This apprenticeship will provide a well-rounded introduction into content production roles within the digital creative industries (including media, advertising, marketing communications and broadcast), and also for creative roles in non-creative industries.
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A Junior Content Producer (also referred to as a Creative Content Assistant) is responsible for developing and creating content that can be used across a variety of media including digital, social media, broadcast or in print. Working to the customer/client brief, they research, prepare and develop the media messaging to maximise audience engagement, capturing the strategy and objectives of the brand and needs of the customer they are representing. The content they create can be used as part of media, advertising and marketing campaigns. They have to capture what is exciting about a campaign and design the elements that can be used across media platforms and channels.
Junior Content Producers collaborate with designers and developers to create content for the internet, which may include video, images, text (or “copy”) and web pages and social media content. An enthusiasm for technology and creating great online experiences is a must. The apprenticeship modules cover content planning, content development, industry awareness, content creation and evaluation.
The apprenticeship comprises the core skills and knowledge needed to be competent in the role of junior content produce and to be able to develop and create exciting content and materials including:
Areas of work for the apprentice include work in advertising, marketing and digital agencies, or in interactive roles for broadcasters. Course elements include:
A 5% employer contribution fee may be applicable depending on the age of the apprentice and the size of your organisation.
Individual employers will set their own entry requirements. Alongside this you'll need to prove your passion for creative content production. It might be an idea to show off things you've done or made in the past to really prove your enthusiasm.
You will need to have achieved GCSEs at grade 9 - 4 (or comparable qualification) in English and maths. Please note, you will also be required to undertake an initial assessment prior to enrolment in order to assess your current level of English and maths. Your interviewer will discuss with you what minimum level you will need to achieve at initial assessment.
Whilst your technical skills and knowledge will develop over the course of your apprenticeship you will need to demonstrate to potential employers that you possess the relevant skills and personal qualities.
Employers will look for good communication skills, reliability, flexibility and good timekeeping, ability to work in a team as well as on your own initiative, and enthusiasm and willingness to learn. An enthusiasm for technology and creating great online experiences is a must.
Apprenticeships are hard work and require a level of dedication and strength of character. Candidates should be motivated, willing to take responsibility and have a positive mental attitude. You will also be interviewed by the employer.
Please note that all apprenticeships are subject to availability of space.
Junior Content Producers may progress into Content Creation/Development roles at more senior levels across the industry, including with digital agencies, broadcasters and publishers.
This course can set you up for a fully-fledged career in content production, digital marketing, content development, video editing, videography, graphic design, social media managing, PR management, IT, production assisting, motion designing, art producing, project managing and many more.
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Last updated - 28/05/19