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Apprentice Office Administrator (Level 2/Intermediate) – KT&A2372

Location:
Sittingbourne (

ME10 3BG

)

Kent Training & Apprenticeships

Apprenticeship

12/04/2019

Closing date: 25/07/2019
Industry: Administration
Vacancy reference: KT&A2372

EMPLOYER DESCRIPTION

MJ Exhibitions is a family-run specialist in custom-built exhibitions stands. We create platforms that tell a brand’s story and present products and services in the best possible light. It is what we do the best. Our design ideas are always original, fresh and individual. We like to collaborate, challenge the brief and surprise our clients.

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DESCRIPTION OF VACANCY

This is a great opportunity to develop key administrative skills within a family-run company who produce bespoke exhibition stands for a range of national and international clients.

Having recently re-located to the Eurolink estate in Sittingbourne, M J Exhibitions are looking for their next Apprentice Office Administrator to become a part of the company’s growth.

Supporting the Director, you will be assisting with a range of administrative tasks which will support the smooth-running of the business and retain its excellent reputation for customer satisfaction.

This will be a busy role combining a range of administrative tasks that will support the Director in the smooth-running and success of the company.

Tasks will include – but are not limited to – the following:

– Helping to manage and maintain CRM-databases with accuracy.

-Responding to queries from current and prospective clients

-Following-up and chasing receipt of invoices

-Setting up and maintaining files for individual customers.

-Record-keeping

-Other general administrative duties as required

WAGE

£153.75 per week (£4.10 per hour)

HOURS

37.5 Working Hours per week:

Monday – Friday 09:00 – 17:00

Includes 30 minutes lunch-break each day (unpaid).

SKILLS REQUIRED

The successful candidate should have good ICT skills and grammar.  A good understanding of Excel is desirable.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

We are looking for somebody who is organised, confident and punctual.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

Minimum grade D / 3 in English and Maths GCSE (or equivalent).

TRAINING PROVIDED

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards

Additional Detail

As of 1st April 2019, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.90 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training.

Important Information

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.


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