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Apprenticeship Business Admin and Sales Administrator Mbw Europe Ltd

Successful SME looking for an excellent communicator with an upbeat attitude. The role entails handling office tasks, providing polite and professional assistance via phone, mail, and e-mail and generally being a helpful and positive presence in the workplace. Full training on our complete range of equipment will be provided.

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Closing date: 20 Feb 2022

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,08:30am - 17:00pm. With 30 minutes for lunch and bank holidays off.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    19 Mar 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties may include:

  • Assisting the smooth running of the sales office
  • Processing customer orders and enquiries via telephone and email
  • Accounts support function - invoicing
  • Supporting the sales team with any ad-hoc queries
  • Recording supplier invoices on purchase ledger
  • Posting suppliers invoices into stock through purchase order processing
  • Checking stock quantity, availability and location on a monthly basis
  • Update stock database
  • Allocating customer Payments – Cheque/BACS
  • Despatch orders through our couriers
  • Arranging shipment/documentation for any foreign exports
  • Currency conversions
  • Updating customer information in our CRM software

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organised, disciplined and enjoys working as part of a team
  • Basic computer skills i.e. familiar with Microsoft Office
  • Confident speaking to customers face-to-face and over the telephone
  • Good standard of written English to respond to customer emails
  • Experience of working with Sage software, in particular, Sage line 50 is beneficial, but training will be supplied for the appointed person

Personal qualities

  • You must be professional and conscientious with a good team ethic
  • Be self-motivated and able to work using your own initiative
  • You will have a "chip-in" mentality as other office duties will need to be completed on an ad-hoc basis
  • A methodical and organised approach to work will be necessary as well as attention to detail

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalent at grade 4/C or above in maths and English.

Future prospects

The rate of pay is subject to change based on experience.

Upon successful completion of your apprenticeship you are very likely to be asked to stay with the company. Annual bonus is paid based on level of profitability.

Things to consider

  • Please ensure you can travel to and from work easily and also travel to Bolton College for 1 day per week for study
  • Please ensure you provide examples of where you meet all essential criteria of the job description
  • Please note that we do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we do receive a high number of suitable applications
  • Please ensure you complete the application in full, as this is the first impression an employer receives of you
  • Ensure you have checked all spellings (and used capital letters), it may be of benefit to use a word document and paste on to the application, thus making multiple applications easier

If you need any further assistance or information on this vacancy, please email remembering to quote the vacancy title.

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

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About the employer

MBW Europe Ltd., Founded in 1987 are the European head-quarters and wholly owned subsidiary of MBW Inc.

We are responsible for the distribution of our range of compact construction equipment throughout the UK, Europe, Africa and the Middle East.


Mbw Europe Ltd


Unit 2-3

Cochrane Street



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bolton College


apprenticeships 01204482036

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard
  • City & Guilds Diploma for the Business Administrator
  • Level 2 functional skills maths and English where required

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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