Media & Comms Apprentice – West & East Riding FAs


West & East Riding Football Association are looking for a media and communications apprentice to help support and implement their Operational Plan.

You will also work towards your National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) Diploma.

Contract Duration: 18 months

Location: Leeds/Hull

Salary: £15,375 per annum

Closing Date: Ongoing


Job Purpose

  • Supporting West & East Riding FAs to develop and implement the Marketing and Communications elements of its Operational Plan.
  • Monitor, evaluate and news and social media reports generated about the County FA.
  • To contribute to the delivery of the County FA marketing and communications strategy.
  • To promote on County FA activities and public events, act as a representative of the County.
  • To produce match reports and engage with the media


Principal Accountibilities/Responsibilities

  • Supporting the development of the County FAs brand and to help raise awareness of the organisation’s activities
  • Continue to ensure the Association’s external and internal publications are consistent of message and maximise efficiency.
  • Assist in the writing and publication of the Association’s printed material, website/on-line publications and social media promotions.
  • Ensure the County FA Marketing and Communications Calendar is updated on a regular basis.
  • Develop links within the local media community to ensure that there is regular coverage of the Association’s activities.
  • Provide a regular source of press releases to the media.
  • Maintain a picture library and a record of all published articles.
  • Provide marketing support to dedicated county campaigns or those initiated by the Football Association.
  • Undertake relevant market research to identify progress and highlight areas for priority action.
  • Work with members of the Football Development Team, Operations Team and other partners to provide marketing support where required

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