Sales Administration Apprentice Industrial & Marine Silencers Limited

An administration role, responsible for supporting the sales & marketing team. Responsible for the creation of day-to-day quotes and processing sales-related verbal and written communications. Responsible for maintaining, expanding and updated the costing matrices for standard products.

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Closing date: 29 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 09.00 to 17.30 with lunch 13.00 to 14.00

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Answering enquiries by phone and email in a timely manner and directing the enquiries to the correct sales person
  • Obtaining sufficient information to enable quotations to be prepared
  • Creating quotations
  • Following up on quotations to obtain orders
  • Processing sales orders. Ensuring that the sales orders are correctly entered onto the Open CRM system and the paperwork is completed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Liaising with the other departments to provide and obtain information as necessary
  • Remain the customer key contact for orders placed
  • Attend monthly production meetings and quarterly sales/company meetings
  • Provide feedback on any issues on orders to customers
  • With the sales team ensure that the Open CRM database is updated and create new records when required
  • Expand and update the excel costing matrices for standard products

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good numerical working level
  • Computer literate
  • Proficient with Word, Excel

Personal qualities

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Customer orientated
  • Being confident and diligent

Qualifications required

  • GCSE C or above in Maths essential (or equivalent)
  • GCSE C or above in English desirable (or equivalent)

Future prospects

If successful through the apprenticeship there is potentially a move into internal sales.

Things to consider

Pay review after 3 months. Must be able to travel to Shepshed on a daily basis for the working hour times defined. Application Process Stage One If you meet the entry criteria you will be invited to attend a Preparation Event at Loughborough College. Stage Two Following your attendance at our Preparation Event, if you are shortlisted your application will sent to the employer who will select candidates for interview with the company. Please note the job details specify the closing date of the vacancy. However we do reserve the right to close adverts early, for example, where we have received an unprecedented high volume of applications or at the employer’s request.

About the employer

Design, manufacture and installation of industrial silencers and acoustic products based in Shepshed with UK and overseas sales. Privately owned and part of the Bradgate Group.


Industrial & Marine Silencers Limited


Leicester Road



LE12 9EG

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Training provider

  • Bus Admin  Level 2

The National Apprenticeship Frameworks covers these main elements:

  • Hybrid Level Diploma 2 in Business Administration
  • Functional Skills (English, Maths and ICT Grade C)
  • The BTEC Certificate is usually delivered by Loughborough College at Loughborough College on a day release.

The Business Administration Apprenticeship is designed for those employed or hoping to enter employment in an administrative role. Learners will gain an understanding of what administration involves, such as how to set targets, follow procedures, working with others effectively and behaviours of the work place.

If Functional skills are required, they will be delivered on a weekly basis at Loughborough College

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Loughborough College


Jill Fox 01509 515461

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Closing date: 29 Aug 2017