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Apprentice Sales Officer Administrator Doby Verrolec (T/u Doby Cleats Ltd)

Annfield Plain based Doby Verrolec are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Business Admin apprentice to work within their busy sales office. The successful candidate will gain valuable experience working within a fast-paced environment whilst working towards a recognised qualification.

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Closing date: 22 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 8.15am - 4.30pm and Friday, 8.15am - 3.00pm

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    17 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Answering incoming calls (and direct where necessary to the relevant department)
  • General reception duties - greet visitors and complete booking in procedure
  • Completing and sending electronic invoices to customers
  • Updating customer quotations and logging details on the relevant computers systems
  • Adding notes to customer records and updating details as appropriate
  • Confirming orders with customers including delivery dates
  • Become Familiar with Sales Order Processing System (SAGE 200) to update the admin portal
  • Proficient with Microsoft office to update customer files in Word, Excel and Dynamics
  • A range of general administrative duties including filing, photocopying etc

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent written skills
  • Excellent verbal communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Ability to manage workload to deadlines
  • Reliable and punctual with a ‘can do’ attitude

Desired qualifications

  • The successful candidate will hold 5 GCSEs 9 - 4 (A*-C grade) including maths and English

Future prospects

  • There are opportunities for progression within the role for the right candidate upon successful completion of the apprenticeship

Things to consider

  • This role is located in Harelaw Industrial Estate, please consider travel arrangements prior to applying

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week)

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW):

About the employer

Doby Verrolec was formed with the merger of Doby Cleats Limited and Verrolec Limited in 1999, bringing together over 60 years of manufacturing experience.

All primary business is operated from our headquarters in County Durham. As the largest manufacturers of ductwork jointing systems in the UK, we able to go from design through to manufacturing, supporting production and dispatch.


Doby Verrolec (T/u Doby Cleats Ltd)


Unit 4

Harelaw Industrial Estate



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Derwentside College


Apprenticeship Recruitment Team 01207 585 914

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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