Aalco Metals - Sales Administration Apprentice

Salary: £185 per week
Hours: Full Time
Closing Date: 29-Jul-2018

Vacancy Title: Sales Administration Apprentice

Employer Name: Aalco Metals

Employer Address: 207 Great Howard Street Liverpool L5 9ZH

Training to be Provided: Business Administration apprenticeship to include the Business Administration Diploma Level 2. This can be delivered mainly in the workplace through visits every 3-4 weeks for workplace assessment. Functional Skills, if required, are available 

Weekly Wage: £185

Working Week : 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday 08.30 to 5pm, 1 hour lunch

 Employer Description: Our extensive inventory includes Aluminium, Stainless Steel, Copper, Brass and Bronze in all semi-finished forms, covering a wide range of grades/alloys, shapes and sizes – both industry standards and special or bespoke items for particular applications or individual customers.


Full description:

We have a busy sales team and we are looking for an administration apprentice who will provide administrative support for them.

The Administration Apprentice will be fully trained to support the business with all aspects of the day to day administration of the Group’s Liverpool office. Duties will include:

  1. Telephone

    Being able to provide excellent first level cover for all general telephone enquiries (not sales) with the company in a professional and confident manner.

  2. Mail In/Out

    To be able to process all incoming and outgoing mail in an efficient and time critical manner

  3. CRM tool Maintenance

    To assist staff to maintain the customer database – recording interactions with clients and prospective clients

  4. Contacting clients via email and phone for administrative enquiries to support the sales team

  5. Trade counter:

    Providing support to trade counter staff in processing cash and customer sales

  6. Stationery Maintenance

    To be trained so as to ensure adequate stocks of necessary materials are available when required and are replenished in a timely and effective manner.

  7. General Admin support

    To be able to provide general office support as directed by members of the sales team including filing and retrieving documents.

    Any other duties as reasonably requested by management from time to time and in line with the level and remit of the role. Training on all aspects will be provided.



  1. To use information technology systems to carry out duties in the most efficient and effective manner.

  2. To achieve personal appraisal targets, as agreed by the line manager.

  3. To undertake training and constructively take part in meetings and other events designed to improve the effective development of the post and post holder.


Skills required:

  • Computer literate – (Microsoft Office)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – face-to-face and telephone

Qualifications required :

GCSE’s grades A-C in English, Maths and ICT are essential for this role

Personal qualities:

  • Personable and positive approach
  • Willingness to learn
  • Flexible, as the role will require a range of functions


If you wish to apply for this vacancy, please send a copy of your latest CV to Nikki Smith at The City of Liverpool College on the following email address; nikki.smith@liv-coll.ac.uk

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