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Apprentice Office Sales Administrator AFFORDABLE FURNISHINGS LTD

Provide valuable support within a busy office to the administration and customer facing function of the company.

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Closing date: 16 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Fri between 9.00am-5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Responsible to the Manager, duties will range from:

Telephone handling - internal and external customers
Office support:
General housekeeping
IT - use of Microsoft office suite
Produce documents
Purchase materials & stationary
Input and process order documentation
Maintain databases
Updating the website
Handling payments from clients
Produce letters & correspondence

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

IT, Admin, Communication, Listening, Social Media, Team Building, Literate & Numerate, Multi Tasking, Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and Desirable - interest and working knowledge in the design of social media and websites.

Personal qualities

Can do person
Well presented
Pro active
Confident telephone manner
Confident in dealing with clients, colleagues in a face to face environment
High level of professional presentation
Ability to retain information
Quick learner
Flexible in approach

Desired qualifications

4 x GCSE or equivalent, Grade A*-C/9-4 English Language and Maths.

Future prospects

Sustained employment with further accredited training for the committed candidate prepared to work hard and learn and develop with the team.

Things to consider

Affordable furnishings has been established over 10 years with the ethos of providing the best quality designer furniture at the most affordable prices. Our products are sourced from the top high street designer furniture retailers.

The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £4.30 per hour (rising to £4.81 from 1st April 2022). This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies

About the employer

Welcome to affordable furnishings we are a Sheffield based business and have an extensive showroom of 8,000 square feet with a vast selection of beds, mattresses, bedside cabinets, wardrobes , sofas, living furniture such a coffee tables, dining furniture, office furniture, a comprehensive selection of carpets, we also provide an array of fabric options and much more. We are open 7 days a week.

Since Affordable furnishings was open for business our initiative has been to provide premium designer furniture at a fraction of the retail recommended price. This is what’s effectively expanded affordable furnishings in popularity. With thousands of satisfied customers.





Savile Street


S4 7UD

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sheffield College


Alice Mee

Apprentice Standard Business Administrator Level 3

Knowledge test, project and portfolio of evidence

Qualification: Business Administration Apprenticeship Level 3

College delivery will focus on virtual classroom initially with some anticipated attendance at City Campus.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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