Apprentice Admin/ Sales position in Wakefield WF1! PAPER AND PENS LIMITED

The company are looking for an energetic, problem solver who is keen to progress into a full time position within the company upon completion of the relevant qualification. Working alongside the Sales team you assist in gaining leads to pass on and create new business. No experience is necessary as full on the job training will be completed.

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Closing date: 31 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

    This position will be paid at the National Minimum Apprentice wage which is currently £3.50 per hour and you will work Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30 pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    17 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • Taking Enquiries and making Enquiries
  • Marketing-email, follow up calls, on line searching
  • Solving problems and using initiative
  • Securing contact details for new business and relaying to Sales team to follow up

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Bright and enthusiastic
  • Eager to learn and progress
  • Attention to detail
  • Ideally lives locally

Personal qualities

  • Confident
  • Outgoing
  • Creative and enquiring mind
  • Can work unsupervised where necessary

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications are essential but GCSE A-C in English and Maths would be an advantage

Future prospects

For the successful candidates there is a possibility of ongoing employment and progression upon completion of the qualification

About the employer

Welcome to Paper and Pens Ltd. at and the home of great value office supplies. We stock a wide range of discounted stationery supplies for your home and your office, but also specialise in school and educational supplies, pre-printed and personalised stationery, and IT equipment. In fact if it's in your workplace or office building we can supply it. As a company we pride ourselves on our specialist knowledge of ink and toner cartridges, and all other printer consumable products. We are partners with HP & Brother and work in conjunction with them to offer some of the most competitive prices on the market place. We stock value brands such as Q Connect and 5 Star Office products and all leading brands such as Avery, Dymo, Bic, Parker, Pentel, Durable, Summit, Berol, Pilot, Fellowes, Rexel, and many more. If you want to save on stationery costs then is the place to be. We also stock a huge range of Business Machines, IT Equipment, Inkjet and Laser Printers. We check prices on a weekly basis to make sure we offer competitively-priced office products. We compare our prices with companies such as Euroffice, Complete Office Solutions, Viking and Office Depot. We do this to ensure we are the cheapest office products supplier on the most important stationery products to our customers. We stock over 150,000 products throughout a network of distribution centres across the country. We offer a fast next day delivery service nationwide. We can also deliver to the Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Northern Ireland and the Scottish Isles. We source the best products from the largest manufacturers and wholesale suppliers at the cheapest prices, allowing us to pass those savings on to our customers. Delivery of our stationery supplies is very competitive, at only £4.95 per order for orders under £35 ex vat and FREE for all other orders. Paper and Pens Ltd. at is a privately owned company offering a first class service and putting the customer at the centre of everything we do. If you have any feedback, or want to contact us, you can click the feedback button on our homepage. In the event of any question or queries you can e-mail us at





St. Johns North



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Training provider

No experience is necessary as full on the job training will be completed.

You will work towards the following:

Diploma in Business Administration (QCF) Level 2 or 3 depending on previous qualifications

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Eden Training Solutions Limited


Sally Baldwin 01709889868

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017