ENDED: PR & Communications Apprentice at Agility PR Ltd

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Role Summary:

This is a fantastic opportunity in a boutique B2B Tech PR agency. It would suit a self-starter with strong communication skills who is interested in technology, is inquisitive about underlying market drivers, and can demonstrate creative thinking and strong writing skills.

 

Contract: Full time

Working week: Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 17:30. Total hours per week: 37.50

Expected duration: 18 months
Possible start date: 4 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship Level: Higher Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Positions: 1 available

Location: Hertford, Hertfordshire

Closing date for applications: 1 January 2022

Recruitment: This employer is hiring on a rolling basis. The vacancy will be closed once the right candidate is found.

Annual wage: £19,000.00

About Resident Advisor:

Agility PR works on a range of fintech, iGaming, automotive tech, and physical security technology clients. The business is embarking on a programme of expansion in the wake of the pandemic so it’s an exciting time to join… we’ve just taken on some great new iGaming clients and are shaping and growing the team accordingly.

 

This apprentice role will best suit somebody who wants to be challenged and learn from a small, senior and specialist team. We don’t do templates, mail outs, off-the-peg PR. Everything is customised to our client’s needs, so the environment is dynamic, creative and flexible.

 

The role will include drafting press releases and blog posts, supporting clients’ social media marketing presence, carrying out research on market dynamics and competitor analysis as well as liaising with journalists and supporting market research-led thought leadership campaigns. 

 

Responsibilities:

The PR Apprentice will be required to undertake (but not be restricted to) the following activities as part of their role.

Workload management

Working with people
The PR apprentice will also be required to demonstrate the following in their ability to work with people:

 

Requirements and prospects:

Desired skills

Personal qualities

Desired qualifications

·       GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in English Language and maths.

·       3 A Levels (or equivalent) is preferred.

·       Graduates must have studied a degree which is completely different to PR, Communications, Journalism or Advertising degrees (or equivalent).

 

Employee benefits:

Future prospects

The potential career path of a successful applicant will form part of discussions during the apprenticeship - future employment opportunities within Liberty PR may be available on completion.

Things to consider

Benefits offered:

*You may be required to work flexible hours to meet the needs of clients*

About the employer

Agility PR is an ambitious boutique B2B Technology-focused agency with growing client base of start-ups, scale ups and more established technology firms – all of whom appreciate our brand of PR which focuses on differentiating them through strong thought leadership content creation – often led by in-depth consumer or B2B market research studies.

 

Based in a building owned by Agility PR’s managing director in Hertford just 30 miles from London and a short walk from Hertford North station which is less than 30 minutes by train from Finsbury Park, you will be joining a small, results-orientated team with a strong focus on building long-term relationships with all our clients. Average length of retention of clients is over 5 years. You will be joining a business which is built to be highly resilient and yet geared for strong growth over the long-term.

 

Employer

Agility PR Ltd

Website: https://agilitypr.co.uk/about-us/

Facebook: @Agility PR

LinkedIn: @Agility PR

Twitter: @milesagilitypr

 

Address

Unit 1

Agility House

37-39 Cowbridge

Hertford

SG14 1PN

 

Training

Training provider

PUBLIC RELATIONS COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by PUBLIC RELATIONS COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION LIMITED

Contact

Stephanie Umebuani stephanie.umebuani@prca.org.uk

As a Public Relations and Communications Apprentice, you will follow a Level 4 Public Relations and Communications Assistant apprenticeship standard, which is a nationally recognised qualification route.

·       This will involve “on the job” training, visits from an Assessor to the workplace, an internal Mentor to provide ongoing guidance, online learning and creating a portfolio of evidence

·       Functional Skills in maths and English if required

·       The apprentice will be working towards an End-Point Assessment (EPA) which will determine if he/she has the knowledge, skills, and behaviours listed in the PR & Communications Assistant Standard

·       You will develop a wide understanding of Public Relations and the impact it has on businesses

·       The apprentice must follow company and training provider procedures at all times

Apprenticeship standard

Public relations and communications assistant
Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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