Apprentice Administrative Assistant - Kayospruce Limited

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Job Summary

Location: Segensworth PO15 5SR
Salary per week: £206.25
Working hours: Mon-Fri 8.00 am - 5.00 pm (37.5 hours) ½ hour lunchbreak
Applications in by: 19/08/2018
Interview Date: 23/08/2018
Job Code: AP28988

Working as part of a small dedicated team to efficiently and responsively co-ordinate and carry out various sales and business administration tasks.

To assist all sales activities of outdoor and technical fabrics and services in accordance with agreed business plans and sales targets. Support the sales force to help the team achieve their objectives.

To provide consistently exceptional levels of service, commitment and quality to all customers, both internal and external.

To demonstrate the companies Vision, Mission and Values in all aspects of this role, both internally and externally.

Kayospruce have been established for 28 years and are now the first phone call for many industries that require outdoor and technical fabrics. The company was founded on, and indeed still operates under a simple promise “To provide the latest fabric and hardware with a next day delivery and no minimum order values”. After 28 years of growth they are still offering this service with a large amount of customers taking advantage of their high levels of customer care and knowledge.

They are stockists and hold fabric designed for many applications including:

Boat Covers and Biminis / Marquees and tents / Sunshades and Awnings / Garden Seating / Covers / Interior    Furnishings / Contract Upholstery Fabrics / Exhibition and display materials / Hardware suitable for a range of applications and industries

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Duties will include:

  • Taking orders on paper order forms for sales team.
  • When fully trained will be required to book orders on in-house ERP system, during busy periods.
  • Assisting Sales team with shipping quotes, associated paperwork and address labels.
  • Ad-hoc administrative tasks required during day to day office activity and necessary to support sales teams.
  • Provide cover to the samples department while Sampling assistant is on maternity leave between October 2018 and April 2019
  • Taking sample requests and preparing samples for dispatch
  • Record all details of sample requests and pass on all new customer details to marketing
  • Keeping all samples up to date including ordering from suppliers and monitoring stock of samples prepared in-house.
  • Collating samples ahead of exhibitions and sales client visits.

Other information:

  • This is a 15 month Apprenticeship programme 
  • Level 3 Standard in Business Administration

Skills required:

  • Enthusiastic and personable with a positive, confident and determined approach
  • High organizational skills
  • Ability to manage own time and workload
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Strong communication
  • Good IT skills
  • Must be detail oriented

Personal qualities:

  • A personal interest in sailing or windsurfing (But not essential)
  • Committed
  • Honest
  • Reliable
  • Determined

Qualifications required:

  • GCSE English Grade C and above or equivalent.
  • GCSE ICT Grade C and above or equivalent.


  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays, increasing after 3 and 5 years
  • Auto enrolment pension upon qualification
  • Life assurance following successful  probation period
  • Dental plan following successful probation period
  • Free on-site car parking

Future Prospects:

  • If successful and found to be suitable, long term employment may be available.
  • Career progression.
  • Additional training and qualifications available within the industry sector.
  • High emphasis on continuous professional and personal development.

Applications in by: 19/08/2018
Interview Date: 23/08/2018
Job Code: AP28988

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