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Network Resilience Communications and Engagement Apprentice

Network Resilience Communications and Engagement Apprentice
Salary range: £23,859 per annum
Hours: 36.5 hours per week
Contract: 2-year fixed term contract


Would you like to be part of the Commonwealth Games 2022? If you are a dynamic and confident creative professional with experience of managing complex communication campaigns, we may have the opportunity for you!


Who we are
Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) plans, develops and manages an integrated transport system for the West Midlands that is reliable, affordable and accessible for all.

It is the transport arm of the West Midlands Combined Authority.


A standard setter in the industry, our achievements are regularly recognised nationally, most importantly as the winner of ‘City Region Authority of the Year' in 2016, 2017 and 2019 at the National Transport Awards.


Whether it's developing and delivering new infrastructure, collaborating on future mobility projects, operating the West Midlands Metro or helping customers to keep moving, we need creative and innovative talent to join our already excellent team and help us make a real difference to residents, businesses and visitors travelling in and around the West Midlands.


About the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games
Birmingham 2022 includes 19 sports, bringing together more than 12,000 athletes, Games Family and international media for 11 days of top-class competition in amazing venues.


The Games is a catalyst for change, helping to deliver a healthier, happier, better connected and more prosperous region for us all.

New and upgraded sports facilities, affordable housing and the creation of thousands of volunteer and job opportunities; the Games is a chance to make a real difference to the West Midlands and help us all succeed, not just now, but for years to come.


Transport has an important role to play in making all this happen which is why TfWM in partnership with Birmingham 2022 and local authorities across the West Midlands, is accelerating existing transport improvements and planning to keep everyone moving to support the delivery of a truly unforgettable Games for everyone.


Who we need
As an apprentice, we are looking for someone with an enthusiastic and can-do attitude with a commitment to fully participate in training and develop your knowledge and skills in a range of traditional and digital communication techniques.


How to apply
To apply for this role, please click below and you will be emailed to let you know how to continue your application.


A CV may be uploaded for extra information, but please note that personal details should be omitted and a CV alone will not be accepted.

Please provide detailed information in your application outlining your suitability for the post and ensure it is submitted by the closing date.


Closing Date: 5 pm on Monday 17 January 2020
Interview/Assessment Date: between 27 January and 7 February 2020


We are committed to developing an organisation that is representative of the diverse communities that we serve and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


The following groups are currently underrepresented: young people, Black, Asian and ethnic minority groups and women at senior levels.



We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed.

Wherever possible we will offer flexible working options which assist work-life balance and support service delivery for the customer.