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Reference: 92159

Date Added: 28 March 2024
Closing Date: 22 April 2024

Job Title: Policy & Public Affairs Apprentice

Working For: Channel 4

Location: Leeds or Glasgow

Salary: £23,170

Length of Contract: 15 months (Leeds) or 12 Months (Glasgow)

Job Details

Our Apprenticeships are full-time, with four days per week spent working in a C4 department and one day per week completing the formal learning parts of the apprenticeship. You’ll spend 60% of your working week in your office base and 40% working from home.

The training provided will consist of workshops, tutorials, webinars, coaching and in some cases residential boot camps. You can read more about the qualification being offered for this apprenticeship below.

  • You must be 18 years old or over at the time the scheme starts to apply. There is no upper age limit.
  • You’ll need to have a Grade C (4) or above in Maths & English GCSE
  • You can’t have already completed the qualification being offered or similar at the same or higher level
  • Our apprenticeships are aimed at school leavers and people who do not have a degree. If you have a degree, please visit the Channel 4 Jobs website


The Policy and Public Affairs team is responsible for managing all of Channel 4’s relationships with the UK and devolved Governments and Parliaments, as well as with regulators and other stakeholders in the political and corporate worlds. It seeks to ensure that any policy and regulatory decisions made are in the best interests of Channel 4. The team plays a lead role in ensuring that stakeholders are kept informed about key Channel 4 programmes and initiatives and understand Channel 4’s unique remit and model.


  • Supporting Policy and Public Affairs events and visits, helping with guest lists, invitations, briefings and logistics.
  • Assisting with the drafting of briefings for meetings, events and Select Committees compiling relevant materials from across the team.
  • Carrying out research to support the work of the policy and public affairs team.
  • Summarising relevant policy and political developments like reports.
  • Coordinating MP meetings and visits and supporting wider diary management within the team.
  • Supporting the team’s political monitoring.
  • Supporting the team in ensuring that supplier invoices are paid promptly by raising purchase orders and liaising with the Accounts Payable team to resolve issues and confirm payment


Business Administrator Level 3 or Diploma Digital Application Support SCQF level 6

Closing Date: 22 April 2024

Interview/Start Dates

Start date January 2025

Application Details


Website: https://careers.channel4.com

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