Apprentice Position

Event Administrator Apprentice (Business Administration) – based in Stoke-on-Trent

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We are looking for a fun and lively individual to join our team. This is a great opportunity for anyone who is interested in working for an event organising business with future potential.

  • Answer customer queries via email and the telephone.
  • Book events to meet customer needs. This will range from a package event to creating tailor made events matching customer requirements.
  • Update customers regarding planned events and collect feedback after the event.
  • Monitor systems to make sure bookings are correct and payments made.
  • General office support

Working week

09:00-17:30 Mon – Fri Possibility of Saturday work and you will then receive a day back in the week.

Total hours per week: 37.00

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

17 Apr 2017

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Good IT skills especially using Microsoft Office software and email
  • Attention to detail


Personal qualities

  • Sense of humour
  • Confident individual who can deal with a wide range of customers
  • Ability to work closely with the team, keeping others fully updated


Qualifications required

  • Minimum of four GCSEs at grade C or above to include Maths and English (or equivalent)

Weekly wage


The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

Training provider

  • Level 2 Diploma in Business and Administration
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in Maths and English
  • Award in Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Technical Certificate in Business and Administration


Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Newcastle under Lyme College


01782 254287