This is an incredible opportunity to become part of a dedicated team providing a proactive sales function and introducing new prospect customers to the companys ever expanding list of On Premise and Cloud based products and solutions.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 37.5 Hours Per Week

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Through the Ultima 3 year Apprenticeship Program, you will receive Microsoft training and accreditation through online learning and practical experience.

These qualifications are highly respected and sought after, giving you a fantastic start to your professional career in the IT industry. For more details, keep reading...

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • You will be part of a focused Apprentice Team and you will be working with all technology specialists within Ultima to ensure your clients receive a high level of service from the company.
  • Take part in weekly technology and industry based training to become more knowledgeable and therefore gain insight into how we can help customers with addressing their issues.
  • Develop new business via telephone and mass communication such as email, digital marketing and social media to introduce Ultima's solutions and services and identify appropriate prospects within the target market.
  • Follow up on leads and conduct research to identify potential prospects.
  • Build and cultivate prospect relationships by initiating communications and conducting follow-up communications in order to move opportunities through the sales funnel.
  • Conduct a needs analysis and determine prospects pain points to determine how the Company solutions can meet their needs.
  • Identify key buying influencers within these prospects to determine budget and timeline.
  • Work with the Team Leader and other Sales & Marketing team members to develop and grow the sales pipeline to consistently meet quarterly revenue goals.
  • Manage data for new and prospective clients in CRM and any other software tools provided, ensuring all communications are logged, information is accurate and documents are attached.
  • Prepare and analyse sales pipeline reports and dashboards.
  • Preparing email, website contents with latest marketing information from Microsoft.
  • Working with other team members to ensure database is up to date, so that the sales data collectors are identifying the right people.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Any interest in one or some of the following is important;

  • Sales
  • Troubleshooting
  • Adequate knowledge of computers
  • Microsoft programmes

Personal qualities

  • You will need to be a highly motivated and confident individual with a tenacious attitude and the desire to overachieve on individual targets and objectives.
  • You will need a good level of attention to detail with a view to improving results on a daily basis

Qualifications required

You should have GCSE Maths and English at C or above or equivalent and 3 or 4 other subjects at least.

You will have had a good punctual record whilst enjoyed being challenged at school and be ready for a new learning environment in the world of work.

Future prospects

As part of this brilliant opportunity, you will have the chance to be part of the UK's best IT company's sales team. Fact! You will be introduced into a comprehensive 3-year career progression program that is designed to help you gain valuable insight into how to become a 'new world' sales account manager. You will learn and practice the art of generating new business through innovative and market leading activities and develop the sales skills needed to progress opportunities and close profitable deals. You will have access to over 150 carefully created IT solutions that are designed to different ourselves from our competition. Throughout the structured annual reviews, you will have access to continual internal and externally based training to improve and sharpen your skills with added responsibilities to allow you to get the experience and most importantly the confidence to move into an Account Management role. The motto for this crucial role for Ultima's success of the future is the more you learn, the more you earn!!' Come and join the team and you will see how we have enabled some of the current sales team who are in their early 20's to earn over 100,000 in their first 3-4 years of IT!

Things to consider

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

For businesses that need to increase productivity by doing more with less, or want to support business growth, we provide business IT services that make technology a positive asset for your organization. Unlike many traditional resellers, we make IT work harder by better aligning it with the overall goals of your business. As an end-to-end IT service and solution provider, we have existing relationships with hundreds of vendors and can act as your single point of contact. Through our Strategy and Planning Services, our highly skilled technical consultants will design and implement a flexible, tailored solution, which our Technical Support Centre will manage and keep optimized. We can manage everything from planning to implementation and on-going support, and free up your IT department to focus on your core business.




Gainsborough House

Manor Farm Road



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Training provider

You will be enrolled on to the Microsoft Technical Sales Apprenticeship and work towards gaining MTAs in Server, Network and Cloud Technologies, as well as a City and Guilds Level 3 ICT Diploma.

This apprenticeship is delivered remotely using the very latest Microsoft technologies via a live virtual classroom,

This apprenticeship teaches the fundamental core sales skills and techniques for anybody looking to start a career in Technical Sales,

Apprenticeship framework

IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Intequal Limited


Jodie Dickens 02392449695

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017