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Studio Business Administration Apprentice

Employer description: 

Sanyukta Shrestha is a pioneer in eco-friendly and sustainable high-end fashion. Specialising in bridal and evening wear, Sanyukta aims to carry beauty from beginning to end of her design process. Sourcing eco-friendly materials sustainably, providing Fairtrade work for marginalised communities in her home country of Nepal, and hand finishing the finest details tailored to each bride.


“I believe in individuality and I enjoy bringing out inner beauty, a reflection of the personalities of the women that wear my design. For me feeling good is equally important as looking good.” – Sanyukta Shrestha



Job overview: 


Sanyukta Shrestha is currently looking to hire a Business Administration apprentice to join their team. The successful apprentice will work closely with the Designer. This position would suit a candidate interested in fashion business and has strong communication skills. This is a great opportunity to gain an insight into the workings of award winning luxury bridal & evening wear brand. 




Duties will include:


  • Providing daily office support
  • Meeting and greeting clients
  • Keeping well-organised files and records of business activity
  • Organising and steaming dresses and swatches
  • Researching company data and archived reports
  • Keeping computer databases up to date
  • Interacting with clients either on the phone or in person or via emails
  • Answering phones & taking phone messages and passing them on
  • Following up on business communications, billing, and ordering
  • Communicating with materials suppliers and vendors
  • Invoicing
  • Using spreadsheets to track expenses and company spending
  • Collecting and inputting company data
  • Learning about the company's mission and available products/services
  • Educating clients about what products/services are available and how to purchase them
  • Building relationships with clients
  • Preparing documents by printing, copying, and binding
  • Writing and editing company correspondence
  • Collecting and sorting post for press and clients
  • Acting as a personal assistant to the directors
  • Scheduling appointments and events
  • Ordering office stationery and other supplies
  • Participating in office meetings and taking meeting minutes
  • Giving feedback on office efficiency and suggesting possible improvements
  • Being ready for any other administrative tasks that are required 



Desirable skills: 


  • Strong customer service skills 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 



Personal qualities: 


  • Personable 
  • Mature 
  • Professional 



Desired Qualifications: 


  • GCSE in English at grade B or above 
  • A-levels in Business or English related topic 



Working week: 


32 - 40 hours per week, 


10.00am - 7.00pm, 


Tuesday - Saturday. 



Important Information: 


QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.


To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.


Studio Business Administration Apprentice

London, UK
Apprenticeships, Advanced Apprenticeship

Published on 1 Jun 2020