Apprentice Design Studio & Events Assistant (35575) MATERIAL SOURCE LIMITED

Material Source are seeking a highly motivated and passionate individual with a strong interest in interior design to join their team as an apprentice in consulting and sales. In this role, you will work closely with experienced consultants to assist in providing exceptional customer service and sales support to clients.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 23 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    10am-6pm Mon-Thurs, 10am-5pm Fri

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    04 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Key Responsibilities:

• Greeting and assisting visitors in a professional and friendly manner
• Providing general administrative support, such as scheduling appointments and maintaining files as well as organising and maintaining studio’s calendar and booking system
• Managing studio's inventory of stationery, pantry supplies and other studio essentials.
• Assisting in the recommendation process, including meeting with clients, understanding their needs and providing recommendations for products and services
• Participating in product research and selection to ensure that we are offering the latest and greatest in design trends and products
• Assisting in the coordination of installations and project management

How you will be supported
Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role.

What will happen next
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

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

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Advanced Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 3 business administration qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Time management skills, Ability to multitask


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

About the employer

Material Source is a destination for interior designers, architects and makers exploring a wealth of materials and products. We invite you to immerse yourself in a world of creativity to fuel your imagination and inspire your next projects. We strike a perfect balance between established companies with project-ready materials through to emerging designers, makers, and brands innovating, pushing the boundaries of what's possible and what's coming next.




1 Federation Street


M4 4BF

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 23 Jun 2023