Administration Apprentice (35950) Craghoppers Ltd

This role will be pivotal to the support of the Craghoppers Marketing team. This role will be an all-round support allowing the candidate to gain a great experience across a number of marketing and administrative functions.

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

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Closing date: 21 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday-Friday 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    21 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

A normal day would include:

Marketing Support Materials
• Assist on aspects of studio photography such as updating checklists, collecting and sending out samples for photography
• Attending shoots when required
• Assist with Model casting, researching models or collating details of applicants to present to the senior team
• Liaise with the Buying department to chase up missing samples and arrange for them to be shot
• Manage storage of all imagery on the Regatta Group Hub ensuring the images meet our quality standards and they are delivered to the necessary parties, complying with image tagging requirements
• Resolve queries on images for customers and internal staff
• Own and oversee mannequin photography – organising sample pick up/drop off dates, ensuring images are correctly labelled and uploaded onto the HUB and into Elastic (our digital catalogue) in the correct format
• Maintain and manage storage area of products and accessories to a high standard
• Order and maintain a stock of promotional Giveaways within the allocated budget

Sales Launches & Sales Support
• Order and collate samples for events
• General help with the arrangements and running of events (researching locations, booking accommodation, liaising with talent, preparing giveaways, attending)

Retail & Dealer support
• Assisting in managing and delivering a calendar of activity to support UK retail
• Updating and monitoring digital screens across the retail estate
• Creation of Visual range plans for inhouse retail teams
• Facilitate POS requirements for third party retailers and wholesalers

Sample Management & Product Knowledge
• Gain knowledge of product range & product technologies
• Ordering kit for content creators, publications & ambassadors (nationally & internationally)
• Have a strong understanding of international delivery & customs requirements

General administrative tasks.
• Approval of invoices using the internal online system, logging the approvals on the PO log and budget document
• Communicate information and provide updates to teams across the business including buying, sales & product design
• General administrative support to wider team

Health and Safety
• Lead by example and motivate others to be aware of H&S issues within the department Adopt a “don’t walk by” culture in department.
• Responsible for recognising, reporting and removing all hazards in working environment

What you could go on to do:
Working way up through further qualifications to continue through the team, or joining another part of our team if they would like experience in those areas also.

How you will be supported
Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role.

What will happen next
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

The training you will be getting

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Advanced Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 3 business admin qualification.

Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Knowledge of Microsoft Office


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential

About the employer

Home to our amazing outdoor brands – Regatta Great Outdoors, Craghoppers, Dare2b and Regatta Professional. This is where you will find lots of exciting career opportunities from our head office in Manchester, distribution centre in Ellesmere Port and our retail stores across the length and breadth of UK. We are a family-owned business and whilst we have grown to over 2,000 employees globally, we still have a family feel. And we could not be prouder of our people, all of whom relish finding customer focused and innovative opportunities to grow our business. We recruit people with an entrepreneurial spirit, a can-do attitude, the ability to build great relationships and of course, a great work ethic. We look for people with a passion for what they do who can demonstrate great judgement, innovation, and impact.


Craghoppers Ltd


Risol House

Mercury Way


M41 7RR

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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.

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Closing date: 21 Jun 2024