Business Administrator Apprentice WEST CHESHIRE & NORTH WALES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LTD

As an independent, not for profit organisation, our objectives are: to promote and encourage business regionally, nationally and internationally to improve commercial growth and prosperity. We are looking for someone to support us in delivering a number of exciting contracts, working in a small team and making a difference to local businesses.

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Closing date: 27 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,546.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 9.00am - 5.00pm and Friday, 9.00am - 4.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    17 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000258327

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The West Cheshire & North Wales Chamber of Commerce has an exciting opportunity available in its Projects Team. The Business Administrator Apprentice will be an integral part of the team and will work on a number of projects, providing ongoing support to the Chambe team and local businesses through a variety of innovative initiatives. 

Duties to include: 

  • Manage and input data and project information using a variety of tools including excel, word and PowerPoint, this will include engaging with businesses and tracking evidence across several projects 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with businesses and internal staff to request and interpret information
  • Responsible for keeping information secure and up to date, scheduling meetings using outlook calendars as required
  • Updating information using the Chamber’s CRM system and the external funder’s CRM 
  • Work with the Chamber’s project team to support the organisation of workshop events and attend events if required 
  • Offer creative input and suggestions when required 
  • Support the rest of the Chamber Team on administrative tasks and projects when necessary

The training you will be getting

  • In-house training plus the candidate will follow a Level 3 Apprenticeship programme and study towards a Level 3 in Business Administration
  • This training will be structured and delivered by Cheshire College -  South & West.
  • If the candidate does not hold GCSE grades A-C (9-4) or equivalent, they will be required to complete a Level 2 Functional Skill in the relevant subject

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • A permanent role may be available for the right candidate, but this would also be subject to securing future contracts

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Enthusiastic, Reliable

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Desired

About the employer

West Cheshire and North Wales Chamber of Commerce is the leading organisation representing the business community across the whole of West Cheshire and North Wales. As an independent, not for profit organisation, our objectives remain clear: to promote and encourage business for our members and others regionally, nationally and internationally to improve commercial growth and prosperity. Serving the business community in these diverse regions for over 100 years, we aim to support every type of business… from sole traders to large corporations. We tailor our service to suit our members, developing an enviable portfolio of member benefits, business advice, export knowledge, free events and training opportunities to help make your business a success.

Employer

WEST CHESHIRE & NORTH WALES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LTD

Address

Churchill House

Queens Park Road

Chester

CH4 7AD

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Training

Training provider

CHESHIRE COLLEGE SOUTH AND WEST

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

Sophie Cain

sophie.cain@ccsw.ac.uk

07867143886

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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