Company:                              Sgil Cymru
Apprenticeship Role:         Project Assistant Apprentice
Location:                               Cardiff

About the Organisation

SgilCymruLogoWithBoxFINALSgil Cymru is the new media training provider for the Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Media in Wales.  Based at Pinewood Studio Cymru in Cardiff, the team has almost 75 years combined experience in bilingual media training and production.  Sgil Cymru currently has 20 apprentices working at companies including BBC Cymru Wales, Cardiff Theatrical Services, Fiction Factory, ITV Cymru Wales, Orchard Entertainment, Real SFX and Sports Media Services.

Job Description

Our chosen apprentice will have a very varied role, and this will give the right person a chance to see a good cross section of the media industries.

Typical duties you will undertake will include assisting with:

  • Answering the phone
  • General paper work
  • Data entry
  • Photocopying
  • General office administration
  • Attending events
  • Assisting in managing Social Media and Websites

Essential Skills:

  • Communication skills in Welsh and English
  • Administration and organisational skills
  • The ability to work in a small close-knit team
  • Can-do attitude

Desirable but not Essential Skills:

  • A full driving licence would be beneficial to this role


Whilst working for Sgil Cymru you will be completing a 15-month Higher Level (4) Apprenticeship in Advertising and Marketing Communications.


The exact salary for this role is TBC. The minimum an apprentice will receive is the National Minimum Apprentice Allowance, which is £3.30 per hour for the first 12 months of the apprenticeship. Those aged 19 years or over will be eligible for at least the National Minimum Wage for their age group once their first 12 months as an Apprentice has been completed.

For more information on the minimum wage, visit

How to Apply

Download and complete the application form and diversity monitoring form for this role.  Once completed, attach both forms to an email and send to You will receive confirmation that your application has been received once it has been checked by a member of staff.

If you have not had a response within 24 hours (not including weekends), please phone 07843 779870.

If you have questions about the apprenticeship programme, please check the FAQ on the web site.

Closing Date

0900 on Monday 13th June 2016.


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