Coventry City of Culture Trust

Commercial Events Apprentice Producer - Advanced (Level 3)

Coventry City of Culture Trust (Employer)

North Warwickshire and Hinckley College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £17,000.00
30.0 hours per week 30 hours a week
18 months (duration)
2 November 2020(start date)
Event Assistant (apprenticeship standard)
30 September 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The Trust seeks to appoint an Apprentice Producer to assist in all aspects of organising commercial events, including, strategy, planning, operations, logistics, resourcing, programme coordination and event / show delivery across commercial event spaces.


  • To assist with the planning, delivery and review of the Trust’s commercial projects, events and festivals
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders such as partners, suppliers and service providers to create safe and entertaining commercial events
  • Attend external meetings and take minutes
  • Research event spaces and suppliers
  • Support artists and producers during site visits
  • Record and report expenditure against allocated budgets
  • Complete a range of tasks at events such as registering delegates, signing in artists and supporting the production team
  • To commit to personal training and development, including work towards achieving a Level 3 apprenticeship standard during your time with the Trust
  • General support and administration as required
  • To ensure that the health and wellbeing of colleagues, partners and participants are always a key consideration of your work
  • To work flexibly as a member of the Coventry 2021 team and contribute to delivering other elements of the wider team’s work programme as required
  • Actively engage with the organisation’s vision and policies regarding equal opportunities and diversity, artistic ambition, participation and engagement, health and safety, monitoring and evaluation
  • To be aware of, and undertake to comply with the Trust’s GDPR, Health and Safety and Diversity and Equality Policies

Future Prospects

Potential full time position after apprenticeship is complete

Reality Check

We aim to reflect all the city’s communities in our workforce and as such candidates from currently under-represented groups, including those with disabilities, are especially encouraged to apply.

Training and talent development within the Trust team and within the wider sector is central to our approach. All postholders are expected to participate in training and development activity (including the achievement of the requirements of an apprenticeship standard).

This list of responsibilities is not exhaustive and team members will be required to perform duties outside of this as operationally required.

Skills Required

  • Great work ethic
  • Demonstrable interest in gaining knowledge, skills and experience in the role

Qualities Required

  • A desire to work towards gaining an Events Assistant qualification
  • A keen interest in playing a part in Coventry’s City of Culture 2021

Qualifications Required

A grade 4 or equivalent in maths and English GCSE

Training Provided

  • Level 3 Event Assistant
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