Online Sales IT Apprenticeship in Wolverhampton TWD LIMITED

Office based role for a well-established and prestigious car audio and electronics retailer.

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Closing date: 24 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £131.25

    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

    M-F 10:00am – 17:00pm with regular breaks. Opportunity to work overtime on Saturdays too.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001302508

  • Positions

    1 available

Do you have an interest in cars? Do you like your music loud? Can you use a computer well or are you willing to learn? Then read on!

My client is a prestigious car audio and electronics retailer, established more than 20 years ago, with a national customer base. They supply and install a range of electronic products such as Car Audio and DAB, AV Screens and Sat Navs, Car Speakers, Car Subwoofers, Car Amplifiers, Car Security etc from well-known manufacturers such as Vibe, Sony and Pioneer to name a few.

The organisation has a large online presence and wish to appoint an IT Apprentice to maintain this across their own website and social media. Main duties will include:

  • Designing eye catching banners on a computer
  • Editing photos / images of stock
  • Advertising stock for sale on eBay / Amazon / Bassjunkies etc  
  • Updating the website with the latest deals and offers
  • Updating social media (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook etc)
  • Answering telephone enquiries
  • Responding to email enquires

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Quick learner
  • Good computer skills
  • Good communicator
  • Good literacy and spelling
  • Good time-keeping

Personal qualities

  • A positive, can do attitude
  • Friendly and outgoing
  • Interested in cars and / or car technology and entertainment
  • Punctual and good attendance

Qualifications required

None required

Future prospects

Possible permanent position after completion of apprenticeship – this will be down to performance.

Things to consider

Must be a self starter Must be local to the area This opportunity is for somebody who is seeking a long term career – many of their existing staff started years ago as apprentices and worked their way up!

About the employer

Company
The Bass Junkies Car Audio team has been proudly serving car audio products since 1995. We are one of the biggest Internet resellers of brand named in car technology products. Founded in 1995, Bass Junkies is based Wolverhampton, West Midlands.
Products

We offer our customers over 10,000 quality products, and our list of product categories and product offerings is growing every day. Bass Junkies customers know they're getting the best prices and exclusive offers on a huge range of in car technology products. Here at Bass Junkies we stock the highest quality brand names of Car Audio products from around the world.

Service
At Bass Junkies, our focus has always been on helping customers save time and money, to sell top quality merchandise to our customers at wholesale prices. This gives you the customer the best possible prices without having to shop around. We constantly compare our prices to the big retailers in our area to make sure we are always giving you the best prices possible.

While our site is open 24 hours a day, quick, convenient and 100% secure, you might prefer to speak to one of our experts face-to-face, or want to use our first class fitting and technical support service. Employing dedicated and experienced mail order staff, we have serviced thousands of happy customers.

Employer

TWD LIMITED

Address

Units 1-2

Phoenix Road Industrial Estate, Phoenix Road

Wolverhampton

WV11 3PX

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Training provider

NVQ Level 2 in IT Application Specialist 

Functional Skills in English Maths and IT

Apprenticeship framework

IT Application Specialist

Training provider

G B TRAINING (UK) LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by GB Training (UK) Ltd

Contact

Maisie Whitticase 01213668388 Maisie.Whitticase@gbtraining.org.uk


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Closing date: 24 Sep 2017