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Apprentice Sales Administrator

Position Overview

Ref: 43170

About the employer

A leading, world class manufacturer of standard & bespoke electronic equipment, racks, cabinets, enclosures & cable management systems.

Job role

Apprentice Sales Administrator to primarily support the Sales & Marketing team.

Brief overview of vacancy including main duties & responsibilities

  • Create and maintain delivery schedules based on customer requirements and internal production dates.
  • Book and coordinate logistics for customer orders.
  • Support the Sales Team and Sales Engineers with the production of quotes and customer communication.
  • Support the Marketing function with the administration of potential customer events and tradeshows.
  • To write internal briefings on business performance, key contract wins and general updates
  • To maintain the Communications Boards
  • To administer the employee feedback and suggestions process
  • Assist with the production of reports from IT based business management applications
  • To coordinate company events
  • To provide any additional general support as required

Apprenticeship delivered

Level 3 Business Administrator

Apprenticeship NMW: No

NMW for age: No

Custom wage: Yes

Apprenticeship Duration (months): 18

Working week

Days/Hrs worked: Monday to Thursday: 8.30am-4.45pm and Friday: 8.30am-3.30pm

Paid hrs per week: £307.69 per week based on working 37.5 hours per week

Desired skills

  • Good IT skills, being proficient in Microsoft Office or similar packages
  • Able to use CRM software (training provided by employer)
  • An excellent telephone manner
  • Good customer facing skills
  • Be a team player
  • Current UK Driving licence would be beneficial but not essential
  • Desired Personal Qualities
  • The ability to problem solve and think on their feet
  • Able to use own initiative and quick thinking

Desired Qualifications

  • Candidates must be educated to A Level Standard which is essential
  • GCSE Level 4 (Grade C) and above required in English & Match

Future prospects

The role is key to continue the success and growth that the company are currently seeing and provides an excellent platform for the successful candidate to develop and grow within the company

Closing date


Vacancy location

St Helens

WFD Adviser

Rita Gillespie

Type of vacancy

Apprenticeship: Standard

Graduate: No

Agreed to work trial: Yes

Agreed to work experience: No

Number of positions available


Employer name

Rainford Solutions Limited

Employer address

Rainford House
Rainford Industrial Estate
Mill Lane
St Helens
WA11 8LS

Website address


Apprenticeship Levy


No. employees




Contact details

First Name: Carl
Surname: Pegnam
Position: Export / Transport
Telephone no.: 01744 881173
Mobile no.: 0798 5784052
Email address: carl.pegnam@rainfordsolutions.com​

Other things to consider (e.g. travel plan, DBS, driving licence)

Please consider travel arrangements if using public transport due to location of employer.

Application process (CV or Application form)

CV Application

Possible interview dates

As soon as possible

Possible start dates

Immediate start is available following completion of successful work trial

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