Apprentice Sales Executive Think Office Supplies Ltd

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to begin on a sales career in the telecommunications and IT sector. We will expect the successful candidate to be hard working,honest and driven to succeed in this fast paced telecommunications sector. You will be finding new customers by making pro-active phone calls to new clients.

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Closing date: 16 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

    Mon - Fri 9:00 - 5:00

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    24 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    18 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We will provide a competitive salary and bonus scheme, expertise, coaching and opportunities to take your career in sales as far as you would like to whilst supporting you in your day to day role with marketing, training, an industry leading product portfolio and a wide range of happy customers willing to testify to our work.

Whilst working towards either a Level 2 or a Level 3 Sales qualification you will be learning about the whole sales and marketing process on the job.

  • Making telephone calls to businesses across the UK to establish how our services would reduce their costs and improve their service and productivity
  • Meeting customers from time to time
  • Working towards team and personal targets
  • Providing advice to businesses on infrastructure requirements

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Competent in Microsoft packages
  • Confident in speaking to people over 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

5 GCSE A* - C or equivalents

Future prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, this company will be looking to keep the apprentice on full time. There will also be the potential to progress onto higher level apprenticeships.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

We are one of the UK’s fastest growing independent suppliers of office products. We are always asked ’What makes you different?’ the answer is simple, its our people. Our expert and friendly team will always deliver on our promises and every customer is important to us.We also make sure that our team is experienced in the Office Supplies market. All our customer service and sales representatives have bags of experience, so don’t worry you’re in safe hands. As experts in our field, you can be confident when placing your orders with Think Office Supplies!


Think Office Supplies Ltd


12 Belton Road



BD20 0EE

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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 Level 2 through in-house delivery.

The Sales Level 2 consists of the following:

  • Level 2 NVQ in Sales
  • Technical certificate
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills in Literacy and Numeracy

Apprenticeship framework

Sales and Telesales

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by BABINGTON BUSINESS COLLEGE LIMITED


Richard Davenport 01133 663066

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Closing date: 16 Sep 2017