Business Development Apprentice

Sittingbourne, Kent
£153.75 per week (£4.10 per hour)
01 Jul 2019
26 Jul 2019
Start Date

Employer Description

MJ Exhibitions is a family-run specialist in custom-built exhibitions stands. We create platforms that tell a brand’s story and present products and services in the best possible light. It is what we do the best. Our design ideas are always original, fresh and individual. We like to collaborate, challenge the brief and surprise our clients.

Description of Vacancy
This is a great opportunity to develop key administrative and marketing skills with a family-run company who produce bespoke exhibition stands for a range of national and international clients.

Having recently relocated to the Eurolink estate in Sittingbourne, M J Exhibitions are looking for their next Business Development Apprentice to become a part of the company’s growth.

Supporting the marketing manager, you will be working with a range of data to help identify areas into which the company can grow as well as producing content for our social media.

This will be a busy role combining a range of administrative tasks with some marketing elements. Tasks will include – but are not limited to – the following:

– Producing content for social media and helping to manage our online presence on a range of networks

-Assisting the marketing manager with running marketing email campaigns and collecting databases.

-Use Excel to fill spreadsheets with relevant info.

-Collect databases from exhibitor lists and other sources. Database collection will also involve usage of the internet searches and phone calls.

-Other general administrative duties as required.

£153.75 per week (£4.10 per hour)

37.5 Working Hours per week:
Monday – Friday 09:00 – 17:00
Includes 30 minutes lunch-break each day (unpaid).

Skills Required 
The successful candidate should have good ICT skills and grammar. A good understanding of Excel is desirable.

Personal Qualities
We are looking for somebody who is organised, confident and punctual.

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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