Business Administration Apprentice

The Port of Blyth is looking for a Business Administration Apprentice to join our multi flexible team working at all of our port offices.

The Role

The successful candidate will learn administrative duties including, but not limited to:

  • Office document processing (Word, excel, Destin8 etc.)
  • Office assistance (filing, photocopying, record making etc.)
  • Taking telephone calls, recording messages, emails.
  • There will be an element of this job that requires training that is outside of the apprenticeship framework, this will be provided and will enhance a successful candidate’s skillset for the future.

Required Skills

This position will require the successful candidate to be organised, motivated, have high standards throughout, have good customer relations and both willing and able to work flexibly (during busy periods).

In order to fulfil your duties, you may be asked to complete other activities by your Line Manager.


National Minimum Wage for an apprentice, 25 days holiday + statutory holidays

Hours of work will be 37.5 hours per week.

Overview of Port of Blyth

The Port of Blyth is a major statutory UK Trust Port, expanding rapidly and having recently announced record Group turnover of over £30 million. Much of this growth is driven by its position as a leading UK offshore energy support base that continues to be at the forefront of offshore wind and renewable energy development.

The Port has a reputation for its customer focused and innovative can-do approach to handling services, covering a number of sectors including offshore energy, project cargo, containers, dry bulks and break-bulks.

Its major subsidiary, Transped, provides a comprehensive worldwide door to door forwarding and logistics service, whilst Port Training Services offers award winning industrial and port related training across the UK.

How to apply

Applications in writing by email to Stuart Balmer-Howieson (HR & Safety Manager):

Closing — 30/12/2023