Category Archives: careers in administration

video case studies for careers information and careers advice featuring interviews with young apprentices and employees working in administration and working in business. Includes people doing office work across a range of industries both in public sector and private sector.

Estate Agent

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Not a member but want to watch this interview? Georgia (19) is a junior negotiator at an estate agency. She describes how she found her job and the work done by herself and her colleagues. More about getting a foot … Take me to the video

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Imports Co-ordinator

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Sebastien (19) needs competent language skills for his work in the wine trade. He liaises with the French vineyards and distributors about orders and deliveries. Sometimes he works Saturdays in the shop. He is also studying for wine and spirit … Take me to the video

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Social Housing Administrator

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Leanne (aged 22) works in the housing department at Dudley Metropolitan Council. They have thousands of properties to let and when any become available she identifies suitable tenants. This involves talking to potential tenants on the telephone, short-listing people for … Take me to the video

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International Administrator

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Neva (29) speaks fluent Spanish and works in the international department at the Royal College of Physicians. She organises conferences and workshops for overseas members of the College. She also works on the administration aspects of long-term collaborative projects with … Take me to the video

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Marketing Brand Executive

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Kara (aged 26) started working at Duo Boots in customer services and then took a permanent position as marketing assistant. The company sponsored her through a course with the Chartered Institute of Marketing and she is now brand executive responsible … Take me to the video

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Editorial Assistant

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Becca (aged 23) is the junior member of the editorial department at Constable & Robinson. She describes the process of checking the content of a book once the author and senior editor have finished working on it. She collates corrections … Take me to the video

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Junior Clerk

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Luke (aged 19) has worked for two years for a leading chamber of barristers specialising in crime. A barrister’s clerk is responsible for running the administration and business activities of a barrister’s chambers. This includes managing the diaries, booking in … Take me to the video

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Sales & Marketing Co-ordinator

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Laura (aged 25) joined Bristol International Airport as a business administration assistant. She was soon promoted to her current role in sales and marketing. Her job involves working closely with airline and tour operators to encourage people to use Bristol … Take me to the video

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Civil Service Fast Streamer

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Amy (aged 25) is a Civil Service fast-streamer working at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. She is a European specialist and her work focuses on science and research funding. Projects cover a wide range of subjects ranging from … Take me to the video

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Financial Analyst

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Melanie (aged 26) works for an in-house department at a large global organisation. She is part of a small team responsible for giving the Partners advice about their personal financial affairs. This includes pensions, investments, mortgages, banking arrangements and insurance. … Take me to the video

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