Office Support Apprentice

London (Central), London (Greater)
11,000 per annum
15 Oct 2019
08 Nov 2019
Start Date
12-18 months

Main Description

A vacancy has arisen at Winebuyers for a sales support apprentice. They are offering an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to fast track their Sales career in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. You will have the opportunity to learn Digital Skills to fulfil the requirements of the role.


Assisting the Head of Sales in delivering sales campaigns, specifically: using own initiative, keeping emails up to date, making polite and efficient sales calls, working alongside the marketing team in order to convert leads to sales.

● Database management, implementation and reporting

● Create and develop engaging content with sales strategies (written and graphic)

● Build relationships with relevant suppliers, acquiring promotional content and handling enquiries via telephone and email

● Maintaining the Winebuyers database

● Act as a brand guardian while attending industry events

● Undertake customer care and acting on positive and negative feedback

● Maintain and update information to enable management and tracking of sales activity

● Provide regular reports and reviews of sales and KPI’s to the Head of Sales, using these statistics to influence future sales activity

● Keep abreast of new industry technologies and trends within the wine industry and include them in sales pitches

● Assist marketing with market insight as required

● Event planning for promotional events

● Attendance at relevant exhibitions and wine tasting events


Skills Required

  • Knowledge, Skills and Behaviour
  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills
  • Self-motivated and determined with a strong sense of personal initiative
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Exhibit a tenacious 'can do’ approach to work
  • Have a strong eye for detail
  • Articulate and naturally persuasive
  • Commercially minded and motivated to succeed
  • Highly organised, flexible and calm under pressure, ensuring deadlines are met
  • A keen interest in developing a Sales career
  • An interest in wine is beneficial but not essential

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