Sales Executive Apprentice

Roast & Ground Limited
Unit 6, Kingston Business Centre, Fullers Way South, Chessington, KT9 1DQ
Competitive salary
13 Jan 2021
05 Feb 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
An openingwithin an exciting, growing business. This position offers the opportunity to quickly grow into a fully-fledged sales role with a high level of autonomy and a long-term career for the right candidate. At Roast and Ground we work together to drive growth and believe passionately that this will come with fabulous customer service.

You won't be weighed down by processes and lengthy decision making. If we agree it's a good idea, we'll try it. We'll support you and will work to help you succeed. Your development will be encouraged by one of the business Directors to whom you will report.

Our primary target audience is larger businesses based in London and the South East.
  • Working with our company database you'll be responsible for securing appointments with companies in the market for new office coffee machines
  • You'll be responsible for out-bound calling. This will include data verification, contacting prospects and keeping in contact so that when they are in the market they will get in touch
  • You'll be expected to use market intelligence to keep adding to the database. This will include monitoring information regarding office moves in the target area so that you can actively target those businesses
  • You'll be involved in sector specific drives, customer calling activity and other sales work
  • As you learn the trade your responsibility will broaden to encompass customer account work and sales meetings (currently on Teams) with an experienced sales person

Longer-term, assuming successful, the role will evolve into a fully-fledged sales role which encompasses setting your own appointments and holding online and possibly some face-to-face meetings, over-seeing the sale of the machine and on-going account management.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Commercially savvy with an interest in business
  • Graduate, or A-level calibre with some demonstrable work experience
  • Proficientin Microsoft Office and ideally have used a CRM database
  • Great verbal and written communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Personable. Love being on the phone, enjoy London and relish the buzz of selling
  • Quick to learn, efficient in your work and looking for a role that will grow with you
  • You'll have a positive 'can do' attitude
  • Tenacious, resourceful, hard-working and driven
  • Enjoy coffee would be an advantage as would an interest in new innovations -there's a lot going on in the coffee machine sector right now
  • Flexible - our business is evolving in a number of areas and we may wish to use your sales skills in other areas of the business

Desired qualifications

Passes in GCSE maths and English (or the equivalent).

Although 'spark', personality and potential are all important,we would like the applicant to have a degree or a strong academic background with relevant experience.

Future prospects

Roast and Ground plans for future growth and our ethos is one of shared reward. Our commission structure is both clear and attainable and we have every interest in our sales apprenticeexceeding their targets to boost their earning potential.

The apprenticewill be supported by a company Director who has a strong background in sales and marketing themselves, alongside coaching by one of the world's leading sales training firms. We would hope that the successful candidate will grow with the company with opportunities emerging for career advancement in time.

Things to consider

Please consider our location and how you would be able to reach the Chessingtonoffice. There are public transport links as well as available parking.