Business Administration Apprentice (A Creative Pioneers Apprenticeship)

Creative Media Skills Ltd
£200.00 per week
02 Mar 2017
23 Mar 2017
Role Type
Start Date
Gain insight into what makes a successful company tick and bag the skills to get ahead in business, taking on tasks vital to the everyday smooth-running of these specialists in film, TV and theatre training, who have helped professionals get the skills they need to work on huge films like Beauty and the Beast and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Joining a company supporting film, TV and theatre professionals reach their full potential, you'll play an essential part in ensuring our day to day running is both efficient and consistent with our policies. Taking on a varied role that will see you doing everything from booking models to supporting budgeting, delivering presentations and reports to helping organise events, you'll gain insight into the everyday running of a successful business and the skills you need to get ahead.

As well as being a team player with the confidence to take the lead and guide others when necessary, you'll be highly organised with an excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and an ability to resolve conflict and/or crises. An excellent communicator with empathy and patience, you'll be able to plan well, set goals and quickly pick up new technical tools and knowledge.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with general administration for course and Studio Manager, including processing bookings, payments, orders, etc, and coordinating office activities and operations to secure efficiency and compliance to company policies
  • Generally assisting and helping maintain the smooth running of the office and day to day activities
  • Liaising with and booking models and working with Social Media coordinator to organise and facilitate events
  • Assisting with booking any business travel and accommodation, and creating business documents and contracts where required
  • Reviewing IT and finance systems and processes to improve efficiency, supporting budgeting and bookkeeping procedures, and creating and updating records and databases with personnel, financial and other data
  • Collating and delivering presentations where required and submitting timely reports and preparing presentations/proposals as assigned
  • Managing phone calls and correspondence (e-mails, letters, packages, etc), tracking stocks of office supplies and placing orders when necessary and assisting colleagues whenever necessary
Requirements and prospects Desired skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational and leadership skills
  • Familiarity with office management procedures and basic accounting principles
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and office management software
  • Good technical understanding and able to pick up new tools quickly
Personal qualities
  • Team player with the confidence to take the lead and guide other employees when necessary
  • Empathy, patience, advocacy and conflict resolution
  • Possesses great ability to identify potential negative or crisis situations, and apply conflict resolution principles to mitigate issues
  • Able to plan and set goals
Qualifications required
  • At least 5 grade A*- C GCSEs or equivalent including English and Maths
  • A levels or equivalent highly desirable
  • Previous experience appreciated but not necessary
Future prospects Ongoing employment at this or another agency or progress onto a higher level qualification.

Things to consider Please list ALL qualifications you currently hold (or are awaiting results for) accurately and comprehensively, including subject name and level as appears on certification. If - after being offered a position - you are found to have deliberately omitted or inaccurately listed qualifications that make you ineligible for the apprenticeship (e.g. previous training in the same modules) you will be in breach of your contract with Creative Pioneers London and we reserve the right to either readvertise the role or offer to an alternative candidate. If you hold a degree level qualification in most cases this will make you ineligible for apprenticeship funding and your application may not be successful. If you are unclear on your eligibility please call the office for guidance 0208 691 6729.

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