REFERENCE NUMBER: GGA-2021-491
The Business Administration Apprentice will support the core processes of the company, mainly dealing with orders (both inbound and supplier orders), booking deliveries, creating supporting documents and contact lists and managing the company's internal databases using their CRM system.
The roles and responsibilities will grow as the candidate improves their skills and grows in confidence, however tasks may include:
- Entering sales invoices into Sage (training provided - no experience required)
- Entering supplier orders
- Entering misc invoices
- Managing leads (via email)
- Booking deliveries
- Customer service
- Error checking on own and others' work
- And much more...
The candidate must be organised and have the ability and desire to learn new skills under limited supervision. They should have a hunger to learn and develop. Excellent attention to detail is a key attribute for any business admin. Communication skills will be vital in the role as reporting to colleagues in a concise and clear fashion on a daily basis. Time keeping skills and attendance are important as repeated absences will no be tolerated.
Business and Administration
Love-Rugs is a leading rug retailer based in Glasgow, just south of the city centre.
Online sales have increased during Covid with the business looking to accelerate growth in the next three years, focusing on online sales and marketing. In the past few years Love-Rugs has grown from a team of just 2 and now employs 6-7 employees in an ever expanding team.
The company mainly operates online from their website: www.love-rugs.com and also has a sister brand www.little-persia.com with a focus on luxury high-end handmade rugs.
As a small business the opportunities for staff are endless as the company grows and develops, a role and responsibilities can expand with staff ability and competencies meaning there is always new tasks and ideas to implement.
English and Maths at National 5 level or higher is required. A business or admin related qualification would be desirable.
No prior experience is required although the ability and experience of working in a team is desirable. A level of comfort using computers and different computer applications is expected.
There is a (very friendly) dog that is part of the team - so those with a fear or dogs or allergies should be aware.