Business Administration Apprentice PRESSPLAY LTD

An exciting opportunity has arisen with Pressplay Ltd to support Finance, Warehouse, Operations and Business Development, whilst gaining a qualification in Business Administration. The company are looking to teach a candidate from the bottom up, who possesses the appetite to progress quickly with the company.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Hours of work 9 till 5 Monday- Friday. Lunch ½ hour unpaid. Approx one Saturday a month 10-1.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    26 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To have a good understanding of the processes and flows of the business and ensure these are being adhered to
  • Work along side our Office Manager and assistant in ensuring that clients are set up correctly in the systems and ensure that stock and purchase orders are managed correctly
  • Ensure that all interconnecting systems are working and efficient
  • Work with the finance department to ensure that all paper work in relation to the clients and invoicing is correct
  • Liaise with our Warehouse supervisor on goods in and paper work back to clients
  • Also on any wholesale orders which need sales orders raising and instructions passed to the supervisor
  • Coordinate stock and the requirements of each area, Channel advisor and fulfilment
  • Have an appreciation of our E-commerce business and assist the finance department with regards to the reporting and cost analysis
  • To look after the web site updates with regards to products sold and content
  • To provide analysis and reporting on performance (day, weekly & monthly), including cost of sales and profitability
  • Weekly reporting to line manager
  • To liaise with sales & inventory staff to select products for E-Commerce
  • Organising the preparation of product information ready for listing, including relevant pricing, copy and images – photographing product where required
  • To take responsibility for product listing standards - proof reading of copy and image quality
  • To add product listings, revise listings and remove listings in line with overall strategy
  • Oversee and ensure a good standard of customer service, including customer communications
  • Also communicate with our call center in Devon
  • Ad-hoc stock checks
  • Stand in if required in an emergency in warehouse processing and sending out of orders
  • Wash up cups at the end of the day and ensue site secure if required
  • Regular communication with senior Pressplay staff on progress and/or any problems to ensure these are sorted out quickly and efficiently
  • Any other tasks required from time to time

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

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Qualification
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • 20% off the job training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible employment with the company 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

Things to consider

CM6 area preferred. Looking for a local candidate. The client is looking to fill the vacancy as soon as possible, so if this opportunity sounds like the one for you, please ensure you apply promptly. This qualification includes an End Point Assessment with an independent EPA Assessor. We ask that all applications are made directly through this website (apprenticeship vacancies). Any applications that are made directly to the employer will jeopardise your chance of an apprenticeship with this employer and will not be considered as part of the selection process.

About the employer

Pressplay Ltd has been working in fulfilment for over 15 years with a team that combines years of industry experience and expertise, enabling the delivery of a one-stop solution that allows clients to focus on what they do best. From the most basic of briefs, we can make it happen, today. We strive for the highest standards throughout every aspect of the fulfilment process - from call centre operations to the delivery at the customer’s door. Performance and quality of service are continually analysed to ensure that a client’s brand is in safe keeping, whilst delivering value for money.








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Training provider



Laura Malpass

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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