Apprentice Sales Executive Cambridge Outdoor Living Limited

This is a fantastic role for a confident and sales focused individual who would like to start their career in a sales and customer focused role.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £131.25

    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 to Thursday 07:30 – 16:30 Friday 07:00 – 16:00

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    02 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001218748

  • Positions

    1 available

This is an excellent opportunity for a commercially focused person to join an expanding company in the field of sales. The company are specialists in Automated Gates, Hot Tubs & Sauners, Fencing & Decking and Buildings & Furniture. The role would suit someone who is willing to grow with the company and who is looking to expand on their product knowledge over time. As part of the role you can expect to be involved with:

  • Meeting & Greeting customers
  • Taking sales enquiries over the phone and face to face
  • Counter selling
  • Recording and log keeping of sales activity
  • Quoting
  • Problem solving for customers
  • Internet selling
  • Social Media set up and promotion
 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time keeping skills
  • Excellent Communication skills
 

Personal qualities

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time keeping skills
  • Excellent Communication skills
 

Qualifications required

GCSE Grades A-C in English and Maths or equivalent.

Future prospects

Excellent future prospects of this person progressing onto the advanced Sales Apprenticeship and then progressing onto the Team Leading, Management & Leadership Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

• Fast paced working environment • Need to pick up product knowledge very quickly in order to confidently sell the products • Early morning starts – lateness will not be tolerated 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).

About the employer

Cambridge Outdoor Living grew out of a passion for finding and sharing the very best in style and quality products to enhance your outdoor environment. Blessed with an idyllic location in the Cambridgeshire countryside we have been building our product range slowly and carefully over the years. The Very Best We offer only the very best in all categories. We do not try to compete with the high street and their corner cutting manufacturing techniques. Everything we sell we deliver, assemble if necessary and set up for you. The very best products matched by the very best customer care

Employer

Cambridge Outdoor Living Limited

Address

Rockery Farm

Broadway

Bourn

Cambridge

CB23 2TA

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Training provider

You will achieve an Apprenticeship in Sales

This includes

  • Functional Skills if required
  • Employement Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking skills

Apprenticeship framework

Sales and Telesales

Training provider

CAMBRIDGE REGIONAL COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cambridge Regional College

Contact

Camilla 01223226322


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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017