Office Administrator Apprentice

Office Administrator Apprentice

Job Type: Full-time apprenticeship
Location: Marple, Stockport (HQ)
Start Date: Circa 12.08.19
Hours: 37.5 per week (there will be some flexibility with start/finish times to take into account public transport
Salary: £187.50 per week
Holidays: 26 days holiday plus Bank Holidays (3-4 days to be taken as part of Christmas shutdown)

Arden Software is an industry leading software provider based in Marple, Stockport providing bespoke CAD/CAM and design workflow solutions to the packaging industry. We are looking for an Office Administrator Apprentice to assist our office with admin support.

An apprenticeship provides a fantastic opportunity to gain hands-on experience and earn as you learn. You’ll be joining a dynamic and rapidly growing organisation with offices around the world including America, Denmark, Germany and India.


Job description 

The main duties are:

  • General business administration
  • Setting up meeting rooms
  • Reception duties including answering phones and greeting visitors
  • Managing stock levels and ordering new stock
  • Filing
  • Liaising with colleagues in overseas offices
  • Scheduling meeting rooms

This will lead to tasks such as:

  • Generating quotations
  • Sales order processing
  • Invoicing
  • Booking flights and hotels
  • Handling customer/distributor queries
  • Generating software codes for customers/distributors


About you:

Candidates must have:

  • Preferred English and Maths 4+ (C or above)
  •  A ‘can do’ attitude and be flexible to help with the needs of the business

Personal attributes:

  • Bright and confident
  • Smart appearance
  • Keen for a challenge


Future prospects:

  • Possible progression on successful completion of the apprenticeship


Training provided:

  • QCF Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration
  • Functional Skills English Level 1
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 1
  • Functional Skills ICT Level 1


About us:

Arden Software is a leading software company specialising in CAD and CAM software for the packaging industry. Founded in 1988, we are an international leader in the development of structural design and workflow management systems, and our Impact software is used all over the world. For more than 30 years, we have supplied design and manufacturing applications to the worldwide packaging sector. Drawing upon our 50-year background in die-making, we have created software that works perfectly for those who work in the industry.

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter to

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