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IT Apprenticeship for Channel 4
Start date: 7th September 2020
This apprenticeship will last for 16 months
The assessment day for this role will take place on the 15th July 2020
IT SERVICE MANAGEMENT APPRENTICE
Reports to: Channel 4 Technical Service Manager.
Channel 4 is a publically owned, privately funded UK broadcaster with a remit to produce innovative, alternative and culturally diverse television. In order to achieve its ambitions the organisations IT services need to be delivered as efficiently, effectively and reliably as possible, including the underlying technology supporting business users to deliver their services and the platforms delivering TV and digital content to the public.
The Channel 4 Regional Service Management team, part of the wider IS Operations team, has an important role in ensuring user experience is delivered as expected within current contracts, assisting all users to get more from the technology, identifying and leading areas of service enhancement, and supporting the roll out of new technology with a particular focus on the user experience and benefit to business.
This role will be based in the Leeds Head Office but will require some travel to the other locations of London, Glasgow, Manchester and Bristol.
During your time at Channel 4 you will be asked to, amongst other things;
Level 3 Digital Support Technician
ESSENTIAL ATTRIBUTES FOR A GREAT CANDIDATE
As well as a great sense of humour, we think to be successful here you would need to;
And what will you get out of it?
You will get the chance to work for one of the most unique and innovative Broadcasters in the world. You will have the chance to see from the inside how Channel 4 uses technology to deliver its world-renowned service and get to be part of the IS Operations team involved in changing how the Channel will deliver in the future. Over the two years you will gain significant knowledge and be directly involved in IT Service and Project management. We will train you in the skills required to manage a complex technology service and environment, setting you on the path to success in one of the most sought after industries.
ALTERNATIVE APPLICATION FORMATS:
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Product Manager for ITV
Leeds, Kirkstall Road
Full-time, Permanent basis
ITV is the biggest commercial television network in the UK. Behind every famous face, there are hundreds of others, all doing their bit to make things happen. We love telly, we’re passionate about content and most importantly we understand our audiences. As a growing international company, we’re commercially minded and have a global focus. We’re all about pushing the boundaries and being innovative.
Why you should join us...
ITV loves helping people build their careers. Every day we create quality content for different platforms, including some of the UK's best-loved TV programmes. Behind the scenes, our diverse team works collaboratively in a variety of different roles, thinking creatively and commercially to make an impact across the globe.
We are looking for a Product Manager to join our collaborative team within the Content and Distribution area.
What this role will entail...
We are looking for a new Product Manager to join ITV Content Supply & Distribution, to help us build, run and integrate products that manage our content rights. Our teams work across the catalogue, scheduling, asset management and content distribution domains. This role is focused on developing products to manage our rights to content on linear and non-linear platforms.
Delivering the most value for ITV from our efforts is paramount. Our product managers will work with senior members of the division, with business and operational stakeholders to understand the problems that need to be solved. Working with software engineers and suppliers, you will develop and manage the product roadmap to ensure the product backlog is aligned to broader initiatives and has validated features, built with as little waste as possible.
Good communication skills are needed to ensure the strategy and outcomes are understood as well as keeping the product team motivated. The right balance between business and technical strategy needs to be achieved and any tradeoffs understood.
Along with domain knowledge, we value a good understanding of the technology that underpins the product, their future roadmaps and suitability to ITV in light of the broader technology strategy. You will work to ensure the evolution of product at ITV to meet the needs of a rapidly changing digital media landscape.
Some Key Responsibilities:
As a Product Manager, you’ll need to care passionately about your subject area and strive to provide a brilliant service to our colleagues and viewers. You’ll be part of driving ITV’s transformation into a truly digital business and embedding a culture of innovation.
The ideal candidate:
As a team
We promote a build and run culture so you will need to look beyond product specification and get involved with the deployment and operation of the products we build.
Our teams are cross-functional and encouraged to be autonomous and self-organising. We promote the use of hack days as an important part of learning and innovation within our teams.
If you want to play a key part within our exciting team, helping to transform the way ITV works, come and join us and apply here now
We love different perspectives and celebrate individuality. So, we look for the best talent from all walks of life. We're passionate about creating a diverse and creative team of people of all ethnicities and backgrounds. Treating people equally and with fairness and respect is a way of life here. Our jobs are open to all.
At ITV we celebrate individuality. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce and we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer and if you have a disability and meet the minimum criteria for the role we'll guarantee you an interview. We're happy to discuss any additional support you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach. So we encourage you to get in touch with us if you require additional support...
At ITV it's your talent that matters and we want you to be the best you can be.
Local TV Commercial Co-ordinator
The UK’s leading Local TV network, is recruiting for a Commercial Administrator Apprentice based in our Head Office in Leeds. You will fully support the business development/commercial teams in day to day operations.
Local TV Ltd., the UK’s leading City TV network, is on the look-out for a Commercial Administrator Apprentice to take an important role in our Central Commercial Team!
You’ll work with colleagues across the business – primarily our commercial and business development teams to our city teams in our eight regions and central Editorial, Broadcast, Digital. The work is fast-paced and varied. Alongside work we also like to have fun (whaaaat?!) from the LOLympics, to lunchtime quizzes and even the Bell of Shame (for those who partake in the sinful act of a monobrew) we make sure there is a balance between good work and a good laugh.
About Local TV Ltd:
Reaching more than 4 million viewers a month on Freeview, Sky and Virgin Media – Local TV Ltd. (until recently Made Television) has grown dramatically in its 5 years on-air as the premier local broadcaster in the UK. Now on air in eight key cities and regions in England and Wales (Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Leeds, Liverpool, North Wales, Teesside and Tyne & Wear), we’re breaking new ground both on-air and in the digital space. With a recent overhaul of programming and commercial production, the development of the Local Live format of “rolling localness” and an ongoing rebrand, now is a really exciting time to join the team - you’re sure to be busy!
Main Purpose of the Job:
As part of the UK’s leading City TV network of television channels, you will work closely with our Head of Commercial Operations offering support to our teams in creative and administrative duties. We are looking for someone that can support and assist with duties, from translating client briefs to creative presentations to maintenance of our internal CRM system, producing reports and analysis. Whilst ensuring that work is always produced to a high standard. You will also assist with providing accurate industry compliant campaign booking forms and communicating key information to relevant teams/departments.
It’s a varied role and an exciting opportunity to become a pivotal member of the team who keeps the cogs turning day-to-day.
Skills & Experience Required:
· Excellent communication skills
· Ability to build and maintain key relationships
· Proactive and self-motivated
· Ability to add value to a dynamic team
· Forward thinking with a willingness to proactively contribute to team discussions of any type
· Thorough approach to checking and quality of work
· Tech savvy with the ability to work across various software platforms
· Adaptable working approach
· Computer literate
· Good understanding of Microsoft Excel (inc. basic functions)
· Good understanding of Google Sheets, Docs and Slides
Applicants will need a minimum 3 GCSE’s C/4 and above including maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)
Things to consider
For more information on the National Minimum Wage for Apprentices please visit https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates
Training to follow the Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard
You will undertake the Apprenticeship in Business Administration which is completed in the workplace with the support and guidance of a fully qualified assessor.
Salary: £7,605.00 /year
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