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Office Administrator & Marketing Apprenticeship LIGHTHOUSE (UK) LTD

Lighthouse UK are offering an exciting Office Administrator & Marketing Apprenticeship opportunity based at our branch in Loughborough. This is a position which offers genuine career progression within the ever-expanding Lighthouse UK group. There will be extensive on-the-job training provided, coupled with any external training as required.

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Closing date: 09 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,700.00

    Company bonus scheme, Christmas shut-down, good annual leave. Ongoing training and support in all areas of the business. Spend time in Production, Accounts, Sales and Technical departments, opportunities to attend exhibitions/events.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday: Times: 09:00 - 17:00, 45 Minutes lunch. 18 days+ Christmas Shutdown + Bank Holidays

    Total hours per week: 36.25

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000100769

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Providing administrative and marketing support, using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and other software packages
  • Producing sample packs and maintaining stock of marketing materials
  • Answering the phone
  • Market research and prospecting for new customers
  • Preparing necessary equipment, resources and passes to Exhibitions
  • Updating and maintaining records in our databases
  • Accurately processing customer transactions, such as orders, quotations and providing technical support
  • Undertaking general office duties
  • Keeping a record/maintain a database of all exhibitions and mailers sent as well as associated costs and return on investment for each one

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

Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

Delivery Method:

  • 14 sessions delivered at Loughborough (Thurs AM)
  • Online portfolio to update with learning and development completed onsite
  • Diarised visits from dedicated Trainer/Assessor

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • The opportunity for a permanent position
  • Many of our previous apprentices have progressed to full time employment with Lighthouse

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade Level 4/Grade C or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

Additional training to take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills, and behaviours to accordance to this Apprenticeship. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying. Loughborough College reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy before the end date, following consultation with the employer.

About the employer

Reliable. Innovative. Trusted. To our customers we're not just manufacturers or suppliers - we're problem-solving partners. When you buy from Lighthouse UK, you enjoy robust, usable and surprisingly useful products; plus responsive, effective help and support. Lighthouse UK Ltd (part of Max Co Group) is a manufacturing business with distributors across Europe. Our scale, history and financial strength, make us an extremely stable and reliable partner in your supply chain. Here at Lighthouse (UK) Ltd, we manufacture to the highest quality and ethical standards. Having achieved both ISO 9001 & 14001 certification, we pay particular attention to the impact of our production processes and products on the environment. All our consumable products utilise cores and packaging which are both recycled and recyclable. Uniquely in our market, our printing cartridges are refillable, thus reducing waste, disposal issues and cost. Max Co Ltd is our parent company, with its head office in Tokyo. Established in 1942, the business manufactures an array of innovative products, from heavy duty construction tools, through to staplers. With a team of 200 staff in the R & D department, many of the products carry patents. Since the first stapler was produced in 1952, Max has sold in excess of 400 million units. They have even introduced the world's first 'paper stapler'... yes, the staples are made of paper!

Employer

LIGHTHOUSE (UK) LTD

Address

UNIT 23

CHARNWOOD BUSINESS PARK

NORTH ROAD

LE11 1LE

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Training

Training provider

LOUGHBOROUGH COLLEGE

Contact

Hayley Cousins

Apprenticeships@loucoll.ac.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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