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Business Administration Apprentice Woolacombe Cottages

Gaining an understating of the holiday letting market, using our booking system,liaising with guests and owners via e-mail, phone and face to face, gaining an understanding of marketing. A wide variety of administrative tasks.

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Closing date: 25 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


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  • Working week

    Monday - Saturday

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The role of business administrator within our family based with an office in the heart of Woolacombe would involve liaising with guests and owners via e-mail, phone and in person. The successful candidate would be offered in depth training into our business to gain knowledge of our booking system, marketing and day to day running of the letting agency. The role would involve visiting each property and gaining an understanding of the local area.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Clear telephone manner, and competent literacy skills

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn, approachable manner, desire to succeed

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE, or equivalents, English & Maths minimum

Future prospects

  • Permanent position within the company with potential to grow and expand further

About the employer

Wendy and Penny of Woolacombe Cottages have run the family business for over 15 years, helping people explore and enjoy North Devon.

Woolacombe Cottages HQ is based on their family farm, near Woolacombe, where Penny, at every opportunity, sets off to ride horseback along one of the many bridle paths and byways that crisscross North Devon, or gallop along one of the long sandy beaches.

Draw on Penny and Wendy’s love and knowledge of the area and let them help you plan and create your perfect holiday in North Devon – they are always on the end of the phone, so give us a call and let’s get started!

Woolacombe Cottages are proud to offer an extensive portfolio of quality self-catering properties scattered around North Devon’s Award Winning Golden Coastline, including Woolacombe, Croyde, Georgeham, Putsborough, Saunton, Braunton, Ilfracombe, Lee Bay and West Down. Our properties range from romantic one-bedroom rural retreats to stylish six-bedroom seafront villas and clusters of cottages to accommodate group bookings.


Woolacombe Cottages


Woolacombe Cottages

Ivycott Farm


EX34 7HL

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Petroc


Marcus Coyle 07790987998

  • Level 3 Business Administration apprenticeship 
  • Functional skills if needed 

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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