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Receptionist and Marketing Assistant Apprentice Seera Building & Development Limited

Sira building are recruiting for a receptionist to work within their team carrying out office organisation, performing administrative duties and communicating relevant information to customers, clients and staff.

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

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Closing date: 14 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8:30am- 5:00pm (1 hour lunch)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    26 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001742782

  • Positions

    1 available

Sira building are recruiting for a receptionist to work within their team carrying out office organisation, performing administrative duties and communicating relevant information to customers, clients and staff.

Main roles and responsibilities:

Providing office support including:

  • Liaise with all existing and potentially new clients, merchants, suppliers and contractors
  • Researching company data and archived reports
  • Keeping computer databases up to date
  • Interacting with clients/ Contractors either on the phone or in person
  • Answering phones and connecting calls to the proper department
  • Organising files, filing and archiving 
  • Recording all phone messages and forwarding messages
  • Using spreadsheets to track expenses and company spending
  • Collecting and inputting company data
  • Learning about the company's mission and available products/services
  • Preparing, sending and filing emails
  • Preparing documents, printing, copying, and binding
  • Writing and editing company correspondence
  • Collecting and sorting post
  • Acting as a personal assistant to the 2 directors
  • Scheduling appointments and events
  • Updating, reminding, and creating new appointments for both directors and informing them
  • Ordering office stationery and other supplies
  • Preparing meeting rooms by setting up chairs and getting refreshments
  • Participating in office meetings and taking meeting minutes
  • Using online software to obtain new leads
  • Update lead boards and spreadsheets 
  • Being ready for any other administrative tasks and PA tasks that are required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Filing
  • Organisation
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Time Management
  • Communication
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving
  • Multi-tasking
  • Typing
  • Computer Skills including Excel

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking 
  • Trustworthy
  • Punctual
  • Use own initiative
  • Polite
  • Adapts quickly to change 
  • Likes to work in office environment

Desired qualifications

To be considered for this role you will need GCSEs at grades 9-4 (A*-C) or equivalent including English and maths.

Future prospects

A potential full time position upon completion of the apprenticeship

Things to consider

Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the  Apprenticeship Recruitment Team and complete an online maths and English test which will be sent out prior to your initial interview if you meet the entry criteria. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage.

Only candidates who have fully completed the application will be considered. Please be aware that the closing date is subject to change without prior notice.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Building and Development company.

Trading as a limited company for 7 years but been in the business for over 12 years.

We do everything from designing a build to building it and then maintaining it, specialise in new build, extensions and commercial.

Employer

Seera Building & Development Limited

Address

20 Bedford Business Centre

Mile Road

Bedford

MK42 9TW

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Training

Training provider

BEDFORD COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bedford College

You will gain the following qualifications: Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship

 Plus…

  • Functional Skills in English and maths
  • Functional Skills in ICT

During this apprenticeship you will study a range of topics, including:

  • IT
  • Record and document production
  • Decision making
  • Planning and organisation
  • Project management
  • Policies
  • Relevant regulations
  • •Stakeholders
  • Processes and external environment factors

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 14 Nov 2021