Business Admin/Commercial Apprenticeship

Key Training
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
£156 per week
25 Jun 2019
25 Jul 2019
Start Date
12-18 months

Apprenticeship summary

Working week

  • Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm Total hours per week: 40.00

Weekly Wage

  • £156.00

Expected duration

  • 12 months

Apprenticeship level

  • Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Vacancy description

Role Summary:

Assist the Commercial team in all aspects of the Commercial Department, coordinating and administrating commercial agreements including communicating with suppliers to ensure all agreements and indemnities are up to date and valid.

The role requires a strong communicator who is highly organized and has good attention to detail. It will also require you to be an effective administrator ensuring all records and spreadsheets are always kept up to date.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with suppliers on a regular basis to follow up on the progress of signed agreements
  • Carry out all commercial administration including the filing of agreements and keeping a record of expiry dates to flag to the Commercial Manager when due to expire
  • Compile commercial reports for supplier meetings
  • Make necessary travel arrangements for all staff business travel
  • Co-ordinate arrangements and venues for meetings and events both internal and external 
  • Assist with the organizing of events including the annual conference, managers meetings, supplier training days and other ad hoc events and meetings to include producing event packs and agendas
  • Communicate with department managers on educational trips and events that impact on other areas of the business
  • Ensure the internal booking system (TopDog) is kept up to date with any changes, ie. commission levels, log-in details, contact details
  • Load information onto the commercial section of the company’s intranet system
  • Communicate all relevant information to the respective divisions of the group
  • Keep various spreadsheets/records up to date using Excel spreadsheets
  • General administration duties including document filing (paper and electronic)
  • Create presentations using Powerpoint including animations etc

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, including the ability to use Outlook / Word / Excel / Powerpoint
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Outstanding planning and organizational skills including the ability to meet deadlines and prioritize workload
  • Adaptable and flexible in your approach to work
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and as a member of a team
  • You will have a passion and desire for achieving and delivering results both personally and as part of a successful team

Personal qualities

  • To undertake any other duties that may fall into the job criteria
  • To comply with all Company policies and procedures
  • To treat all employees, customer, and suppliers with dignity and respect
  • This job description is not intended as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the post but simply reflects the key areas involved

Desired qualifications

  • A - C / 9 -4 GCSE Grades or equivalent, in maths and English. 

Future prospects

  • The main aim for the employer and candidate is to secure full-time employment at the end of the apprenticeship and start progressing within the company. 

Training to be provided

  • You will work towards gaining your Business Admin level 2 Framework qualification 
  • Functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • Any other training you may need will be provided by your employer

Apprenticeship framework

  • Business and Administration