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Wage: £7,876.00 p/a

Hours: Monday – Friday, 36.5 hours per week

Location: Middlesbrough

Apprenticeship: Level 3 Business Administrator

Expected duration: 15 months

Closing date: 29th January 2021

Positions available: 1

 

 

 

 

Please note:

  • This employer will only consider candidates between the ages of 16 and 18.

  • We expect a high volume of applications for this role. As a consequence, we may close the vacancy before the specified closing date.

 

 

 

 

Brief overview of the role

Our company is in need of a motivated Business Administrator to oversee our daily activities. The main goal of this role is to maximise efficiency, reduce costs and organise our growing team. The ideal candidate should possess an ability to work under pressure and have good communication skills with an appetite for learning

Vacancy description

The successful applicant will be tasked with the following;

  • Providing office support including customer and employee support
  • Keeping well-organised files and records of business activity
  • Researching company data and archived reports
  • Keeping computer databases up to date
  • Interacting with clients either on the phone or in person
  • Answering phones and connecting calls to support staff
  • Taking phone messages and passing them on
  • Following up on business communications, billing, and ordering
  • Communicating with materials suppliers and vendors
  • Invoicing
  • Using spreadsheets to track expenses and company spending
  • Collecting and inputting company data
  • Learning about the company’s mission and available products/services
  • Educating clients about what products/services are available and how to purchase them
  • Building relationships with clients
  • Sending emails
  • Preparing documents by printing, copying, and binding
  • Writing and editing company correspondence
  • Collecting and sorting post
  • Acting as a personal assistant to the Directors
  • Scheduling appointments and events
  • Ordering office stationery and other supplies
  • Participating in office meetings and taking meeting minutes
  • Giving feedback on office efficiency and suggesting possible improvements
  • Being ready for any other administrative tasks that are required

 

 

Desired skills

  • Good level of interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
  • Basic PC working knowledge
  • Have a good standard or literacy and numeracy
  • Willing to work as part of a team
  • Good timekeeping

 

Personal qualities

  • Able to demonstrate a high degree of initiative, self-motivation and drive
  • Able to demonstrate a professional approach to appearance, attendance and punctuality

 

 

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE’s at grades C/4, in English and Maths

 

 

Future prospects

Learners can progress onto further or higher education to undertake business related or other qualifications, where possible, successful apprentices may also continue in their job role and undertake a range of professional job-specific qualifications and training with the possibility of a promotion.