Business Administration Apprentice VISION AGI LIMITED

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to start their career within a forward thinking, rapidly growing Company based in Fulbourn, Cambridge. You will be required to offer administration support to the Sales Team. The ideal candidate will be confident, well organised and hard-working, with good attention to detail.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £170.00 - £200.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am -5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001268269

  • Positions

    1 available

Sales Administrator reporting directly to the Sales & Specifications

Estimating Support

  • Sales meeting agenda & minutes
  • Assisting with month end sales figures input
  • Analysing and presenting Sales data
  • Obtaining quotes from suppliers
  • Liaising with Operations, Design & Installations on projects
  • Sourcing suppliers
  • Customer liaisons
  • Registering & allocating enquiries
  • CPD presentation management
  • Customer management system development & maintenance
  • Marketing: Email campaigns. Issuing brochures

Order Processing

  • Maintaining new orders register
  • Email order confirmations to clients
  • Send invoices
  • Chasing payment
  • Filing

General

  • Answering calls and taking messages or dealing with enquiries
  • Involvement with social media, posting, commenting etc
  • Post – Incoming; opening & distributing and Outgoing; franking & posting
  • Postage – maintaining franking machine, top-up credit, maintenance and ordering supplies
  • Shredding – arranging and liaising regarding collections
  • Stationery; checking stock, comparing prices, ordering and unpacking
  • Contact Lists – updating, maintaining and distributing to all including the vOffice
  • General office maintenance
  • Providing holiday cover – where appropriate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communications skills
  • Reliable and responsible
  • Confident use of the English language; able to compile letters and emails
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to work on their own as well as within a team
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Computer literate - Intermediate; Word, Excel and Outlook

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Confident
  • Reliable and responsible
  • Well organised

Qualifications required

It is essential that you have or expect to achieve 5 GCSE's, or equivalent, graded C/5 or above (including, Maths and English).

Future prospects

Apprentice could go on to study Level 3 Business Administration and then, following successful completion, result in a permanent position supporting the Sales Team.

Things to consider

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). For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

About the employer

We are an innovative Company who design, manufacture, supply & install rooflights and roof glazing within the competitive glazing/construction industry. We are small and friendly Company based in the Cambridgeshire countryside and we pride ourselves not only on our high specification products but also on our exceptional customer service. Due to the successes of our both our products and the team who work hard to deliver them, we have seen substantial growth since we started up, just over 3 years ago. During this period we have doubled our staffing levels. We are expanding the Sales Team with a view to being able to offer our products to a wider range of customers within both the Domestic Residential and Commercial sectors.

Employer

VISION AGI LIMITED

Address

Queens Business Park

Wilbraham Road

Cambridge

CB21 5GT

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Training provider

You will achieve an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Business & Administration

  • Level 2 Diploma in Business and Administration
  • Functional Skills in Maths Level 1, English Level 1 and ICT Level 1.
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

CAMBRIDGE REGIONAL COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cambridge Regional College

Contact

Camilla 01223 226322


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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017