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Apprentice Sales Negotiator

Employer
Lifetime Training
Location
Reading
Salary
£20,439 per year
Closing date
2 Jan 2023

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Specialism
Administration
Sector
Retail
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
12-18 months
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Job Details

As an Apprentice Sales Negotiator you will be working towards the Customer Service Specialist Level 3 over the duration of 18 months, alongside your daily roles and responsibilities.

Your key responsibilities will be;

- Establish contractor customer base at branch level

- Maintaining relationships with existing customers through regular review visits

- Maintain and develop existing customers through planned individual account support, and liaison with external sales staff

- Acting as contact between the company and its existing and potential markets

- Negotiating variations in price, delivery and specifications with buyers

- Gaining a clear understanding of customers' businesses and requirements

- Work closely with regional/product specialist and key accounts to maximise sales opportunities

- Plan and carry out direct marketing activities to agreed budgets, sales volumes, values, product mix and timescales

- Monitor and report on activities and provide relevant management information

- Carry out market research, competitor and customer surveys as required

- In-put into stock requirements and stock turn levels at branch and regional level

- Communication of account involvement to ensure maximum potential sales and profit is achieved by Burdens across all product areas

- Working closely with key suppliers growing relationships and assisting in purchasing strategies

- Liaise and attend meetings with other company functions necessary to perform duties and aid business and organisational development

- Attend training to develop relevant knowledge and skills

- Attendance at branch meetings

- Adherence to operational procedures

- Adherence to health and safety policies and procedures

Our people get amazing benefits including;

- Annual bonus scheme

- Generous pension plan - matched up to 9%

- Holiday - 23 days increasing to 25 after 2 years' service

- Staff discounts on hundreds of retailers

- Free access to health and wellbeing tools and initiatives

 

Company

Lifetime provides award-winning apprenticeship programmes and expert strategy advice. We are specialists in delivering apprenticeships across the Business Services, Management, Health and Social Care, Early Years, Active Leisure, Hospitality and Retail sectors between levels 2 to 5. We’ve developed through organic growth and strategic acquisitions over the last 25 years to become the UK's largest national provider of apprenticeships. We support over 20,000 learners a year, using our extensive knowledge and robust resource. Our team of over 1,000 employees ensures that we provide high quality, national coverage. Lifetime's Head Office houses our Operations 'Support Hub', while our delivery teams of Regional Trainers, English and maths Tutors, Area Managers, and Quality Improvement Coaches are field-based throughout the UK. This ensures that we can offer nationwide coverage with local delivery.

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Telephone
0333 014 3669
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