B-568 Business Administration Apprentice at Blackburn Cathedral

Job type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Apprenticeship
Positions Available 1
Salary £3.70 per hour
Reference Code B-568
Hours Per Week 8:30am – 4:00pm Monday to Friday
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Job Description

A Business Administration Apprentice is required to join our busy office providing front line customer service and administrative support. The successful candidate will be working with a small team across a number of areas of the Cathedral.


The apprentice will work under the direction of the Executive Director and will work across a number of areas supported by the Office Manager, Finance Officer, Shop Manager and Events Coordinator. Key responsibilities of the role will be:


  • Provide general administrative support, including word processing, distributing mail and photocopying.

  • Undertake reception duties including answering telephones and responding to routine queries.

  • Routine financial administration, including petty cash and banking.

  • Assist with events coordination by maintaining and updating manual and computerised records, take event bookings and help facilitate rooms with resources.

  • Assist with the development of marketing material.

  • Assist in the Cathedral Gift Shop including assisting with the maintenance of stock, checking incoming deliveries and storage of stock.

  • General support where required and liaison with all staff and volunteers.


Person Specification

Desired skills

  • Organisational skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Strong ICT skills with a good understanding of Word and Excel
  • Good customer service skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and approachable
  • Motivated
  • Enthusiasm for the role and drive to succeed.
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team

Desired qualifications

English and Maths at GCSE Level A(4) -C(7) or equivalent

Things to consider

Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is at the employers’ discretion and is subject to change. If this vacancy has been filled we will endeavour to support you in finding alternative vacancies

Other Information

Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship


Proposed Duration

12-18 months

Training to be Provided

Apprenticeship Level 2 in Business Administration, Functional Skills Level 1/2 in English, Maths and ICT if required


Apprenticeship Team

01254 292500





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