Jobs of the week - 1 July

A woman showing a Virgin Atlantic cabin crew member her phone with Virgin Atlantic FlyReady
Virgin Atlantic
Natalie Clarkson
by Natalie Clarkson
1 July 2021

Looking for a fresh start in your career? There are some great opportunities to join the Virgin family this week. See who’s hiring around the Virgin Group…

PR Executive at Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic is famous for its bold PR campaigns and in this role you would be supporting the PR Managers, working on the next Pride Flight, the launch of a new route or the unveiling of our latest state of the art aircraft. You’ll also take responsibility for media travel requests, organising and running media trips to ensure the journalists have the very best Virgin Atlantic experience.

In this exciting role as PR Executive you will underpin the day to day smooth-running of the press office for Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Atlantic Holidays, managing issues and protecting the brand whilst also driving positive press coverage across a wide range of media. As a company, Virgin Atlantic receives more than 30,000 incoming requests each year. In this busy and varied role, you’ll be the first point of contact for media/influencers and responsible for ensuring all queries about the company are answered in a timely fashion.

Think you’re up for the challenge? Head over to Virgin Atlantic to find out more and apply now.


Isabel Cleff in front of one of Virgin Orbit's rockets, taken during her internship
Image by Greg Robinson

Summer Internships at Virgin Orbit

Virgin Orbit is launching the small satellite revolution, accessing space for missions that were previously unimaginable and fostering new ideas and technologies to create a truly spacefaring civilisation. It delivers Virgin’s legendary customer service by pairing technological advancements with a clear focus on our customers’ needs. It builds a workplace and a workforce for the future, knowing that its decisions and investments of today will launch the industries of tomorrow. Virgin Orbit engages a diverse and inclusive community of dreamers and achievers in a shared mission to access space to improve life on Earth. At Virgin Orbit, they boost imagination.

Thinking ahead to next summer already? Virgin Orbit is searching for superhero Interns who stand strong in the face of complex challenges. As an Intern, you will work with the entire company, work alongside the brightest in the industry, and help shape the future of Virgin Orbit! They’ll bring the rockets, you bring a great work ethic, a love for space, and your credibility. This is a 12-week internship in the summer of 2022 at Virgin Orbit’s rocket factory in beautiful Long Beach, California. Find out more and apply to join the team.

A cycling class at Virgin Active
Virgin Active

Apprentice Lifeguard at Virgin Active

Virgin Active is looking for Apprentice Lifeguards to join its teams at health clubs across the UK. This is a 13 month apprenticeship for those new to the role of working as a Lifeguard and is made up of the Leisure Team Member Apprenticeship Standard that includes the following qualifications:

  • STA Lifeguard & First Aid Qualification

  • STA Award in Swim Teaching

  • STA Certificate in Swim Teaching

  • AIQ Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing

It’s a great opportunity to earn while you learn. The apprenticeship will be delivered internally by the People Team and you will be required to attend regular workshops and complete set work/evidence gathering throughout the apprenticeship. Want to find out more? Head over to Virgin Active.

A Virgin Media van driving through London, the text on the side of the van reads: "Grab life by the Gigabits"
Virgin Media

Field Technician at Virgin Media

You’ll be the person to install Virgin Media’s outstanding products and services into people’s homes, small businesses, and home offices. Installing Broadband, TV and landline, you’ll make sure the customer can get the very best out of our products and services. Don’t worry, you don’t need any previous technical experience to apply, as Virgin Media will give you all the training you need to succeed.

As a Field Technician, you’ll always be looking for opportunities to improve the customer’s package, making sure they know all about Virgin Media’s latest technology and deals. You’ll also be able to grow the business through customer advocacy by promoting the customer, friends and family referral scheme. Sound good? Visit Virgin Media to find out more.

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