4creative Digital Production Apprentice (Leeds)

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Job Summary

Reference 4C0066
Location Leeds
Salary £19,000 
Hours 37 per week
Closing Date 03 April 2020 at Midnight

Start date: 7th September
This apprenticeship will last for 14 months
The assessment day for this role will take place on the 16th July 2020.

Reports to: Executive Producer, Digital

4creative is the multi-awarded, highly creative, in-house agency for Channel 4. It forms part of the Marketing and Communications Division.

Within that, 4creative is responsible for developing and delivering all advertising campaigns and channel packaging for Channel 4 in every media. As such, 4creative plays a key role in projecting a coherent sense of the 4-brand family.

Reporting to the ‘Executive Producer, Digital’- the Digital Production Apprentice will support the production of 4creative’s industry-leading digital and social campaigns.

The role requires a basic knowledge of social media, which will be developed extensively whilst working within 4creative. This role provides key support to the wider team, assisting in delivering digital and social campaigns.

The role is support focused and will include admin responsibilities. Along with this there will be opportunities for creative thinking and video editing.

This role would suit someone who is looking to enter the creative industry, with a particular focus on social media advertising.

• Assisting the producers and production assistant’s administration, including but not limited to:
o Quality assurance & delivery of campaign content
o Sourcing material for online projects, social video, pitches & briefs
o Transcribing videos for subtitling purposes
o Logging music chosen for promos with music team
• Updating of 4creative website using online content management system.
• Sharing the work produced in the digital team with the wider team
• Organising post-production bookings where required.
• Supporting the digital team in delivering a wide variety of digital projects.
• Assist social shoot production administration including call sheets, sourcing props, arranging cars etc.
• Attend social shoots in a runner capacity, providing production support.
• Source interesting website articles of digital inspiration for the wider 4creative and marketing team.
• Creation, sign off and management of contracts and NDA’s using provided templates.
Level 3 Junior Content Producer

Technical & Professional Skills
• Mac & PC literate
• Passionate about social media, digital marketing and advertising and wanting to pursue a career in these areas
• Must be a quick learner, curious and an early adopter of digital and social technologies.
• Proactive and show a willingness to seek out and learn about digital & social trends
• Basic knowledge of the Adobe creative suite (opportunities to improve these skills when on the job)

Autonomy/Judgement/Decision Making
• Ability to learn quickly and be open to instruction
• Good sense of initiative and ability to work independently
• Good organization skills, ability to multi-task and prioritise

Relationship Management
• Works well in a team
• Must have excellent verbal and written communication.

Complexity/Problem Solving
• Flexible approach and enjoys finding solutions to challenges.
• Resourceful in researching any item or topic

If you are unable to complete a written application form, we want to make the process of applying for one of our opportunities right for you as an individual. If needed we are happy to consider alternative formats of the application form.
For example, you could arrange a phone call with 4Talent for you to speak your answers and a member of the team can scribe, or if you’d like to create a five minute YouTube video/ voice recording, these are also options available. If you have a different alternative, we really welcome your suggestions to ensure you have a fair chance of applying.

Take a look at our access page for more information, which you’ll find by clicking here. If you would like to apply for an opportunity at 4Talent and we can help to make that process simpler for you, please email us at 4Talent@channel4.co.uk or call Yasmin Mehmet on 0207 306 5188.

If you need to relocate in order to take up an opportunity through 4Talent (training schemes and apprenticeships) we can offer you support towards the financial costs of moving. This includes a contribution towards your deposit and first months’ rent, plus visits to your new city to look for accommodation. For more information please contact 4talent@channel4.co.uk

Full Role Description


You must be over 18 years old and cannot already have a degree in Content Production or similar (TV Production, Media, Film and TV etc) or a Level 3 BTEC Media Production qualification. This is due to the fact that they are higher qualifications than the one we are offering alongside this role, or at the same level. Our apprenticeships are suitable for non-degree holders.  

If you are interested in this opportunity please apply online at the link below. When you have completed each page please tick the box at the bottom to proceed. Only when all pages are completed and boxes ticked will the 'submit' button appear at the end of the application. Once submitted you can return and edit your application up until the closing date of this apprenticeship.

Further information

Celebrating diversity is at the heart of Channel 4's purpose both on-screen and off-screen. Being different is therefore at our core - and we know that recruiting talent from diverse backgrounds encourages our workforce to be vibrant, creative and think differently. Our goal is also to be truly reflective of the makeup of society and we actively recruit from groups that are under-represented in the media sector. So we welcome difference be it ethnicity, religion, age, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation or disability.

We have won awards from Stonewall for our work on screen and in the workplace, we are a member of the Business Disability Forum, and we are signed up as a Disability Confident employer with the Department of Work & Pensions. Channel 4 also won the company National Diversity Award - 2016. At the end of 2016 Channel 4 was awarded the National Equality Standard by EY, the only company ever to be placed at the highest level 'Institutionlised Inclusion'.

We understand that disabled people might have concerns about being discriminated against if they declare their disability when applying for a job. If that's you then don't worry - we will judge you on your abilities and fit against the job description. We are happy to discuss with you any adjustments you need to give you a level playing field during recruitment and then, if you're made an offer, we can then discuss with you the adjustments you might need to get on with the job and develop your career. Furthermore we can offer a guaranteed interview to any disabled applicant who meets the essential skills or experience listed above.

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