Apprentice Retail Support Administrator - Worcester Do you want to continue your educational development while working and earning? Would you like to be part of an exciting logistic distribution specialist? Smith's News is offering a wide range of opportunities for you to start a long term career within this industry. This new Trainee Administrator position may be just what you've been looking for! We don't expect you to do this on your own! You will be fully supported, both internally and externally every step of the way on your development journey. There's a lot to learn, but rest assured if you have the right attitude, energy and desire to succeed we will supply the rest! We are looking for outstanding candidates with ambition, talent and management potential to join our Inspire programme. About Inspire: . Training that is tailored to you. Continue to progress your education through NVQs and professional qualifications. Competitive starting salary. Earn four additional instalments of up to £750 on completion of each of four projects. Opportunities for progression throughout the business About the Apprentice Retail Support Administrator Role: . As part of the trade marketing team the Retail Support Administrator will provide administration support for the Channel Controller and Business Manager in managing our total trading relationship with allocated retail customers. To support the delivery in improvements in performance and service to the Channels accounts by the delivery of agreed category initiatives and trials, reporting and compliance. Manage a plan of new selling points which deliver on time and in full every time. To support and deliver the trade marketing functional plan Working hours: . Monday to Friday, office hours totalling 37 hours per week. About you: Qualifications: . Candidates will need a minimum of 2 or more A levels, or equivalent in order to apply for this position - this is due to the role being a level under the graduate scheme run in-house Skills Required . Ability to effectively prioritise tasks. Ability to spot and solve problems in a proactive way . Ability in identifying new ways of working and improvements . Customer focussed approach to service . Ability to work as part of a team in order to ensure deadlines are achieved Personal Qualities: . Displays enthusiasm, drive and energy!. Positive attitude with a wiliness to learn and take on new challenges . Ability to remain calm and level headed when the going gets tough About Us: Our Connect News and Media division; Smiths News is the UK's largest news wholesaling business with 55% market share, distributing newspapers and magazines on behalf of all major national publishers and a large number of regional publishers. The business serves 30,000 customers across England and Wales, supplying large multiple retailers and independent newsagents. Dawson Media Direct supplies newspapers, magazines and inflight entertainment technology and content to over 120 airlines in 115 airports worldwide. More recently, we have invested in two exciting new businesses. Pass My Parcel is a click and collect local delivery service with clients including Amazon and ASOS. Jack's Beans is a vended coffee brand which we market through retail outlets across the UK.