Apprentice - Business Administration and support

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1311718459-2
  • Date Posted: 2 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Curtis Furniture
  • Location: Yorkshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Administration, Energy and Utilities, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Apprentice Business Administration and support

Pay: £10 ph

Leeds LS10, West Yorkshire

Permanent: Full Time


Our client, based on the outskirts of Leeds, is a market leader in the Hospitality Industry. They manufacture and fit out hotels with bespoke furniture & soft furnishings for clients such as Hilton, Marriott, Sheraton, Holiday Inn & Crowne Plaza.

The company operates within a dynamic and fast paced environment and therefore they are looking for a friendly, approachable individual who has a strong desire and passion to work in an administrative function.

You will be trained and supported with learning the following:

  • Understanding and interpreting client s drawings and tender documents
  • Work closely with the sales team to obtain information and understand requirements for quotes
  • Using Excel to provide detailed and accurate quotations for clients
  • Liaising with new and existing suppliers to source products and obtain accurate information regarding pricing and lead times.
  • Organising and prioritising daily workloads
  • Negotiating prices with suppliers
  • Assisting the estimator with costing of bespoke furniture
  • Scheduling of furniture for projects
  • Updating internal systems and maintaining an organised and efficient working area for the team
  • Answering the phone and when needed greeting visitors
  • Provide support to the Project Managers
  • Scheduling of furniture for projects

Skills & qualifications:

  • A high energy, motivated and dependable individual with excellent communication skills
  • Able to perform calmly under pressure and maintain attention to detai
  • Excellent telephone manner with a good aptitude to build relationships
  • Computer literate Must be competent in the use of Excel.
  • Able to show initiative and manage own workload
  • Efficient and pro-active
  • Adaptable