At ITV, we’re always on the look-out for new talent. And we’re 100 per cent behind providing opportunities to earn-while-you-learn. So apprenticeships are right up our street. We’ve already had a number of people successfully complete our award-winning scheme, and many have gone on to secure great roles within our business.
What can you expect?
Our schemes are 12 months long and have lots to offer, including:
• A competitive apprenticeship salary • An NVQ in Business & Administration or Creative & Digital Media • A year of valuable hands-on experience working alongside industry experts • Guidance and career support every step of the way.
Who can apply?
ITV Apprenticeships are a great way to continue your education but within a workplace environment, perfect for school or college leavers. You might not have loads of working experience, or none at all. We’re looking for fresh new talent from all walks of life who can flourish with us here at ITV.
You can apply if you:
• DO NOT have a degree, a level 4 qualification or have already completed a similar apprenticeship • Have lived in the European Economic Area for 3 years consecutively • Are genuinely interested in learning about what we do and the role you’re applying for.
If you fit the above criteria you can apply – but do remember, the nature of the apprenticeship, the salary and the level of qualification would be most suited to school/college leavers. Here at ITV we have several entry schemes to suit different ages and stages, such as the ITV Insight Programme, News Traineeship and Graduate level jobs.
How can I get on board?
We open for applications each June for a September start date. We'll have loads of information on our ITV Careers Facebook page to help you choose the best role for you. Keep a look out on our official Twitter feed @ITVCareers to hear from current apprentices and our recruitment team to help you through your application when the time comes.
We're proud to be a ‘two-tick’ disability symbol holder, meaning we’re recognised for our support and retention of talented individuals with disabilities. This support, naturally, extends to anyone on our Apprenticeship programmes and we’ll do everything we can to make sure you have the support and adjustments you need to get the most out of your time with us.
My role at ITV is director of operations for legal and regulatory compliance. When we talk about compliance here at ITV we mean compliance for all laws, all regulations, but also codes of practices such as the code of practice of Ofcom or other regulators like PhonepayPlus or the Gambling Commission, so it's quite wide. So I look after the operational side of it which means I look at all the processed, also the systems we use to make sure we deliver compliance programmes.
My career path has been, first I came to this country about 16 years ago, I basically trained as a solicitor in the City at Freshfields, I spent quite a few years there, then I went to New York and did a course on the business of entertainment and when I came back I got the job of head of legal in a small production company and then after doing that I was head-hunted by ITV and I joined ITV about 6 years ago and I've been working here since then.
I basically trained as a solicitor in the City at Freshfields.
MarianneDirector of Operations - Legal & Regulatory Compliance
My role at ITV is head of programme strategy for ITV3, so my main responsibility is constructing the ITV3 schedule for the year, making sure it's targeted at the right audience, making changes when necessary, we keep a very close eye on the competitors so sometimes we make changes according to what the main competitors are doing, and also the rest of the ITV channels, so we work as like a family of channels, so for ITV3 to keep a close eye on what ITV1, 2 and 4 are doing and because we always want to be a complementary portfolio of channels, sometimes I need to make changes in accordance with the other ITV channels. So I came straight from university to ITV, I did a dissertation on scheduling, as you do, you know. Working at ITV is a really good environment, good experience - we have an open plan office so it's really good, you really feel like you work as a team, especially when there's a number of channels all in the office.
I work in ITV online and on-demand in the product strategy and audience engagement department, that's a bit of a mouthful, but I'll explain - it;s part about online product strategy, which is what we're going to do with our online products in the medium-term so in 1 to 3 years, but then it's also partly about audience engagement, which is how do we engage with our viewers through say social media or what we might provide to them on the website or various other platforms.
My career path at ITV is quite interesting and different. I joined ITV three years ago as a developer, that's a programmer, so my day job was very much about technology, I was neck-deep in computer code, but soon after joining I became very interested in product development which is much more business focused, it's about what we do with our products and I was very lucky to have the support of my manager in forging a new path in this direction. The atmosphere at ITV is great at the moment, we're obviously in the middle of a transformational period we've just recently acquired a new chief executive and chairman who are not traditionally from the broadcasting industry, so they're bringing a very different thinking to things at ITV and that's certainly means lots of exciting development in online and on-demand where I work.
The atmosphere at ITV is great at the moment.
JonHead of Innovation & Commercial Solutions
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