Havas Lynx

Junior Content Producer Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Havas Lynx (Employer)

Ginger Nut Media Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £14,000.00
37.25 hours per week Monday – Friday, 9:15am – 5:30pm. 1 hour lunch at 1pm
16 months (duration)
1 November 2020(start date)
Junior Content Producer (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
30 October 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

As part of our growth, we are happy to be seeking an Apprentice Artworker to join the team in Manchester who, as part of this, will secure a place on our Apprentice Programme.


As you study for your apprentice qualification, full training will be provided as we really believe in investing in talent and ensuring people are consistently adding to their experience and skill set.

Our existing Artwork team is made up of extremely strong artworkers from all levels of experience. This role will give you the opportunity to learn the craft, as you work closely with more experienced Artworkers.

Working with your line manager, you will be responsible for delivering  artwork jobs across a variety of media on time, ensuring the highest quality and detail and that all work follows brand guidelines.

We hope that you're enthusiastic about your career and motivated for a busy and responsible role. We’re very proud of our heritage and culture so, as a result, you’ll find the Havas Lynx Group is a sociable, friendly environment where personality is important. Take a look at our social media channels for a glimpse of what we get up to via YouTube, #LYNXLife playlist, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

You will be expected but not limited to the following:

  • Attend a briefing meeting, ensuring you understand the brief set by the client
  • Deliver a variety of artwork projects on a daily basis across all our client accounts
  • Ensure you follow the correct artwork process, using appropriate QC checklists
  • Follow brand guidelines
  • Demonstrate the highest quality control
  • Demonstrate problem-solving/can-do attitude
  • Familiar with creative software, understanding basic principles of design and layout. Understanding programme tools and shortcuts
  • Checking all work before sending on to client service team
  • Helping check and proof the work of others
  • Continuously apply new learnings

Future Prospects

There will be a permanent position availble for the right candidate on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Reality Check

No travel, no age restrictions.

Skills Required

  • Good communication and listening skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Strong organisation and time management skills, demonstrating the ability to follow to deadlines

Qualities Required

  • Positive attitude
  • Demonstrate a passion for the industry and their role
  • Approachable and confident

Qualifications Required

English and maths at GCSE Grade C/4 or above, or equivalent.

Training Provided

Junior Content Producer – Level 3

Functional Skills in maths and English if required

Standard - https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/junior-content-producer/

Assessment Plan - https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/media/2012/st0105_junior-content-producer_ap_updated-eqa_july-2018.pdf

This standard doesn’t include knowledge modules so learning is delivered through face to face training (solo or group), webinars and through reading materials and online video. 

The Junior Content Producer standard is split into for main areas with specific knowledge and skills attached to each. 

  • Content Planning:
  • Content Development
  • Content Creation & Evaluation
  • Industry Awareness

These areas are covered over the length of the course, which is split into 14 lessons and delivered either face to face, over webinar or through self-led learning.

  • Content is King/Introduction
  • Industry Awareness/Professional Development
  • Content Technologies & Delivery
  • Branding & Brand Awareness/Audiences
  • Content creation management - Best Practise
  • Content Writing & Tone of Voice
  • Copyright
  • Marketing Planning & Content
  • Create a content marketing campaign
  • Content Creation - skills review
  • Content creation - pitching & storyboarding
  • Content creation - production
  • Content creation – publishing
  • Content Creation – Review

During the duration of the course learners also complete a portfolio that shows all knowledge, skills and behaviours being put into action and this is reviewed at gateway.  This will include work completed, a reflective blog and copies of all appraisals and reviews and will be used to show that the learner is ready for End Point Assessment.

End Point Assessment will be in 3 stages:

  • Workplace observation – will take place at the learner’s workplace and will be their opportunity to demonstrate that they meet the criteria needed to pass the assessment.
  • Set Test – will be based on a detailed brief provided to the learner.  They will have 3 hours to put together ideas for a marketing campaign / relevant content and will then deliver a 10-minute pitch based on their ideas, followed by a Q&A.
  • Professional Discussion – will be a structured review testing their knowledge and understanding of content production.  This will also refer to the portfolio that was put together.
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