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Apprentice Business Development Assistant PROWIRED ELECTRICAL LTD

As the Apprentice Business Development Assistant. You will play a key role in contributing to the ongoing success of the company by working closely with the business development manager to strengthen existing client relationships and scope out new ones.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 23 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £187.50

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday, 09:00 – 17:00. 30-minutes unpaid lunch break each day. Approximately one day per week (paid) will consist of training for the Apprenticeship Standard, including working on assignments.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    24 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001729495

  • Positions

    1 available

Provide business development support to help keep the spark of this successful electrical firm glowing.

This apprenticeship is an excellent opportunity for somebody looking to establish and develop a range of business administration skills with an established electrical firm which is continuing to grow.

As the Apprentice Business Development Assistant, you will play a key role in contributing to the ongoing success of the company by working closely with the business development manager to strengthen existing client relationships and scope out new ones.

Your role will include a range of administrative tasks that will support your achievement of the Apprenticeship Standard; including updating records, and ordering and checking materials.

Main Duties:

  • Managing materials
  • Liaising with various new and existing customers
  • Manging support calls
  • Learning our Simpro Project management software (Service/remedials/quotations/Invoices/Purchase orders)
  • Creating workflows for all staff to use
  • Creating various documents
  • Liaising with wholesalers
  • Chasing deliveries
  • Checking orders
  • Making meeting notes
  • Be very involved with new business ideas
  • Join the social media side of the business
  • Importing lots of items onto our SimPRO software with they will be heavily using.
  • Allocating stock to shelf
  • Organising travel arrangements
  • Organising events for clients or staff events
  • Speaking regular with our Design team on producing documents we can share and update online
  • Updating the website with changes and new items
  • Call handling
  • Make sure clients’ needs are met
  • Managing of Trustpilot and Google reviews
  • Sending client gifts out to new customers
  • Other follow up calls to wholesalers and clients where required

Please Note - Offer of the apprenticeship will be subject to a DBS check.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good customer service skills
  • Good ICT skills
  • Previous use of Excel spreadsheets is desirable

Personal qualities

  • Willing to learn
  • Be a key part of the team and brand we are proud of
  • Polite
  • Punctual
  • Presentable

Desired qualifications

GCSE grades 9-4 (A* to C) in maths and English or equivalent qualifications in these subjects.

Future prospects

  • Potential for full-time employment for the right candidate
  • Many employers retain apprentices in full/part time positions
  • The Qualifications you gain can also help you to get into higher education or other employment 
  • Being an apprentice gives you the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification and developing professional skills whilst earning a salary, inside some of Kent’s best companies
  • Once the Apprenticeship has been achieved you will have the skills, abilities and experience to update and enhance your CV, to make it attractive to potential employers

Things to consider

Interview:

  • We will be interviewing candidates who meet the criteria as they apply and will recruit after a successful interview which may be before the closing date.

Reality Check:

  • You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

Travel information:

  • The office is based on the popular Eurolink Business Park, a 10-minute walk from the closest bus station serving the town centre (15-minute ride).

Other:

  • Offer of the apprenticeship will be subject to a DBS check.

About the employer

Prowired Electrical is an Approved NICEIC Electrical Contractor. We undertake all types of work from small jobs around the home to large housing developments.

All of our staff are fully qualified, professional and obtain a high working standard.

Prowired Electrical is a well-respected company in the Construction industry. We maintain our high standards by constantly monitoring health and safety, workforce activity and on-going staff training. We believe by taking these items seriously it gives us the ability us to help expands our business and form good working relationships with our clients.

Employer

PROWIRED ELECTRICAL LTD

Address

Precision 4

Unit 12

Styles Close

Sittingbourne

ME10 3FZ

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Training

Training provider

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kent Training & Apprenticeships

Contact

Kent Training and Apprenticeships Business Support Team 0800 731 4297 KT&A@kent.gov.uk

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Standard.

Regular work-based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training and Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

This employer has requested all applicants to apply through Kent Training and Apprenticeships online application system – Therefore, to apply for this position, please click on the link below and follow the online instructions.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 23 Sep 2021