Apprentice Sales Assistant Express Shipping (Lancashire) Ltd

To assist in all aspects of sales and marketing activity. This will include potential customer research, email marketing, routine customer care calls, telesales, customer visits.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 37 hours

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    16 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

1. To assist in all aspects of sales and marketing activity. This will include:

  • potential customer research
  • email marketing
  • routine customer care calls
  • telesales
  • customer visits

2. To assist as required in the generation of new business and support the activities of the sales executives.

3. To cover other office duties as and when required.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good IT skills

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Good telephone manner
  • Ability to work under own initiative

Qualifications required

GCSE grades A*-C in English and Maths (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Progression to Level 3 and possible field sales role.

Things to consider

In order to progress your application, it is essential that you email Runshaw College your current CV. Please forward as a word document to WE CANNOT PROGRESS YOUR APPLICATION UNTIL WE RECEIVE YOUR UP-TO-DATE CV. Please note: this vacancy may close before the closing date if the employer deems sufficient application forms have been received. 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. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Express Shipping t/a InXpress sell the services of couriers and shippers to small to medium sized businesses. We partner all the major carrier such as DHL, TNT, FeDex and sell their services at discounted rates. We offer exception customer service and aim to be the outsourced logistics function for our customers.


Express Shipping (Lancashire) Ltd



Langdale Road


PR25 3AS

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Training provider

Level 2 Apprenticeship Framework to include NVQ Technical Certificate, Employer Rights and Responsibilities and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Sales and Telesales

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Runshaw College


Wendy Love 01772 643008

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017