Apprentice Sales Administrator - 14617 INNOVATIVE FOOD INGREDIENTS LTD

Innovative Food Ingredients Ltd in Poulton Le Fylde are recruiting for a Junior Sales Administrator. The successful candidate will work towards their Level 3 Business Administration qualification which will take approximately 18 months.

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

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Closing date: 27 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8:00am-16:30pm 30 min lunch + 10 min break (AM & PM) 40 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    14 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

- Communicating with existing customers for new orders on a regular weekly call cycle.
- Inputting orders onto company order systems
- General Sales Administration Support for Sales Team
- Preparing sample & marketing material for customers
- Maintaining a database of current and potential customers.
- Keeping up with product and service information and updates.
- Explaining and demonstrating features of products and services.
- Staying informed about competing products and services.
- Upselling products and services.

The training you will be getting

Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship in Business Administration, including NVQ and functional skills maths and English. Work based learning. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

A great opportunity to develop your career with an employer who supports continuing professional development. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4) Desired

About the employer

Based in Poulton Le Fylde, Innovative Food Ingredients are a thriving, established family business. Specialising in supplying Food Ingredients to butchers, farm shops & food manufacturers. We pride ourselves on giving our customers outstanding service. We are looking for a self-motivated, driven individual to join our sales office team, to be a part of our exciting growth strategy. Reporting to the Sales Office Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for customer interaction relating to orders and deliveries, along with supporting the sales team with general administrative duties.




Unit 8 Bracewell Avenue, Poulton Industrial Estate, Poulton Le Fylde, FY6 8JF


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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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Jun 2024