Business Administration Apprentice WYCHWOOD ART LIMITED

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to work in an art gallery based in Deddington near Oxford, Banbury and Bicester. You will be working within a dynamic team already in place, we are looking to recruit an energetic person to join us on our mission to help people find affordable art. Working online and in the gallery cataloguing artworks and researching artist's and their techniques.

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Closing date: 26 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Tuesday to Saturday, 9.30am - 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This role will be varied as the gallery is a hub of activity and the role will include but no limited to the list below. The business adminstrator will assist in the day to running of Wychwood Art shadowing the other team members to start with and is a great opportunity for anyone looking to work in business administration and art.  

This will involve:

  • Speaking to artist's and clients in the gallery and on the telephone
  • Working online and in the gallery cataloguing artworks and researching artist's and their techniques
  • Being able to work off site when needed
  • Marketing and IT skills will be used in this job role and training will be provided
  • Administrational support
  • Organising framing and logistics
  • Art fair support and possibility of attending art fairs

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

  • Level 3 Business Administration Standard
  • Functional skills in maths and English if required
  • 5 Additional day courses with HOET

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

It is hoped that on successful completion of the apprenticeship a full-time position will be offered, however this is not guaranteed.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Presentable, Reliable


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

Things to consider

Please be aware you will be required to work weekends as part of your working week.

About the employer

Wychwood Art Gallery sells contemporary art online, in their Cotswold art gallery which is based in Deddington and at the Affordable Art Fair in Battersea London in March each year. Representing just over 350 contemporary artists and offering a free art advisory service for artists that Wychwood Art represent. Wychwood Art Gallery represent some of the U.K’s most exceptional contemporary artists. Listed here are some of our artists that we represent, showing you our diverse and careful selection of original art and limited edition prints.




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OX15 0SE

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Training provider



Emma Stead

01788 820132

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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