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Sales Support and Business Administration Apprentice Whitefurze Ltd

Whitefurze Ltd are currently recruiting for an Apprentice Business Administrator to provide full administrative support to work in a busy office as part of the sales administration team.

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Closing date: 24 May 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 to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm with 30 minutes for Lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    31 May 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for a Sales Administrator working as part of a busy team dealing with the following tasks:

  • Filing despatch notes, invoices and general correspondence
  • Data entry and processing
  • Franking letters/parcels
  • Maintaining the transport diary
  • Invoicing
  • Dealing with enquiries via the website, telephone and post
  • Answering telephone calls
  • Booking of orders
  • Maintain spreadsheets
  • Supporting sales team as appropriate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Numerate and literate
  • Ideally with some knowledge of Word & Excel
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to get involved in all areas of the sales function as and when required

Personal qualities

  • Willing to learn and to be involved in all aspects of the office routines
  • Good attention to detail is required
  • Reliability, punctuality and a friendly manner are essential

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs grade A*-C (9-4) in maths and English or equivalents

Future prospects

  • Strong possibility of full-time employment for the right candidate

Things to consider

Our vacancy will offer the right candidate excellent training for any career in sales administration/customer service as we are committed to offering comprehensive on the job training on all aspects of the role.

About the employer

Through a programme of ongoing investment and product development we have continued to manufacture excellent quality products at competitive prices from our U.K. base. The Whitefurze product range extends across a variety of categories including the Food Storage and Preparation, Housewares, Storage and Gardening sectors.

All our products are manufactured at our facility in Nuneaton utilising state-of-the-art injection moulding machines and robotic handling equipment. Our modern warehouse at our headquarters in Coventry ensures good stockholding at all times and industry leading levels of order fulfilment. At Whitefurze we are proud of our heritage as well as the products and services we deliver. We offer regular sales visits from our nationwide team of field representatives who cover the U.K.


Whitefurze Ltd


Bushill House

Burnsall Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Heart of England Training Ltd


Emma Stead 01788 820132

  • Level 3 Business Administration Standard 
  • Functional Skills in maths and English

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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