Business Administrator Apprenticeship - Social Media Business Development Advisor WASTE SOURCE LTD

Waste Source are looking looking for a Social media Business development advisor. We utilise the latest social networks to research, identify and then approach decision makers. The successful applicant will be given the platform and support required to develop their skills and launch a career in business development.

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Closing date: 29 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    The successful candidate can expect to be working a 35 hour week between Monday-Friday. Time of shifts are to be discussed with the employer.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

The successful candidate can expect to be carrying out such duties as:

  • Using social media to identify potential leads
  • Taking time to research their organisation
  • Contacting suitable leads in the view of gaining new business

The training you will be getting

  • All training will take place at the employer's premises, with the support of the employer, and will be carried out by Haddon Training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Permenant employment may be available upon completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

The perfect candidate will have a good understanding of social media, a passion for selling, will give 100% effort, and will have an outgoing, can-do attitude.

About the employer

Waste Source is a waste brokerage and management company that works heavily in the retail and hospitality sectors. As part of our ongoing push to grow the company year on year we are looking for a smart sales prospector to create interest in our service and convert that interest into a conversation. The days of cold calling are over. We utilise the latest social networks to research, identify and then approach decision makers. Therefore a solid understanding of using social networks and web based applications is essential.




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Raleigh Road



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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience



Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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