Design Apprentice, Picture Desk, Magazines

London, England, United Kingdom · Design, Graphics & Pictures


Role purpose and overview

As an Apprentice at The Telegraph you will be learning, but you will also be an integral part of The Telegraph team. You will learn the skills needed to succeed in the Junior Content Producer qualification within the print and digital newspaper environment and embed yourself within the company over two years.

Time spent in training: You are required to spend 20% of your working hours in training that supports your apprenticeship course

What is an apprenticeship?

Apprenticeship courses are developed by employers and professional bodies, ensuring apprentices study a curriculum that is tailored to real-world job roles. All our courses are accredited by an authorised awarding body, guaranteeing you work towards an approved, professional certificate. Completing an apprenticeship will help you develop the knowledge and skills required to excel in your chosen career.

We want to capture diversity of thought through our people, create inclusive working environments to ensure we have the highest performing teams. We encourage applications from candidates traditionally under-represented in our industry, for example, BME people or those from lower socio-economic backgrounds.

Key responsibilities

The apprenticeship on the Magazine's picture desk offers an invaluable opportunity to experience how magazines function and gain real-world knowledge that will help them to succeed in the content creating and production environment.

From the start of the apprenticeship they are treated as an integral part of the team. It is assumed that that they will be a motivated self-starter, an organised and efficient multi-tasker, able to think creatively and laterally in order to fulfil relevant briefs.

Sample responsibilities include:


Essential skills required for the role

Additional skills useful for the role

The Telegraph’s goal is to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace and we are committed to building a team that reflects a wide variety of skills, perspectives and backgrounds.

We are an equal opportunities employer, hiring solely on merit and business need. We encourage applications regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood and disability. If you require reasonable adjustments in any recruitment process with us, please make us aware.


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