Apprentice Business Administrator/ Warehouse Bookbarn International

We currently have half a million books stored in our warehouse available for sale online and we are selling hundreds of books on multiple, global websites and platforms every day in our Company in Bristol.

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £142.00

  • Working week

    M-Sun - 35.5 hours pw- Shift TBC

    Total hours per week: 35.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    53 weeks

  • Possible start date

    28 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    28 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001177112

  • Positions

    2 available

We are seeking hard working, organised individuals to help with order fulfilment and warehousing.

We currently have half a million books stored in our warehouse available for sale online and we are selling hundreds of books on multiple, global websites and platforms every day.

Responsibilities

You will be picking, processing, packing and shipping orders. This needs to be completed accurately and efficiently and in time for our daily carrier collections.

You will need to maintain accurate records, reports and quality checks.

And communicate with the carriers when necessary.

You will also be working in the warehouse completing a variety of tasks. Books need to be sorted and carefully stored and located in our warehouse.

This role is varied and fast paced. You will need to able to lift crates of books and there may be a lot of standing.

 

Comprehensive training will be provided.

We are looking for people to join our team who:

have genuine respect for books;

are able to work under your own initiative;

are able to concentrate and focus;

are happy working to targets;

are self-motivated and PC literate.

have fast and reliable data entry skills;

can work at a screen standing or sitting;

have a positive attitude;

have good numeracy and literacy;

are physically able to lift boxes of books.

 

Training to be provided:

At level 2/3 City & Guilds Diploma In Business & Administration

Level 1 / 2 Functional Skills in Math,  English & ICT

Employee Rights and Responsibilities

Personal Learning and Thinking Skills


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The ideal candidate should have basic IT skills and have an excellent telephone manner. Happy to work towards targets.

Personal qualities

Have a genuine respect for books.

Be able to work under their own initiative.

Self motivated.

Qualifications required

GCSE grade C or above in Maths & English desired but not essential.

Future prospects

The opportunity to become a full time member of the staff.

About the employer

Book wholesaler in Bristol

Employer

Bookbarn International

Address

Unit 1

Hallatrow Business Park

Wells Road

Bristol

BS39 6EX

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Training provider

At level 2/3 City & Guilds Diploma In Business & Administration

Level 1 / 2 Functional Skills in Math,  English & ICT

Employee Rights and Responsibilities

Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

LIGA (UK) LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by LIGA (UK) LTD

Contact

Helena Jacinto 0845 177 1880


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Closing date: 27 Sep 2017