Web Support Apprentice - Royal Yachting Association

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Job Summary

Location: Hamble SO31 4YA
Salary: £157.50 per week
Working hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm with 1 hour for lunch (35 hours)
Applications in by: 27/05/2017
Interview Date: 01/06/2017
Job Code: CT25064

An exciting Apprenticeship opportunity has arisen at the RYA (The Royal Yachting Association) in Hamble as a Web Support Apprentice.  The purpose of the role is to assist in the development of projects for internal and external users of the RYA website and associated applications.  

The RYA is primarily a membership and information-based organisation and communication with its members, committees, clubs and training establishments and other associated bodies is critical to its successful operation.  

Click to learn more about http://www.rya.org.uk

Duties will include:

The website is the major communication tool for the RYA brand and the role of digital staff is a key factor in this process, providing and maintaining direction and content for electronic communication.

 You will assist in the development and support of:-

  • www.rya.org.uk and associated websites with over 10 million page views per year
  • 35,000+ registered external website users
  • 50+ internal content authors
  • 40,000+ web pages


This is a busy role servicing a large web presence and all associated web based applications and underlying infrastructure.

 Technologies used in this role:

  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • .NET
  • Windows Server 2016


Skills required:

  • Strong IT skills
  • Technical experience
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good numerical skills along with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Time Management: must be able to effectively delivery against


Areas of experience might include:

  • HTML/CSS/JavaScript
  • C#
  • SQL
  • Team Foundation Server
  • Visual Studio Code/Visual Studio

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Aptitude to learn new skills
  • Driven to deliver
  • Passion for a career in software development
  • Good communication skills at all levels


Qualifications required

GCSE Grade C or above in English Language & Mathematics or equivalent


23 days paid holidays plus bank holidays

Future Prospects

  • The opportunity to gain full time employment within the organisation

Applications in by: 27/05/2017
Interview Date: 01/06/2017
Job Code: CT25064

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