Communications – year in industry

The difference is you - A career as bright and unique as you are

Who you are:

You have great communications skills and you are confident and comfortable working as a team player with strong interpersonal skills to build relationships with your colleagues.

How long is the scheme:

One year

Where you’ll be based?

York, with some travel to London and Derby and to depots across the route

What you’ll be doing?

You’ll be involved with a wide range of communications activity including liaison with colleagues, writing press releases or internal communications, working with stakeholders on briefings regarding projects.  You could be working on our social media ensuring we proactively promote and reactivley respond to our social media activity across the route.  You could assist the safety team in ensuring internal communications support the reduction in Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate.

What professional qualifications could you gain on the scheme?

None

What opportunities are available at the end of the scheme?

communications executive roles

Why you should choose this scheme?

The scheme offers a unique insight into how a government funded organisation works and gives you hands on experience that will set you up for your longs term career path. You’ll learn how to communicate, promote marketing material on social media channels and assist the safety team, making sure that internal communication is always up to date and supports reduction Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate

Entry requirements:

  • Communications degree or A-levels
  • Communication skills and general education levels and potential/interest more important than specific subjects