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Personal Assistant Business Admin Apprentice Vivien Kondor

Our employer is looking for a smart, proactive, team player to take on the role of Personal Assistant. This is a wonderful opportunity to work in a small, busy, family run organisation. You will be working directly for the Directors as well as being an integral part of the office team.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.50

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9am - 5.00pm. These may be extended in busy times.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    24 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001693285

  • Positions

    1 available

NOTE - The right candidate will undertake a period of work experience before fully committing to the business and the apprenticeship.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will be working directly for the directors as well as being part of a team who manages all emails, phone calls, orders, invoices, ensuring all queries are resolved

Job Description:

  • Being able to use a variety of software packages, such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, etc., to produce correspondence and documents and maintain presentations, records, spreadsheets and databases
  • Answering the telephones answering emails
  • Greeting clients
  • Typing
  • Filing
  • Managing diaries and arranging bookings
  • Financial/accounts administration
  • Handling correspondence
  • Organising meetings
  • Liaising with relevant organisations
  • Undertaking mail-shots and similar publicity tasks
  • Implementing new IT/administrative systems
  • Devising and maintaining office systems
  • Booking rooms and conference facilities
  • Using content management systems to maintain and update websites and internal databases
  • Attending meetings, taking minutes and keeping notes
  • Invoicing
  • Managing and maintaining budgets
  • Liaising with staff in other departments and with external contacts
  • Ordering and maintaining stationery and equipment supplies
  • Sorting and distributing incoming post and organising and sending outgoing post
  • Liaising with colleagues and external contacts to book travel and accommodation
  • Organising and storing paperwork, documents and computer-based information
  • Photocopying and printing various documents, sometimes on behalf of other colleagues
  • Recruiting, training and supervising junior staff and delegating work as required
  • Manipulating complex statistical data
  • Arranging both in-house and external events
  • Miscellaneous tasks to support their manager, which will vary according to the sector and to the manager’s remit, e.g. completing some corporate governance reporting (to ensure that the business is being run properly and complying with legislation and regulations) or conducting research
  • Helping with packing when necessary - Main function of the business as online (during busy periods)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Understands confidentiality and trusted to act appropriately with sensitive information
  • A collaborative, flexible work ethic and ‘can do’ attitude
  • Proficient with MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel applications
  • Ability to work and deliver within tight timescales
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Good communication and numerical skills (verbal and written)
  • Be bale to converse with clients and employees both face to face and over email and phone
  • Excellent organisation and coordination skills with the ability to work across multiple activities and stick to demanding timescales

Personal qualities

  • Smartly presented and spoken
  • Self motivated and proactive
  • Reliable and good time keeping
  • Able to work in a team
  • A calm attitude to deal with complex situations/problems
  • Ability to work and deliver within tight timescales

Desired qualifications

Minimum grade A-C/7-4 GCSE, or equivalent, in maths and English is a MUST.

Future prospects

  • After successful completion of the work experience period the apprenticeship progression will be offered
  • A permanent vacancy may be offered to the right apprentice with the opportunity to progress within the company

Things to consider

  • This is an Apprenticeship position and you will be required to attend an interview with Central Training Group prior to being considered by the employer for interview
  • If you do not attend the interview with Central Training Group your application will be declined
  • You should not contact the employer direct as this will result in your application being declined
  • If you have any questions, please contact Central Training Group

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Vivien Kondor is a cosmetic brand that managed to establish its place in the cosmetic industry by bringing well known London style and sophistication to beauty lovers all over the world.

Established in 2013, it was launched by a group of people with years of experience in the industry, passionate about beauty and colour and it continued to grow ever since.

We are committed to bringing colour into your life by providing innovative cosmetic products that ooze luxury all at affordable prices.

We put our customers first and carefully analyse and respond to their needs.

Employer

Vivien Kondor

Address

27

Hornsby Square

Basildon

SS15 6SD

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Training

Training provider

Central Hairdressing & Joshua Galvin Academy

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Central Training Academy

Contact

Samantha Hayter 08007832901 samanthahayter@centraltraininggroup.com

  • Business Administrator Level 3
  • Full training will be provided by the employer in conjunction with Central Training Group

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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