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4Creative, production apprentice

4Creative, production apprentice

locationLondon, UK
remoteHybrid
ExpiresExpires: 22/04/2024
Production / Post-Production & Technical
Entry

Closing date for applications: 22nd April at 11.59pm

Salary: £25,390 per annum

Start: January 2025

Duration: 15 months

Qualification offered: Content Creator Level 3

Reports to: Senior Producer

Department: 4creative 

 

The in-house creative agency of Channel 4 is looking for someone with a keen interest in being part of the production process, from attending shoots to essential departmental admin.

If you are looking for an opportunity to gain work experience and a qualification, then an apprenticeship at Channel 4 might be for you. These apprenticeships are aimed at school leavers and people who do not have a degree (full eligibility criteria below).

Our Apprenticeships are full-time, with four days per week spent working in a C4 department and one day per week completing the formal learning parts of the apprenticeship. You’ll spend 60% of your working week in your office base and 40% working from home. The formal training provided will consist of workshops, tutorials, webinars, coaching and in some cases residential boot camps. You can read more about the qualification being offered for this apprenticeship below.

4creative is the multi-awarded, highly creative, in-house agency for Channel 4. It forms part of the Marketing and Viewer Experience division. Within that, 4creative is responsible for developing and delivering all advertising campaigns for Channel 4 in every media. As such, 4creative plays a key role in projecting a coherent sense of the 4-brand family.

Responsibilities

  • Assist shoot production administration including call sheets, sourcing props, arranging cars and attend shoots providing production support where required 
  • Sourcing material for projects, social video, pitches & briefs
  • Transcribing videos for subtitling purposes
  • Logging music chosen for promos with music team and assisting in music clearance 
  • Organising post-production bookings where required, maintaining good relationships with external suppliers and internal production centre
  • Assisting in departmental admin including help with dept. events, away days, creative team meetings and award submission 
  • Ensure archiving & logging of all project material across the business
  • Helping to maintain databases and trackers  
  • Be passionate about and understand the Channel 4 remit
     

Knowledge, skills, experience

As part of the application process you’ll be asked to tell us how you meet the essential criteria listed below. When answering this question think about examples from your experience so far, this doesn’t need to be professional experience but could be academic, from volunteering or a part-time job. 

We’ve provided some examples beside the first four criteria of experience that could demonstrate you have these skills.  Please note you do not need to use these examples, they are just here for guidance and you should draw from your own personal experiences. 

  • Verbal and written communication skills - Verbal - e.g. experience of dealing with customers or working as part of a team. Communication – e.g. writing emails, completing an application form or essay, or if you have a hobby that involves creative writing. 
  • Attention to detail -  e.g. Cashing up on tills or proofreading coursework.
  • Organisation skills and ability to prioritise tasks - e.g. Planning events whether personal or for professional purposes, as well as managing work life balance, for example working whilst doing coursework/exams. 
  • An understanding of and a passion for Channel 4's remit 
  • Confirm you have Maths & English GCSE Grade C (4) or above
  • Mac & PC literate 
  • Demonstrable passion for production, television and advertising
  • A quick learner, curious and able to use your initiative 

 

Eligibility criteria

  • You must be 18 years old or over at the time the scheme starts to apply. There is no upper age limit.
  • You’ll need to have a Grade C (4) or above in Maths & English GCSE.
  • You can’t have already completed the qualification being offered or similar at the same or higher level.
  • Our apprenticeships are aimed at school leavers and people who do not have a degree.

The programme aims to offer opportunities to those currently underrepresented in the TV industry, so we are particularly keen to hear from Deaf and/or disabled people, ethnically diverse people and people from lower socio-economic groups.

 

To apply

Click on the 'apply' button at the top right to progress the application process. Please include in your application that you found this role through Creative Access.

We are committed to making the application process accessible. If you would like to discuss suggestions for alternative formats, or have any questions about the recruitment process in general, please contact us at apprenticeships@channel4.co.uk.

Take a look at our access page for more information, which you’ll find by clicking here. You can also watch our YouTube video, Demystifying Interview and Workplace adjustments

If you’d like some tips on writing your application before you apply, please watch our YouTube video, How to Write an Outstanding Application

 

Relocation 

If you need to relocate in order to take up this opportunity, 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.

Fields of study

  • Logistic / Production

Level of experience

  • Entry

Required languages

  • English

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