Job Description

Employer Description

Based in the seaside town of Folkestone but with an office in London, The Collective was set up by founder, Lucy Abraham in 2014 with the mission of bringing environmentally sustainable choices to the commercial interior market.

Since then, year on year growth has resulted in The Collective becoming a great example of a forward thinking, dynamic UK born company.

As the company grows there is an opportunity for a brand new Apprentice to be a key part of our success and develop a range of professional skills in the process.

Description of vacancy

This is a great opportunity to join a growing company with a unique product range and an exciting, dynamic vision.

Working from a busy office in the heart of Folkestone, you will play a key role in the smooth-running of the business, helping contribute to a success story that already boasts a client list including Netflix, Sony and Amazon.

With guidance and support from a dedicated mentor, your typical tasks will include:

– Managing inbound and outbound telephone calls

– Sample stock management, collation and sending

– Logistics

– Spreadsheet / data collection and support

– General daily showroom maintenance

There will be plenty of scope for your role to evolve as you develop in your role and work towards obtaining your Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship.

If you think this sounds like your ideal role then we would love to hear from you.


£180.37 per week

Minimum of £4.80 per hour but package to be discussed.


37.5 hours per week

Monday – Friday 08:30 – 17:00

Includes an hour unpaid lunch break each day.

20% paid time during working hours is given to complete training, referred to as “Off the Job Training”

Skills Required

ICT / spreadsheet skills, phone communication and time management

Personal Qualities

Approachable and able to work at a pace.

Qualifications Required

Minimum Grade C / 4 in English and Maths GCSE

Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Standard Business administrators have a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in all sectors. This includes small and large businesses alike; from the public sector, private sector and charitable sector. The role may involve working independently or as part of a team and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. Business administrators develop key skills and behaviours to support their own progression towards management responsibilities.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

Important Information

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.