Ark Media Productions LtdArk Media Productions Ltd


Ark Media Ltd, Wrens Court, 52 Victoria Road ,Sutton Coldfield ,B72 1SY
Salary: £ 245.75 perweek

The apprentice will be working as part of the Production and Post Production team at Ark Media and will assist on productions, which may include shooting footage and interviews, and assisting our editor with managing, selecting and editing footage.

We would be keen to develop the successful applicant into a well rounded and competent camera operator within the business and therefore would require an applicant with a passion for filming with basic knowledge of camera settings and composition.

Working alongside our team, you will be involved in and learning skills related to digital video production with a particular focus on filming, which may include:

  • Shadowing and working with our production team and main editor to gain experience and knowledge on shoots and the edit.
  • Receiving tasks and briefs from senior colleagues, interpreting those needs, and coming up with practical ideas that can meet their goals.
  • Assisting our production team on location at shoots in varied locations; these duties can include tasks like shot logging, carrying equipment, assisting in setting up lighting and cameras and client hospitality, and recording sound on smaller shoots.
  • Contributing to conceptual thinking and coming up with creative ideas and solutions.
  • Taking a proactive approach to self-development. Activity researching and developing knowledge in post production to help the team.
  • Ensuring creative work is completed to the highest standard. Upholding company standards, ensuring business professionalism and reputation for excellence
  • Create and maintain compelling and interesting content through video and design. Create content for social media communications across multiple platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.
  • Deal with general enquiries about us.
  • General admin and office duties as appropriate to the role. Assisting with production in the office, including research and pre-production tasks. Tea making and client hospitality.
  • Managing the company’s video materials by logging footage and maintaining the archive.
  • Research into current clients, market trends and competitors

Maths and English Level 2/GCSE at Grade C/4 or above.

Skills required:
Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative,
Training to be provided:

You will be completing a Production Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship with Creative Alliance.

You will have training on the job and off the job with the award winning, creative specilaised provider Creative Alliance.

Here you will learn the following

The video industry

Genre and Idea creation

Responding to brief

How to prepare and pitch

How to operate in a media team and be part of pre production

Dealing with Talent, Contibutors and Suppliers


On shoot – technical skills and communication skills

Editing and psot production workflow.

Please see full apprenticeship

Personal Qualities:
Not Applicable
Things to consider:
This is a filming role so you need to be an active and enthusiastic individual. You may need to work weekends and late nights
Future prospects:
Ark Media have a long history of apprentices working for their company beyond the apprenticeship. For the right candidate there could be a position to continue their career.