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Business Administrator Apprentice - Sales Department NYLACAST LIMITED

Are you looking for a career in a busy sales department with progression opportunities? We are recruiting a Business Administration Apprentice situated within our sales department.

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Closing date: 24 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm (1 hour lunch)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

This role is designed to provide an Apprentice with a wide range of experiences and administration skills.

Duties will include:

  • Assisting sales department with administration tasks as and when required
  • Shadowing and assisting sales members, eventually gaining your own customer base to manage
  • Working with different departments, sub-divisions and worldwide locations to ensure a smooth intercompany process
  • Conducting research on new potential customers
  • Attending customer visits and exhibitions
  • Reviewing business processes and making suggestions for improvement
  • Communicating with customers to provide quotations, and then proactively following them up
  • Participating in office meetings with the wider team

We are looking for a capable and motivated individual who takes a great deal of pride in their work and demonstrates a ‘can do’ attitude towards their responsibilities.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills – face to face, by telephone and email with a good level of written English
  • Able to work on their own but also as part of a team
  • Ability to Multi-task

Personal qualities

  • A willingness to learn and develop new skills
  • Hard working with a good work ethic and self-motivated
  • Polite, honest and reliable
  • Good attitude , can work well on own as well as in a team environment
  • Desire to learn how a business operates
  • Candidate must be punctual

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE (or equivalent) in English and mathematics (or equivalent FS level 2 qualification)

Future prospects

  • Most employers working with Leicester College are keen to offer permanent employment to a reliable, hardworking individual based on their performance throughout their apprenticeship
  • Nylacast Ltd welcomes the talent of people from diverse backgrounds to provide expertise dedication and imagination to propel us to a prosperous future. We believe that all employees have a right to be treated with dignity and as such will not tolerate any form of harassment

About the employer

The Nylacast Group are a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and supply of engineering plastic solutions, with a global brand presence and 9 worldwide locations.





Thurmaston Boulevard



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Leicester College


Apprenticeships Team 01162242240

Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Business administrators have a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in all sectors. This includes small and large businesses alike, from the public sector, private sector and charitable sector
  • The role may involve working independently or as part of a team and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. Business administrators develop key skills and behaviours to support their own progression towards management responsibilities
  • The responsibilities of the role are to support and engage with different parts of the organisation and interact with internal or external customers. With a focus on adding value, the role of business administrator contributes to the efficiency of an organisation, through support of functional areas, working across teams and resolving issues as requested. The flexibility and responsiveness required allows the apprentice to develop a wide range of skills

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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