Coronavirus (COVID-19): to find out how we can support you with your apprenticeship including if you have been affected by redundancy, read our updated information.

Business Administration Apprentice SIMPSON PRINT LIMITED

Join a north-east company with 50 years’ experience in Point of Sale and Point of Purchase. Learn to service customers accounts, managing their expectations and communicating their requirements to production along with attending to any after sales needs whilst developing your Windows Office skills and personal performance.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 19 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.76

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000065185

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidate will have an aptitude for problem solving, have an interest in the print industry and a passion for continuous learning. This is an excellent opportunity to begin a career in a fast moving, ever developing industry, starting your role in a dynamic client services environment, working with and learning from highly experienced colleagues.

Training/duties will cover:

  • Sending and receiving digital files and spreadsheets
  • Producing estimates from customer requirements
  • Agreeing job specifications and translating this into the required format for production
  • Understanding internal and external supply chains along with handling objections and complaints, negotiating with colleagues and customers and closing sales

By the completion of the apprenticeship, you will have gained an internationally recognised qualification that will guarantee you the skills, knowledge and abilities required to carry out your role successfully.

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

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, the qualification obtained will be a L3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard.

The apprentice will be given sufficient time to undertake their "off-the-job" requirement of the apprenticeship during their working hours.

Throughout your time as an apprentice, you will be supported by both Simpson Print and the BPIF. You will be assigned a training coordinator to ensure that you have the best training available. Training requirements will be discussed at the point of employment to suit your individual needs and business needs. Most training and studying will be a combination of site-based and remote delivery.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is the possibility of a full-time post upon completion of the apprenticeship for any candidate who has demonstrated their value to the business during the course of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Vacancy will close early if the right candidate is found - apply early to avoid disappointment. Please note you may be contacted via e-mail for interview.

About the employer

Large format print manufacturer, specialising in Point of Sale and Point of Purchase items to influence our clients’ brands instore. Since 1972, Simpson Group has been providing award-winning print marketing campaigns to some of the biggest names in business. We are consistently investing in pioneering technology and client-benefiting services to ensure that we are the market leader in cutting edge Point of Purchase & Point of Sale. We are even home to Europe’s only simulated shopping mall – The Influence Mall! Through our dedicated CAD and Client Services teams, we will listen to our client’s requirements, budget, pains and gains before presenting a well thought through solution. With an average service length of 15 years, our team is well equipped to advise on a vast range of printing methods for innovative and stand-out displays that produce impressive results.

Employer

SIMPSON PRINT LIMITED

Address

Influence Park

Rutherford Road

Stephenson

NE37 3HX

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training

Training provider

BPIF TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Lucy Kirkbride

Lucy.Kirkbride@bpif.org.uk

07736828436

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.