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Trainee Executive Assistant - Bluetree Group - Rotherham

Employer: Bluetree Design & Print

The Bluetree Group is an established yet rapidly expanding retailer and manufacturer of Print. Operating through many Brands, including Instantprint.co.uk, Route1Print.co.uk and Bluetree Connect we target all sectors of the market; from small & micro businesses to the largest FTSE 100 Companies. Through advanced production technology, the power of the Web and a clear vision of the future, we are revolutionising the Print industry.
Job details:
Bluetree Group are the fastest growing print business in the UK and have been on the Virgin Sunday Times Fast Track 100 ranking for two years running, along with appearing in the '1000 Companies To Inspire Britain’ LSE listings. With over 350 employees, we have departments ranging from production to sales, artwork to customer service and marketing to finance.

A highly unique role has arisen for a business-minded Trainee Executive Assistant. This really is an incredible opportunity for a highly capable Graduate to assist two established entrepreneurs whilst being exposed to the workings of a rapidly expanding and innovative business. Hours are Monday to Friday, typically 09:00-17:30.

Working directly with the two founding Directors of the business, you will be an integral part of the team, shouldering high levels of responsibility whilst offering an exceptional level of support to the most senior members of the business. The Directors are looking for someone who is bright, analytical, trustworthy and ultimately has a desire to learn. It is vital that you are confident working with numbers and Excel.

What will the role involve?

The predominant aim of this role is to enable the Directors to be as effective as possible by freeing up their time and helping to organise their workloads. This will mean that in some instances you will need to take complete ownership of areas and projects, in others you will be working closely with the Directors. Due to this, you will need to be able to work independently and use your own initiative, although your journey with Bluetree will start off with an intense and hands-on three-month training programme to give you the foundation that you need.

You will be a true right hand to the Directors and will have the ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines whilst still working with precision and a high level of attention to detail. Always one step ahead your incredible organisational skills will ensure you succeed in this fast-paced role.

What will a typical day look like?

9:00 Grab a coffee and catch up with our MD to organise next month’s off-site event
9:30 Review an important business contract before sending to our E-Commerce Director to sign off
10:30 Attend this week’s Board meeting
12:00 Research an internal project and put together a report to send to the Board
13:00 Grab some lunch with the team and enjoy a short break
13:30 Catch up on both Director’s email inboxes & calendars to ensure everything is in check
14:00 Analyse some data ahead of this afternoons Project Meeting
15:00 Meet with the project team
16:00 Prepare & circulate the agenda and slides for next week’s Operations meeting
17:30 Time to go home and take a break, you earned it!

Benefits:

• Informal office dress code and uniform provided for production roles
• BUPA Health Care (following 3 months of employment)
• Regular social events both on and off site
• Wide range of internal and external training available
• Long service holidays awarded after 3 and 5 years of service
• Regular charity events and fundraising
• Free tea, coffee and fruit
• Enrolment into the company pension scheme
• Free on-site parking

The Company

Bluetree Group operates through two Brands; InstantPrint and Route1Print.co.uk. We target all sectors of the market; from small & micro businesses to the largest FTSE 100 Companies.

Here are some of the other awards that we won in 2018;
• The European Business Award for Manufacturing
• The Sheffield Business Award for Company of the Year
• Internet Retailing Growth 2000
• BHP Rapid Growth Survey
• Business Link Ones to Watch for Printing Solutions
• 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain for the £20-£30m category
• FT1000 Europe’s Fastest Growing Company

You’ll be working at our state of the art factory that is based in Manvers (local to Rotherham, Barnsley, Sheffield and Doncaster) which is located on a major bus route, and free-parking is available on site. Once you walk through our doors, you realise that technology is pivotal to all of our operations. It’s a place for curious and ambitious people at heart.

What will happen next?

This will be the process for those successful candidates following the application for this role:
Stage 1 - A couple of short online assessments to complete
Stage 2 - 1st round of formal interviews with further assessments
Stage 3 - 2nd round of formal interviews

Bluetree Group welcomes applications from carers or parents who have taken extended career breaks.

For all our current vacancies and privacy information, please follow this link to our website under the recruitment page www.bluetreegroup.co.uk.
Role responsibilities
See above
Person specification
See above
Skills & experience
- Impeccable organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
- Highly motivated & driven
- A proactive & quick thinker
- High levels of flexibility
- Confident decision maker
Degree: - Educated to Degree level or above
Location: Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Salary: £23,000-£24,000
Closing date: Wed 03-Jul-2019
Job ref: GY/52965
Eligibility: Candidates must, by the start of their employment, have permission to work in the UK

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