CoSec Administration Apprentice EBONSTONE LIMITED

Ebonstone are looking to recruit a Administration apprentice to provide administrative support to the company’s Directors, consultants and company secretarial assistants and the wider business.

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Closing date: 30 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Ebonstone may pay above the national minimum wage for apprentices for exceptional candidates at their discretion. 20 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays. An annual Christmas bonus may also be available at the company’s discretion.

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 4 days per week with 1 day to study, Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    02 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Business administrative support:

  • PA support to the Directors of the Company
  • Opening and dealing with post received at the registered office
  • Diary management and administration
  • Organising and managing meetings including room booking
  • Co-ordinating meeting arrangements and ensuring all relevant information and documentation is available and distributed in advance
  • Email management and administration
  • Obtaining signatures on approved documents and arranging the posting of documents
  • Helping to ensure tasks are completed to the relevant deadlines
  • Updating electronic and paper filing systems including Diligent Entities
  • Organising travel arrangements and booking accommodation
  • General administrative support for the wider team
  • Any other reasonable tasks required to support the business from time to time


Client facing administrative and company secretarial support:

  • Supporting corporate clients with general administrative needs
  • Responding to emails on behalf of the Company Secretary acting for clients
  • Setting up and organising arrangements for client or supplier meetings
  • Processing minutes and actions
  • Circulating board papers to client directors
  • Processing statutory filings on behalf of clients as part of registered office services

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

Business Administrator Apprenticeship - Level 3 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After an apprenticeship, the level of CoSec Administrator can be achieved, together with an opportunity to be supported through a fully chartered training programme through the CGI.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience


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

About the employer

Ebonstone are a Consultancy who offer governance and business administrative support to a broad range of companies predominantly in London and the south west of England. We offer Board and Committee support for organisations requiring administrative support, planning assistance and/or management for key meetings. We give company secretarial support to businesses who find themselves with gaps in required skills or resources. Ebonstone provide business and administration services to companies that wish to flex resources through more demanding periods. We can implement training and mentoring to organisations looking to develop and upskill their existing internal resources. We are able to recruit niche sector skillsets for businesses who want to build their capability resilience.




Cambridge House

Henry Street





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Training provider



Laura Joy

01225 328752

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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