Employee Engagement Programme Administrator Apprentice

BBC Studios , London, W12 7FA

Job title:

Employee Engagement Programme Administrator Apprentice

Employer Name:

BBC Studios

Vacancy Location:

101 Wood Ln, White City,

London W12 7FA

About the Apprenticeship :

Key tasks:

The following are some of the types of tasks the apprentice will be involved in. The task list will be tailored to ensure both the needs of the company and the apprentice are met.


Prepare agenda for meetings, minute taking, set up room for meetings etc.
Database management
Chase teams/offices to ensure involvement in volunteer days, and that evaluation forms and media are submitted
Organising and managing initiatives e.g. coordinate campaigns and events
Organise and manage campaign weeks that include various components such as sessions with external instructors, screenings of BBC and other content
Fundraising weeks for Children in Need, Comic Relief, Media Action

Internal comms:

Emails/digital screen notices – to publicise upcoming activities
Newsletter – monthly all-desk newsletter to showcase the activities in global offices and give recognition to the champions
Website – ensure website clearly defines the Employee Engagement Programme and is up to date with images and stories of activities in various offices and has an updated list of regional Champions and organisations we work with
Media assets – videos, stills etc to periodically showcase activities – e.g. for end of year, annual review, careers website, BBC Studios LinkedIn page


Work on finding charitable partners/schools we can work with
Help create a series of talks/events for employees + external guests (schools etc)
Monitoring and evaluation:

Pre-events to ensure all activities fit Employee Engagement goals and BBC Group / Editorial Policy criteria
Post-event evaluation to measure success and obtain stats and quotes to publicise

Weekly Wage:

£18k p/a

Working Week:

Monday – Friday (9.30 am – 5.30 pm)

Future prospects description:

Upon completion of the Apprenticeship and evaluation by the company’s supervisors, the successful candidate may be offered a job at the end of the Apprenticeship.

Employer description:

Home to the very best of British creativity. Combining the strengths of the UK’s most-awarded production company and a world-class distributor, we are an unrivalled creator of – and investor in – UK programmes reaching audiences around the world.

Working with the best British writers, directors and programme-makers, we champion British creativity, crafting over 2500 hours of content every year through seven production bases in the UK and production bases and partnerships in a further nine countries around the world. And that’s not all. We’re a committed partner to the UK’s thriving independent production community, as well as other broadcasters and digital platforms, delivering content that showcases the best of British talent, stamped with the hallmark of quality.

Employer website:

Skills required:

Desired Skills

  • Strong organisational skills
  • Lively editorial interest
  • Good knowledge of scheduling strategies
  • Excellent data management and attention to detail
  • Good problem solving
  • Effective time management
  • Influencing skills
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent Excel, PowerPoint and general computing skills
  • A passionate commitment to BBC Studio’s values and vision

Personal Qualities:

  • Tenacity in working on projects
  • Proactive approach to information gathering
  • A collaborative approach
  • Work on own initiative
  • Ability to influence
  • Holistic thinking
  • Creating shared understanding (being transparent)
  • Professional credibility

Qualifications Required:

No specific requirements.

Important Other information:

Upon completion of the Apprenticeship and evaluation by the company’s supervisors, the successful candidate may be offered a job at the end of the Apprenticeship.

Reality Check:

Do not contact the employer directly; failing to adhere to this will see your application automatically withdrawn.

About the training:

You will be working towards a Level 3 Standard in Business Administration. In addition to crucial ‘on the job training’ depending on the qualification selected you may also study the following units:

  • Principles of Business
  • Customer Service
  • Managing Stakeholders
  • Project Management
  • Managing Information and Producing Documents in a Business
  • Monitor Information systems
  • Principles of Administration

Specific Questions:

Let’s pretend you’ve been working on lunch time talk and you’ve organised a speaker from a local charity to talk to us about the environment. We expected about 30 people to attend but on the day we only had 5 people. Would you deal with this personally?

How would you manage the situation?

Application closes:
3rd February 2020

*Due to the high volume of interest we have in many of our vacancies it is not always possible to respond to every application.