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Apprentice Customer Service Assistant

  • Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £269 per week plus benefits
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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Job Title: Apprentice Customer Service AssistantLocation: Alamy HQ, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxfordshire Type of Contract: Fixed term 12-18-month apprenticeship Hours: 36.25 hours per week (including the time youre at CollegeAlternate weeks of day shifts (8am to 4.15pm) and night shifts (2.45pm to 11pm (or 1.45pm to 10pm depending on age)) Monday to FridayPackage: £269 per week plus great benefits Do you pride yourself on delivering a great customer experience? Can you work as part of a supportive team but also on your own initiative? Are you a problem solver with great organisational skills? If this sounds like you then we have an exciting opportunity available within our Community team! Alamy is a technology business that sells stock images, footage and live news imagery to customers around the world. Its a truly exciting time at Alamy, our business is growing, and we are continually working towards expanding our reach. We want to continue creating a business we can be proud of. To make this happen, we need brilliant people who are passionate and think differently. With a CEO and management team who make fast decisions, we have to be able to keep pace and evolve. At the heart of Alamy are a group of people who care about what we do and doing it really well. Were always ready to adapt to new situations and challenges to ensure that Alamy continues to provide excellent service and a unique product. Were ethical, believe in having a work life balance and have a lot of passion for our product! Our values:Put the customer firstSucceed (and fail) as a teamStrive for BetterBe Bold & Be BraveDo the right thingHeres some more detail about this exciting opportunity, where youll get on the job training and learn how to; • Be the first point of contact for customers emailing us, sending replies to the straight-forward ones and allocating the others to the right team to answer• Answering calls• Youll get involved with team projects• Youll be liaising with other departments Youll complete a course which will lead to an apprenticeship in Customer Service Level 2.Were looking for someone who: • Enjoys being busy and isnt afraid to ask questions • Thrives on learning new things • Has a positive can do attitude, especially when faced with a challenge • Enjoys being part of a team, sharing your opinions and making quick decisions• Has a good attention to detail• Excellent time management• Well organised• Has good written and spoken English• Its great if youre interested in media, photography and the creative marketplace, but its not essentialWant to know more and think youll fit in - let us know by applying today!Closing date: 27th February 2019 Privacy Notice for Job ApplicantsData controller: Alamy Ltd, Units 6-8 West Central, 127 Olympic Avenue, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, OX14 4SA (Alamy)Data Compliance Manager: Chief Technical Officer contact ##### ######As part of our recruitment process, Alamy collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. We are committed to being transparent about how we collect and use that data and meet data protection obligations. Please ensure that you read this notice and any other similar notice we may provide to you from time to time when we collect or process personal information about you. What information does Alamy collect?We collect a range of information about you. This includes:• your name, address and contact details, including email address and telephone number;• details of your qualifications, skills, experience and employment history;• information about your current level of remuneration, including benefit entitlements;• whether or not you have a disability for which the organisation needs to make reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process;• information about your entitlement to work in the UK; an• a copy of your passport/driving licence.We collect this information in a variety of ways. For example, data might be contained via our online applicant tracking system (ATS), CVs or resumes, obtained from your passport or other identity documents, or collected through interviews or other forms of assessment, including online aptitude and personality questionnaires. If youre offered and verbally accept a role with Alamy we will also collect personal data about you from third parties, such as references supplied by former employers. Well ask you for reference information, so youll know when we are at this stage of the process. Data will be stored in a range of different places, including on our ATS, in HR management systems and on other IT systems (including email).Why does Alamy process personal data?We need to process data to take steps at your request prior to entering and to enter into a contract with you. In some cases, we need to process data to ensure that we are complying with legal obligations. For example, we are required to check a successful applicant's eligibility to work, before employment starts.Alamy has a legitimate interest in processing personal data during the recruitment process and for keeping records of the process. Processing data from job applicants allows us to manage the recruitment process, assess and confirm a candidate's suitability for employment and decide to whom to offer a job. The organisation may also need to process data from job applicants to respond to and defend against legal claims.Alamy processes health information if it needs to make reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process for candidates who have a disability. This is to carry out its obligations and exercise specific rights in relation to employment.We seek to ensure that our information collection and processing is always proportionate. We will notify you of any changes to information we collect or to the purposes for which we collect and process it.Who has access to data?Your information will be shared internally for the purposes of the recruitment exercise. This includes members of the HR team, interviewers involved in the recruitment process, managers in the business area with a vacancy and IT staff if access to the data is necessary for the performance of their roles. Our legal basis for collecting this information is our legitimate business interests and processing is necessary for the purposes of exercising Alamys employment law rights or obligations. Alamy will not share your data with third parties, unless your application for employment is successful and it makes you an offer of employment. The organisation will then share your data with former employers to obtain references for you. The organisation will not transfer your data outside the European Economic Area.How does Alamy protect data?Alamy takes the security of your data seriously. It has internal policies and controls in place to ensure that your data is not lost, accidentally destroyed, misused or disclosed, and is not accessed except by our employees in the proper performance of their duties. We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.For how long does the organisation keep data?If your application for employment is unsuccessful, the organisation will hold your data on file for 6 months after the end of the relevant recruitment process. At the end of that period your data is deleted or destroyed.If your application for employment is successful, personal data gathered during the recruitment process will be transferred to your personnel file and retained during your employment. The periods for which your data will be held will be provided to you in a new employee privacy notice.Your rightsAs a data subject, you have a number of rights. You can:• access and obtain a copy of your data on request;• require the organisation to change incorrect or incomplete data;• require the organisation to delete or stop processing your data, for example where the data is no longer necessary for the purposes of processing;• object to the processing of your data where the organisation is relying on its legitimate interests as the legal ground for processing; and• ask the organisation to stop processing data for a period if data is inaccurate or there is a dispute about whether or not your interests override the organisation's legitimate grounds for processing data.If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact the HR team, at #####@######.### If you believe that the organisation has not complied with your data protection rights, you can complain to the Information Commissioner at ###.######.### or telephone: ##### ######.What if you do not provide personal data?You are under no statutory or contractual obligation to provide data to the organisation during the recruitment process. However, if you do not provide the information, the organisation may not be able to process your application properly or at all.Automated decision-makingRecruitment processes are not based solely on automated decision-making.

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