Apprentice Sales Executive

Recruiter
MACFARLANE GROUP UK LIMITED
Location
Unit A, Poplar Park, Poplar Way East, BS11 0DD
Salary
£20,000.00 annually
Posted
06 Nov 2019
Closes
30 Nov 2019
Ref
VAC1000003742
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
January
Duration
Permanent
What will the apprentice be doing?

· Learn & develop understanding of the business, customers, markets and the products and solutions that Macfarlane Packaging can offer

· Obtain a firm grasp of the sales process, learning various techniques and an appreciation of what makes an effective sales professional

· Act as the lead point of contact for your allocated regional customer portfolio, delivering excellent standards of customer service at all times.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Lots of on the job training (first 6 months spent internally at our local office, learning our systems/processes, customers and products, shadowing other sales team members etc. This will be accompanied by structured sales theory training via a recognised provider for the delivery of Sales apprenticeship (Level 4)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

An official award of the level 4 certificate in sales alongside professional accreditation to the APS (Associate of Professional Sales). Our intention, all being well is to also award a permanent contract of employment as Sales Executive to the apprentice upon successful completion of the contract.

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, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4) Desired