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Sales Executive Apprentice

Nokia UK Limited
The Hive 1, Theale Road, Reading, RG7 4SA
£25,000.00 annually
Closing date
14 Feb 2023

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What will the apprentice be doing?
  • Be exposed to the full sales life cycle, engage with different customer teams and sales support functions, and establish their role in helping our customers navigate advancing technology
  • Support assigned customer team in achieving business financial objectives in respective customer accounts
  • Learn to cultivate sales relationships for strategic accounts/within broad product or business areas and work sales strategies and practices to achieve order and revenue targets and service goals for the customer accounts
  • Partner with sales engineers to understand customer challenges and requirements, then drive orders by collaborating on innovative solutions and product development in support of operator needs It also provides a chance to work in a dynamic, highly functional, and successful sales team with a broad range of skills and knowledge spanning the entire Nokia portfolio and addressing the full spectrum of the telecoms market

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
  • The role is in the Reading Area as a hybrid worker, working 2-3 days a week from the office
  • Students will be required to attend Middlesex University, Hendon Campus, for workshops. There are around 8 - 12 full days at university per year (depending on the year of study)
  • You will be a student at Middlesex University, on the B2B Sales Degree Apprenticeship, delivered in partnership with Consalia Sales Business School. You will earn a Level 6 B2B Sales Professional Apprenticeship qualification and earn a BSc (Hons) Professional Practice in Business-to-Business Sales Degree from Middlesex University

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

In three years, you will be a graduate, have 3 years B2B sales experience, and be poised to progress within one of the world's most exciting technology companies.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative


A Level or equivalent Math, English (Grade D or above) Desired

Things to consider

Are you ready to learn and grow in a career, while making a difference? We are looking for a confident, energetic individual looking for a career in sales, a can-do attitude & team player, and willingness to learn, that will support customer teams responsible for selling.

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