Business Administration Apprentice

Cowbeech, Hailsham
£161.70 to £311.85 per week
01 Apr 2021
29 Apr 2021
Rex Limited
Contract Type
Full Time

Apprenticeship summary

  • Working week: 08.30am-16.30, Monday - Friday, 35 hours per week 
  • Weekly wage: £161.70 to £311.85 (minimum wage for age.)
  • Expected duration: 24 months
  • Possible start date: 07 May 2021
  • Apprenticeship level: Advanced Level Apprenticeship
  • Positions: 1 available

Vacancy description

We will be interviewing throughout the advertisement period so the role is likely to start earlier than the closing date.

Rex are recruiting for a Business Administration Apprentice. The key tasks include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Office administration; Answering telephone, passing on messages, dealing with enquiries from customers, undertake administrative tasks, such as photocopying, scanning, handling mail, maintaining filing systems, archives and updating information
  • Use Microsoft such as Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Minute, produce, and distribute accurate records of meetings.
  • Provide administrative and support to the team as required.
  • Be involved in the vehicle arriving/departing process
  • Gain knowledge and understanding of the structure of workplace and the different areas of the vehicle conversion process.
  • Monitor social media platforms and keep them updated with regular postings, photos, new products/conversions where necessary.
  • Manage projects (e.g. creating engaging content for blog posts, case studies, testimonials, newsletters, reviews for Company website)
  • Assist with website development
  • Assist with all aspects of customer service including customer feedback
  • Liaising with customers and suppliers
  • Be involved in purchasing.
  • Be involved in accurately input data into databases and spreadsheets
  • Produce correspondence and documents when necessary
  • Be involved in accurately input data into databases and spreadsheets
  • Maintain basic housekeeping.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literate (including Microsoft office)
  • Knowledge of social media platforms e.g. Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn and business software systems 
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Good administration and organisational skills.
  • Able to create content.

Personal qualities

  • Ability to multi-task, think pro-actively and creatively.
  • Have a positive attitude and work ethic
  • Be honest and trustworthy and have a willingness to learn
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Team Player
  • Motivated
  • Able to work Independently
  • Able to work to deadlines & handle working under pressure.

Desired qualifications

  • Strong Maths, English & ICT skills, with good spelling.
  • Training will be given on the job.

Future prospects

  • There is long-term permanent work for the right candidate, with a career for the future once the course is completed.

Things to consider

Due to the location of the business own transport would be required.

Staff benefits:

  • In house training
  • 4 weeks Holiday
  • Free on site parking
  • Free tea and coffee.

About the employer

Rex Limited


Rex Ltd is a growing temperature-controlled vehicle conversion company based in East Sussex. With over 75 years combined experience and knowledge building refrigerated transport, commercial vehicles, and trailers.

We pride ourselves on the quality of our work and thrive on opportunities to design, develop, insulate, and install temperature-controlled units to specialised vehicles. As well as this, we are developing and expanding the specialist work we do. Not only within the transport/commercial sector but within the composite industry.

We can convert panel vans of any make, model, shape or size and produce temperature-controlled box vans and storage trailers.

We work with sole traders through to large fleets of vehicles and the processes we use throughout fully ensure the quality of our workmanship. We are consistently looking at ways to be more productive, more efficient as well as using state of the art tools and machinery.




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Training to be provided

  • Apprenticeship Certificate (Pass or Distinction)
  • Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Business Administration (optional)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English and Maths (equivalent to GCSE grade A-C or level 9-4) unless exempt.

Apprenticeship standard: Business Administrator.


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