Jc Trophies LtdBirmingham

Graphic Design Apprentice

£130.65 - Weekly


Start: 25 October 2021
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Why We Need You

We are looking for a talented illustrator/graphic designer to assist with day to day artwork requirements, website administration, print shop management – all within our small, friendly & thriving business.  

The core role will be creative/graphic based and based around print job management, however, as part of the apprenticeship, your job will also include working on our social media platforms.

In addition to the above, there is an expectation at peak trading times for all staff (including directors!) to assist on the production floor making trophies and putting medals together.

We are looking for a keen, enthusiastic employee with a can-do attitude that is willing to be flexible to suit the business needs. We offer a great step into the world of employment with a role that offers a wide range of creative experience to put on your CV.

There is a genuine opportunity to have permanent employment at the end of the apprenticeship as we would be looking to retain strong candidates with a job offer of employment. 

Day to day responsibilities include: 

  • Artwork creation for medals, belts, custom awards
  • Product design
  • Artwork updates and managing customer proofing through to approval
  • Website administration
  • At peak times production work building trophies/medals/engraving
  • Learning to set up print jobs and co-ordinate production of print
  • General admin and making sure they maintain processes
  • Adhering to all health and safety procedures put forward by the company
  • Assisting with customer orders and ensuring orders are correct
  • Working on apprenticeship work, taking time to ensure you pass the course and dedicate time to it
  • Updating social media platforms on a weekly basis and measuring effectiveness of campaigns


We are real, down-to earth people with a passion for creating awards that are different, high quality and in demand.

J.C.Trophies is a modern trophy company, with a traditional twist. Our aim is simple, we want every award we make to stand the test of time and to be cherished by the champion who wins it.  

We have a history born & bred in manufacturing, in fact the J.C family have been hand making awards since 1972. Today, we work with the World's finest craftsmen to manufacture beautiful awards, whilst creating, designing & assembling from our factory in Birmingham.  

Many of our designs are exclusive to J.C.Trophies and will not be found on the high street.


  • Applicants should be literate and numerate
  • Grade C/4 and above (or equivalent) in English, maths and IT are preferable
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic knowledge of photoshop and illustrator with a portfolio of work or examples
  • Proactive and positive with a can-do attitude
  • Computer literate with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Effective communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and committed
  • Keen to learn and develop skills, and willingness to embrace change
  • Ability to think independently and work within a team
  • Punctual and reliable


Address: Unit 22, The Business Centre, 20 James Road, Birmingham - B11 2BA
Phone Number: 0121 753 0049

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