Outbound Sales Resourcer Apprentice BETHEBEES LIMITED

BetheBees is a fast growing outsourcing and procurement marketplace. We help businesses secure their key service from some of the leading service providers. As a one-stop procurement shop, we have a compelling story to promote to the marketplace. We lead with a service that every business needs, but over 95% don’t have!

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Closing date: 10 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm (with 1 hour unpaid lunch)

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Proven sales ability (1 year outbound minimum)
  • Confident
  • Experience of working for B2B Business Services (Sales, Customer Service etc)
  • Knowledge of business market
  • Target driven
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent communication skills
  • IT literate
  • B2B experience
  • Have established relationships in any business areas and industry
  • Have an understanding of marketing using digital technology and how this can help small and medium sized businesses to grow
  • Possess integrity, trustworthiness and professionalism when interacting with their prospects

This role will encompass the following:

  • Follow up on enquiries / leads and monthly targets
  • Provide quotes to prospects during the sales process, and ensure customer requirements are agreed and documented, and that a contract is signed with a deposit paid upfront when a deal is closed
  • Regularly keep in contact with the customer and when appropriate, up-sell support services to these customers
  • Where possible support prospective activities eg attending events, conducting talks, sales visits
  • Research and business intelligence gathering
  • Making effective outbound calls with key decision makers
  • Issuing quotes and identifying new sales opportunities
  • Account managing and taking responsibility for own accounts
  • Business-to-business (B2B) cold calling
  • Making customers aware of suitable products available to meet their needs
  • Customer visits if and when required
  • Achieving individual sales targets

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Competent in Microsoft packages
  • Cold calling
  • Closing of sales
  • Sales negotiation
  • Confident on the phone
  • Good organisational skills
  • To be able to prioritise workloads
  • Good written communication
  • The ability to use own initiative
  • Motivated and enthusiastic

Personal qualities

  • Loyal
  • Committed
  • Hard working
  • Enthusiastic
  • Team player
  • Good time keeping
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Positive attitude

Qualifications required

GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English at grade C or above

Future prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, this company will be looking to keep the apprentice on full time as well as progressing into team leader and sales leader roles. There will also be the potential to progress onto higher level apprenticeships.

About the employer

BetheBeesTM is a leading business Procurement Marketplace that connects global experts in businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the world's most connected intuitive marketplace across five continents. BetheBeesTM breathes the vision of providing the ‘best-in-class’ service provider that will sculpt a pathway of success. Therefore, we employ our ‘Gold Standard’ procurement grading system to partner with market leaders and benefit your organisation with unparallel service within your budget. We offer customised business support and guidance to maximise your Return on Investment (ROI) within our Marketplace. With over 30,000+ global enterprise solution providers from the UK and worldwide across 145 countries, you will never require an easier way to discover potential suppliers and partners.




Flat 1

Tavistock Chambers

40 Bloomsbury Way



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Training provider

Full on-the-job training and support will be provided to enable the successful applicant to undertake the full range of duties required of the role.

In addition, training will also be provided towards the Apprenticeship in sales through in-house delivery.

The Qualification consists of the following:

  • Level 3 sales apprentice
  • Technical certificate Employment
  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills in Literacy and Numeracy (if relevant)

Apprenticeship framework

Sales and Telesales

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Babington Business College


James Standage 01332 345450 james.standage@babingtongroup.co.uk

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Closing date: 10 Sep 2017