London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames

Executive Assistant Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames (Employer)

Achieving for Children Community Interest Company (Training Provider)

Annual wage £10,272.00
36.0 hours per week Monday – Thursday 09:00 – 17:15 & Friday 09:00 – 17:00 with an hour for lunch
18 months (duration)
7 February 2022(start date)
Business administrator (apprenticeship standard)
31 January 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Working towards a Level 3 Business Administration qualification based at Richmond & Wandsworth Council offices in Twickenham.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Supporting the set-up of meetings including arranging refreshments, checking and booking appropriate rooms, ensuring any equipment required is booked, printing agendas and meeting paper packs.
  • Involvement in project work as necessary e.g. within the Transforming the Future Task and Finish group.
  • Diary management for the Heads of Services.
  • Liaising with other members of the Executive Support Team on any diary clashes that require meetings to be rescheduled.
  • Seeking quotes for refreshments and venues.
  • Copy typing and printing.
  • Answering telephones, taking messages or assisting the caller where possible.
  • Full use of O365 (uploading docs, SharePoint/MS Teams/Stream/Visio/etc.)
  • Assisting with reference requests.
  • Attending meetings and Minute taking.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 3 Business Administration

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

With a Business Administration qualification, you can work in Human Resources, finance, marketing, customer services, procurement, marketing or train as a business support officer, office manager or business development executive.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
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