Commercial Administration Apprentice Buy It Direct Ltd

A fantastic opportunity to work with a local, growing company who invest in apprentices. You will be working as a commercial admin apprentice in the furniture department learning all about the department and supporting on a day to day basis.

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Closing date: 08 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

    Mon-Fri 8.30-5.00

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include :

  • Completing pricing twice a week on furniture to help keep competitive on the market with other sellers
  • Merchandising – Adding images and copy to products which then can be seen on the website
  • Setting up products – Creating new products, adding line descriptions as well
  • Sending reports – Some daily e.g. Target Sales, helping the Furniture Team keep track of what number we will hit in the month. Also incentive reports to sales people on occasions
  • Looking after certain filters – Checking daily/weekly filters e.g. Checking that products have a cost and sell price, and are not discontinued or loss making by mistake
  • Attributes – adding attributes to products by doing imports, which then can be seen on the website
  • Any other requirements by the commercial manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organisational skills
  • Good communication skills 
  • Numerate
  • Literate

Personal qualities

  • Honest
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • Good knowledge of microsoft packages
  • Punctual
  • Smart Appearance

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Maths and English grade D or above (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Progression in the company Full time employment Dedication to additional training

Things to consider

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About the employer

Buy It Direct Ltd, established in 1999, are a leading online retailer supplying the UK and many other European countries. Buy It Direct introduced one of the UK's first specialist shopping websites, focusing on laptops and notebook computers - Laptops Direct - and subsequently expanded to create new websites focusing on other exciting markets including TVs/televisions, kitchen appliances, CCTV equipment and baby and nursery goods.


Buy It Direct Ltd


Leeds Road

West Yorkshire


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Training provider

  • QCF L2 in Business Administration
  • Functional skills L1 (If required)
  • Own in house training

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Woodspeen Training


philip taylor 01484429359

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2017