Business Admin Apprentice CLIC TIME HOLDINGS LIMITED

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £221.00

  • Working week

    37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday: 8.45am – 5.15pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    09 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001319076

  • Positions

    1 available

Purpose of job:

We are an exciting, creative local company based in Newcastle specialising in the design and manufacture of watches and clocks. We are looking for a bright, methodical and efficient candidate. The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of office administration such as general book-keeping, filing, research tasks, customer service and general office duties.

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to routine correspondence and enquiries from a range of clients
  • General book-keeping tasks
  • Daily filing duties
  • Research tasks when required
  • Meeting deadlines and working to timescales
  • Be well presented at all times
  • Responding to email enquiries
  • Answering telephones and dealing with customer enquiries with an excellent telephone manner
  • Deal with customer contact effectively and efficiently, in line with the firm’s expectations and company ethos
  • Maintain manual and computerised filing systems
  • Dealing with clients face to face and over the phone to manage cases and communicating information correctly
  • Data entry using computerised systems
  • General office duties (faxing, filing, scanning, photocopying etc.)
  • Other roles and responsibilities where appropriate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office systems
  • Good keyboard skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Numerate and Literate
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work to tight timescales
  • Good communication skills
  • Accurate and good attention to detail

 (Full training will be provided for the right candidate)

Personal qualities

  • Well presented
  • Comfortable working with figures
  • Confident
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Flexible
  • Proactive and ability to show initiative
  • Ambitious and desire to develop
  • Professional
  • Eager to learn

Qualifications required

Maths, English and ICT, GCSE Grade A-C or equivalent.

Future prospects

Very good opportunity to develop and grow within the organisation with a good career route. The employer has a clear plan for developing this role for the right candidate.

About the employer

ClicTime Holdings Ltd, headquartered in Ponteland, Newcastle, is a creative house for the design and manufacture of quality products. ClicTime was started in June 1999 by Jim Richardson, to design and produce branded as well as private label timepieces. Today, our design and engineering departments operate in an array of product fields from everyday consumer products to fashion whilst maintaining focus on our core business of watches and clocks. Our products are a mixture of our own brands, licensed products and private label. We are the licensee for Star Wars™ watches and clocks and are a global licensee for LEGO® watches and clocks. We have distribution throughout over 8,000 retail outlets in North America as well as over 20 countries on 4 continents; primarily on a direct basis but also supplemented by the efforts of selected distributors. Our company and brands are recognised globally with some of today’s most important retailers and distributors. We pride ourselves on manufacturing high quality, reliable and ethical products in several different markets. We have offices in Hong Kong, the US and the UK operating in manufacturing and sales respectively. These offices form an effective operation network which delivers quality products from design to manufacture efficiently and economically for distribution to our customers around the globe.

Employer

CLIC TIME HOLDINGS LIMITED

Address

18

Bell Villas

Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE20 9BE

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Training provider

  • Pre-employment preparation – Employment Rights and Responsibilities and customer service skills.
  • Full induction and training from the employer
  • Agreed off the job training to support you and your employer with work related training and also to prepare you for formal assessments and Functional Skills (if required)
  • Study and complete Level 2 Diploma in Business and Administration
  • Approx. fortnightly visits to the workplace to assess performance

(Where possible, off the job training will take place within the first 3 months of apprenticeship programme)

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

GATESHEAD COUNCIL

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by LearningSkills

Contact

Errin Bolam 0191 433 8761 errinbolam@gateshead.gov.uk


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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017