Business Administrator Apprentice - 13083 LEEDS BID LIMITED

Currently seeking a confident, outgoing and personable individual to act as the first point of contact for any visitors to the Leeds Business Improvement District. LeedsBID are offering a continuous opportunity for progression and will expose the chosen individual to exciting events in Leeds.

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Closing date: 30 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9am-5:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Dec 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Situated in the heart of the city, this vibrant and energetic office overlooks Briggate and is easily accessible.


The main responsibility of the role will be to act as the first point of contact for visitors and callers to Leeds Business Improvement District, to manage meeting rooms and to undertake a range of other administrative tasks as identified by the Office Manager.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Greet and welcome visitors to the office between hours of 8:30am and 5:00pm.
  • Receive all calls to the main office number and transfer caller to relevant personnel - when appropriate take messages and ensure these are communicated in a timely manner.
  • Monitor and ensure reception area and meeting rooms are kept tidy and stocked with relevant materials.
  • Provide administrative and general support to the office manager to ensure the smooth running of the office.
  • Provide support to members of the team as required.
  • Provide logistical support for meetings held in the BID office meeting rooms to include preparation of rooms and assist in arrangements for catering provisions.
  • Provide office supplies (stationery and kitchen supplies) for staff and maintain adequate stocks.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills


  • Confident and outgoing individual
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • High attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work well in a team and individually
  • Open to new ideas and learning new skills
  • Flexible, organised and able to prioritise a changing to do list
  • Self-motivated, with a strong sense of initiative
  • Trustworthy and reliable
  • Proficient in using a computer (especially Word, Excel, and MS Office)

Personal qualities

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

Qualifications required

A minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) grade C or above (grade 3 and above).

Future prospects

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programs offer on-going development tracks.

Things to consider

Benefits • Job type: Full time • Opportunity to gain experience in administration and business principles • Exposure to large scale events • Culture of structured career development • Continuous opportunity for progression 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 a fun and energetic company, who started in 2000 and have rapidly built a reputation for providing voice and data communications in their market. Not only covering all different companies’ sizes across the UK, they now also have grown into Europe. Their key to success has been the team and ambition within staff, ensuring they are at the forefront of technology in an ever changing market.








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Training provider

Level 3 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


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by QA Limited


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Closing date: 30 Nov 2017