Advanced Apprentice Business Administrative Assistant DP ONLINE MARKETING LIMITED

Join the creative marketing team at DP Online Marketing, assisting the Accounts Manager with the administration of this fast growing company. DPOM is looking to become the top digital marketing company in the UK.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm and Friday 9am to 4pm

    Total hours per week: 34.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The following duties will need to be fulfilled in the role:

  • Word processing
  • Letter writing
  • Dealing with telephone and email enquiries
  • Creating and maintaining filing systems
  • Keeping diaries and arranging appointments
  • Organising travel for staff
  • Using a variety of software packages, such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, etc., to produce correspondence and documents and to maintain presentations, records, spread sheets and databases
  • Devising and maintaining office systems
  • Booking rooms and conference facilities
  • Using content management systems to maintain and update websites and internal databases
  • Managing and maintaining budgets, as well as invoicing
  • Liaising with staff in other departments and with external contacts
  • Ordering and maintaining stationery and equipment
  • Sorting and distributing incoming post and organising and sending outgoing post
  • Arranging travel and accommodation for staff or customers and other external contacts
  • Organising and storing paperwork, documents and computer-based information
  • Photocopying and printing various documents, sometimes on behalf of other colleagues
  • Arranging in-house and external events

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communicator
  • Pleasant telephone manner
  • Well organised, responsible and serious attitude to work
  • Professional and IT literate

Personal qualities

  • Creative
  • Ability to think outside the box
  • Not afraid to suggest new ideas
  • Responsible outlook
  • Amiable
  • Team player

Qualifications required

5 GCSEs at grades C or above (New GCSE grade - 4 or above) including English and Maths and/or Functional Skills English and Maths at Level 2 or above (or equivalent).

Future prospects

The company intends to offer full-time employment upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship.

About the employer

DP Online Marketing is rapidly growing, and we’re looking for professional staff to join us at a very exciting time. We work hard to sustain our annual growth rate. In the last 12 months alone we’ve doubled our team, and we’re investing heavily into growing the business to become the top digital marketing agency in the UK. Work at DPOM is challenging: Our customers motivate us to deliver the very best returns and we strive for perfection. We also believe in a healthy work-life balance, and we work hard to maintain a 9-5 working week (finishing at 4 pm on a Friday) We have a great culture that fosters support and collaboration between colleagues and regularly run social events such as pub lunches and fun group activities. Our internal training program is designed to help you advance your career – future promotions will be from within, and we provide training and support to give you the opportunity to progress.





Algitha Road


PE25 2AG

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Training provider

As an Apprentice you will receive on-the-job training at your workplace and support in the workplace from your assessor. Additional training may be necessary on a day release basis at Boston College.

The Apprenticeship level 3 framework consists of several elements which have been identified by employers to ensure Apprentices have an appropriate set of business administration skills to operate in their specific chosen job role

These elements are:
Maths - Level 2 Functional Skills, unless an equivalent qualification has already been achieved.

English - Level 2 Functional Skills, unless an equivalent qualification has already been achieved.

ICT - Level 2 is a requirement of some Apprenticeships unless an equivalent qualification has already been achieved.

ERR - Employee Rights and Responsibilities, which includes health and safety, equality and diversity as well as employment legislation.

PLTS - Personal Learning and Thinking Skills, which includes team working, creative thinking and reflective learning.

*Vocational Element (Knowledge) - most Apprenticeship frameworks include off-the-job study for a technical certificate which is usually done at College.

*Vocational Element (Competence) - all Apprenticeships include on-the-job training and assessment leading to a competence based vocational qualification.

*On some frameworks, the knowledge and competence elements are combined into one qualification.

All of the above will be integrated within the assessment process.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Boston College


Liz King 01205 365701

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017