Administration / Marketing / Sales Apprentice D L FOODS LIMITED

This vacancy is for a Administration / Marketing / Sales Apprentice based in Barton, Lancashire. As the Sales & Marketing Administration Assistant your duties and responsibilities include providing support across key aspects of the business which include sales & marketing.

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Closing date: 01 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 9:00am - 4:30pm with a 45 minute break each day.

    Total hours per week: 33.75

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day


Sales & Marketing support;

  • Supporting sales managers on day-to-day duties
  • Phone calls to potential customers & suppliers
  • Updating Customer record management system on a regular basic
  • Support on prospecting for new business
  • Accompanying sales managers on site visits where applicable
  • Email marketing
  • Working with marketing tools such as Mail Chimp and Canva and supporting on customer campaigns

General ad hoc admin support across various areas within the business including sales, marketing and operations.

Working with all employees across these functions; supporting with office activities.

Support and learn our internal order management/inventory system.

Manage agendas/travel arrangements/appointments where needed for the sales team.

Manage phone calls and correspondence (e-mail, letters, packages etc.).

To undertake any specific training as and when required.

To undertake any other reasonable duties which from time to time may be allocated.

The training you will be getting

  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF
  • (Functional Skills, Level 2 - Maths, English - if not already achieved)
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The opportunities in the world of business are endless. Many apprentices start in business administration, customer service or accountancy, which are great stepping stones into lots of exciting careers. You can go on to specialise in a particular field and into management. You will find people who started in administration working in all professional areas and at all levels. If you are good at IT and enjoy working with others then a Business Apprenticeship could give your career a great start.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative


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

Things to consider

Please do not contact Company directly. Please note; we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply ASAP if you wish to be considered for this role.

About the employer

DL Foods was established in 2012 in Preston, Lancashire. We buy and supply raw meat across UK and Europe. Primarily focussed on developing long last relationships between our customers and suppliers, acting as a buying arm for our customers. At the heart of our business is our partnerships, from our customers to suppliers and transport partners. Main areas include manufacturing meat, pet food proteins, fresh and frozen. We are a business-to-business company; as part of our long-term we do plans to diversify into a direct to consumer route.




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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


Morgan Horne

01254 54659

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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