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Office Apprentice

Reference No: 33954
Smiths Blinds Ltd
Weekly salary
Hours per week
Weaste and Seedley
M50 1EP

About this opportunity

Smiths Blinds are recruiting an Office Administrator Apprentice to join their busy team on the out skirts of Manchester. The successful candidate will have a polite friendly personality and be a confident communicator.

A normal day would include:

Main responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:
• Providing administrative support to the Sales Team
• Managing and responding to incoming emails
• Adding enquiries to our CRM database
• Handling a high volume of incoming email and telephone enquiries
• Booking both showroom and home appointments
• Sending product information to clients (brochures)
• Assisting the Production Department in booking surveys
• Ensuring sales material such as brochures are fully replenished
• Showing customers products in the showroom

How you will be supported
Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role.

What will happen next
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

What you should have to apply

• GCSE Maths and English A-C/9-4
• Computer literate (Microsoft Office, Teams, Outlook Calendars)

Personal Qualities

• Good personality
• Courteous
• Friendly


• Good organisational ability
• Excellent time management skills and ability to juggle a busy workload during periods of high call volumes and adding enquiries
• Strong communication skills with a pleasant and friendly telephone manner
• A good team player
• Excellent customer service skills, maintaining good customer relations at all times
• A courteous and professional approach to customers
• Computer literate (Microsoft Office, Teams, Outlook Calendars)


Salford M50 1EP
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