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Business Development Apprentice - Business Development Department CLICK SAVE SMILE LIMITED

An exciting opportunity to work for a growing company with plenty of opportunity for progression for the right candidate. The role will involve analysing and managing data, writing engaging content as well as supporting other areas of the company.

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Closing date: 24 Sep 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 - Friday 08:00 - 16:00, 1 hour lunch. 28 Days annual leave, some bank holiday working is required.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    29 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Analysing and identifying important trends and patterns of information and translating this into writing
  • Updating websites and written content
  • Creating engaging and SEO rich web pages
  • Inputting and preparing data for the companies’ systems
  • Gaining knowledge of items used within the business
  • Filing and organising paperwork and electronic documents
  • Fast paced response to urgent requests
  • Supporting customer returns
  • Maintaining health and safety of the warehouse
  • Stock management
  • Stock taking
  • Preparing items for postal delivery
  • Use of IT systems to log orders
  • Taking and making calls to suppliers
  • Assisting colleagues where necessary

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Methodical approach
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Ability to create engaging written content
  • Computer literate
  • Able to communicate well via phone, email and in person
  • Team player
  • Calm under pressure
  • Organised
  • Able to meet deadlines and prioritise workloads to meet them

Personal qualities

  • Eagerness to learn
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Punctual
  • Proactive
  • Friendly/approachable
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Comfortable working independently
  • Creative thinker
  • Good time management
  • Any experience using a website content management system is beneficial

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSE’s grade C/4 including English and maths or equivalent

Future prospects

  • Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship

Things to consider

  • Additional training to take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills, and behaviours to accordance to this Apprenticeship. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying
  • Loughborough College has the right to close this vacancy before the end date

About the employer

Founded in 2012 by Dean & Emma, Party Save Smile are a family run party company based in the East Midlands. Party Save Smile has become a favourite among Party Organisers across the UK and further afield. Known for stocking a vast range of party supplies from Licenced Children's Party to Age Milestone Party, to Baby Showers, Anniversaries, Hen Parties and Weddings!




The Courtyard Unit 16

Whitwick Business Park, Stenson Road


LE67 4JP

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Loughborough College


Hayley Cousins 01509 618019


  • L3 Apprenticeship Standard in Business Administrator
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths (if required)

End-Point Assessment (EPA)

  • Knowledge test
  • Portfolio based interview
  • Project presentation

Delivery Method

  • 14 sessions delivered at Loughborough (Thurs AM)
  • Online portfolio to update with learning and development completed onsite
  • Diarised visits from dedicated Trainer/Assessor
  • Attendance to Loughborough College for Functional Skills (if required)

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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