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Company Description

Informa is a leading academic publishing, business intelligence, knowledge and events business, creating unique content and connectivity for customers all over the world. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100.

Taylor & Francis Group produces high quality, peer reviewed books and journals. We produce unique, trusted content by expert authors, spreading knowledge and promoting discovery globally. We aim to broaden thinking and advance understanding, providing academics and professionals with a platform to share ideas and realise their individual potential.

Job Description

We have a unique and exciting opportunity for an ambitious Apprentice to join our friendly and diverse Editorial team. This role will provide you with the opportunity to get stuck in with supporting key processes and tasks across our global Editorial team and working as part of the team to assist with continuous improvement projects which support the efficiency of how we work. 

In this important and new role for the Editorial department, you will have the opportunity to gain a deep insight into how the Editorial department operates, and how we work collectively across the business to deliver new and exciting content to our customers across the Globe. Through contributing ideas and bringing fresh perspectives to the team, you will utilize your skills to support our Editorial Directors with essential administrative tasks such as diary management, arranging meetings, liaising with other departments, and acting as a central contact point for Editorial colleagues. 

Taking on an apprentice role could be a fantastic starting point or change for your career. Alongside your day-to-day role, you will also be studying for the Level 3 Business Administration qualification which will provide you with the foundational principles of stakeholder management, project management, and how internal and external legislation can impact the work we do. 

You’ll receive support every step of the way, with guidance, training and mentoring, enabling you to put your off the job training to practical use to cement your learning and to reach your full potential. 

What will this role involve? 

Supporting Senior colleagues in Editorial, on any given day this might look like:

  • Collating and sharing data and information from across the Editorial team.
  • Producing content, typically in Microsoft Office, for the Editorial Directors
  • Supporting the management and organization of administration tasks, potentially including but not limited to: diary management, travel booking, financial processes including invoicing, contract creation 
  • Representing the Editorial team when working with colleagues 
  • Assisting Editorial colleagues, answering queries and supporting processes. 
  • Assisting in keeping our many projects moving, with support as and when required. 

You will work towards gaining: 

  • Level 3 Business Administrator qualification (standard) 
  • You will need to complete an End Point Assessment to successfully pass your apprenticeship

The closing date for this position is 7th July 2022. Please provide a supporting covering letter with your application detailing your motivation and interest for this opportunity. We are aiming for a September 2022 start.

Qualifications

What we would love you to bring

Knowledge & Experience:

  • As a minimum requirement, you will need to have achieved 5 GCSE passes at Grade C/4 or above including in English and Maths or equivalent qualifications. 
  • A good understanding of Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel, Word, Teams, Office 365 and SharePoint - we will help you learn these too!

Behaviours & Skills:

  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated with the drive to achieve.
  • Effective time management skills, meeting deadlines and prioritising multiple tasks.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; be able to communicate clearly and concisely with a range of stakeholders up to and including Director level.
  • Be a team player, building good working relationships and retaining a positive attitude towards your work and colleagues.
  • Creativity and willingness to bring new ideas to the team. 
  • Interest in learning, developing and applying best practices.

Additional Information

What we offer at Taylor & Francis:

  • Salary: £21,000
  • 25 days annual leave 
  • 3 additional discretionary days leave for Christmas
  • 4 paid volunteering days annually
  • Additional day off for your birthday
  • Seasonal social and charitable events
  • Training and development
  • Remote Working

Eligibility:

  • To be eligible for Apprenticeship funding you need to have the right to and be living in England.
  • You must not already hold a qualification of the same type, content and level.
  • You must not be undertaking another apprenticeship or in education at the same time.
  • This role is open to candidates in all locations across England. Taylor & Francis has multiple options for how employees can work based on their role – be that in the Office, at home or somewhere in between.
  • Whilst this role can be completed remotely, there will be an expectation to work from our Milton Park, Oxfordshire offices on occasion so commutable distance from here is desirable.

Things to consider: 

An Apprenticeship is a learning opportunity. Apprentices will be required to complete the mandatory period of off-the-job training and all tasks associated with obtaining the Apprenticeship qualification. 

On completion of the Apprenticeship: 

A certificate will be issued formally recognizing this achievement and will mark the end of the 18-month program. 

Taylor & Francis will make every effort to identify a suitable internal role for you, however there is no automatic guaranteed progression to a permanent or fixed-term role after successful completion of the Apprenticeship. 

    Taylor & Francis Group an Informa Business

    Informa is a leading academic publishing, business intelligence, knowledge and events business, creating unique content and connectivity for customers all over the world. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100.

    We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed. As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under local law. This role may also be available on a flexible working or part time basis - please ask the Talent Acquisition team for more information

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