Business Administration Apprentice READABILITY LIMITED

We are looking for a bright cheerful person to join our office to start at the end of September. Our ideal colleague will be organised with a logical thought process. We are keen to train our apprentice in all aspects of office administration. The right person will quickly be able to work on their own initiative but also as part of a larger team.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Full time, 8:45-17:00, Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is a junior but vital role within the small team at Readability HQ.

Administration department reporting to the Operations Director.

Key responsibilities for which full training will be given:

  • General filing
  • Filing of print samples
  • Creation of job bags
  • Sorting & filing of online files
  • Answering the phone
  • Preparing, sending and filing of quotes for the sales team
  • Answering the door
  • Organising despatches
  • Preparing samples packs
  • Sending and recording of samples packs
  • Assisting with the prep for the ISO9001
  • Entering sales and purchase orders onto management system
  • Processing delivery notes from suppliers
  • Producing monthly reports
  • General and regular system housekeeping

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent and accurate note taking and written skills.
  • Excellent, clear verbal communication skills.
  • Some Excel knowledge - we can train.
  • Microsoft Word

Personal qualities

  • Keen, enthusiastic, willing to learn and get involved in all aspects of office life.
  • A logical thinker.
  • High level of commitment to the company and the task in hand.
  • Strong work ethic.

Qualifications required

GCSE English, Maths grade C or equivalent or above as a minimum.

Future prospects

It is hoped that the individual will mature with the role to encompass accounts and system management as well as assuming responsibility in time for the day-to-day running of the office administration tasks.

Things to consider

Readability is a successful, friendly company celebrating our 25th year in business. There are no issues that would present a challenge to the right individual. The offices are bright, clean and well maintained in Royston town centre.

About the employer

We are a self adhesive labels and packaging supplier to major food, pharmaceutical and personal care companies mainly in the UK. Head office is located in modern, open-plan offices with a team of 5 colleagues. The offices are in Royston town centre - no smoking and no parking is available on-site.




47 Upper King Street



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Training provider

  • Day release to college. On the job training in each specific task.
  • Functional skills (if required)
  • Employment rights and responsibilities
  • Personal learning and thinking skills
  • In-house company training

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cambridge Regional College


Camilla Goding 01223 226322

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017