Office Assistant Apprentice - 12982 Engage Partners Ltd

You'll be responsible for providing operational support to the business in order to ensure that key services function in an effective and efficient manner. The role is hands-on and often involves working as part of a team. You must be able to complete a wide range of activities, which require clear communication and organisational skills.

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Closing date: 30 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday, 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Dec 2017

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001310938

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties/responsibilities:

Sourcing:

  • Liaising with marketing colleagues to promote events.
  • Assistance in organising day events, registration days, inductions, and candidate nights out.
  • Arranging employee work nights out, such as end of term drinks and Christmas parties.
  • Researching and producing ideas for events.
  • Travelling to onsite inspections.

Securing:

  • Deliver excellent customer service, at all times.
  • Look after all front of house activities and maintain the office environment.
  • Handle business correspondence and request logistics services.
  • Order and maintain supplies of key office services.
  • Fulfil Directors day-to-day requests.
  • Manage internal travel and accommodation bookings.

Retaining:

  • Assist with customer care calling.
  • Provide support to the Accounts Dept. via cash collection call to schools.
  • Assist with CRM portal.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Qualities/essential requirements:

  • Ability to establish and maintain a positive and professional relationship with employees.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be honest and trustworthy.
  • Highly organised.
  • A willingness to be flexible.
  • Be prepared to work outside of normal office hours and at weekends where reasonable.
  • Strong time management.
  • Ability to multitask.

Personal qualities

Someone with an enthusiastic and professional attitude and a commitment to learning new skills.

Qualifications required

The candidate will have at least 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) including English and Maths.

Future prospects

Benefits. Potential full time role after apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Important information: QA’s apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce.

About the employer

Employer Description This is an award winning teacher recruitment agency that specialises in matching quality teachers and support staff with schools throughout the United Kingdom. As current holders of the Education Investor’s ‘Recruitment Service of the Year’ award, we focus on getting to know our teachers so we can find the right school for every individual we work with. With UK offices in London, the East Midlands, East Anglia and Leeds as well as international bases in Ireland, Canada and Australia, the business is perfectly placed to support both home-grown and international teachers with their job search.

Employer

Engage Partners Ltd

Address

71

Clarendon Road

Watford

WD17 1DS

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Training provider

Level 3 in Business and Administration

Approximately 3% of training takes place in the QA learning centre classroom. 17% is done in the workplace, through workplace units, face-to-face meetings with your QA Assessor, or developing your portfolio. The remaining time will be spent on your workplace activity.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

QA LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by QA Limited

Contact

0345 074 7825 apprenticeships@qa.com


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Closing date: 30 Nov 2017