Business Administration Apprentice The Kitchen Broker Ltd

Developing a diverse set of transferable skills, you will be working closely with the team at The Kitchen Broker playing a key part in assisting the business as a whole. Full and comprehensive training will be provided across all parts of the business giving you the chance to discover which area excites you the most.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,832.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 4.30pm. Some Saturdays will be necessary but a day in lieu.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000247354

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Your day-to-day duties would include:

  • Filing invoices
  • Invoice processing
  • Photocopying
  • Replying to emails
  • Answering the phone
  • Greeting customers
  • Creating customer packs
  • Team meetings
  • Communicating with our Warehouse and Installation teams.
  • Communicating with our suppliers and industry representatives.
  • Working with the team to manage our social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram to create engaging content. This includes generating ideas, capturing photos, using customer-provided images, and writing compelling captions. You will also collaborate on themed events such as ‘World Tea Day’ to develop marketing campaigns that span across various platforms.

The training you will be getting

  • Business Administrator Level 3 qualification
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required
  • Whilst the majority of training will take place at the employer's premises there will be occasional attendance required at Cirencester College.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We have a track record in successfully nurturing candidates, helping them to develop their skills and increase their earning potential.
 
By completing your apprenticeship with The Kitchen Broker, you will have the opportunity to challenge yourself, to expand your knowledge and gain a wide range of transferable business skills to add to your CV.
 
During your apprenticeship with us, you will have the chance to gain valuable hands-on experience in a real-world business setting which provides the perfect chance for candidates to gain confidence in various business areas such as accountancy, customer relations, HR, marketing, business administration, point of sale operations, and on-site visits.
 
Working with us during your apprenticeship will also give you the chance to network with professionals in the industry. Building these connections can open up doors for future job opportunities and career advancement – it’s not just all about kitchens!


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Ability to multitask

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Transport: We are located in Brockworth, Gloucestershire on the number 10 bus route from Cheltenham to Gloucester. The number 66 bus route from Stroud / Painswick to Cheltenham also has a bus stop in close proximity to our location. Additionally, we offer free parking for both our staff and customers. Dress code: Our dress code is smart/casual. We are a small office that frequently interacts with customers and values a professional appearance, we like to be smart and presentable therefore some branded uniform will be provided. The successful candidate will be provided with a comprehensive dress code guideline. Cirencester College reserves the right to close this vacancy before the stated deadline once sufficient applications have been received

About the employer

We are a small, friendly, family run kitchen company based in Brockworth, Gloucestershire. We supply and fit UK crafted, bespoke kitchens to suit a variety of budgets without compromising on quality, whilst offering a knowledgeable, customer focused approach

Employer

The Kitchen Broker Ltd

Address

Unit 1 Henley Bank Lane

Brockworth

Gloucester

GL3 4PG

Contact

info@thekitchenbroker.co.uk

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Training

Training provider

CIRENCESTER COLLEGE

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

Contact

Kate Tingle

kate.tingle@cirencester.ac.uk

01285626168

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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