Mills Media Creative - Creative & Media Production Apprentice

Salary: £4:50 Per Hour (Minimum)
Hours: Full Time
Closing Date: 05-Oct-2018

Employer Name: Mills Media Creative

Employer Address: 2 Morpeth Wharf, Twelve Quays, Birkenhead CH41 1LF

Vacancy Title: Creative & Media Production Apprentice

Working Week: 35 Hours Per Week 

Weekly Wage: £157:50 Per Week

Number of positions available: One



Employer Description:

Mills Media Ltd work for many well-known names in commerce & industry, leading public sector clients, the advertising community and major blue chip organisations as well as highly specialised small companies serving niche markets nationwide. As a creative production house the company offers photography, business television, exhibition, design, and live event & conference production.

Recent high profile commissions have been completed for Muller; Unilever; Typhoo Tea; British Cycling; G4S; Grosvenor; and The Lord’s Taverners…to name but a few.

From humble beginnings in the late 19th Century to the cutting edge of 21st Century media, the family owned business continues to thrive. Mills Media – a truly unique business.

For a full history the company, please visit the company website:


Job Description: 

The Creative & Media Production Apprentice will work in all aspects of the company including Live Events, Exhibitions, Film production and Photography.

This is a great opportunity for anybody looking to get their foot in the door for a career in the creative industries. We’re not looking for someone for the short term but instead for someone who can advance, develop and stay with the company.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the quality, timely and cost-effective production of all work to ensure complete satisfaction by all clients whether in-house or Company.

Duties across the 4 departments will include the following:

  • Set and exhibition stand construction
  • Equipment preparation
  • Graphic production and finishing
  • Digital filing and archiving
  • General crew duties for live events and exhibition
  • Production assistant for film and photography in studio or on location
  • Deliveries & collections for suppliers and clients

Candidates with a keen interest in any area of Creative & Media Production are welcomed to apply for this role.  There will also be regular opportunities to take part in events that will further your understanding of the sector, alongside the option to learn more about the development side of website creation.


Skills Required:

Desired Skills

  • Computer Literate
  • Ability to take critical feedback from clients and effectively work them into solutions
  • Good time keeping
  • Work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Ability to communicate formally and effectively within the team and clients.


Personal Qualities:

  • Attention to detail
  • Good grammar
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Keen learner
  • Love to produce quality work
  • Interested in a career in creative and media services


Qualifications Required: 

GCSE’s grades A-C in English, Maths are essential.

An ICT qualification would be desirable for this role.


Training to be Provided:

Creative and Digital Media Level 3.

1-day per week attendance at The City of Liverpool College.

If the post-holder requires Functional Skills qualifications, then there is the need for attendance at 2 hour knowledge sessions for 10 weeks at the start of the programme at a City of Liverpool College centre in the city centre.


Expected Duration:

18 Months


Working Week:

08:45 – 17:00 Monday – Thursday

08:45 – 16:30 Friday


Future Prospects:

On successful completion of the apprenticeship the post will be reviewed and there is the opportunity of a full-time position (to be confirmed).


Vacancy Location:

Primarily at our Birkenhead offices and on location across the UK which may include overnight stays and weekend working.


Reality Check:

Must have good access to the office and live within a reasonable distance.

It would be advantageous for the candidate to drive or near passing their driving test and also to be living in the Wirral.


Important Information:

Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by the Government for non-levy paying employers. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded, with employers expected to make a part or full contribution.


If you wish to apply for this vacancy, please send a copy of your lup to date CV to Nikki Smith, at The City of Liverpool College, using the following email address; and answer the following employer questions:

Question One: Please provide an example of when you have worked well in a team.

Question Two: Why do you want to work in a creative and media production team? 



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