Business Development & Content Apprentice

Faversham, Kent
£127.50 per week with scope for commission
25 Jun 2019
25 Jul 2019
Start Date

ER Longley Hydroworks is the oldest established water softener dealership in the UK and has been operating across Kent, Sussex, and London for over 93 years.

Description of Vacancy
If you are looking for an opportunity to develop a wide range of administrative skills, with an element of marketing, then look no further.

ER Longley Hydroworks is a small, family run business which is very well established in providing water softeners across the South East.

The Business Development & Content Apprentice will assist in ensuring that customer delight remains at its peak, whilst also identifying new areas in which the business can grow, and creating engaging media content.

This is a very varied role which will keep you busy. Tasks will include the following:

– Gathering data on areas of possible business development

– Helping to create engaging content for the website and social media

– Assisting with billing and invoicing

– Processing orders

– Managing mailshots and preparing leaflets for delivery

– Answering incoming calls / making outgoing calls

-Dealing with incoming post and franking outgoing post

-Reception duties

-Stock control

£127.50 per week with scope for commission

30 working hours per week:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays
09:00 – 17:00

Skills Required
The successful candidate should have good communication and customer service skills.
We are looking for somebody who also has good grammar, ICT and typing skills

Personal Qualities
The successful candidate should be friendly, ambitious, keen to learn and have a growth mindset.

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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