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Apprentice Creative Administrator DRESSING ROOMS HOME STAGING LTD

This is a creative role which requires a mix of creative and organisational skills. It would be perfect for someone with an interest in interior design and business. We are a young, growing company with an exciting future ahead.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £6,253.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9.00am to 3.30pm

    Total hours per week: 25

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000063019

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Designing installations (creating moodboards, choosing stock to go in the houses, updating our online stockroom to reflect where stock currently is)
  • Organising logistics of installation & destaging days (agreeing dates with subcontractors/photographers/van hire etc
  • Packing up boxes & helping to load the van with furniture for installation & destaging
  • Staging on installation days (go with the team to furnish properties, put up artwork, move the furniture into correct rooms, add the accessories and cushions to complete the look, work with the photographer to create great photos)
  • Designing looks for virtual staging (using our online catalogue to create looks for individual rooms & liaising with the graphic designer to complete the look)
  • General admin (creating invoices, completing contracts, doing quotes, etc)
  • Dealing with customers (taking calls, explaining our services)
  • Ordering stock (researching & buying new furniture for specific projects & our own stock)
  • Assist with marketing

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

This is an Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration (Level 3).

It will involve a combination of on and off the job training in the workplace.

You will have monthly mentoring and guidance at work from a Craven College Learning & Development Advisor alongside weekly college attendance in Skipton.

After 18 months you will be entered to undertake an End Point Assessment, to complete your Apprenticeship.  

The End Point Assessment will comprise of a Project, a Knowledge Test, and a Presentation/Interview with the assessor.

More information on course content and assessment methods will be discussed at interview.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is an opportunity for this position to be a permanent role in our company and as we are growing, there is a lot of potential for the role to expand and responsibilities to increase.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Flair for interior design, Basic IT Skills, Numeracy & literacy, Good telephone manner, Able to move furniture, Driving preferable, Willingness to learn, Enthusiasm, Proactive, Ability to work independently, Hardworking

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5 or above) Desired

About the employer

We are a Home Staging business, meaning we furnish properties turning them into showhomes. We work with developers, property investors & landlords helping them to sell/rent their properties for more. We also furnish shared houses (e.g. student homes) and holiday lets

Employer

DRESSING ROOMS HOME STAGING LTD

Address

39 EAST PARADE

STEETON

KEIGHLEY

BD20 6RP

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Training

Training provider

CRAVEN COLLEGE

Contact

Sarah Haworth

apprenticeships@craven-college.ac.uk

07796 166 906

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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