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4 Oct 2018

Apprenticeship Office and Events Apprentice

Channel4 – Posted by Channel4 Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Job Description

Office and Events Apprentice (GLASGOW)

Reports to: Nations and Regions Manager



The Nations and Regions team is based in Channel 4’s Glasgow office. Our role is to maximise opportunity for independent production companies based in the Nations & Regions, producing content for Channel 4, E4 and our other channels. We manage a programme of monthly supplier briefings around the UK, alongside other sessions with commissioning editors and departments.

This is primarily an entry-level admin and events role. We are really keen to meet motivated individuals with a passion for TV and events who are keen to make the most of this experience.

This role is well suited to a person who is interested in working in TV but has perhaps struggled to find a way in. You could be straight out of school, transferring from an admin role in another industry or be returning to work after a break.

No prior experience of the TV industry or any media is necessary.

Please note: this is not a production role and is office based with some UK travel.


  • Supporting the planning and delivery of regional events across the UK
  • Liaising with venues, caterers and external suppliers
  • Managing guest lists and rsvp process for events
  • Researching event attendees, creating biographies and keeping them up to date
  • Booking team travel and accommodation
  • Meeting and greeting guests at events and helping to coordinate volunteers
  • Support the Nations & Regions Team Assistant with the Channel 4 ‘Diversity of Supply’ Programme across the UK
  • Supporting the capture of key data and maintaining the Channel 4 Nations & Regions company database
  • Taking minutes and keeping an up to date record of meeting outcomes
  • Fact-finding on potential match funding partners for the Nations & Regions portion of the Alpha Fund, providing supporting materials/case studies as required for funding bids
  • Diary management of the senior team
  • Providing reception support in the Glasgow office of Channel 4 for all meetings and guests, ensuring guests requirements are met and accommodated as appropriate.



Level 3 Events Assistant


  • Strong communication skills; happy to talk to people at all levels internally at Channel 4 and externally
  • Passionate about Channel 4 and the UK production sector
  • Prepared to work hard and get stuck in
  • Excellent attention to detail and proof reading skills
  • Able to prioritise meetings and workload
  • An understanding of and a commitment to diversity
  • Ability to work under pressure and deal with last minute changes
  • Good organisations skills and ability to organise self and others
  • The ability to handle sensitive/confidential information appropriately and in line with Channel 4 guidelines
  • Willingness to travel regularly, and on occasion out of core office hours, is a requirement of this role where you may be away from base for 3-4 days on occasion.


Please note that the assessment day for this role will take place on Thursday 6th December in Glasgow. This is a key part of the recruitment process and you must be able to attend this day if you would like to be considered for this role.


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Job Categories: Business/Admin. Job Types: Apprenticeship.

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