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ITV Apprenticeship - Daytime Junior Journalist, This Morning

Posted: 1 Sep 2020 Closes: 1 Nov 2020
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time itv/200001I1

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ITV Apprenticeship - Daytime Junior Journalist (This Morning)

 

Location: Remote working initially and flexibility afterwards. Office address - 

Westworks, London (W12 7FQ)

Salary: £21,032

Duration: Minimum13 months & End point Assessment (This is a full time role from Monday to Friday - 37.5 hours per week)

Qualification: Junior Journalist, Level 3

 

Why you should join us…

 

Presented by Phillip Schofield & Holly Willoughby This Morning is a daily show transmitted live from inside the London Television centre, incorporating topical/news discussion and celebrity interviews.  This Morning is part of the ITV Daytime family.

 

Do you have a passion for eye catching news and topical stories? As our team apprentice, you’ll be part of a dynamic team who ensure the smooth running of the daily Live show. 

 

It’s a fast paced & rewarding environment. You will be able to work effectively as part of a team, supporting researchers and the editorial team researching, booking and managing contributors and guests & much more, you’ll learn invaluable skills throughout the scheme.

 

You will be creative and passionate about television and have a good knowledge of news, current affairs, showbiz and entertainment stories - all the issues that matter to our viewers. You must be able to stay calm whilst working under pressure and to tight deadlines.

 

This would be a great opportunity for anyone with a genuine interest and enthusiasm for working in a live, busy TV environment where no two days are the same.

 

 

 Key Responsibilities/Essential Criteria


  • Good awareness & a structured approach to organisation and problem-solving.

  • Team player with a willingness to learn and help out 

  • Demonstrates enthusiasm and pride in maintaining a high standard throughout

  • A keen eye for detail

  • Ability to multitask and prioritise responsibilities

  • Enjoy working in a fast paced environment & embrace change

  • An eagerness for learning new skills as you’ll get opportunities to be a part of lots of great new experiences.

  • An interest in digital & learning new technology 

  • Understanding the importance of working collaboratively & independently

  • Keen interest to work in a diverse and collaborative environment 

 

Candidates who declared a disability and meet the minimum criteria will be invited to an interview - find out more here

 

 Minimum Criteria

 

  • Demonstrates a clear understanding & passion for the apprenticeship role they are applying for as well as ITV

  • Clearly understands the qualification proposition & how that would enhance the apprenticeship

  • Able to balance the qualification learning aspect of the role whilst working full time

  • Scoring at least 8/9 through the multiple choice application questions

  • Descriptive and detail orientated answers to the set application questions

  

Eligibility

Due to the nature of this apprenticeship, it would suit school/college leavers from 16 years of age & there is no upper age limit. You are only eligible to apply if:

  • You have lived within the UK/EEA for a minimum of 3 years consecutively

  • You have at least a Level 1 qualification in Maths and English (GCSE or equivalent, at grades 4-9/A-D)

  • You have not completed a degree.

  • You cannot have achieved the qualification already and you must not already be in full time education at the point of enrolment

What’s next?

Applications can be made for this scheme online. However, if you require this information in an alternative format, please contact talkingcareers@itv.com.NB This address should only be used for this purpose and no general queries or personal information should be sent to this inbox. 

If you are shortlisted to the second stage, you will be invited to attend an ITV Experience workshop. This will be held on Week commencing 11th October  2020. (subject to change) & will be via a virtual meeting, using Zoom. Interviews will be arranged following on from this.

 

*In order to manage the volume of interest, we can only accept your first application. If you apply for multiple roles, we can only accept your first one* 

 

Closing date: 20th September 2020

 

**If successful, you'll either join us in January or April 2021. Full details to follow. Good Luck!**

 

*Disclaimer - Please note due to COVID-19 some of these opportunities might be affected*

 

We reach millions of people everyday, that’s why having diverse talents and being an organisation where colleagues feel included is crucial to us. We have various networks who celebrate and support our colleagues. We try to embed an inclusive mindset in everything we do.  Find out more here 


Candidates who declared a disability and meet the minimum criteria will be invited to an interview - find out more here. 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... our email is talkingcareers@itv.com

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