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Apprentice Business Administrator and Product Marketing Assistant d2d (direct2market)

You will support the business owners in our drive to bring winning products to the market and support out customer service team. The role will predominately provide you with practical experience of end-to-end management of our products lifecycle as well as an in depth understanding of customer service and purchasing processes.

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Closing date: 13 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,155.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 42.5

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000102735

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will support the business owners in our drive to bring winning products to the market and support out customer service team. The role will predominately provide you with practical experience of end-to-end management of our products lifecycle as well as an in depth understanding of customer service and purchasing processes. You will be involved in the wider business interdepartmental processes & will support other departments as and when the need arises.

You will be working within a small but fast-growing business and reporting directly to highly experienced business managers in a fast paced, positive, and enthusiastic environment. 

Duties will include:

  • Record, analyse and report competitor activity by inputting data into the system
  • Responsibilities include researching new vendors, tracking deliveries, and updating order records
  • Make cost-effective purchases and ensure we maintain a fully stocked inventory
  • Undertake market research and report findings to the directors, by carrying out projects
  • Develop and launch product marketing material, using bespoke software on the PC
  • Manage both written and verbal customer communication
  • Update product marketing material on ecommerce channel
  • Make and receive telephone calls
  • Support the rest of the team with other admin tasks
  • Ultimately, you’ll help maximise profitability and sales for the company, ensuring every customer receives only the best that we have to offer
  • You will also deal with companies/queries and delivery claims/tracking

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

Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Full training will be given leading to a recognised Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard Qualification
  • Full on-the-job training will be delivered
  • Off-the-job training will be supported by our Training Provider - Davidson Training UK Ltd
  • You will also complete the Functional Skills in maths and English up to and including Level 2 (if you already do not hold the equivalent)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression to a full-time position with the company on achievement of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Team working, Excellent written skills, Excellent communication skills, Strong mathematical skills, Experience in Microsoft Word, Experience in Microsoft Excel, Design skills advantageous, Proactive, Confident, Hard working, Willing to learn

Qualifications

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

About the employer

d2d produce bespoke hardware to architectural ironmongers, merchants, manufacturers, and fabricators. We are passionate about what we do and wholly committed to working with our clients to create successful products at realistic market prices.

Employer

d2d (direct2market)

Address

UNIT 3

CABINET WAY

EASTWOOD

SS9 5LP

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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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