Business, Finance and Marketing Administrator Apprentice Camlin Lonsdale Projects Ltd

This is an exciting opportunity to work for Camlin Lonsdale undertaking varied duties. You will be working with a hardworking and friendly team.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    18 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC091046426

  • Positions

    1 available

The role will include various administration, finance and marketing duties with the aim for the right candidate to develop and have more responsibilities during their apprenticeship. The role will include some of the following areas:

Book-keeping

  • Sage Instant Accounting
  • Production and issue of sales invoices
  • Monitor invoice payment, issue monthly statments and chase late payments as necessary
  • Maintain a record of fee income
  • Petty cash expenditure record
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Manage on line banking and BACS payments
  • Preparation of V.A.T. and Company House Returns
  • Preparation of information for accountants

General

  • Reception/telephones
  • Stock control - office supplies, photocopier/laser
  • copier maintenance and materials


Job Cost recording:

  • Plan copying
  • Orders for external graphics and equipment
  • Staff time sheets and leave records
  • Staff expenses
  • Freelance invoices
  • Manual filing
  • Archiving of jobs in collaboration with job landscape
  • Architect


Basic Marketing Support

  • Market research
  • Generate and update project sheets
  • Follow up mail outs
  • Maintain record of marketing activity
  • Social media monitoring
  • Website updates/development

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The job requires flexibility, organisational and communication skills and the ability to prioritise work when necessary.
  • Book keeping skills
  • Keyboard skills
  • Organisational skills: ability to maintain accurate
  • records and dependable retrieval systems
  • Time management: ability to organise one’s own time efficiently and according to deadlines
  • Interpersonal skills: ability to work in team environment within the office and represent the company in a positive light externally.

Personal qualities

  • An enthusiastic individual
  • Flexible approach to work, willing to go the extra mile to get the job done
  • Must be punctual as well as having a good attendance record
  • Ability to work on own initiative, when required
  • Ability to work effectively as both part of a team and as an individual,
  • Respond positively to the demands of a varied workload.
  • Friendly and approachable.
  • Commitment to undertake continued training and development.

Qualifications required

  • Grade C or above in Maths and English or equivalent would be preferred but each person will be considered on their individual merits.

Future prospects

There is a strong possibility that you will gain a permanent position following successful employment as well as achievement of the full apprenticeship qualification.

There may also be further apprenticeship/other training available following successful employment and achievement of the apprenticeship qualifications

Things to consider

There are good transport links by bus from Huddersfield bus station. There is also a train station in Slaithwaite.

Please check the time it will take for you to travel as well as the cost.

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).

About the employer

As an established landscape design practice we embrace the disciplines of landscape architecture and urban design. We are dedicated to delivering people-centered environments including complex public realm, therapeutic environments and ‘special’ places including working in historic settings. Services therefore include: – Visioning & Master-planning – Development Promotion – Public and Private Realm – Regeneration and Redevelopment – Environmental Impact Assessment – Graphic, Branding & Website design

Employer

Camlin Lonsdale Projects Ltd

Address

Mill One

Britannia Mills

Britannia Road

Huddersfield

HD7 5HE

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Training provider

NVQ Diploma Business Administration – The NVQ qualification starts on date of employment - Evidence is gathered and assessed in the workplace.

The candidate will understand the following: Organising and administering meetings, manage diary systems, how to use different office equipment, organisation of travel and accommodation, use of mail services in a business, understand customer service in a business, how to prepare different types of business documents, understand data protection, confidentiality, copyright, security, how information is managed in business organisations, laws, health and safety as well as confirming understanding of the company’s policies - Delivered in college – The delivery starts in April or September, on a Wednesday.

FUNCTIONAL SKILLS
o Maths Level 1 then 2
o English Level 1 then 2
o ICT Level 1
Specific

Exemptions may apply if GCSE Grade C or
equivalent has been achieved.
You will be required to attend college one day per week for this training.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

KIRKLEES COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kirklees College

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Other information

Following applying for this vacancy the first stage, after your initial application, will be to attend an interview with Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College, Huddersfield. If you do not attend this interview your application will not progress any further.

For any further information on this vacancy please contact Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College on E-mail: bpsapprenticeships@kirkleescollege.ac.uk
or Tel: 01484 437066/07788390025

NO CONTACT should be made with the employer at this initial stage, the College is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have.

Candidates will be asked to complete a literacy & numeracy assessment as part of their application.

The salary may be negotiable. This will depend on experience.

The salary may also increase after a probationary period, if the budget allows, following successful employment and production of the required work towards achieving the qualifications towards the apprenticeship training programme.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

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).

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017