidance down to the project team and wider community
  • Co-ordinate communications input to the project and partner company intranet sites promoting good news stories and site milestones
  • Learn to understand audience needs and develop relevant and timely communications, tailoring as necessary
  • Support the communications and stakeholder team in arranging site visits and project events for internal and external stakeholders
  • Support the Collaboration team to develop internal communications on the project such as presentations, posters, strategy documents
  • Work with the collaboration lead to facilitate workshops with the project team which brings together all the different teams working on the project

The training you will be getting

  • Training will be on-the-job, combined with skills and knowledge based workshops, e-learning and personal development coaching
  • The apprentice will gain a Level 4 Public Relations and Communications apprenticeship qualification
  • There will be an independently assessed End Point Assessment by the Aim awarding organisation in the last three months of the apprenticeship programme
  • Once this qualification has been achieved, the apprentice will be eligible to apply for full PRCA membership
  • Apprentice will also attend Apprentice Induction and Personal & Development face to face workshops

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Apprenticeship Scheme has been designed kick start your journey towards becoming an industry expert
  • You will get hands on experience and tailored training to support you every step of the way. Mentor Allocation and guidance; Additional training be provided; Involvement in Communications projects 
  • We are looking for a long-term relationship with our apprentices and we have a long-term career structure in mind, whereby we see the apprentice developing into senior roles within our business as it grows

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, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 6 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above) Desired
A Level or equivalent English (Grade 5 or above) Desired

Things to consider

You are a good communicator with the ability to tell a story in a variety of communication methods and strong attention to detail. You can work well in a team and complete tasks individually by bringing creativity and using your initiative. You can solve problems by bringing your own ideas as well as taking on advice and ideas from others.

About the employer

Ringway is a multi-award-winning highways contractor, and we enable businesses and communities to thrive through the design, build and maintenance of our country’s road network. We seek out the most sustainable, innovative and environmentally friendly ways to create and regenerate our infrastructure. Our people are committed, dedicated and enthusiastic to deliver the best and we invest in their development and nurture their careers. Awarded Investors in People Silver, a member of the 5% Club and recognised as an Investor in Diversity. Providing opportunity and growth for all our employees is the bedrock of our business, ensuring a safe, happy and productive workforce.

Employer

RINGWAY INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES LIMITED

Address

Merrow Depot

Merrow Lane

Merrow

GU4 7BQ

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Training

Training provider

THE PRESS ASSOCIATION LIMITED

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

Apprenticeship standard

Public relations and communications assistant

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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


Employer's Application Instructions

Short List of CVs and interview at the office. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you require any adjustment for your interview please let us know.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2024