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Business Administration Apprentice ALLIANCE SPORTS INNOVATION LIMITED

This apprenticeship will be a varied role with duties such as liaising with suppliers, raising purchase orders, telephone answering and taking messages, various scanning and printing of documentation as well as other admin duties.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday from 9:00am - 5:00pm with a 1 hour lunch

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    19 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

As part of this role you will be required to study towards the Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard at Colchester Institute.

Be part of a family business, where everyone works closely with one another, all dealing with a variety of tasks and work.  Sharing the work load but working as a team to develop the business.

Developing and improving Customer experience both in our Shop and on-line.

The role will be varied and will including:

  • Working with all members of staff
  • In the main the role will focus on Business Administration, assisting with  orders that we receive on-line, communicating with Customers by email (and some phone calls)
  • This will involve a variety of tasks, from monitoring stock and deliveries
  • Helping monitor stock control, processing and entering orders
  • Processing and Entering customers details and sales information
  • Assisting with loading products on Amazon and  Company Website
  • Assisting with updating products and prices on amazon and Website

Time will be shared reasonably equally between the variety of tasks that the individual will be involved in, which will include a reasonable amount of computer work.

It is our intention to develop the knowledge and skills required, thereby the Individual will have the opportunity to manage and teach other new staff members as the business develops  and grows.


  • A full range of Office Admin Duties to include:
  • Raising and Checking Purchase Orders
  • Liaising with Suppliers
  • Various Scanning & Printing of Documentation
  • Checking Goods Received with Purchase Invoices
  • Telephone Answering and taking messages
  • Assisting with Stock Control / Monitoring
  • Assisting with wrapping and packing orders
  • Assisting with handling orders in shop and on-line
  • Entering sales details / information on Point of sale System
  • Assisting with Booking In and checking Goods Received
  • Assisting with entries on Sage Accounts System – Purchase Invoices
  • Assisting to admin duties on Co. Website and with On-line Sales 
  • To assist with loading products on Amazon and Company Website
  • To assist with updating products and prices on Amazon and Website
  • Working with Microsoft Word and Excel

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer Literate – Microsoft Word / Excel
  • Communication skills
  • Presentable and friendly manner

Personal qualities

  • Honest
  • Reliable
  • Friendly
  • Conscientious
  • Self-motivated
  • Dependable

Desired qualifications

  • Essential: GCSEs or equivalent, grades A*-C/9-4 including maths and English or equivalent
  • All candidates will be required to complete Colchester Institute's mandatory initial assessment process before being put forward to the company. This will consist of online assessments

Future prospects

  • Be part of a friendly family sports business expanding year on year. Dynamic and determined to establish a national presence in a competitive industry.  Hard work, Loyalty and Performance being rewarded.   We aim to develop each and every member of staff and include them in all aspects and decision making.  Management is achievable with good salary, bonuses
  • Opportunities to meet with suppliers and manufactures (potentially World  Wide).  Attend Sporting Events and Exhibitions

Things to consider

  • With the role being Customer Services, a variety of tasks will be available and job sharing opportunities
  • Flexible working hours available


  • Colchester Institute – Apprenticeship Team manage the applications to this role and you will be required to complete our initial assessment process before your application gets sent onto the employer
  • Please be advised that the closing date for this role could be brought forward or extended if this vacancy receives a high number or low number of applicants and/or the company recruit before the closing date
  • Whilst there are possible closing and start dates should you be available earlier this can be negotiated with the employer
  • The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

About the employer

Sports Retailer, with Shop, Warehousing and Offices. Amazon performance seller and ecommerce site




Unit 1, Broadfields Farm

Dunmow Road


CM77 6SA

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Colchester Institute


Colchester Institute - Apprenticeship Team 01206712043

  • All delivered within the work place via online training and at Colchester Institute Campus
  • Candidates will undertake the Business Administration Level 3 apprenticeship standard

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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