Researcher Apprentice


Company: Boom Cymru

Apprenticeship Role: Researcher Apprentice

Location: Cardiff

About the Organisation

Boom is one of Wales’s largest production groups. Established in 1994, we are a trusted, multi-genre company that produces over 400 hours of content annually for S4C, BBC, ITV and C5. Through our television and digital production divisions, Boom Cymru, Boom and Boom Kids, the group has an impressive track-record of producing award-winning factual, factual-entertainment, entertainment, drama and children’s content. Our productions are characterised by our commitment to exceptional storytelling and the highest production values. Boom Cymru is dedicated to producing the finest quality for Welsh broadcasters, S4C, BBC Wales and ITV Wales, while the Boom division focuses on creating compelling content for the UK’s network broadcasters and international markets. We are also proud producers of innovative and entertaining multi-platform social content.

As well as the Boom label, Boom Group also houses production divisions Boom Cymru and Boom Kids employing approximately 200 staff in Wales, as well as leading Welsh post-production facility Gorilla and Visual Effects, Motion Graphics and Interactive company, Bait Studio.

Job Description

Boom Cymru are looking for a researcher to join the production team responsible for producing “lifestyle” factual entertainment series’. If you have an interest in programmes about interior design, cookery, fashion and travel and are keen to work for a tv production company then go for it!


  • ·        The ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • ·        Be a creative person full of ideas
  • ·        To have an interest in lifestyle programmes
  • ·        Full driving licence (or equivalent) would be an advantage 
  • ·        You are an enthusiastic, friendly and hard-working candidate.
  • ·        The ability to communicate in Welsh (fluency is not required)


Whilst working for Boom Cymru you will be completing a 12-month Level 3 Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Media through Cardiff-based training provider, Sgil Cymru.


The salary for this role is £19,305 per annum.

How to Apply

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Closing Date

Midday on Monday, 29th November 2021.

Start Date

Monday, 24th January 2022.