Corporate Affairs Apprentice (London)

Apply From: 17th of February 2020
Application Deadline: 3rd of April 2020
Salary: £21000.00 per year
Start Date: 7th of September 2020

Location    London
Salary    £21,000 
Hours    37 per week
Closing Date    03 April 2020 at Midnight

Start date: 7th September 2020
This apprenticeship will run for 16 months
The assessment day for this role will take place on the 30th June 2020.
 
CORPORATE AFFAIRS APPRENTICE
Reports to: Senior Policy and Public Affairs Manager and Senior Policy and Public Affairs Executive

TEAM DESCRIPTION
Corporate Affairs is part of the Communications and Corporate Affairs Department and is responsible for managing Channel 4’s internal and external relationships with key stakeholders.

The Corporate Affairs Team work across the organisation to communicate important messages to staff, run internal and external events and develop Channel 4’s position on key policy issues and then communicate this to external stakeholders like the Government, Ofcom and Members of the Houses of Commons and Lords.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Providing administrative support across the team, including Public Affairs, Policy, Corporate Events, Internal Communications and Corporate Communications
• Assisting with the organisation and execution of corporate events
• Researching MPs and Peers to contribute to briefing notes, and keeping contact database up to date
• Monitoring and researching relevant parliamentary business
• Writing press releases and briefings on Channel 4’s programmes and campaigns for political stakeholders
• Management of Channel 4 Corporate Twitter Account
• Working closely with other teams across Channel 4 to ensure a joined-up approach including the wider Communications team, Marketing and Commissioning.

QUALIFICATION
Level 4 Public Relations & Communications Assistant

ESSENTIAL ATTRIBUTES FOR A GREAT CANDIDATE
• A love for TV and Channel 4 in particular
• An understanding of Channel 4’s purpose and Public Service Broadcasting
• An interest in politics and current affairs
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills
• Strong organisational skills
• Attention to detail
• Ability to summarise and condense complex information
• Computer literacy
• Ability to work to tight deadlines

DESIRABLE ATTRIBUTES FOR A GREAT CANDIDATE
Experience of working at events

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