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Sales Support/Administration Apprentice GLASSCO LIMITED

We're the main UK and Ireland importer and distributor for the famous and iconic Duralex brand of glassware, dinnerware, and cookware, one of the leading suppliers of tableware products to the foodservice and retail markets in the UK. We're searching for a committed apprentice for our admin/sales support department to join our small, welcoming team

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Closing date: 15 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,360.00

    £6.00- £9.50 per hour dependant on skills/ experience. Salary is to be negotiated during interview process.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 10:00am -4:00pm

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000060015

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We're the main UK and Ireland importer and distributor for the famous and iconic Duralex brand of glassware, dinnerware, and cookware.

We are now one of the leading independent national suppliers of tableware products to the foodservice and retail markets in the UK.

We're searching for a committed apprentice for our admin/sales support department to join our small, welcoming team!

Customers include big-name national retail chains, foodservice providers, and single-site business owners. In order to quickly spot the newest trends and introduce goods to meet these needs, we closely collaborate with our chosen manufacturing partners.

Working as a team, you will

  • Assist the Manager with the day-to-day management of processing sales, which includes customer interaction, online orders, and general inquiries.
  • Raising quotes, following up on quotes, and monitoring customer satisfaction.
  • Updating internal systems, such as customer reports, phone payments, email payments, and other ad hoc general administrative tasks.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Full on-the-job and off-the-Job training will be delivered supported by our Training Provider – Davidson Training UK Ltd.

All training will be carried out within the workplace during working hours.

Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Mathematics (if you already do not hold the equivalent).

Full training will be given leading to a recognised Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You will be considered for a permanent position, dependent on your performance after the Apprenticeship Programme has been completed.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4-9 or A-C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4-9 or A-C) Desired

Things to consider

This is a small and friendly team. We are based in Staplehurst please consider the distance to work, the ideal candidate will live in a reasonable distance or have their own transport. The postcode is TN12 0RH. Wage dependant on age to be discussed at interview.

About the employer

We're the main UK and Ireland importer and distributor for the famous and iconic Duralex brand of glassware, dinnerware and cookware, we also import and distribute the famous Stölzle Lausitz stemware. We are now one of the leading independent national suppliers of tableware products to the foodservice and retail markets in the UK. Our dedicated sales support staff work hard to find solutions to exceed our foodservice and retail client’s requirements. Clients range from blue chip national retail chains and foodservice suppliers, to individual single site operators. The extensive Duralex and Stölzle Lausitz range has solutions for all sectors of both the retail and the hospitality tableware market. We work closely with our chosen manufacturing partners, to identify the latest trends swiftly and launch products to satisfy these needs.

Employer

GLASSCO LIMITED

Address

LITTLE WOODFORD

MAIDSTONE ROAD

STAPLEHURST

TN12 0RH

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Training

Training provider

DAVIDSON TRAINING UK LIMITED

Contact

Gemma Barr

gemmabarr@davidsontraining.com

07399586723

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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