Hall and Pickles are expanding their team and are looking for the right two candidates to become their Administration Assistants.

Training to be provided:

You will work towards a Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Business Administration with Gateshead College and functional skills Maths and English, if required

Expected course duration: 12 months

Number of hours: 35.75 hours per week

Working pattern: Monday to Thursday 8.45am to 5pm and Friday 8.45am to 4.30pm

Salary:£144.79 - £268.12

Job description:

The apprentice’s will be responsible for assisting / supporting the Depot Office by providing an efficient and effective clerical and administrative support service.

Duties will include:

  • Data input, data extraction, photocopying, faxing, filing and typing duties as directed

  • To deal with internal and external post and emails on a day to day basis

  • To support the team to maintain accurate, timely and legible records

  • To deal with queries, both face to face and via the telephone in an appropriate and timely manner

  • Monitoring stationary supplies and reordering

  • Generally keeping the office tidy

  • Liaise by phone / e-mail with the external Sales Team and support their requirement

  • Support with organising meetings, conferences and hospitality events

  • Liaise with the Warehouse to help resolve stock queries

  • To assist the purchasing with monitoring stock levels, taking enquiries and stock takes

  • To liaise with the outlying depots and pass on information and take queries concerning customer’s requirements


Desired skills:

  • Good attention to detail and organised

  • Good I.T. skills including Word, Excel and e-mail

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

  • Prioritise workload effectively


    Personal qualities:

  • Friendly, outgoing and a good team player

  • Ability to work using own initiative

  • Enthusiastic

  • Willing to learn and develop


    Qualifications required

    Maths and English grade C or above (or equivalent)

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