This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking for a long term career with a successful and fast paced business, who also wants a role that has potential to develop as the business continues to grow!

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Closing date: 16 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    8.00-5.00 Monday – Thursday 8.00-4.00 Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This will be a permanent role starting as an intern and working towards a Business & Administration Level 2 or 3 qualifications through Learning Unlimited.

You will need to be very driven and motivated and be able to work on your own initiative, using your outstanding communication skills to research and identify potential new business targets contacting them via telephone, e-mail and social media.

Not only will you be building relationships with new clients, but also developing new opportunities within lapsed clients.

Training will be provided on our bespoke database, which you will need  to keep up to date with all relevant information and client contacts.

  • Book meetings for the Account Managers
  • Send sales documentation
  • Keep new business database up to date with contacts
  • All round general administration duties
  • Research and identify potential new business targets

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Target driven with the ability to multi-task
  • Good organisational skills, methodical and logical
  • Good time management and administrative skills
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good understanding of customer expectations
  • IT Literate – with good PC and keyboard skills
  • Knowledge of Windows and basic Microsoft applications

Personal qualities

  • A positive and flexible attitude is a must
  • Pleasant, friendly and personable
  • Team player, driven doer, achiever
  • Well presented
  • Ability to maintain a professional and positive attitude
  • Reliable, compliant, self-checking, able to meet deadlines

Qualifications required

Minimum A-C in English and Mathematics or equivalent.

Future prospects

Scope for progression within this fast growing company.

Things to consider

Preferably some form of sales experience, or an understanding of sales and target driven. You must be able to travel to the company location, to ensure you arrive on time each day.- BL1 4AY.

About the employer

Here at Workforce we have built a strong position in the recruitment market predominantly working within the furniture & textile, Automotive & Transport, Logistics & Distribution and Recycling and Environment sectors. In the coming months we will be expanding into e3xciting new divisions, which is why we are looking for the right people to get on board and join our Business Development Sales Academy Team.




3 Queensbrook



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Training provider

  • Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business Administration 
  • ERR Employment Rights and Responsibilities workbook
  • PLTS – Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in Mathematics
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in ICT

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Learning Unlimited


Learning Unlimited

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Closing date: 16 Oct 2017