Burnley Mechanics Theatre

Business Administration Apprentice level 2


Burnley Mechanics Theatre

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £141.38
36.25 hours per week The hours of work will be Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm
duration: 2 years
start: 16 November 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Business and Administration (apprenticeship standard)
15 November 2019 (application closing date)
This is an exciting opportunity to join the already busy team at Burnley Mechanics. This role consists of a variety of administration duties.


Outline of role:

We are looking for someone to play an important support role within a busy theatre environment. You will provide administrative support within the box office/marketing team.  This will involve the day to day tasks of a busy office, working on the box office, assisting with marketing and promotion, hospitality bookings, customer relations and helping to write text to post on our various social media sites.  The role will also include helping to administer our mailing lists and sending ne

  • Filing, Franking of mail, collating information and completing booking forms
  • Working on a busy box office
  • Assist with marketing and promotion of events
  • Taking bookings for the Bistro
  • Cash handling
  • Sharing and re-posting relevant updates, photos or videos between our social media sites
  • Ability to work with the general public
  • Good communication skills
  • Writing and sending newsletters
  • Administer mailing lists including checking that information is up to date and new members are added



Future Prospects

The opportunity to progress to the next level for the right candidate

Skills Required

  • Organised with good attention to detail
  • Confident communication skills via email and telephone
  • Experience in working to deadlines
  • Efficient and used to a fast paced environment

Qualities Required

  • Good level of IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Able to work on your own initiative and multi-task

Qualifications Required


GCSE English Grade 5/C or above or equivalent

GCSE maths Grade 5/C or above or equivalent

Training Provided


Business and Administration Level 2

  • Diploma in business and administration
  • Functional skills if required

The successful candidate will be given full training on using the company booking systems