Apprentice Communications Administrator

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Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Dates that interviews will take place
w/c 16th September 2019
£8.24 per hour
Summary of vacancy

Would you like to complete an apprenticeship as an Administrator? Are you looking for a varied and interesting role, gaining a relevant business admin qualification, with a leader in the recycling and recovery industry sector? Then you can help create a greener UK.

A greener, more environmentally-friendly UK is possible – and we’re making it happen. As an Administrator at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, you’ll be contributing to an ever growing established company that’s helping customers reduce their impact on the environment, conserve natural resources and reduce landfill.

We are looking for a Communications Administrator to join our 20-strong communications team. The role is based at our newly refurbished Maidenhead head office in Berkshire, where you will be part of a close knit, supportive department where the culture is both dynamic and friendly.

As well as learning about business administration you will have the chance to experience the fast paced and exciting discipline of marketing and communications.

Following the ‘Blue Planet’ effect, it is also a very exciting time to be in the recycling and resource management industry.

About the role

What will I be doing?

  • Reporting to one of the team’s assistant managers your role will include the following responsibilities:
  • Managing invoicing and financial processing and administration for the department
  • Making arrangements for and writing minutes for department meetings
  • PA duties for the Director of Communications including arranging travel arrangements, diary management and document preparation
  • Managing the team’s customer jobs log overseeing all ongoing work being undertaken for different departments across the business and the associated deadlines
  • To be the internal contact for website email queries and disseminate as appropriate, ensuring that necessary follow up is completed.
  • To be the first contact for incoming general phone queries
  • Assisting the marketing and internal communications teams in the administration for events and in front of house/registration and set up of events
  • Collating and distributing the company’s press cuttings electronically to the agreed internal distribution list
  • Learning about communications and marketing, input into wider projects and be part of a supportive and dynamic team.

What are the requirements?

  • Understanding of financial systems, invoicing and basic budgeting.
  • Event administration and front of house experience.
  • Experience in minute taking and meeting organisation.
  • Great organisation skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • IT literate, ability to use Microsoft Office suite of applications.
  • Educated to GCSE level.
  • Background in administration and PA duties preferable.

Who we are

SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is a forward-thinking company recognised as one of the top places in the UK to work. We are proud of the fantastic opportunities for personal growth and development we offer our people. As we continue to develop and grow, you can play an important part in the essential work we are doing to make businesses and communities more sustainable.

Working at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is not like most jobs – it means striving to secure our planet’s resources and being part of the resource revolution. By joining us, you will help to safeguard the environment and the public through essential waste and water management services, contribute to the sustainable development of communities, businesses and regions, and promote the emerging low-carbon circular economy.

To find out more or apply, please submit your application via our website.

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Closing Date
This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.