B-526 Business Administration Apprentice at Blackburn Chemicals LTD in Blackburn

Job type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Apprenticeship
Positions Available 1
Salary £13,000 per annum
Reference Code B-526
Hours Per Week 39 hours
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Job Description

Working in our Customer Service department, you need to demonstrate excellent customer service skills and behaviours as well as service knowledge. You will be facilitating office organisation and communication by performing administrative duties and acting as a receptionist.

Working within a team of 6 in our busy customer services department, some of the tasks you will undertake are;

  • Reception & switchboard,
  • Arranging export shipments,
  • Export documentation,
  • Sales order input,
  • Post,
  • General office duties

Person Specification

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Word processing skills
  • Good verbal communication and listening skills
  • Ability to follow instructions and organise yourself to complete tasks fully and on time
  • Ability to use initiative to think through problems to find solutions
  • Literate, with good written communication¬†
  • Ability to check for accuracy and give attention to detail
  • Ability to answer, speak confidently and take messages on the phone
  • Knowledge of spread sheets, word processing and databases
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Good personal organisation
  • Team worker

Personal qualities

  • The ability to work as an individual as well as part of a team and be respectful to team members at all times
  • Be an excellent communicator at all levels, via telephone and face to face
  • Be able to use their own initiative
  • A confident and positive attitude
  • Calm under pressure
  • Motivated

Qualifications required

  • English and Maths Grade B GCSE
  • Language French/German an advantage

Other Information

Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship with the option for future training

Proposed Duration

18 months

Training to be Provided

Business Administration Diploma Level 2, Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT Level 1 (City and Guilds)

Future Prospects

Opportunity to progress within the organisation.


Apprenticeship Team

01254 292500


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