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Business Administration Apprentice Ross Handling Ltd

An exciting Business Administration opportunity to work across two key departments of Purchasing and Digital Marketing.

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Closing date: 03 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,000.00 - £15,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 39.5 hours per week - can be flexible; shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 39.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    17 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

An exciting Business Administration opportunity to work across two key departments of Purchasing and Digital Marketing. The candidate will be involved in product development by;

  • Uploading new product to the web site
  • Uploading product images and descriptions
  • Digital optimisation on our website and Amazon
  • Researching product descriptions on the website and proposing appropriate changes
  • Reviewing prices online and carrying out competitor surveys
  • Liaising with suppliers regarding new products
  • Managing price increases online
  • Maintaining stock reorder levels on Sage
  • Allocating stock to customer orders
  • Supporting admin tasks in the Buying and Marketing Team
  • Communicating new product launches to Sales Team

Working across 2 departments gives a breadth of experience from optimising online presence to working as a junior buyer. We will give full support and training on our e commerce website, along with Adobe Photoshop and Sage software for stock management. A great opportunity to develop IT skills, communication between teams in the business, along with project management and administrative skills.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • MS Office and Excel user
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Initiative

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic willingness to learn
  • Friendly communicative style
  • Attention to detail
  • Polite honest and reliable

Desired qualifications

5 GCSE / A levels or equivalent qualifications.

Future prospects

Opportunity to work in any department of the business for a successful candidate. Typical paths either buying assistant or digital marketing exec.

Things to consider

Please make sure you can travel to our location – preference to candidates who have access to transport  - as we are not on the bus route. We have onsite parking.

Must not be allergic to dogs as we do have a friendly Labrador in the office!

About the employer

An established, family run castors and wheels distributor based in Leicester. Distributor of Castors and Wheels


Ross Handling Ltd



Tuxford Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Heart of England Training Ltd


Emma Stead 01788 820132

  • Level 3 Business Administration Standard
  • Functional skills in maths and English if required

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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