We're seeking a Marketing & Comms Apprentice

Job Ref: APP-21-002

Job type: Full Time, 35 Hours pw

Closing date: 26/04/21

Contract Type: Fixed Term 19 Months

Salary: £19,656 per annum

If you are a creative and organised individual who would like to explore a career in marketing or communications, this is the role for you.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to support the delivery of the marketing and communications campaign for Lewisham’s year as London Borough of Culture. The role will be responsible for coordinating content for key communications channels and enabling the smooth running of the campaign.

You will sit within Lewisham Council’s Culture Team, responsible for the delivery of our 2022 Borough of Culture programme of events. From social media to websites, this is an ideal opportunity to gain experience of all aspects of marketing and communications as part of a dynamic, inclusive and supportive team.

You will have access to excellent development and training opportunities, the option for flexible working and the chance to make a real difference to your local community.

This apprenticeship is for 19 months, running until December 2022.

About London Borough of Culture

In 2022, Lewisham will be London Borough of Culture. An ambitious, year-long programme of events will put critical issues at its heart, celebrating Lewisham’s rich history and diverse communities through music, dance, public art, storytelling and more.

Our vision for the year is to use arts and culture to bring people together, amplify voices and affect real change in our communities. The programme will also shine a spotlight on Lewisham as a vibrant cultural destination.

What We Are Looking For

We are looking for a creative, proactive and organised person with good communication skills and an eagle eye for detail. You will also be interested in arts, culture or live events, be this music, theatre, dance or street art.

If you have a flair for language, experience working as part of a team and are interested in exploring a career in marketing & communications, we would like to hear from you.

Lewisham Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups, and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Apprenticeship Guidance Notes

To be eligible for a position on the Apprenticeship scheme you must

  • Be over the age of 16 (there is no upper age limit)

  • Be a Lewisham borough resident (the electoral register will be used to verify this information)

  • Have full residency entitlement, there must be no restrictions on your status in the UK (all successful candidates will need to produce their passport once a job offer is made)

  • Have the minimum number of qualifications required as stated in the relevant job description (all potential applicants will be expected to attend an initial assessment session).

Further general information on Lewisham Council’s Apprenticeship Scheme can be found here:


Remote working is in place during Covid. When office working resumes, you will be based at Lewisham Council, Laurence House, Catford Road, Catford, London SE6 4RU.

For full details and to apply, please follow this link.

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