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Business Administration - Events Apprentice H S SPORTS LTD

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Closing date: 10 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,750.00

    Wage range dependent on age and experience (£9,750.00 - £13,318.24 annual wage)

  • Working week

    Monday to Sunday, 5 of 7 days (mixture of office based and on site at events nationwide), some overnight stays required due to event travel. Days in office, 9am – 5pm, with a 30-minute lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000100619

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working in the events team, your role will be varied with no two days being the same which will involve thinking on your feet. Attending sporting facilities and events, the events team install and manage the smooth running of timing and scoring data systems.

Learning software, learning how to use specialised equipment, problem solving and supporting the in-house team and external events team with day-to-day duties.

Your duties and responsibilities include:

  • Supporting senior members of the team
  • Attending weekday and weekend events
  • Preparing equipment (inclusive of packing vans and cleaning equipment ready for Events)
  • Planning workload
  • Installing / testing technical IT equipment and systems
  • Testing equipment and systems
  • Project management – for the lead up to an Event
  • Liaising with customers – via calls, emails and face to face
  • Hardware support
  • IT and software knowledge with experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Learning new software and hardware
  • Keeping Microsoft documents updated

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

Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Because of the bespoke and specialist nature of what HS Sports do, they have a strong history of hiring, training and progressing apprentices in the business and this role is no exception.

Upon successful completion, you will be offered a permanent role within the business.


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, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Time management, Microsoft Office Knowledge, Motivated, Methodical individual, Well organised, Communicate effectively, Flexible work approach, Problem solver, Willingness to get involved, Personable, Interest in sports&events, Willingness to learn

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C+) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C+) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 1 or equivalent IT (Grade PASS) Desired

Things to consider

Weekend work is required in this role; however, you will be allocated 2 days off in the week if you are assigned to an event on a weekend. UK and international travel are an essential part of the role.

About the employer

HS Sports' mission has always been to provide cutting-edge and innovative timing, training & display solutions, tailored to suit the individual needs of each client. Over the last 30+ years HS Sports have gained a reputation as one of the World's leading suppliers within the sports industry. Specialising in the supply of services and equipment to collate timing/scoring data, produce results and the dissemination of this to participants and spectators using a variety of mediums including SMS results messages, television graphics, electronic scoreboards, LED video screens, custom event aps, social media and tracking tools. APG Leisure (our swimming products side of the business) are one of the UK’s leading suppliers of commercial aquatic equipment. Over the last 10 years the company has supplied hundreds of leisure facilities and swimming clubs with products such as start blocks, lane ropes, pace clocks, pool lifts, timing systems and more.

Employer

H S SPORTS LTD

Address

KINETIC HOUSE

VAREY ROAD

EATON BANK TRADING ESTATE

CW12 1UW

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Training

Training provider

MACCLESFIELD COLLEGE

Contact

Maxim Business Training

apprenticeshiprecruitment@macclesfield.ac.uk

+441625410000

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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