Public Relations Apprenticeship

by Tarmac

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Job Details

10th July 2022
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5/6/7)
Business & Administration

Public Relations Apprenticeship - Community Engagement

Job Introduction

At Tarmac we are passionate about supporting communities through a wide range of activities and communications, from giving donations to important local causes to volunteering and hosting open days and events to meet and listen to our neighbours.

This is a fantastic opportunity to learn while making a real difference. As a Public Relations Apprentice - Community Engagement, you'll be working with the Community Engagement Manager as part of our award-winning Communications and Corporate Affairs team, gaining valuable experience in communications, reputation management and social purpose.

Main Responsibilities

Tasks may include:

  • Monitoring, administration, measurement and reporting of donation requests and local community engagement plans
  • Supporting with events and activities to continue and grow positive relationships in local communities around some of our most prestigious sites
  • Drafting of social media posts, press releases, articles and online stories highlighting Tarmac's role in the community

This position is hybrid – with time in the office and at home, with the occasional need to travel to Tarmac sites to meet local teams to help support their community activities.

While you're on the scheme with us, you’ll complete a higher apprenticeship in Public Relations & Communications Assistant – A great opportunity to earn whilst you learn!

The Ideal Candidate
Our people come from a variety of different backgrounds and prior experience isn’t always necessary for success. This following transferable skills and qualifications are beneficial in this role:

Qualifications required:

GCSEs (or equivalent), A-C or numbered equivalent (9-4) including English and Maths.


  • A keen interest in all things digital.
  • Creative.
  • Analytical with good attention to detail.
  • Self starting
  • Team player.
  • Customer-focused.
  • Relationship driven.
  • Hungry to learn and develop.

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:

Bonus scheme

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents
  • Training and development opportunities

Interested? Why not click here to find out more? Go on… are you ready to build your future?

About Tarmac

What we do

We're the largest construction materials company in the UK, owned by the global brand CRH. There's so much more to us than meets the eye – with a variety of roles that will suit your lifestyle. We have opportunities based outdoors on site, in one of our offices or you can even find yourself a role that is a mix of both!

What we offer

We understand and appreciate how critical the early careers population is to our business and industry, which is why we’ll empower you from day one. From the moment you join Tarmac you work, earn, learn and grow.

Our commitment is to support you all the way through your chosen entry programme - not just with formal training and qualifications, but also with a culture and environment where you feel welcomed and excited about coming to work and making a difference, not to mention all the great benefits you’ll receive too.

How to apply

To apply for this role and to find out more, please click on the apply button.

Please note that applications may close before the application deadline, so apply early to avoid disappointment.

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