Apprentice Administrative Assistant The Russel Partnership

As part of the Russell Partnership team, the apprentice will have the opportunity to learn office administration skills and industry standard software, such as Adobe InDesign, support the team in delivering some of the world’s largest and most exciting food and beverage projects, such as Expo 2020 Dubai, Ascot Racecourse and Museum of London.

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    9:00am – 5:30pm from Monday – Thursday (Days working be flexible to accommodate college commitments)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Maintain internal customer databases.
  • Submit expense reports.
  • Maintain company social media accounts.
  • Assisting with the preparation of reports and presentations.
  • Answer and redirect phone calls.
  • Support office management and organisation procedures.
  • Write and distribute internal communications i.e. updates and newsletters.
  • Perform other office duties as assigned.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Familiarity with office equipment
  • Experience with computer software such as Microsoft Office Suite
  • Good organisational and time-management skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • An attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Honest
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • Helpful
  • Happy to learn new skills

Qualifications required

GCSE (or equivalent) A*-C (Functional Skills available if needed).

Future prospects

Full time job within the organisation.

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).

About the employer

The Russell Partnership Collection is the UK’s leading strategic food consultancy. We deliver bespoke solutions to a range of clients that enable the optimisation of food operations, commercial return and customer experience. Our chairman, Professor David Russell, founded the Russell Partnership in 1989 and since then, we have worked with over 500 clients ranging from London 2012 Olympics, Rugby World Cup 2015, Expo Dubai 2020, The United Nations and over 200 Universities worldwide.


The Russel Partnership


5-6 Market Place


OX10 0EG

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Training provider

  • Level 2 in Business and Administration
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1 Functional Skills
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Henley College


Melanie Falconer 01491634219

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2017