Modern Apprentice Press and PR Trainee

Vacancy Details

This is an Apprenticeship vacancy

Employer Name:

Wrexham County Council

Type of vacancy:

Foundation Apprenticeship



Closing Date:


Vacancy ID:



Apprentice Rate

Hours of Work:

minimum of 30 hours per week

Start Date:


Minimum Age:


Careers Wales Admin Ref:

Not specified

Vacancy Description

Business Administration
Administration, Business and Office Work
Welsh Spoken, Welsh Written Skills Essential
Based in the Marketing and PR Team (Press Office)
- Learn how to write media stories for the press.
- Help with uploading information onto the Council's social media accounts.
- Learn how to write articles for magazines, newspapers and blogs.
- Help to anyalyse and evaluate the Council's media coverage.
- Accompany team members to media briefings and meetings and help with taking minutes and preparing for the meetings.
Helping out with the organising of events and when required to be present at the events.

Training provided

NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration Essential Skills Qualification Application of Number Level 1 Essential Skills Qualification Communication Level 1 Essential Skill Qualification Digital Literacy Level 1 Stewarding Training

Learning Provider Course

Business and Administration Level 2 NVQ Certificate (OCR) 5009645X

Desirable personal qualities

Please note - The ability to speak, read and write in Welsh is also essential for the post and you will possess a GCSE A* - C in the first language Welsh.
Enthusiastic and energetic.
Enjoy working with people and learning new skills.
Be good at organising your own time.
Good time keeping.
Have the ability to meet targets and deadlines.
To be able to work by yourself as well as being a team player.
Trustworthy and have respect for others.

Qualification(s) Required

5 GCSE at C or equivalent
English at C or equivalent
Maths at C or equivalent

Welsh Language Requirements

Welsh Spoken Skills: Essential.
Welsh Written Skills: Essential.

Interview arrangements

Those shortlisted for interview will be asked to attend and interview with the Digital, Brand and Communications Lead Officer and the Marketing and PR Team Leader at the Guildhall.
You will be asked to give a short presentation (10 minutes maximum) the topic will be shared in advance. A more formal face to face interview will follow.
An element of the interview will be undertaken through the medium of Welsh unless the candidate wishes for the whole interview to be conducted in Welsh.
This vacancy has been placed by the employer in the language of their choice. This means that the vacancy might only appear in Welsh or English.