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Business and Administration Apprentice

Activity Alliance
£7-£7.50 per hour

Activity Alliance is looking to appoint a Business and Administration Apprentice to support the central hub of the organisation. This represents an exciting opportunity to work with the whole team across the business and key external stakeholders.

Activity Alliance is a national charity, bringing members, partners and disabled people together to make active lives possible. Collectively, we continue to challenge perceptions and change the reality of disability, inclusion and sport. We work closely with a number of key partners to improve and increase the opportunities available to disabled people to enjoy sport and physical activity.

The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to maintain relationships with a range of people both internally and externally. You will need to demonstrate good administration skills and have the enthusiasm to help make active lives possible for disabled people.

This role is aligned with the apprenticeship programme with Loughborough College, with opportunity for further development and training for the right individual.

Role purpose: 

To be part of Activity Alliance’s high-performing and valuable Corporate Services team. You will support with a range of administration and finance tasks across a variety of teams. The Corporate Services team is responsible for streamlining the charity so it can be more effective through better systems, processes and policies.

Key responsibilities: 

  • To assist in handling switchboard enquiries and calls
  • Assist Corporate Service team in the management of diaries and scheduling appointments
  • Provider general support to visitors
  • Answer, log, transfer or respond to all internal/external enquiries as required
  • Update/manage the CRM system
  • Distribute post and disseminate relevant incoming emails
  • Book travel arrangements and prepare expense claims for the Executive team
  • Support Exec Assistant and HR Lead in their duties, including administration and filing
  • To support the Corporate Services team in duties where necessary

This role is based at Activity Alliance's head office at Sportpark, Loughborough University. Salary is inline with Loughborough College apprenticeship programme (£7-£7.50 per hour) 30 hours per week.

We offer 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time employees), pension contribution, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme. 

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How to apply

This role is aligned with Loughborough College apprenticeship programme and therefore applications must be made via the Find an apprenticeship GOV UK website.

If you have any questions about the role or need support with the application process, please contact Jill Fox at Loughborough College, call 01509 515424 or

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Thursday 22 August 2019.  

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 4 September 2019 at Loughborough College.  

Activity Alliance is committed to championing equality and diversity in all aspects of employment and in the services that it provides. All staff are required to actively promote the equal opportunities policy. This includes influencing and encouraging the empowerment of disabled people within sport and physical activity. Please refer to our Equality and Diversity Statement on our About Us page.