Level 4 Sales Executive Apprenticeship

Recruiter
Travis Perkins Plc
Location
Saltash Parkway Industrial Estate, Saltash, PL12 6LF
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
05 Jun 2021
Closes
12 Jun 2021
Ref
VAC001720509
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
June
Duration
Permanent
Are you looking to kick start your career or grow your career in a different industry? If you're passionate about customer service, teamwork and sales and want the opportunity to earn whilst you train for a nationally recognised qualification, we want to hear from you!

We, at Travis Perkins, have a brilliant opportunity for a Sales Apprentice to join our collaborative and thriving Sales Team. In this role you will coordinate inbound calls and orders for customers, offering a single point of contact for pricing and ordering for our Customers. Linking with our branches and Account Managers, you will play a key part in our sales growth through proactive customer engagement.

Right from the start you'll be supported in your development. You'll join our Sales Apprenticeship, a 12 month, Level 4 Apprenticeship that will give you the tools to be successful in your role. Over the length of your apprenticeship programme, you'll explore:
  • Our business and the industry in which we operate
  • The products we sell and the services we provide
  • Your own influencing and negotiating skills
  • What makes us different and keeps us as the number one choice for our valued customer base

Throughout your apprenticeship, you will be provided with a fantastic support network to enable you to build the skills and knowledge to kickstart your career. And it doesn't have to end there - we have a suite of Apprenticeship programmes that can support you to continue to develop your career with us, all the way up to the Boardroom.

What will you be doing?

As part of a fast paced team who are focused on offering the best service, you can expect to:
  • Provide high quality customer service over the phone
  • Use your newly developed sales skills to question your customers to understand their needs and create solutions for them
  • Take ownership for customer quotes and be proactive in following these up
  • Ensure all customer and supplier queries are actioned and resolved in a timely manner

We are after someone who's enthusiastic, resilient and resourceful, with a sharp eye for identifying new opportunities and a passion for excellence.

But what can we offer you?

Joining Travis Perkins as a Sales Apprentice means joining a reputable and expanding business offering great company benefits and the support of an employer who values your development as much as you.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication
  • Customer service
  • Organised


Personal qualities

  • Ambitious
  • Keen to develop
  • Reliable


Desired qualifications

None specified.

Future prospects

A large number of our current Senior Managers within the business developed themselves through our apprenticeship programmes. If you have the right attitude, and the desire to succeed then the opportunities for you within our business truly are endless.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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