Job Summary
  • Salary
    £11700 Yearly
  • Location
    Manchester, Manchester
  • Sector
    Business Admin Level 3
  • Duration
    13 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    25th March 2018
  • Employer Name
    Sellick Partnership Limited
  • Distance from academy
    • 0.8 Miles
    • 7 Minutes
  • Address
    Queen Street, Manchester M2 5HX, UK

Employer Description

Job Description

Multi-award winning Sellick Partnership are looking for a bright & sparky apprentice to provide administrative support to their Finance Team in Manchester. Listed on the London Stock Exchange & recognised as a “Great Place to Work” by The Great Places to work UK Institute, this is a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice to develop their career.

Purpose of the role 

In your role as Apprentice you will work alongside the sales team within your office, offering the necessary support for them to meet and maintain client and candidate requirements.

Your apprenticeship with Sellick Partnership will provide you with the knowledge required to develop a successful career within the recruitment industry.

With excellent organisation and communication skills you will enjoy working with a team of professional recruitment consultants and office support team.

Duties and responsibilities are as follows:


Answer inbound calls efficiently and accurately
Deal with general candidate and client queries via telephone and email
Log calls and update Bond with key information from candidates
Advert management including advertising roles on job boards and liaising with the Marketing team to monitor advertising quotas. Additionally, you will be required to review competitor jobs board daily, as well as checking on cv boards for useful candidates daily
Update any email failures and bounce backs in Bond to keep records up-to-date
Update candidate tracker spreadsheets/whiteboards for Consultants, such as hot candidate and availability lists
Support Consultants in the management of placements including completing audit requirements, uploading candidates onto MSPs, taking references, taking finishing assignment references, gaining right to work documents, updating spreadsheets where required
Assist Consultants in chasing outstanding contractor timesheets on a weekly basis

Email team and office whereabouts to the Central Services team on a daily basis
Attending daily and weekly job meetings to ensure candidates and vacancies are prioritised correctly when taking incoming calls
Deputising for consultants in their absence on the desk
Chasing rate queries from MSPs
Assisting clients to get job orders onto MSP
Database cleansing and updating
Preparing marketing lists from database and internet research
Supporting legal specific marketing activity in preparation for meetings
General office administration duties including scanning and photocopying documents
Support the preparation for any upcoming external events including ordering supplies.
Ensure job adverts and candidate CVs are in line with the Sellick Partnership brand guidelines at all times
Assist with ad-hoc projects to support the team as and when required.

Working Week

Monday – Friday, 8.30am till 5pm (37.5 hours/week)


Requirements & Prospects


A minimum of 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Desired Skills

  1. • Numerical and verbal reasoning skills
  2. • Capable of building & maintaining relationships: internal and external
  3. • Able to operate to clear processes
  4. • Clear, professional telephone skills

Personal Qualities

  1. Apprentices need to be mature in thinking and attitude. They need to sound bright, sparky and intelligent and be friendly, helpful, and thoughtful in their approach.

Future Prospects

Hardworking and ambitious apprentices can progress on to become a Resourcing Consultant, Trainee Recruitment Consultant or Office Administrator once they have demonstrated their ability to work efficiently both independently and as part of a team.

  • Apprenticeship Length
    13 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location


The Apprentice will work towards a L3 Advanced Apprenticeship for Business and Administration Professionals.

The qualification will consist of:
• Advanced Apprenticeship in Business and Administration.
• Level 3 Diploma in Business and Administration.
• Level 2 Functional Skills English, Maths & ICT (if applicable).

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)