Apprenticeship in a E Commerce Company; Business Administration with Digital Marketing, Leicester THE NEO KNITTING & TRIMS CO LTD

A fantastic opportunity to kick start a career in Business Administration in a E commerce company, In Oadby, Leicester. Online sales (eBay/amazon/Etsy/websites). & (check them out). Good IT Skills required and be Social Media Savvy; you will learn new skills using specialist Software

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Closing date: 25 Jul 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

    Our working days are 9.30am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday. 30-mins lunch break. We sometimes work Saturday morning, but this is done with prior warning.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Your duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • IT related order administration support and must possess good communication skills
  • Stock and product administration 
  • Deal with order problems and customer enquiries - Good IT skills are an advantage. We use a software called LINNWORKS to manage all our online orders
  • Well organised, you will also work daily in dispatch area to help pack orders and manage the orders (scanning and administration using Linkwork’s, more important is you understand the products and problems associated with them as they arise)
  • Social Media Postings and Promoting 

The training you will be getting

  • You will get NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration Qualifications by the end of the apprenticeship with option to doing another higher apprenticeship if you wish
  • The full apprenticeship will be Inhouse at the workplace. Our premises are in Oadby, Leicester. You will fully be supported by the employer for day-to-day learning about the job, but simultaneously supported by a approved Training provider
  • The Training provider is Government approved and follow a strict approved training for the apprenticeship type; it will take place inhouse 100% via online, over team's meetings and with personal visits by a dedicated person appointed to you. 20% of the week will be spent on Training via the provider and you will be given this time at work to complete these tasks etc to submit for evaluation online. The rest 80% of the work is part of daily tasks and learning new skills 
  • Functional skills in maths and English (if required)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • After the apprenticeship we hope to take on the person on a permanent basis in our organisation, on a specific job role having gained invaluable experience over the 12/18 months
  • This job role will depend on where the strengths of the induvial lie, Complete Order management for example
  • Further courses are possible to attain a higher qualification whilst working us also if the individual wants to progress

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, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Social Media Savvy


GCSE or equivalent Maths , English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Work is a Variety of desk job and working in the dispatch area to manage orders, both Areas have computer consoles. You will help in packing orders to actually feel and understand the products to help you in overall understanding about the product. Learning the Software called LINNWORKS is core of your training; it manages our entire online business from start to finish, every task and action is integrated in this software.

About the employer

MORE ABOUT US: We are a e commerce company selling fashion and textiles to B2C and B2B. We sell on Amazon, eBay, Etsy and Our own websites. (It’s vital you look these up under our two brands and do research which should reflect on your application) (textiles and trims for crafts) and (men's business and casual shirts) But look these brands up on eBay / Amazon / Etsy also. We also use a e commerce software called Linnworks; please review this and reflect yoir understanding of this in your application. We are a company of 30 years standing, family owned, and have evolved from manufacturing only for B2B to where we are today. We sell globally across on international channels on ebay and amazon









Paresh Raja


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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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