BIRMINGHAM 2022 LAUNCHES APPRENTICESHIP SCHEME

Birmingham 2022 has officially launched its search for the first group of apprentices to work as part of the team delivering the biggest sports and cultural event to be held in the UK for ten years with the search for candidates to fill the first business administrator roles. Other roles in different areas of the organisation, including ticketing, venue development, procurement, workforce, sport, and security expected to go live soon.

The first new recruits will officially start their apprenticeship in the New Year.

Birmingham 2022 will be supported in its search by its Official Recruiter, Gi Group, who, together with Birmingham 2022’s, recruitment and HR teams, will provide the best possible apprenticeship training and learning support and ensure the new recruits have a rewarding experience during their time with the company.

John Crabtree, Chairman of Birmingham 2022, said: “We are very pleased to be able to provide these fantastic opportunities for more people to join us in delivering Birmingham 2022 – the biggest event ever to be staged in the West Midlands. We’re encouraging people of all ages to apply for our apprenticeship roles and support will be provided during the recruitment process and throughout each apprentice’s time with the organisation.”

The application process for the first apprenticeships roles, which are open to everyone with a grade C (Level 4) in English, Grade D (Level 3) in Maths and with basic computer literacy skills, is open now at www.birmingham2022.com/get-involved/apprenticeships/

Other current vacancies at Birmingham 2022 can be seen at www.birmingham2022.com/jobs with the transport, sport and procurement teams all currently recruiting. Recruitment for the company, which is planning and delivering the Commonwealth Games, has continued at full speed despite the global pandemic, with over 100 new staff joining the team so far this year.

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