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2021 Student Placement - Business Administration

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Job Description

(Dromore                     -                       Fixed Term                   -                       Full Time)

Euro Auctions is a world leading auctioneer of industrial, plant, construction & agricultural equipment. With sites in UK, Germany, Spain, Australia, USA and Dubai, Euro Auctions conducts 50+ auctions selling thousands of lots every year.

Your placement year really matters especially when you are making your first career move. 

Euro Auctions gives you the chance to make an impact and make your placement really count.

You will quickly become a respected member of the team and develop rounded business skills that will serve you regardless of where your future takes you.

 The Job

Join in with all administration associated with the running of an auction as well as performing other tasks. Processing contracts, stock entry, credit control and travelling to other auction sites. Candidates with French, Spanish or German are especially welcome to apply.

The Person

The successful candidate will have experience working in a fast-paced office environment and be capable of taking control of all administration involved in running an auction. This is not a typical office job; no two days will be the same.

The Requirements

  • Be studying a relevant degree.
  • Self-motivated and able to work to strict deadlines with limited supervision.
  • Good level of data entry with proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Highly organised and conscientious and keen to deliver a high level of Customer Service. 
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills with ability to develop long-term relationships with new and existing customers

All placement opportunities are based at Headquarters in Dromore, Co. Tyrone.

Each opportunity has a unique focus though they all require innate problem solving, commercial acumen and the ability to think on your feet. You’ll get to work with and learn from experts in the field of Auctioneering.

Who can apply?

While these opportunities are initially aimed at third year placement students they are also open to fresh graduates eager to gain valuable international business experience.

All Placements are paid and some offer the chance to travel to other sites.  

At Euro Auctions we have core requirements for any placement role.

Candidates must:

  • Be studying towards a third level discipline preferably in Business, IT, HR, Marketing or Accounts (other disciplines will be considered)
  • Demonstrate common sense with exceptional commercial awareness.  
  • Show proficiency in entire MS Office suite especially Excel.
  • Be reliable, self-motivated with good attention to detail and an exceptional work ethic.
  • Exhibit flexibility and willingness to work extra hours during busy auction periods.
  • Maintain a valid passport.
  • Possess exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Have a desire to exceed expectations

 

Our Selection Process

We like to hire the best so our selection process is designed to uncover true potential.

Candidates apply initially via CV at www.euroauctions.com selecting the department they wish to be considered for. At this stage we want to know about your education, career motivations and any work experience.

Closing date for all applications is 31st January 2021 after which those selected will be invited to group assessment events during February / March 2021.

Group assessment events are based on a robust understanding of what makes people successful at Euro Auctions. They comprise of scenario based, numerical, problem solving and accuracy based tests. While there is no need to prepare for these assessments all candidates are asked to familiarise themselves with Excel.

There may be a final interview if we are unable to make final selections after the group assessments.

This is the last step. If we like you at final interview – and you like us – we’ll offer you a placement. Either way, we won’t keep you guessing; we’ll let you know as soon as possible.

If you think you have what it takes to make it at Euro Auctions please email a CV to [email protected]. Please ensure you select which department you wish to be considered for.

Euro Auctions thank all applicants in advance; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted.

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