Marketing Assistant Sharpe Maintenance Services Limited

CT Skills are working with Sharpe Maintenance Services to find a highly organized candidate who is keen to begin a career in professional working environment. SMS are a growing company and as such they are looking for a fresh staff member to join the team to grow with the company.

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Closing date: 06 Nov 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

    Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm £122.50 weekly (£3.50 per hour)

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will have a keen eye for detail as responsibilities in this position will include producing marketing materials, putting client quotes together, creating customer invoices and updating information on the website.

Other day to day duties will include:

  • Processing customer orders
  • Managing the customer database
  • Organizing mail shots – both by post and email
  • Ordering parts
  • Managing and ordering stationery
  • Managing the vehicle maintenance diary
  • Answering and directing calls to appropriate departments

This is a fantastic opportunity to begin your career in a thriving company. The most exciting part about this vacancy is that SMS are looking for someone they can train and teach to their high standards of service. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to stay calm under pressure
  • Methodical and thorough approach to work
  • Typing skills
  • Time management
  • Problem solving skills

Personal qualities

  • Value others
  • Respectful
  • Self motivation
  • Dependant and reliable

Qualifications required

  • Maths and English GCSE (or equivalent) grades A-C

Future prospects

As with any apprenticeship opportunity – if you prove yourself to be a valuable member of the team there is a strong chance of a permanent post within the business.

Things to consider

SMS are looking for someone who doesn’t shy away from hard work and is looking to gain a wide range of skills. You will need a strong work ethic but your hard work will be rewarded! If you’re still reading this and want to apply then we want to hear from you! Remember though – this part of the process is really important. Take the time to check your application thoroughly – and use the spell check and grammar check on your computer before you click “apply”. First impressions count! If you’re selected for interview, one of our recruitment team will contact you to go through some more details and to ask you some more questions – please treat this part of the process seriously – we are here to get you into a fantastic apprenticeship, but you need to show us how committed you are!

About the employer

Sharpe Maintenance Services (SMS) is a rapidly growing, family business based in Leicester. SMS supply pedestrian and ride on sweepers and scrubber dryers, factory and warehouse sweepers and other hard floor care cleaning machinery to businesses throughout the Midlands. SMS have been trading since 2004 and their vast experience of the cleaning machinery industry allows them to offer a thorough and reliable service to their customers. They are always prepared to go the extra mile to ensure that they meet their customer’s needs.


Sharpe Maintenance Services Limited



Slater Street



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Training provider

  • Level 2 Business Administration (NVQ) Qualification

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by CT Skills


Aaron Groombridge 07766654973

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Closing date: 06 Nov 2017