Reboot Camp

Reboot Camp is a fully accredited full-time work preparation course which runs for two weeks. The programme is designed to mimic a working day, and gives us the chance to get to know our candidates, to help them develop their skills and to introduce them to employers.

  • Meet with employers, find out about their jobs and companies
  • Improve your business knowledge with special sessions from partners
  • Practice and perfect your interview technique before the real thing
  • Make friends, meet new people, build networks and have fun
  • Gain a Level 1 Certificate in Employability Skills
  • Want to find out more? Check out what an Apprenticeship is all about!
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One thing I gained from this experience? Having the opportunity to develop other skills which I may not have gained from a specific job role. Although my title is Digital Marketing Apprentice, my company gave me the chance to work across different areas and find something else I really enjoyed which is Project Management

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What’s the deal?

Why should you do an Apprenticeship? What are the benefits? Take a look below to see why we think an apprenticeship is a brilliant investment for your future.

Duration

12 months of full-time work combined with study in the workplace and in weekly evening classroom sessions

Pay

Every Tech City Star gets paid at least £150 per week and has the cost of their travel to and from work covered

Jobs

Our Clients offer real, varied jobs for every level of skill and experience in a number of vocational areas

Skills

Stars learn the skills required for their qualification, but are also able to learn from masters of their trade – our Clients

Friends

Yes. That’s right. You’re going to make friends. We’re friendly, and so are all of our Stars. Get involved.

Networks

Find opportunities to meet and network with leading figures in London’s tech scene. We’ll give you access to regular events.

Support

Need help? Our team are experienced at providing support for a wide range of issues, from student housing to personal advice.

Progression

Most Tech City Stars that complete their apprenticeship are offered a permanent job with their employer after 12 months.

Fun

Being a Tech City Star is fun. You’ll get to meet, work with and enjoy being a part of the most exciting field of work in the world today.

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Youth unemployment is a huge problem in London. There are 125,000 young people who have no access to jobs many of them truly deserve

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At the same time, companies often find it difficult to fill junior roles with staff who are enthusiastic and capable, particularly in the tech sector

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Tech City Stars presents a solution to both these problems. Apprenticeships give Young People an opportunity to get into work and help companies grow

Apprenticeships

Every Tech City Star follows a similar journey. This starts with our pre apprenticeship course, Reboot Camp, and is followed by a period of studying Core Business Skills. After that, Stars work with their employer to decide which technical elective they are going to study. Click on the icons below for more info on each element of our programme.

Core Business Skills

Web & Software Development

IT Support & Networks

Digital & Creative

Tech Operations

Jobs


Web & Software Development

Technical Account Executive
London Bridge
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QA Engineer for Mobile Security Software Company
Westminster
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Junior Developer Apprentice
Westminster
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Web Developer for a Creative & Communications Agency
Covent Garden
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Junior Developer
Angel
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Backend Developer for Dating App
Tower Bridge
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Android Developer for Dating App
Tower Bridge
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Web Design & Developer for Music Store
Shoreditch
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Junior Developer Apprentice
Old Street
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Junior QA & Test Analyst Apprentice
Shoreditch
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Operational, Digital Marketing, IT Technician and Junior Developer Roles
Wapping
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QA Apprentice
Acton
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IT Support & Networks

Junior GIS Infrastructure & Data Handler
Holborn
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Junior Desktop Support Apprentice
Victoria
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Junior Desktop Apprentice
Westminster
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We currently do not have any IT Support & Networks Opportunities in North London

On-site Technician Apprentice
Battersea Park
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System Administrator Apprentice
Aldgate
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IT Apprentice for Global Advertising Organisation
Shoreditch
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Technical Customer Service Apprentice
Shoreditch
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Operational, Digital Marketing, IT Technician and Junior Developer Roles
Wapping
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We currently do not have any IT Support & Networks Opportunities in West London


Digital & Creative

Administration & Marketing Assistant for a Community Workspace
Farringdon
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Digital Marketing Assistant Apprentice
Caledonian Road
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Marketing & Community Manager Apprentice
Tower Hill
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Digital Marketing Officer for Event Technology Solutions Company
Brixton
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Content Curator Apprentice
Shoreditch
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Digital Marketing & Social Media Executive for Recruitment Firm
Shoreditch
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Operations & Production Team Assistant
Shoreditch
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Audio Visual Technician Apprentice
Tottenham
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Account Executive
Bethnal Green
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Operational, Digital Marketing, IT Technician and Junior Developer Roles
Wapping
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We currently do not have any Digital & Creative Opportunities in West London


Tech Operations

Client Service Apprentice
Old Street
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We currently do not have any Tech Operations Opportunities in North London

Business Intelligence & Data Analyst
Tower Bridge
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Operational, Digital Marketing, IT Technician and Junior Developer Roles
Wapping
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Business Development Representative
North Acton
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Tech Operations

Introduction

This overview provides information on Tech City Stars Tech Operations Apprenticeship. Apprentices undertaking this qualification will be able to learn the skills necessary to become an effective user of digital applications in a business environment. They will learn to add value to their organisation by using IT to work faster and smarter, developing themselves with core Digital and Business Skills. There are also some great opportunities for apprentices to flourish in a choice of streams including; Customer Care, System Support and Creative Technologies.

 

Knowledge

Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles – in order to achieve this qualification, learners must achieve a total of 37 credits. A minimum of 22 credits must be achieved at Level 3, and learners are able to choose two of the optional units to best suit their job and day-to-day responsibilities.

 

Mandatory – Core Digital Business Skills

Unit No. Unit Title Key Topics Level Credit Value
23 Communication and Employability Skills for IT Effective communication, convey IT specific information. 3 10
24 Project Planning with IT Project Life Cycle. Project Planning Software. 3 10

 

Option 1 – Customer Care

Unit No. Unit Title Key Topics Level Credit Value
54 Impact of the Use of IT Improve IT infrastructure. 3 10
55 e-Commerce Technologies, online payment services, promotion, legislations. 3 10

 

 Option 2 – System Support

Unit No. Unit Title Key Topics Level Credit Value
7 IT Support Identifying and recording IT related issues, to resolve. 3 10
62 Install, configure and upgrade Hardware/software upgrade, system specs/requirements. 3 7

 

 Option 3 – Creative Technologies

Unit No. Unit Title Key Topics Level Credit Value
22 Doing Business Online Set-up online businesses, and the benefits/risks they present. 3 10
53 Web Development HTML, CSS, JavaScript. Website structure, dev life cycle. 3 10

 

 

Competence

Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Professional Competence for IT and Telecoms Professionals – in order to achieve this qualification, learners must achieve a total of 72 credits. All of the units in this qualification are mandatory, and must be completed by all Apprentices undertaking this qualification.

 

Mandatory – Core Digital Business Skills

Unit No. Unit Title Key Topics Level Credit Value
101 Health and Safety in ICT H&S procedures and practices. 1 3
127 Using Email Signatures, attachments, archiving. 1 2
302 Develop Own Effectiveness and Professionalism Skills development, SMART targets, feedback. 3 9
304 Interpersonal and Written Communication Verbal/written communication. Barriers and active listening. 3 12
329 Presentation Software Interactivity: animation, transitions, sounds. Slide master. 3 6
330 Spreadsheet Software Embedded IF statements, lookup, pivot tables. Macros, chart/graph. 3 6
332 Word Processing Software Page/section breaks, hyperlinking, mail merge, keyboard shortcuts. 3 6

 

Option 1 – Customer Care

Unit No. Unit Title Key Topics Level Credit Value
228 Using the Internet Advanced searches. Web publishing tools, netiquette. 2 4
303 Customer Care in ICT ICT support, compliance, support, satisfaction feedback. 3 12
321 Technical Support and Guidance ICT support, issues resolving. 3 12

 

 Option 2 – System Support

Unit No. Unit Title Key Topics Level Credit Value
118 Software Installation and Upgrade Hardware/software upgrade, system specs/requirements. 1 6
319 System Management Configurations, optimise. 3 12
320 System Operations Records, minimise data loss risk. 3 12

 

  Option 3 – Creative Technologies

Unit No. Unit Title Key Topics Level Credit Value
210 Computer Games Development Animating shapes & objects 2 4
234 Imaging Software Filtering, artistic finishing. 2 4
333 Project Management Software Maintain project life cycle. 3 5
425 Designing & Developing a Website HTML, CSS, JavaScript. Website structure, dev life cycle. 4 15
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Digital and Creative

Introduction

This overview details the units that Tech City Stars offers in the Digital & Creative Pathway. As an Apprentice following this technical pathway, each star will learn the fundamental knowledge and application marketing, business operations, digital design, email marketing and SEO.

 

Knowledge

Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in IT – in order to achieve this qualification, learners must achieve a total of 120 credits. By this stage, Stars have already achieved 40 credits from this qualification, and so they need to achieve a further 80 credits from the units listed below.

 

Unit No. Unit Title Key Topics Level Credit Value
8 e-Commerce Impact of e-commerce on organisations & society, plan e-commerce strategies. 3 10
11 Relationship Marketing Understand the role of CRM systems, methods of attracting and keeping customers. 3 10
12 Internet Marketing in Business Internet marketing in modern marketing context; opportunities/challenges of internet marketing. 3 10
28 Website Production Web architecture and components; factors that influence website performance; Design websites. 3 10
30 Digital Graphics Hardware and software to work with graphic images; types of graphic images, graphical file formats; use editing tools; manipulate images. 3 10
33 Supporting Business Activity Develop skills and knowledge for carrying out tasks to support business activities. 3 10
33 Impact of Comms Tech on Business How to use the internet to support a range of business activities, facilities available. 3 10
43 Multimedia Design Design/develop/present/review multimedia products to meet business needs & objectives. 3 10

 

Competence

Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Professional Competence for IT and Telecoms Professionals – in order to achieve this qualification, learners must achieve a total of 72 credits. By this stage, Stars have already achieved 42 credits, therefore needing to achieve a minimum of 30 credits or more from the list of units below.

 

Unit No. Unit Title Key Topics Level Credit Value
333 Project Management Software Ability to use a software application that plans, organises and monitors tasks within a project. 3 5
327 Using Email Email Campaign; Monitoring; Reporting. 3 4
328 Using the Internet Browser software tools; techniques to search for. 3 5
334 Imaging Software Ability to use a software application designed to create, modify images for print or on a screen. 3 5
425 Designing and Developing a Website Competency in website development from design to testing in a professional capacity. 4 15
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IT Support and Networks

Introduction

This overview details the units that Tech City Stars offers in the IT Support & Networks Pathway. As an Apprentice following this technical pathway, each star will be able to learn the fundamentals of managing networks, communication technologies and providing IT technical support and customer care.

 

Knowledge

Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in IT – in order to achieve this qualification, learners must achieve a total of 120 credits. By this stage, Stars have already achieved 40 credits from this qualification, and so they need to achieve a further 80 credits from the list of units below.

 

Unit No. Unit Title Key Topics Level Credit Value
5 Managing Networks Utilising tools and technology to proactively manage a network 3 10
9 Computer Networks Protocols, Key components, Security 3 10
10 Communication Technologies Communication Principals, Signal Theory, Data Elements 3 10
12 IT Technical Support Sourcing Information, Communicate Service & Guidance, Support Tools 3 10
25 Maintaining Computer Systems Proactive & reactive maintenance, Monitoring to improve performance 3 10
29 Installing & Upgrading Software Install, configure and upgrade software using a range of sources 3 10
254 MTA – Security Fundamentals Security Layers, Operating System Security, Network Security, Software 3 10
255 MTA – Networking Fundamentals Network Infrastructures, Network Hardware, Protocols and Services 3 10

 

Competence

Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Professional Competence for IT and Telecoms Professionals – in order to achieve this qualification, learners must achieve a total of 72 credits. By this stage, Stars have already achieved 42 credits, therefore needing to achieve a minimum of 30 credits or more from the list of units below.

 

 

Unit No. Unit Title Level Credit Value
306 Technical Fault Diagnosis 3 12
307 Working with IT Hardware and Equipment 3 12
316 Remote Support for Products 3 12
317 Security of IT Systems 3 12
318 Software Installation and upgrade 3 12
319 System Management 3 12
321 Technical Advice & Guidance 3 12
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Web and Software Development

Introduction

This overview details the units that Tech City Stars offers in the Web & Software Development Pathway. As an Apprentice following this technical pathway, each star will be able to learn the fundamentals of web development and software development. The pathway provides a grounding in HTML, CSS and JavaScript, and explores the fundamentals of programming.

 

Knowledge

Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in IT – in order to achieve this qualification, learners must achieve a total of 120 credits. By this stage, Stars have already achieved 40 credits from this qualification, and so they need to achieve a further 80 credits. Stars and employers should choose the 8 units which are most appropriate for them.

 

Unit No. Unit Title Key Words Level Credit Value
6 Software Design and Development Methods and techniques for designing software 3 10
7 Organisational system security IT Security measures 3 10
11 System Analysis and design Analysis and methodologies for developing a project 3 10
17 Project Planning with IT Project Life Cycle, Project Planning Software. 3 10
18 Database Design Understanding of databases 3 10
20 Client Side customisation of website JavaScript, CSS, HTML 3 10
28 Website Production JavaScript, CSS, HTML 3 10
15* Object Oriented Programming Programming – Java, C++ - 3 10
27* Web Server Scripting Web server side technologies 3 10

 

Competence

Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Professional Competence for IT and Telecoms Professionals – in order to achieve this qualification, learners must achieve a total of 72 credits. By this stage, Stars have already achieved 42 credits, therefore needing to achieve a minimum of 30 credits or more from the list of units below.

 

Unit No. Unit Title Level Credit Value
306 Technical fault diagnosis 3 12
308 Investigating and designing customer requirement for an ICT system 3 12
309 Managing Software Development 3 12
310 Computer game development 3 10
312 Creating an Object Oriented Computer Program 3 12
320 System operations 3 12
326 Database Software 3 6
425 Designing and Developing a Website 4 15
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Core Business Skills

Introduction

This overview details the units that every Tech City Star will complete at the start of their Apprenticeship. Core Business Skills are the skills that Stars will learn to use every day when at work, and include interpersonal and communication skills, as well as practical learning.

All of the units in this element of the Tech City Stars curriculum are mandatory, regardless of the pathway that the Star eventually chooses to follow. Every Tech City Star must complete all of the units below prior to progressing onto their Technical Pathway.

 

Knowledge

Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in IT – in order to achieve this qualification, learners must achieve a total of 120 credits. The 40 credits below are the mandatory units as specified by the Awarding Organisation.

 

Unit No. Unit Title Key Topics Level Credit Value
1 Communication and Employability Skills for IT Effective communication, personal development needs. 3 10
2 Computer Systems Set up, maintain and understand computer systems. 3 10
3 Information Systems Features and functions of information systems, IT tools to produce management information 3 10
4 Impact of the Use of IT on Business Systems Improvements to business systems using IT, developments in IT. 3 10

 

Competence

Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Professional Competence for IT and Telecoms Professionals – in order to achieve this qualification, learners must achieve a total of 72 credits. The 42 credits below are the mandatory units as specified by the Awarding Organisation.

 

Unit No. Unit Title Key Topics Level Credit Value
101 Health and Safety in ICT H&S procedures and practices. 1 3
302 Develop own Effectiveness and Professionalism Skills development, SMART targets, feedback. 3 9
304 Interpersonal and Written Communication Verbal/written communication, barriers and active listening. 3 12
329 Presentation Software Interactivity: animation, transitions, sounds. Slide master. 3 6
330 Spreadsheet Software Embedded IF statements, lookup, pivot tables, macros, chart/graph. 3 6
332 Word Processing Software Page/section breaks, hyperlinking, mail merge, keyboard shortcuts. 3 6
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QA Engineear for Mobile Security Software Company

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POSITION OVERVIEW

This company develops secure IP-based real-time communication for mobile devices. We are a leading provider of secure voice communications worldwide with a track record in creating innovative products and solutions. It is key to our growing success that our products meet and exceed the expectations of our customers. This requires diligent quality assurance (QA) of our products – not just performing sets of tests but analysing the products’ look-and-feel and ease-of-use as though you were a customer, writing test scripts and assisting the Support team with customer issues.

Building on your interest in mobile applications and security technologies, you will be working within a small and highly focused team, in a dynamic work environment that gives plenty of opportunities to get involved in all aspects of our internal and external projects.

All our staff have a high degree of individual responsibility for their work, so we are looking for people who are confident working with customers, whether by phone, email or face-to-face. The successful Apprentice must be eligible for, and willing to undertake, UK security clearance vetting.

Desired – not essential – skills and experience:

  • A methodical approach to analyzing issues and problem solving
  • Some experience in scripting languages – Bash, Ruby, Python
  • Able to work autonomously and integrate well in a diverse team of people
  • Proactive and results driven personality willing to investigate new ways of doing things to achieve goals in a timely manner

THE APPRENTICE WILL LEARN:                                                                                                                                                                           

  • The use of scripting languages – Bash, Ruby, Python
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Quality Assurance of products
  • Analysing products’ look-and-feel and ease-of-use as though you were a customer
  • Writing test scripts
  • Assisting the support team with customer issues
  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound telephone calls, take and pass on relevant messages and present an excellent image of the company in doing so.
  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures on Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and undertake relevant training in these areas to ensure competence and compliance.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

The company develops secure IP-based real-time communication for mobile devices.

PAY:

£192 – £370 per week, depending on skillset (£5.12 – £10 per hour)

WORKING WEEK:

Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm, with an hour unpaid for lunch (37.5 hours per week)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

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Junior QA & Test Analyst Apprentice

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POSITION OVERVIEW

Based in the heart of Shoreditch, we provide a complete end-to-end Digital Marketing service to our clients, from SME’s to multi-national corporations. We are currently looking for an apprentice to fulfil the role of QA/Junior Developer within our award-winning Conversion Rate Optimisation department.

The apprentice will be required to learn and take responsibility of a number of processes, including  the Quality Assurance (QA) of conversation optimisation AB tests across multiple devices with a view to owning and developing the QA process, as well cross-checking test coding.

Once a proven ability to code has been shown; there may be the potential for the apprentice to be involved in the creation of the test pages we push live on our clients’ sites.

This position would be ideal for a candidate who has a familiarity with jQuery, Javascript and HTML languages, who is looking to eventually become a Developer and who has a passion for using mobile, tablet and desktop devices. On completion of this apprenticeship the candidate will have gained valuable

Desired skills and experience:

  • An eagle-eyed attention to detail in order to spot hard to find errors
  • A passion for mobile devices and other modern technologies
  • Keen, curious and a willingness to learn
  • Team player
  • Ability to follow instructions

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

First three months:

  • To quality assure AB tests, pre and post-launch
  • Testing on multiple devices
  • Testing rendering
  • Liaising with developers and Conversion Consultants in regard to test setup and goals
  • Reviewing test specification sheets and designs
  • QA designs before they get to the code stage
  • Owning and developing the QA process
  • Cross-checking test coding
  • Presenting a developed process in internal meetings

After six months:

  • Design and coding express tests
  • Potentially owning web design projects
  •  Management of front end and back end of a CMSReviewing tag implementation on clients’ websites.
  • Internal and external client meetings & presentations

Misc:

  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries, and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties, when required.
  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound telephone calls, take and pass on relevant messages and present an excellent image of the company in doing so.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures on Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and undertake relevant training in these areas to ensure competence and compliance.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

PAY:

£150 per week + reimbursed travel expenses

WORKING WEEK:

37.5 hours per week (9:00am – 5:30pm, Monday to Friday)

Other Info:

  • Intensive training provided at the start of the apprenticeship around conversion optimisation, Display advertising, PPC, RTB, Affiliate and Paid Social Media marketing.
  • Dedicated test training on in-house tools.
  • Research, testing and personalisation tools training.

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

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Digital Marketing & Social Media Executive for Recruitment Firm

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POSITION OVERVIEW

This is an International executive search firm working with world-class multinational companies at a global scale. We have our HQ and global delivery hub in Old Street, London.

The role doesn’t require a person to have any commercial experience or relevant qualifications, just the desire to learn and be part of a diverse, close & social team. This quite varied role will help the company keep up their already active Social Network sites, produce content for their blog and website and become involved our broad range of marketing activities.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Organisational and research skills
  • Someone who has a passion or at least an interest in the industry
  • Knowledge or at least some understanding of SEO techniques
  • Knowledge or at least some understanding of email marketing techniques

THE APPRENTICE WILL LEARN:                                                                                                                                                                           

  • Help evolve and maintain the company website: SEO ranking, user experience, & website design.
  • Update and organise presentation documentation.
  • Help to manage client satisfaction surveys
  • Help to drive online traffic with web-related campaigns.
  • Assist with production of regular newsletter release
  • Help produce navigation stats (traffic, visits, click through rates etc)
  • Research potential effective marketing channels we are not currently utilising and help build currently weak Twitter presence.
  • Promote brand via Social Media and forums.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures on Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and undertake relevant training in these areas to ensure competence and compliance.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

This is a web enabled executive search firm which employs disruptive technology and methodology. Through our system, we aim to provide companies and Executives information, knowledge and support to make the right decisions consistently.

We are experts in the field of talent: identifying it, nurturing it, deploying it. As stakeholders in the talent market, we believe all our partners should be treated equally.

PAY:

£150 per week (£4 per hour) – plus a reimbursement of travel expenses

WORKING WEEK:

Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm, with an hour unpaid for lunch (37.5 hours per week)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

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Business Development Representative

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POSITION OVERVIEW

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic, well-organized team player to become a key member of our team and quickly grow their career in Sales. Your focus will be on driving revenue from existing accounts as well as closing new deals. You must love talking about software. More importantly, our customers and potential customers must love talking to you.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Outgoing personality
  • Being able to remain calm under pressure
  • Good presentation and telephone manner
  • Ability to simplify complex technical details
  • Good sales experience is desired

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • Comprehensively communicate and present our products and value proposition over the phone, online and face-to-face to executives across multiple verticals.
  • Achieve and exceed monthly sales quotas.
  • Maintain a minimum of 4x pipeline coverage.
  • Work closely with the wider Sales team driving outbound sales campaigns and improved inbound lead qualification.
  • Work with the Marketing team to generate and execute effective campaigns to drive new leads.
  • Ensure CRM system fully up to date with comprehensive information throughout sales cycle.
  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound telephone calls, take and pass on relevant messages and present an excellent image of the company in doing so.
  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures on Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and undertake relevant training in these areas to ensure competence and compliance.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

PAY:

£180 per week (£4.00 per hour) + Travel costs reimbursed

WORKING WEEK:

Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm with an hour unpaid for lunch (40 hours per week)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

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Business Intelligence & Data Analyst

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POSITION OVERVIEW 

Rendeevoo is a dynamic startup company with a strong vision to change the way the dating industry works. Our team of three full-timers is operating in a truly lean style, by employing modern-day tools and techniques to boost our performance. Expect to work in an environment that takes advantage of physical and virtual work processes combined. With us, you will never work alone!

We are now seeking for a full-time apprentice who will undertake the challenging task of gathering & analysing market and product insights in liaison with both founders of rendeevoo at all times.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitoring data patterns and ensure data & information are up to date at all times
  • Consolidating insights in a presentable manner
  • Master the use of various intelligence software suites
  • Participate in, and contribute in every strategic decision
  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound telephone calls, take and pass on relevant messages and present an excellent image of the company in doing so.
  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures on Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and undertake relevant training in these areas to ensure competence and compliance.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

KEY CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES

  • Keen and willing to learn
  • Team player
  • Excellent attention to detail, ability to follow instructions
  • Organized and patient
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Analytical thinking

REQUIRED

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Skills in problem solving, organisation and planning
  • IT Literate; proficient with Microsoft office applications proficiency, especially Word & Excel
  • 5 GCSE’s at grade A* to C
  • Be familiar with computer programming and mathematical acumen

DESIRED

  • Experience working in an office/business environment
  • Someone who has a passion or at least an interest in the industry
  • A Levels / AS Levels

PAY

£150/week + reimbursement of travel costs

WORKING WEEK:

9am – 5:30pm, Monday to Friday

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

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Client Service Apprentice

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POSITION OVERVIEW: 

Smarkets is changing the world of betting. Our aim is to bring value to users. We think the best way to do this is through a transparent, natural, self-managed hierarchy combined with smart technology. Everyone has the opportunity to work on pretty much anything.

Smarkets takes a stand for integrity by providing a superior online investment platform that facilitates honest, user-centered trading in regard to sports, politics and current events.

Smarkets are currently looking for a Client Service Apprentice who will be the frontline of the Business Operations team & the first point of contact for all Smarkets customers. You will interact and manage relationships with our customers.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • Interact with our customers via our 3 channels (live chat on the website, phone and email).
  • Process payments, check and approve customer documentation and manage other office administrative tasks as required.
  • Go above and beyond to provide an exemplary level of customer support and an awesome user experience.
  • Work with other members of the Smarkets team on a variety of challenging and exciting projects.
  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound telephone calls, take and pass on relevant messages and present an excellent image of the company in doing so.
  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures on Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and undertake relevant training in these areas to ensure competence and compliance.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

KEY CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES:

  • Keen and willing to learn
  • Team player
  • Excellent attention to detail, ability to follow instructions
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Adept at working independently and with little direction (we love self-starters)

REQUIRED:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Skills in problem solving, organisation and planning
  • IT Literate; proficient with Microsoft office applications proficiency, especially Word & Excel
  • 5 GCSE’s at grade A* to C
  • Capacity to work effectively and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities
  • Outstanding Customer Service skills

DESIRED:

  • Experience working in an office/business environment
  • Someone who has a passion or at least an interest in the industry
  • A Levels / AS Levels
  • Passion for the Internet industry, online products & startup culture
  • Familiarity with bookmakers and betting exchanges
  • Passion and knowledge of sports

PAY:

£275/week

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

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Account Executive

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POSITION OVERVIEW

The role of an Account Executive is to pitch, manage and deliver creative marketing campaigns that leverage collaborations with bloggers and other social media influencers for the benefits of brands and their readers. Account Executives communicate and demonstrate the value of online influence to raise awareness and shape attitudes, ensuring that brands receive a return on their investment and publishers are valued for their content, creativity and influence (online and offline).

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                                                                                                                                     

  • Business Development: Contact, meet and pitch to potential clients (agency and brands directly) using a variety of sales methods.
  • Campaign Building: Proposing creative and effective advertising campaigns using services and tools the company has developed to meet the aims and budgets of clients.
  • Account Management: Building relationships with advertisers based on professionalism and high performance.
  • Campaign Oversight & Reporting: Collaborating with the advertising operations and community relations team to deliver smooth and successful campaigns. Presenting learnings, results and recommendations to clients during and after campaigns.
  • Community Awareness: Understanding and keeping abreast of the requirements, trends and content of the publishers in our growing community.
  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound telephone calls, take and pass on relevant messages and present an excellent image of the company in doing so.
  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures on Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and undertake relevant training in these areas to ensure competence and compliance.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary, commission scheme, and annual leave
  • An approachable, collaborative and friendly work environment
  • Fun, social events with clients and bloggers
  • A small, dedicated team based in our co-working space in East London

PAY:

£150 per week (£4.00 per hour) – plus travel expenses reimbursed

WORKING WEEK:

Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm, with an hour unpaid for lunch (37.5 hours per week)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

DATA PROTECTION

Information collected on this form and during your progression through this programme will be retained as evidence of your enrolment. The information you have provided us is regulated by the Data Protection Act.
Tech City Stars will use the information collected on this enrolment form to produce reports to a variety of interested parties in a statistical format only, which will not include your name or personal contact details.
To request a copy of the information held about you on our systems, please contact info@techcitystars.com (an administration fee of up to £10 may be charged).
 

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Audio Visual Technician Apprentice

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POSITION OVERVIEW

We cater for a variety of clientele, mainly specializing in large conferences, exhibitions and shows. As well as working with individual conference providers.

We specialize in all aspects of audio visual hire. But we don’t just offer audio and visual services as our name suggests, we also offer lighting, staging and presentation services. May it be just a simple projector and a single microphone or numerous 12ft screens, plasmas, lighting show and a complete PA system; we are there to provide it.

We are looking for an apprentice to fulfill varying duties from graphic design to set design, to equipment preparation and setting up AV equipment at events. We are looking for fresh ideas and skills from a yong person to come in and have a genuine effect on how we do things and bring their ideas and creativity to the table. The apprentice would be working under the tutelage of AV technicians’ with more than 20 years’ experience behind them to impart on the right apprentice. Upon completion of this apprenticeship, the apprentice would have gained transferable skills that would allow them to work as a bona fide AV technician.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Outgoing personality/good sense of humour
  • Keen interest in technology
  • Some prior knowledge of: After Effects, Auto CAD, MAYA/ 3D MAX (Desired)

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • Equipment testing
  • Event equipment preparation
  • Setting up an event (helping set-up audio visual equipment)
  • AV equipment maintenance
  • Setting up sound and light systems, plasma screens, projectors
  • Setting up stage sets
  • To bring new ideas to the table. Potential implementation of new ideas in terms of tracking equipment
  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound telephone calls, take and pass on relevant messages and present an excellent image of the company in doing so
  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post

PAY:

£150 per week (£4.00 per hour)

WORKING WEEK:

Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm, with an hour unpaid for lunch (37.5 hours per week)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

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Operations & Production Team Assistant

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POSITION OVERVIEW

This Production Team is focused on delivering core business for secure webcasting and corporate communication solutions. The candidate for this role would be responsible for assisting both the operations and production team members in the delivery of audio and video webcasting events. In addition there may be CMS management and updating, slide synchronization, telephone customer support and ad hoc support to management for various initiatives. On completion of this apprenticeship the candidate will have gained valuable skills and experience that could then be transferred straight on to the workplace.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Video editing experience
  • Enthusiastic about learning and organised

THE APPRENTICE WILL LEARN:                                                                                                                                                                           

  • Create and update events within the CMS (manager)
  • Basic design work for the RAW video product
  • Downloading/uploading of video and audio footage to Brightcove (Video CMS)
  • On Demand webcast production
  • Basic video editing (not essential)
  • Editing of audio interviews for the website
  • Assisting with off-site live webcasts
  • Management of social media channels
  • Working directly with our IT development
  • Various production roles on BRR Media’s studio live video Friday roundtable
  • Management support for ad-hoc projects outside of operations
  • Telephone customer support and client management
  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries
  • Comply with company policies and procedures
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

In the early 2000s, a shareholder activist in New York began secretly recording investor briefings and posting them on the internet. It was an underground operation to give shareholders access to company information previously limited to selected invitees.

From there an idea was born: give companies the option to webcast their updates and AGMs to the market. Give them control over their message and use the latest technology and the internet to provide a distribution network to capture a vast audience.

Now the company operates in Australia and the UK, with over 500 customers including listed companies, professional services firms, government agencies and organisations trust us to help them communicate with stakeholders via webcast and online video.

PAY:

£150 per week (£4 per hour) – plus a reimbursement of travel expenses

WORKING WEEK:

Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm, with an hour unpaid for lunch (37.5 hours per week)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

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Content Curator Apprentice

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POSITION OVERVIEW: 

7th Chamber is an established Shoreditch-based digital agency that specialises in viral brand communications. They are currently seeking a content curator to help cultivate their own homegrown social media channels with compelling content that will help draw target audiences.

The role of Content Curator will require someone who is very analytical and well acquainted with social media platforms. A good sense of narrative is essential as you will have to source content that’s effective and reaches the target audience.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • Sourcing engaging online content (trends, views, news and memes)
  • Research and keep tabs on influential bloggers and websites
  • Managing audience goals against media spend budget
  • Posting and promoting curated content on The 7th Chamber social channels
  • Engaging and growing social media channel audiences
  • Sourcing and publishing content
  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound telephone calls, take and pass on relevant messages and present an excellent image of the company in doing so.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures on Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and undertake relevant training in these areas to ensure competence and compliance.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

KEY CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES:

  • Active social media user (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc)
  • Keen and willing to learn
  • Team player
  • Excellent attention to detail, ability to follow instructions
  • Good with numbers and has an analytical mind
  • Open minded

REQUIRED:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Skills in problem solving, organisation and planning
  • IT Literate; proficient with Google Mail, Google Sheets (or other spreadsheet programmes) and at least one presentation programme (PowerPoint, Keynote or Google Presentation)
  • 5 GCSE’s at grade A* to C
  • Good understanding of how video works

DESIRED:

  • Experience working in an office/business environment
  • Someone who has a passion or at least an interest in the industry
  • A Levels / AS Levels

BENEFITS AND OTHER INFORMATION:

Expenses:                     Reimbursed expenses, as authorised by line manager

Annual Leave:               20 days plus Bank Holidays

PAY:

£150 a week + reimbursed travel costs

WORKING WEEK:

State number of hours worked each week, together with the hours (ie. 9am – 5:30pm, Monday to Friday, etc)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

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Digital Marketing Officer for Event Technology Solutions Company

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POSITION OVERVIEW

The digital marketing officer is responsible for engaging with clients and shareholders via the digital space, aiming to establish and manage the online presence. It is their job to keep up to date with relevant issues and latest news through articles and blogs to ensure that the Company is at the forefront of any industry developments.
The day-to-day tasks include: design and maintain all our marketing distribution material, SEO optimisation and keyword searching, manage and optimise our email shots, engage

Desired skills and experience:

  • Experience with use of WordPress
  • Customer service / great communication skills

THE APPRENTICE WILL LEARN:                                                                                                                                                                           

Design

  • Create and revise digital and print material for distribution purposes.
  • Liaise with internal and external designers to achieve completion of marketing projects.
  • Edit existing material to adapt the needs of current marketing campaigns.
  • Pay careful attention to detail and create meticulous project delivery plans.

SEO

  • Initiate on-site SEO of the website and client websites.
  • Carry out extensive keyphrase research, competitor and demand analysis.
  • Carry out regular site checks to clients’ sites to review on-page work.
  • Develop content such as articles, blog posts and ‘linkbait’ style content.
  • Link building development and use of SEO tools and systems.

Conversion Rate Optimisation

  • Identifying areas where client websites can improve conversions through analytical analysis and usability principles.
  • Set up tracking codes on analytic software.

eMail Marketing

  • Email marketing template development, implementation and optimization.
  • Management of e-shots & e-newsletters for our clients, including mailing list segmentation, testing and delivery.

Online PR & Social Media

  • Social media strategy development, implementation and optimization.
  • Produce detailed monthly reports on rankings and traffic and summarizing work done.

Additional

  • Provide on-site and online support and training to clients on the company’s systems and services.
  • Responsibility to keep up to date with latest digital marketing trends and techniques.
  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound telephone calls, take and pass on relevant messages and present an excellent image of the company in doing so.
  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures on Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and undertake relevant training in these areas to ensure competence and compliance.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

This company provides event technology solutions to the MICE industry (meetings, incentives, conference & exhibitions). They thrive on producing technical solutions to support event organisers to plan and execute cutting edge events. We provide software, IT infrastructure and hardware support to a range of international clients.

PAY:

£161.54 per week (£4.04 per hour) – plus a reimbursement of travel expenses

WORKING WEEK:

Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm, with an hour unpaid for lunch (40 hours per week)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

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Marketing & Community Manager Apprentice

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POSITION OVERVIEW

This is a monthly digital publication aimed to motivate, stimulate and cultivate curiosity. We unravel the complexities of the startup ecosystem by supplying practical and thought provoking content. We deliver an engaging reading experience on web, mobile and tablet. We are looking for a Marketing and Community Manager Apprentice to fulfil social media duties, community management and using our CRM to look after existing customers. It would be great if the candidate had an understanding of Google Analytics, experience in blog writing and Photoshop and InDesign skills, however these are not essential. On completion of this apprenticeship the candidate will have gained valuable skills and experience that could then be transferred straight on to the workplace.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Personable and friendly
  • Problem solving ability
  • Experience writing a blog
  • Enthusiastic about technology
  • Experience using InDesign and Photoshop

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • Community management
  • Updating social media accounts
  • Schedule messages on Buffer and Instagram
  • Increase engagement on social media
  • Analysing and improving the conversion of people on social media to the website
  • Marketing budget to be used on Facebook, Outbrain and Twitter advertising
  • Email marketing – working on by-weekly emails – Mailchimp preferable
  • Looking after conversion from social media interactions to magazine sales
  • Responsibilities for using our CRM to look after existing customers – Batchbooks
  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound telephone calls, take and pass on relevant messages and present an excellent image of the company in doing so.
  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures on Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and undertake relevant training in these areas to ensure competence and compliance.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

PAY:

£150 per week + reimbursed travel expenses

WORKING WEEK:

35 hours per week (9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday to Friday)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

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Digital Marketing Assistant Apprentice

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POSITION OVERVIEW

We are one of London’s foremost Event Hire companies. Since 1989 we have shared our knowledge of lighting and special effects and patiently built up the widest range of hire items available in London. We now stock over 250 hire items covering most Event Production needs and all under one roof. In the role of Digital Marketing Assistant you will be required to complete duties such as updating company Social Media, updating the company website, production of marketing materials and participating in strategic sales reviews. There will be a number of objectives that the candidate will try to achieve which are described below. On completion of this apprenticeship the candidate will have gained valuable skills and experience that could then be transferred straight on to the workplace.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Working knowledge of SEO
  • Knowledge of at least one photographic editing package
  • Knowledge of how websites are built and operate

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • Social Medias: Ongoing update of our Facebook/Twitter and Instagram account.
  • Website: Regularly update information / Ongoing development of information and navigation / Monitor our Website traffic / constant striving for SE.
  • Regular updating of the newsletter.
  • Ongoing photographic record of company’s activities.
  • Production of marketing materials – catalogues/case studies.
  • Participate in strategic sales reviews.
  • Monitoring Value for Money (VFM) of our products and services: regular reviews and benchmarking against competitor’s price lists.
  • Organise and publicise show-room based events.
  • Seek and establish contact with potential customers.
  • Contribute to the process of adding new lines of products and services.
  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound telephone calls, take and pass on relevant messages and present an excellent image of the company in doing so.
  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures on Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and undertake relevant training in these areas to ensure competence and compliance.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

PAY:

£200 per week (£5.00 per hour) – plus a reimbursement of travel expenses

WORKING WEEK:

Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm, with an hour unpaid for lunch (40 hours per week)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

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Administration & Marketing Assistant for a Community Workspace

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POSITION OVERVIEW

Formed by a group of entrepreneurs in collaboration with the City of London Corporation, this company provides coworking space, a community and runway for businesses looking to achieve sustainability and high growth. Members are actively mentored and encouraged to innovate and grow. The team is looking for an awesome extra pair of hands to help our marketing and office operations and support all our start up growth support activities. The Apprentice will be expected to carry out a variety of tasks from scheduling meetings and keeping our diaries in order, to supporting our event hosts to make sure things are working great. The ideal candidate would preferable have an interest in small business marketing and will be flexible and helpful. On completion of this apprenticeship the candidate will have gained valuable skills and experience that could then be transferred straight on to the work place.

As you learn more about what we do here, you will have the opportunity to get involved in other activities as per your interest and skills. It might be that you will contribute to our blog with articles, take photos at our events or make a new brochure or documentation. There’s always something new to get involved it.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Experience with use of WordPress
  • Customer service / great communication skills

THE APPRENTICE WILL LEARN:                                                                                                                                                                           

  • Support the team and our angel investors with diary management and other PA responsibilities.
  • Create and edit documents, presentation materials and Terms & Conditions.
  • Afternoon reception and operations: receive and announce guests, take telephone enquiries and cater for events.
  • Help spread the word about the Workspace and our activities (Marketing & Events organising support).
  • Help keep the space clean and tidy throughout the day: putting mugs in dishwasher, filling up water jugs, making sure the meeting rooms are tidy and well supplied, ensuring the cafe/ reception area and kitchens are clean and tidy. With so many members and guests coming and leaving, we must pick up mugs as we go.
  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound telephone calls, take and pass on relevant messages and present an excellent image of the company in doing so.
  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures on Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and undertake relevant training in these areas to ensure competence and compliance.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Formed by a group of entrepreneurs in collaboration with the City of London Corporation, the company provides coworking space, a community and runway for businesses looking to achieve sustainability and high growth. Innovation Warehouse is proud to be known by the member companies and successful startups that have been based in the space.

 Members are actively mentored and encouraged to innovate and grow. Business growth is the most important focus for the company. Access to startup growth programmes such as seed funding, angel investing, mentoring and events are all geared to help you grow. This is the place to be for entrepreneurs and growing businesses.

PAY:

£150 per week (£3.75 per hour) – plus a reimbursement of travel expenses

WORKING WEEK:

Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm, with an hour unpaid for lunch (40 hours per week)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

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Technical Customer Service Apprentice

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POSITION OVERVIEW

PolkaSpots provides Wi-Fi hot spots for businesses, as well as analytic tools to analyze their customer data. One of these tools is Cucumber Tony, which shows you the types of places people visit when they’re not with you, and if they visit different branches of your business.

From this data you can build a profile of your audience’s tastes. Are they local? Do they like shopping on the high street or in shopping centres? Visiting restaurants or libraries?

This is a supportive technical customer service role. The right candidate will be a friendly person that customers can speak to, and able to give them a clearer technical idea of what the company can offer, and then sell it to them. All of the technical stuff can be learned by the right candidate. Should be interested in IT, able to talk about it and should ideally have some prior knowledge. However, a lot of necessary training will be provided. THE CANDIDATE MUST BE REALLY ENTHUSIASTIC AND UPBEAT ABOUT SPEAKING TO CUSTOMERS.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Personable and friendly
  • Confident
  • Enthusiastic about technology
  • Has patience with customers
  •  Organised
  • Able to take initiative
  • Cheerful and outgoing
  •  Proactive
  •  Adaptable
  • Excellent attention to detail, ability to follow instructions

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • Helping with product sales – inbound and outbound.
  • Supporting new users using the software and recommending technical products to match the users’ needs.
  • Writing technical help documentation.
  • Meeting set up.
  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound telephone calls, take and pass on relevant messages and present an excellent image of the company in doing so.
  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures on Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and undertake relevant training in these areas to ensure competence and compliance.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

REQUIRED:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer Service skills
  • Fluent English, good grammar
  • Technical understanding
  • Skills in problem solving, organisation and planning
  • IT Literate; proficient with Microsoft office applications proficiency, especially Word & Excel
  • 5 GCSE’s at grade A* to C

DESIRED:

  • Experience working in an office/business environment
  • Networking and/or telecoms background
  • Someone who has a passion or at least an interest in the industry
  • A Levels / AS Levels

PAY:

£150 per week + reimbursed travel expenses

WORKING WEEK:

42.5 hours per week (9am – 6:30pm, Monday to Friday)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

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IT Apprentice for Global Advertising Organisation

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POSITION OVERVIEW

Looking for an exceptional individual looking to take their first steps into a career in Technology.  You will help this Advertising company deliver first rate technical support across the internal technology stack and they’ll help you develop the skills and knowledge required to support the infrastructure.  You will join a global team of like-minded techies playing a crucial role in ensuring the smooth running of the EMEA offices, services and people.

As an IT Apprentice you’ll have a keen interest in all things technology and will handle tech creatively, drive adoption of new processes among your fellow coworkers, and help continually improve how they do things. You will be the first point of contact for the company’s hardware, software and support or event needs and will respond to incidents and resolve queries using the ticketing system, ensuring all tickets are logged and updated and you will escalate requests where necessary.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Customer service experience
  • Experience helping less technical people understand technical problems
  • Worked on a personal project where you can demonstrate aptitude for at least one area of technology
  • Analytical Skills – able to logically structure, present and retain technical information
  • A superb communicator (written and verbal) – in every scenario, with ability to effectively liaise with different teams in a friendly and approachable manner
  • A great relationship-builder: helping and supporting people whether in person or online should come naturally

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                                                                                                                           

  • Supporting colleagues by resolving open support cases whilst continuously learning how the company does things
  • Providing excellent customer services and dealing with issues professionally, promptly and reliably.
  • Liaising with customers in a professional and helpful manner.
  • Troubleshooting support issues as required.
  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound telephone calls, take and pass on relevant messages and present an excellent image of the company in doing so.
  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures on Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and undertake relevant training in these areas to ensure competence and compliance.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

This is a video advertising tech company. They are the leading programmatic platform for social video advertising.

PAY:

£150 per week (£4.00 per hour) – plus travel expenses reimbursed

WORKING WEEK:

Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm, with an hour unpaid for lunch (37.5 hours per week)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

DATA PROTECTION

Information collected on this form and during your progression through this programme will be retained as evidence of your enrolment. The information you have provided us is regulated by the Data Protection Act.
Tech City Stars will use the information collected on this enrolment form to produce reports to a variety of interested parties in a statistical format only, which will not include your name or personal contact details.
To request a copy of the information held about you on our systems, please contact info@techcitystars.com (an administration fee of up to £10 may be charged).

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System Administrator Apprentice

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: HIG001


POSITION OVERVIEW: 

This company is the first Operability-minded blend of Developers and Operations professionals in the market, uniquely positioned to provide both Professional and Managed Services for the full tech stack. We believe the challenges in delivering innovative solutions are almost never about the technology. They are about the people. A few if the duties you would be expected to carry out include Server Administration, applying OS patches and install, monitor and debug RHEL Linux OS. On completion of this apprenticeship the candidate will have gained valuable skills and experience that could then be transferred straight on to the work place.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • You will give back-up support for the Server Administration.
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.
  • Upgrade and configure system software.
  • Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures.
  • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.
  • Maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment.
  • You will install, monitor and debug RHEL Linux OS – Ubuntu, Debian or Readhat Linux.
  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures on Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and undertake relevant training in these areas to ensure competence and compliance.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

KEY CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES:

  • Keen and willing to learn
  • Team player
  • A meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • An understanding of Linux based software

REQUIRED:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Skills in problem solving, organisation and planning
  • IT Literate; proficient with Microsoft office applications proficiency, especially Word & Excel
  • 5 GCSE’s at grade A* to C
  • An understanding of Linux based software

DESIRED:

  • Experience working in an office environment
  • Someone who has a passion or at least an interest in the industry

BENEFITS AND OTHER INFORMATION:

Expenses:                     Reimbursed expenses, as authorised by line manager

Annual Leave:               20 days plus Bank Holidays

PAY:

£150 per week + reimbursed travel costs

WORKING WEEK:

37.5/week (Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:30pm)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: HIG001

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On-site Technician Apprentice

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: LIV001


POSITION OVERVIEW

We are a leading supplier of smart home solutions for home-owners and property developers. As a company, we provide a complete design and installation service, tailoring the systems we supply to the individual needs of each property owner. Multi-room audio and video, security, home networking, heating, lighting and blind control can be seamlessly controlled through an intuitive interface, at home or away. We are looking for an apprentice to support our Lead Technicians on-site in installing our services and systems for our clients. On completion of this apprenticeship the candidate will have gained valuable skills and experience that could then be transferred straight on to the workplace.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Outgoing personality
  • Being able to remain calm under pressure
  • An individual who would not be averse to heavy lifting as part of the role

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • Assisting the lead technicians on-site installing data networks/ audio visual equipment/ CCTV/ lighting systems
  • Placing orders with suppliers, checking, labelling and storing stock as it arrives
  • Preparing orders for delivery
  • Entering engineers’ diary appointments, checking and data entering timesheets and expenses.
  • Preparing equipment for delivery to engineers on-site
  • Testing of equipment on-site before hand over to client
  • Preparation of technical documents for issuing to the team and third parties
  • Some heavy lifting is required when items are delivered and prepared for engineers.
  • Prolonged periods of computer usage
  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound telephone calls, take and pass on relevant messages and present an excellent image of the company in doing so
  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post

PAY:

£250 per week (£6.25 per hour)

WORKING WEEK:

Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm (some flexibility required), with an hour unpaid for lunch (37.5 hours per week)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: LIV001

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Junior Desktop Support Apprentice

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: CAX003


POSITION OVERVIEW

We are a leading foreign exchange and international payments provider, offering unparalleled value and service to clients since 2002. The candidate would be working with the help desk support engineer at our company. They would be going through the queue of issues, floor walking, triage, setting up new PCs, configuring the phone system, network configuration, managing connections to the outside world. On entry the perfect candidate would know how to get a computer out of a box, set it up and get it running. During the course of the apprenticeship the candidate would gain valuable experience and skills that could then be transferred straight on to the workplace once it has been completed.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Personable and friendly
  • Problem solving ability
  • Know how to set up a computer (huge bonus)
  • Enthusiastic about technology
  • Confident with clients
  •  Organised
  • Preferably a good mathematical ability

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • Working with the help desk support engineer at Caxton
  • Setting up new PCs
  • Configuring the phone system
  • Network configuration
  • Managing connections to the outside world
  • Going through the queue of issues and floor walking
  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound telephone calls, take and pass on relevant messages and present an excellent image of the company in doing so.
  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures on Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and undertake relevant training in these areas to ensure competence and compliance.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

PAY:

£150 per week + reimbursed travel expenses

WORKING WEEK:

35 hours per week (9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday to Friday)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: CAX003

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Junior GIS Infrastructure & Data Handler

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: LIQ002


POSITION OVERVIEW: 

Liquid Telecommunications is the leading independent data, voice and IP provider in eastern, central and southern Africa.  We supply wholesale Fibre optic, Satellite and International Carrier services to mobile networks, ISPs and businesses of all sizes. The main purpose of the role will be focused on providing support to the Infrastructure Architecture, Planning & Deployment department. This will involve performing different Geographic Information Systems related tasks such as migrating data from different sources to one in-house network inventory system (Connect Master) using various tools, which will include but not limited to Google Earth, QGIS and MapInfo. Another aspect of the role will be to assist the Infrastructure Planning team in compiling GPON access infrastructure design documentation across various cities in Africa and ad-hearing to enforce GROUP planning standards and efficiency.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

Technical Responsibilities

  • Find, capture, analyze and migrate different data sources from global operational facilities.
  • Interpret data sources and supply to management with specific formats and deliverables.
  • Use in-house system software to record and analyse data specific to network data and Inventory.
  • Provide support to the Infrastructure Planning team, helping to produce the planning packs and documentation for end-to-end designs of Civils (Underground) or Aerial infrastructure for GPON/FTTH deployments.
  • Assist in compiling customer premise survey requests for the local Field Planning teams and once received, input completed premise survey data into the network inventory database.
  • Transfer legacy Fibre Cabling and Splicing records into the network inventory database, ensuring that all data migrated is to a high degree of accuracy.
  • To produce training videos and presentations for use across the company.
  • To use expertise in C# programming to help support the GIS Developers in creating automated and efficient scripts to be added to in-house software.
  • To use expertise in SQL programming to provide support to the GIS Developers and planners for integration in use and application of MapInfo Software.
  • To prepare training in C# for members of the team that need additional skills.
  • To create high quality professional maps to specification upon request by the GIS Infrastructure Records Manager using available GIS systems.
  • Create bespoke reports using in-house systems to provide knowledge to senior management with regards to data migration and capture. 

General Responsibilities

  • Uphold standards within the team by adhering to the company’s policies and procedures
  • Maintain a professional conduct at all times.
  • Build a culture of effective co-operation with the team
  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound telephone calls, take and pass on relevant messages and present an excellent image of the company in doing so.
  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures on Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and undertake relevant training in these areas to ensure competence and compliance.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

KEY CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES:

  • Keen and willing to learn
  • Team player
  • A meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to follow instructions

REQUIRED:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Skills in problem solving, organisation and planning
  • IT Literate; proficient with Microsoft office applications proficiency, especially Word & Excel
  • 5 GCSE’s at grade A* to C
  • Ability to use Microsoft effectively
  • Positive approach to learning and gaining new skills through teamwork

DESIRED:

  • Experience working in an office environment
  • Someone who has a passion or at least an interest in the industry
  • Some understanding or knowledge of programming languages, such as, C# and SQL. Knowledge of any other languages will also be looked upon favourably

BENEFITS AND OTHER INFORMATION:

Expenses:                     Reimbursed expenses, as authorised by line manager

Annual Leave:               20 days plus Bank Holidays

PAY:

£150 per week + reimbursed travel costs

WORKING WEEK:

37.5/week (Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:30pm)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: LIQ002


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Operational, Digital Marketing, IT Technician and Junior Developer Roles

 

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POSITION OVERVIEW

This is a combination of three companies working together looking to hire a number of apprentices (you won’t be alone!). One of the companies is a community for Tech orgnisations in London to get together and expand their network, with a current community of over 3000 members. Another of the companies is soon to be one of the largest co-working spaces for Tech companies in London. If the idea of working in a lively, sometimes frenetic, working environment that will always keep you on your toes, then this is the job for you! The last company is a consultancy service for various forms of talent in the entertainment industry. On completion of an apprenticeship at one of the three companies, the candidate will have gained valuable skills and experience that could then be transferred straight on to the workplace.

VACANCIES WE ARE HIRING FOR:

  • Operational Roles
  • Digital Marketing Roles
  • Junior Developer Roles
  • ICT Technician Roles
  • Graphic Designer Roles

PAY:

£150 per week (£4.00 per hour) – plus a reimbursement of travel expenses

WORKING WEEK:

Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm, with an hour unpaid for lunch (37.5 hours per week)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

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Junior Developer Apprentice

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: TCSWEB


POSITION OVERVIEW

On entry, the perfect candidate would understand the concept of object oriented programming and the concept of web-delivered applications. At the end of the year-long apprenticeship, the junior developer should be familiar with:

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                                                                                                                                     

  • The end to end MS development stack.
  • GIT source code control.
  • Understand the MVC model of programming.
  • Be conversant with MS visual studio.
  • Understand basic database schemas.
  • Understand the core syntax of C sharp.
  • Know HTML and basic CSS
  • Be familiar with JQuery.
  • Resolve administrativeproblems and enquiries and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties
  • Comply with company policies and procedures on Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and undertake relevant training in these areas to ensure competence and compliance.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonablyrequired by the purview of the post

ABOUT THE COMPANY

This company is a highly successful business with an annual turnover of over £760m and is one of the leading foreign exchange companies. Also an international payments provider, offering unparalleled value and service to clients since 2002.

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

DATA PROTECTION

Information collected on this form and during your progression through this programme will be retained as evidence of your enrolment. The information you have provided us is regulated by the Data Protection Act.
Tech City Stars will use the information collected on this enrolment form to produce reports to a variety of interested parties in a statistical format only, which will not include your name or personal contact details.
To request a copy of the information held about you on our systems, please contact info@techcitystars.com (an administration fee of up to £10 may be charged).
 

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Junior Desktop Apprentice

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: TCSICT


POSITION OVERVIEW

The candidate would be working with the help desk support engineer. They would be going through the queue of issues, floor walking, triage, setting up new PCs, configuring the phone system, network configuration, managing connections to the outside world. On entry the perfect candidate would know how to get a computer out of a box, set it up and get it running. During the course of the apprenticeship the candidate would gain valuable experience and skills that could then be transferred straight on to the workplace once it has been completed.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                                                                                                                                     

  • Working with the help desk support engineer
  • Setting up new PCs
  • Configuring the phone system
  • Network configuration
  • Managing connections to the outside world
  • Going through the queue of issues and floor walking
  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound telephone calls, take and pass on relevant messages and present an excellent image of the company in doing so.
  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties
  • Comply with company policies and procedures on Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and undertake relevant training in these areas to ensure competence and compliance.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post

ABOUT THE COMPANY

This company is a leading foreign exchange and international payments provider, offering unparalleled value and service to clients since 2002.

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

DATA PROTECTION

Information collected on this form and during your progression through this programme will be retained as evidence of your enrolment. The information you have provided us is regulated by the Data Protection Act.
Tech City Stars will use the information collected on this enrolment form to produce reports to a variety of interested parties in a statistical format only, which will not include your name or personal contact details.
To request a copy of the information held about you on our systems, please contact info@techcitystars.com (an administration fee of up to £10 may be charged).
 

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: TCSICT


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Junior Developer

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: TCSWEB


POSITION OVERVIEW

This is a digital consultancy and media agency providing complete business solutions in web design, online marketing and web analytics. Our staff are uniquely qualified; their commitment is to delivering excellence by tailoring strategies and services to every challenge presented. In joining our team you must be someone who can fit in to our culture of excellence. Whether building scalable web properties, growing traffic and leads with targeted marketing campaigns, producing digital creative or building success with Web Analytics, they have the flair, expertise and flexibility to make the web work harder for its clients. This is the perfect opportunity for a budding developer to work in an ever expanding digital agency with the potential for a full-time role depending on the quality of your work during your apprenticeship.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                                                                                                                                     

  • Understand the professional development process and becomes actively involved by setting challenging goals and meeting them through continuous learning.
  • Assist in the design, coding, and testing of technical solutions.
  • Understand standard systems development lifecycle processes and applies our methodology effectively on client engagements.
  • Apply knowledge of industry trends and developments to improve service to our clients.
  • Assist our senior developers in writing code in a number of languages with the highest quality Syntax.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures on Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and undertake relevant training in these areas to ensure competence and compliance.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

This is a full-service digital marketing agency headquartered in London. They plan, execute and analyse effective digital marketing strategies for clients.

PAY:

£150 per week (£4.00 per hour) – plus travel expenses reimbursed

WORKING WEEK:

Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm, with an hour unpaid for lunch (37.5 hours per week)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

DATA PROTECTION

Information collected on this form and during your progression through this programme will be retained as evidence of your enrolment. The information you have provided us is regulated by the Data Protection Act.
Tech City Stars will use the information collected on this enrolment form to produce reports to a variety of interested parties in a statistical format only, which will not include your name or personal contact details.
To request a copy of the information held about you on our systems, please contact info@techcitystars.com (an administration fee of up to £10 may be charged).
 

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: TCSWEB


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Web Developer for a Creative and Communications Agency

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: BLD001


POSITION OVERVIEW

We’re in need of an enthusiastic and talented budding web developer to join our team of friendly developers. The company builds modern best practice web applications for a range of clients based in the UK and North America, across TV, travel and sports. The role will be primarily developing new projects and continuing to add features for ongoing projects. You will be working with the in-house team which is growing fast. We have some exciting projects on the go and starting so it’s a great mix of work. The main technologies we use are PHP, HTML, CSS, SASS and Javascript. You will be expected to work comfortably on any of these from day one. On completion of this apprenticeship the candidate will have gained valuable skills and experience that could then be transferred straight on to the workplace.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of PHP, HTML, CSS, SASS and JavaScript

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                                                                                                                           

  • Developing new projects and continuing to add features for ongoing projects.
  • Working with smaller to mid-size campaign websites.
  • Pushing barriers and having a bit of fun on jobs with a fast turn around.
  • Learning and becoming familiar with company software.
  • Continually learning web development duties and skills.
  • Continuous projects.
  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound telephone calls, take and pass on relevant messages and present an excellent image of the company in doing so.
  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures on Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and undertake relevant training in these areas to ensure competence and compliance.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

A multi award-winning creative and communications agency, working over six divisions: Travel, Television, Events, Management, Digital and Luxury. They create innovative websites, social media apps and email marketing campaigns.

PAY:

£200 per week (£5.71 per hour) – plus travel expenses reimbursed

WORKING WEEK:

Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm, with an hour unpaid for lunch (37.5 hours per week)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

DATA PROTECTION

Information collected on this form and during your progression through this programme will be retained as evidence of your enrolment. The information you have provided us is regulated by the Data Protection Act. Tech City Stars will use the information collected on this enrolment form to produce reports to a variety of interested parties in a statistical format only, which will not include your name or personal contact details. To request a copy of the information held about you on our systems, please contact info@techcitystars.com (an administration fee of up to £10 may be charged).

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: BLD001


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Android Developer for Dating App

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: RDV003


POSITION OVERVIEW

This is a dynamic startup company with a strong vision to change the way the dating industry works. Driven by the strong belief that existing providers don’t respect their customers, but also the lack of effectiveness in current dating solutions, this company offers a streamlined service that takes the user to a date with someone new without hassle and hidden risks.

Our team of three full-timer Developers is operating in a truly lean style, by employing modern-day tools and techniques to boost our performance. Expect to work in an environment that takes advantage of physical and virtual work processes combined. After being funded by 123 investors through Seedrs.com we are now looking to grow our team with an aspiring individual who will undertake the challenging task of building & maintaining our Android version in liaison with our CTO at all times.

Desired – not essential – skills and experience:

  • Basic understanding of Swift and/or Objective C
  • Confident knowledge of HTML, Javascript & CSS
  • Good understanding in making Android apps that use Restful API

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                                                                                                                           

  • Developing the front-end Android app that is connected to our API.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.
  • Work on bug fixing and improving application performance.
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

The first mobile dating app that enables you to have a spontaneous drink with someone new at a hand-picked bar around east London.

PAY:

£150 per week (£4.00 per hour) – plus travel expenses reimbursed

WORKING WEEK:

Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm, with an hour unpaid for lunch (37.5 hours per week)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

DATA PROTECTION

Information collected on this form and during your progression through this programme will be retained as evidence of your enrolment. The information you have provided us is regulated by the Data Protection Act. Tech City Stars will use the information collected on this enrolment form to produce reports to a variety of interested parties in a statistical format only, which will not include your name or personal contact details. To request a copy of the information held about you on our systems, please contact info@techcitystars.com (an administration fee of up to £10 may be charged).

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: RDV003


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Backend Developer for Dating App

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: RDV002


POSITION OVERVIEW

This is a dynamic startup company with a strong vision to change the way the dating industry works. Driven by the strong belief that existing providers don’t respect their customers, but also the lack of effectiveness in current dating solutions, this company offers a streamlined service that takes the user to a date with someone new without hassle and hidden risks.

Our team of three full-timer Developers is operating in a truly lean style, by employing modern-day tools and techniques to boost our performance. Expect to work in an environment that takes advantage of physical and virtual work processes combined. After being funded by 123 investors through Seedrs.com we are now looking to grow our team with an aspiring individual who will undertake the challenging task of building & maintaining our backend systems.

Desired – not essential – skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of PostgreSQL databases
  • Knowledge of Linux system administration, preferable Debian
  • Knowledge of Python language
  • Familiar with Django
  • Confident knowledge of HTML, JavaScript & CSS

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                                                                                                                           

  • Maintain & implement new functionalities to a Django backend system, connected with Restful and API.
  • Linux system administration.
  • Develop and documenting API’s.
  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties.
  • Work with a team of UI designers, programmers, and server admins, to bring brand new concepts to market.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

The first mobile dating app that enables you to have a spontaneous drink with someone new at a hand-picked bar around east London.

PAY:

£150 per week (£4.00 per hour) – plus travel expenses reimbursed

WORKING WEEK:

Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm, with an hour unpaid for lunch (37.5 hours per week)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

DATA PROTECTION

Information collected on this form and during your progression through this programme will be retained as evidence of your enrolment. The information you have provided us is regulated by the Data Protection Act. Tech City Stars will use the information collected on this enrolment form to produce reports to a variety of interested parties in a statistical format only, which will not include your name or personal contact details. To request a copy of the information held about you on our systems, please contact info@techcitystars.com (an administration fee of up to £10 may be charged).

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: RDV002


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Web Design & Developer for Music Store

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: DUK001


POSITION OVERVIEW

This is London’s one and only Ukulele Emporium situated in the heart of Shoreditch. More than a shop, it is a community hub offering group ukulele courses, private lessons and organizing regular gigs and events both in the shop itself and at other venues. They are looking for a self-motivated apprentice to oversee the running of their ecommerce website and social media campaign, consolidating all aspects of the business and representing these effectively online.

Duties that the Apprentice would be expected to complete are testing and updating new and existing plugins, researching and developing new website functionality, developing social media strategies, troubleshooting technical problems, building an SEO campaign and keeping the company website as up-to-date and current with developing technologies. On completion of this apprenticeship the candidate will have gained valuable skills and experience that could then be transferred straight in to the workplace.

Desired – not essential – skills and experience:

  • A good knowledge of WordPress, CSS, HTML and the ability to code confidently
  • Understanding the place and importance of different social media platforms, to both creating and sustaining a cultural/community hub but also to encourage and promote ecommerce sales
  • Knowledge of how to create and implement an SEO campaigns
  • A keen and active interest in Music and the Arts and a desire to work alongside practicing musicians and artists.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                                                                                                                           

  • Website maintenance – All plugins updated and tested on their tester platform.
  • Looking at different methods of cross-selling on the website.
  • Looking at different plugins that already exist out there and building new plugins to facilitate desired functionality.
  • Through analysis of successful ecommerce practices, coming up with innovative ideas to improve customer conversion rates.
  • Implementing an effective SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) campaign.
  • Constantly looking at what other content could be put up online – Improving sales and performance.
  • Programming of live music events – how to represent and promote these events on the website, including archive materials, video footage, archive & sound.
  • Programming of courses and lessons that are run in the shop.
  • To work out a strategy for and implement the housing of some of all of course and lessons information online. The aim would be to consolidate everything we do on to the website.
  • Consolidating social media and working to create an online presence.
  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound telephone calls, take and pass on relevant messages and present an excellent image of the company in doing so.
  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Established in 2005, this is London’s one and only Ukulele Emporium situated in the heart of Shoreditch. More than a shop, it is a community hub offering group ukulele courses, private lessons and organizing regular gigs and events both in the shop itself and at other venues.

PAY:

£150 per week (£4.00 per hour) – plus travel expenses reimbursed

WORKING WEEK:

Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm, with an hour unpaid for lunch (37.5 hours per week)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

DATA PROTECTION

Information collected on this form and during your progression through this programme will be retained as evidence of your enrolment. The information you have provided us is regulated by the Data Protection Act. Tech City Stars will use the information collected on this enrolment form to produce reports to a variety of interested parties in a statistical format only, which will not include your name or personal contact details. To request a copy of the information held about you on our systems, please contact info@techcitystars.com (an administration fee of up to £10 may be charged).

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: DUK001


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QA Apprentice

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: WAZ003


POSITION OVERVIEW

This leading ‘Idea Management’ software company has a vacancy for a QA (Quality Assurance) Apprentice, joining their Software Development team. The goal is to democratise the workplace, making it simple for anyone to contribute an idea with the knowledge that it will find its way to the right person. The role doesn’t require a person to have experience or relevant qualifications, just the desire to learn and be part of a diverse, close & social team. This role will help to ensure that we only release fully tested, quality software.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Familiarity and interest in software development
  • Desire to understand how things work
  • Ability to work independently or as part of the team

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • Help in the weekly release of updates – testing the software for any bugs
  • Identifying any bugs and reporting to Development team to squash them
  • Participate in review meetings with the development team
  • Learn to:
  • Create test plans and scripts for assigned functionality
  • Complete manual testing for assigned functionality
  • Bonus: opportunity to work on automated test scripts
  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound telephone calls, take and pass on relevant messages and present an excellent image of the company in doing so.
  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures on Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and undertake relevant training in these areas to ensure competence and compliance.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

PAY:

£150 – £180 per week (£4.00 per hour) – plus a reimbursement of travel expenses

WORKING WEEK:

Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm, with an hour unpaid for lunch (40 hours per week)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: WAZ003

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Junior Developer Apprentice

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: MNS001


POSITION OVERVIEW:

We are the world’s one-stop-shop for Oracle Policy Automation (OPA) and related Oracle technologies including Oracle Siebel CRM and Oracle RightNow CX. We are looking for an apprentice to work with and assist the Development Team on a variety of projects and products. The incumbent will predominantly be working with Java. This is the perfect opportunity for a young person looking for a path into a career in development within a small team of dedicated professionals who are hoping to impart their extensive knowledge in the industry. On completion of the apprenticeship the apprentice will have learnt invaluable skills and gained a year of hands on experience that will be instantly transferable to a career in Web &/ or Software Development.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • To work with and assist the Development Team on a variety of projects and products
  • Development testing
  • Product evaluations
  • Research
  • Software testing
  • Maintenance and updating of company website
  • System administration duties
  • Ad hoc technical support
  • Possibility of training support – helping learners to troubleshoot
  • Possibly some graphic design responsibilities
  • Admin assistance where permitted by the purview of the post
  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound telephone calls, take and pass on relevant messages and present an excellent image of the company in doing so.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

KEY CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES:

  • Keen and willing to learn
  • Team player
  • Excellent attention to detail, ability to follow instructions

REQUIRED:

  • Enthusiasm for technology
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Skills in problem solving, organisation and planning
  • IT Literate
  • 5 GCSE’s at grade A* to C

DESIRED:

  • Experience working in an office/business environment
  • Someone who has a passion or at least an interest in the industry
  • Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign would be useful
  • Some experience of programming languages

BENEFITS AND OTHER INFORMATION:

Expenses:                     Reimbursed expenses, as authorised by line manager

Annual Leave:               20 days plus Bank Holidays

Other Benefits:         

  • Staff equity scheme is available to all members of staff
  • If you are interested in working abroad, after the apprenticeship there may be an opportunity to work abroad, e.g. Singapore and the US

PAY:

£150/week + reimbursement of travel costs

WORKING WEEK:

9am – 5:30pm, Monday to Friday

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: MNS001

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Technical Account Executive

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: TRD002


POSITION OVERVIEW

The successful Apprentice will be working for this Marketing and Promotions company In your role as Technical Account Executive (TAE) you will be a key member of the UK Client Services Team and responsible for supporting and managing Clients using our Relationship Marketing platform. You will work with and be supported by a talented group of professionals who are passionate about our business. The TAE is responsible for supporting the development of strategy, concept and technical delivery of the overall project as agreed with the client. By the end of this Apprenticeship the candidate will have gained invaluable skills and experience that could then be transferred straight on to the workplace on completion.

Desired skills and experience:

  • An ability to prioritise and manage multiple projects and resources, while maintaining quality and attention to detail.
  • An understanding of Web and Database Marketing technologies
  • Detailed understanding of all facets of web development including strategy, design and implementation
  • SQL database, ability to write database queries and a working knowledge of Oracle
  • An understanding of HTML and the use of this in creating email campaigns
  • Some knowledge of Java, Javascript and Adobe CS

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisting in the development of digital media strategies
  • Supporting the management of client campaigns from proposal to launch
  • Work alongside the team to successfully manage project budget and quality; delivering projects on-time and within budget
  • Preparing and documenting functional design and specifications of websites and multimedia applications
  • Working with the team to clearly represent the company in all client communications
  • Work with other team members to ensure client approval and sign-off on all projects
  • Prepare agendas and participate in or lead internal project meetings
  • Responsible for the management and set up of CRM and Digital Marketing programmes.
  • Building strong and profitable relationships with current clients
  • Providing technical and functional product support to current clients
  • Trouble shooting data issues and integration failures

Product Management:

Working closely to assist the Technical Account Manager to:

  • Maintain awareness of the industry trends, competitors and best practice
  • Work with existing clients to support and deliver new product features
  • Assist with new product releases across the UK client base

Operations:

  • Work on client site where campaign management process dictates
  • Maintain the office filing system and ensure accuracy/ organisation in all filing
  • Scanning, filing and distribution of all client and supplier contracts
  • Scanning of accounts related correspondence/paperwork
  • Minute taking at meetings where necessary
  • Monitor, review and enhance production processes

ABOUT THE COMPANY

This company helps businesses build their customer base and engage with their customers, by streamlining the delivery of marketing and promotional campaigns, including email and trade promotions. With strategic campaign management services and a highly integrated CRM platform, they make data meaningful to brands so that they stay relevant and engaging to their most important customers on a one to one level – everywhere and on every device.

PAY:

£150 per week (£4.00 per hour) – plus travel expenses reimbursed

WORKING WEEK:

Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm, with an hour unpaid for lunch (37.5 hours per week)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

DATA PROTECTION

Information collected on this form and during your progression through this programme will be retained as evidence of your enrolment. The information you have provided us is regulated by the Data Protection Act. Tech City Stars will use the information collected on this enrolment form to produce reports to a variety of interested parties in a statistical format only, which will not include your name or personal contact details. To request a copy of the information held about you on our systems, please contact info@techcitystars.com (an administration fee of up to £10 may be charged).

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: TRD002


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System Administrator Apprentice

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: HIG001


POSITION OVERVIEW: 

This company is the first Operability-minded blend of Developers and Operations professionals in the market, uniquely positioned to provide both Professional and Managed Services for the full tech stack. We believe the challenges in delivering innovative solutions are almost never about the technology. They are about the people. A few if the duties you would be expected to carry out include Server Administration, applying OS patches and install, monitor and debug RHEL Linux OS. On completion of this apprenticeship the candidate will have gained valuable skills and experience that could then be transferred straight on to the work place.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • You will give back-up support for the Server Administration.
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.
  • Upgrade and configure system software.
  • Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures.
  • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.
  • Maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment.
  • You will install, monitor and debug RHEL Linux OS – Ubuntu, Debian or Readhat Linux.
  • Resolve administrative problems and enquiries and give written and oral responses to routine enquiries received from external parties.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures on Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and undertake relevant training in these areas to ensure competence and compliance.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the purview of the post.

KEY CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES:

  • Keen and willing to learn
  • Team player
  • A meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • An understanding of Linux based software

REQUIRED:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Skills in problem solving, organisation and planning
  • IT Literate; proficient with Microsoft office applications proficiency, especially Word & Excel
  • 5 GCSE’s at grade A* to C
  • An understanding of Linux based software

DESIRED:

  • Experience working in an office environment
  • Someone who has a passion or at least an interest in the industry

BENEFITS AND OTHER INFORMATION:

Expenses:                     Reimbursed expenses, as authorised by line manager

Annual Leave:               20 days plus Bank Holidays

PAY:

£150 per week + reimbursed travel costs

WORKING WEEK:

37.5/week (Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:30pm)

ELIGIBILITY

In most cases, candidates will be eligible if they:

  • Live in London
  • Are aged between 16 and 23
  • Have NOT achieved a qualification at level 4 or higher. Unfortunately, university graduates cannot apply.

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QUOTING VACANCY REFERENCE: HIG001

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