Business Sales Administration Apprentice

EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

Bristol, BS11 9YT

Closes in 14 days (Saturday 3 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 20 June 2024


Summary

A Business Sales Apprentice is required for a leading Electrical Wholesaler. The ideal candidate will provide all administration, customer support to the Sales team. Fantastic career progression opportunity for the right candidate.

Annual wage
£16,000 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Business administrator (level 3)
Hours
8am-5pm Monday to Friday 1 hour for lunch

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 15 August

Duration

1 Year 6 Months

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

Completing a Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard, consisting of:

Knowledge and Competence qualification in Business Administration at Level 3
Functional Skills in maths and English if required
End point assessment - Final test and observation and project.

The vocational and academic training aspects are separated and delivered by separate teams.

The vocational training and assessment is conducted, more often than not, on site according to the employers wishes.

Notice of dates is agreed well in advance of a site visit. Training and assessment is conducted both on and off the job, according to the needs of the course and the learner. Every effort is made to ensure the best result is achieved by the learner.

Where you’ll work

EW Group

Unit D Motorway Distribution Centre

Avonmouth way

Bristol

BS11 9YT

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

HAWK MANAGEMENT (UK) LIMITED

Your training course

Business administrator (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Skilled in the use of multiple IT packages and systems relevant to the organisation in order to: write letters or emails, create proposals, perform financial processes, record and analyse data. Examples include MS Office or equivalent packages. Able to choose the most appropriate IT solution to suit the business problem. Able to update and review databases, record information and produce data analysis where required.
  • Produces accurate records and documents including: emails, letters, files, payments, reports and proposals. Makes recommendations for improvements and present solutions to management. Drafts correspondence, writes reports and able to review others' work. Maintains records and files, handles confidential information in compliance with the organisation's procedures. Coaches others in the processes required to complete these tasks.
  • Exercises proactivity and good judgement. Makes effective decisions based on sound reasoning and is able to deal with challenges in a mature way. Seeks advice of more experienced team members when appropriate.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships within their own team and across the organisation. Demonstrates ability to influence and challenge appropriately. Becomes a role model to peers and team members, developing coaching skills as they gain area knowledge.
  • Demonstrates good communication skills, whether face-to-face, on the telephone, in writing or on digital platforms. Uses the most appropriate channels to communicate effectively. Demonstrates agility and confidence in communications, carrying authority appropriately. Understands and applies social media solutions appropriately. Answers questions from inside and outside of the organisation, representing the organisation or department.
  • Completes tasks to a high standard. Demonstrates the necessary level of expertise required to complete tasks and applies themself to continuously improve their work. Is able to review processes autonomously and make suggestions for improvements. Shares administrative best-practice across the organisation e.g. coaches others to perform tasks correctly. Applies problem-solving skills to resolve challenging or complex complaints and is a key point of contact for addressing issues.
  • Takes responsibility for initiating and completing tasks, manages priorities and time in order to successfully meet deadlines. Positively manages the expectations of colleagues at all levels and sets a positive example for others in the workplace. Makes suggestions for improvements to working practice, showing understanding of implications beyond the immediate environment (e.g. impact on clients, suppliers, other parts of the organisation). Manages resources e.g. equipment or facilities. Organises meetings and events, takes minutes during meetings and creates action logs as appropriate. Takes responsibility for logistics e.g. travel and accommodation.
  • Uses relevant project management principles and tools to scope, plan, monitor and report. Plans required resources to successfully deliver projects. Undertakes and leads projects as and when required.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English & Maths (grade 4-9)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Number skills
    • Team working
    • Initiative

    Other requirements

    Please ensure you have looked at the travel time to the location and worked out the form of transport you will be taking. Please be aware that there is studying involved but in work time only.

    About this company

    EDA learning and development will employ you on behalf of this employer. We are a Flexi-Job Apprenticeship Agency who support and guide you whilst you are completing your apprenticeship within the Branch Location.

    After this apprenticeship

    Opportunities that could arise after the apprenticeship are:

    Sales Team Member
    Sales Rep
    Office team leader

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    EDA LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

    Michelle McCutcheon

    michelle@edaapprenticeshipsplus.co.uk

    07990002071

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000259361.

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    Closes in 14 days (Saturday 3 August at 11:59pm)

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