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Apprentice Sales Person

Smestow Brook, Bridgnorth Road, Wolverhampton, WV5 0AF
£170.94 to £329.67 per week
Closing date
19 Sep 2021

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Job Details

Learn the technical aspects of Steel Stockholding and train in a range of commercial processes, including Sales, Customer Service and Account Management. The aim is to become capable of maximising company revenue, by attaining new customers and processing customers' orders, ensuring all aspects meet the requirements of the customer and the company.

Duties will include:
  • Build, develop and maintain good working relationships with existing customers, responding to requests efficiently and courteously
  • Gathering market and customer data/information
  • Prospect for new business by contacting potential customers and promoting the benefits of making purchases with Hall & Pickles as opposed to other companies
  • Negotiate terms of an agreement, closing sales and variations in price, delivery and specifications
  • Liaise with suppliers to check on the progress of existing orders
  • Check quantities of goods in stock
  • Record sales and order information using Company systems
  • Monitoring own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets
  • Make accurate, rapid cost calculations and providing customers with quotations
  • Scan and print dispatch documents
  • Goods inwards administration
  • Understand and aim to pre-empt the individual needs of each customer
  • Carry out prompt calls to develop and expand business with existing customers
  • Carry out pro-active sales calls to prospective customers, including cold calling and pitching products, whilst maintaining a good working relationship with new contacts
  • Promote current and new product lines to prospective and existing customers
  • Process customer orders and follow up on quotes, outstanding orders, etc.
  • Liaise with customers to successfully resolve any potential issues and increase sales revenues as appropriate
  • Provide high levels of customer service to achieve customers complete satisfaction

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to use own initiative and work independently
  • Computer literate (MS Office), with good analytical skills
  • Good communicator (written/verbal) with a personable, professional manner

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn about the industry and all aspects of the role
  • Adaptable and a collaborative team player
  • Demonstrates ambition and a desire to succeed

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSE grade at C/4 or equivalent including English and Maths
  • Minimum of 2 A-Levels at Pass

Future prospects

To be decided upon completion of training.
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