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Sales Administration Support Apprentice In Bolton BL1

Location Bolton
Sector Administrative
IT and technology
Project Management
Job Type Full Time / Fixed Term
Job Closing Date 18/03/2019
Recruiter Ref 1211-0001-00017036
MPP Ref MPPJRN0090453


Employer description

Silk Group are a full service design and marketing agency with a proven track-record in both the public and private sector.

With over 25 year’s experience in design, print, corporate clothing, branded merchandise, signage & displays, we can offer the whole package for any organisation.

We want someone who is...

  • Hobbyist, someone that self teaches and builds their understanding in their chosen subject
  • Thrives in a hands on environment
  • Able to work well as part of a team as well as on their own
  • Can give examples of their strengths and knowledge
  • Self-starter
  • Able to follow instructions and complete tasks

Job Details:

Job overview:

We are currently seeking a well-organised individual for a Sales Administration Support Apprentice role.

The apprentice will be joining our dynamic marketing company based in the Bolton Area.

Main role:

Responsibilities of the Sales Administration Support Apprentice would include:

  • Creating sales quotes on our IT system
  • Sourcing new products & confirming lead times when required
  • Meeting and greeting visitors
  • Scanning documents
  • Ordering & picking sample orders and despatching to the customer
  • Sending out catalogues
  • Cleaning data on the IT database
  • You would also speak to both customers and suppliers, so a good telephone manner is needed
  • With time and experience, you will be given your own projects to run and manage


Desired qualities, skills and experiences:

  • A good working knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Enthusiasm, passion to learn/progress and get involved
  • We are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, who is able to liaise confidently with customers and suppliers

[Also, applicants will understand what digital marketing it and have a passion to pursue a career in this field]

Desired qualification requirements:

The ideal candidate will have at least 5 GCSE's C and above, including Math's and English.


Working week:

5 days per week,

Monday – Friday,

9am – 5pm, (30min lunch),

37.5hrs per week [all details will be confirmed with the employer]



£150 - £180 per week [depending on applicants’ experiences]


Future prospects:

The offer of a full time position and pay review is available for the successful applicant on completion of the apprenticeship.


Important Information:

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.