Apprentice Sales Support HARRY YEARSLEY LIMITED

We are looking for a talented, ambitious and highly motivated person to join our Sales Team working in a busy environment. The successful candidate will be trained in all aspects of administration, along with the day to day running of the busy buying/sales office. This role will suit those who are motivated and want to build a successful career.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £162.00 - £300.00

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm 40 hours per week with one hour for lunch each day (To include day release to college).

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Day to day duties will include:

  • Handling customer enquiries on the telephone and via email
  • Sorting out logistical issues including liaising with drivers and customers
  • Handling customer complaints
  • Taking orders, looking at gaps in customer orders and aiming to increase orders
  • Understanding of different ordering systems
  • Invoicing customers through various electronic systems
  • Data inputting and development of spread sheets

Responsibilities will increase as level of performance increases and the company will support you in branching out into different areas depending on your interest.

Driver required due to location (free parking on site).

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • IT literate- able to use Microsoft Office suite and spread sheets
  • Numerate
  • Outgoing personality and confidence in speaking to customers
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Initiative
  • Quick Thinking
  • Creativity

Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Polite

Qualifications required

  • GCSE grades A*- C Maths and English or equivalent.

Future prospects

Opportunity of a permanent position and progression into senior roles for the right candidate.

Things to consider

As part of this apprenticeship, you will be required to travel to both the employer location and also attend college. Please ensure that you have researched your travel arrangements and are happy with the time it will take and distance required to travel, before you apply for this vacancy.

About the employer

Yearsley Food markets and supplies a full range of innovative frozen products to customers in all sectors of the marketplace including export. It also offers exclusive imported frozen foods under its Belfield brand and IcePak, a specialist frozen seafood supplier, serving the wholesale and restaurant market.




Unit 7

Faraday Avenue, Hams Hall Distribution Park


B46 1AL

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Training provider

  • A competence based qualification i.e. NVQ/QCF.
  • A knowledge based qualification i.e. Technical Certificate.
  • Key or Functional Skills (if required).
  • Employer Rights & Responsibilities.
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Birmingham Metropolitan College


Linda Hall 0121 362 1122

Employer's Application Instructions

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy. In order to provide a better service to our future apprentices and the employers that we work with, we have changed our application process. On the next screen you will find more information about the apprenticeship course and what jobs in the sector might entail. You will be given the opportunity to register your interest and then be invited into the college to meet with the relevant team to discuss our current vacancies and opportunities available to you. If you have already applied and attended an interview session at one of our colleges, please contact your Recruitment Advisor to discuss your interest in this specific vacancy. You do not need to apply again to the college. The Apprenticeship Recruitment Team – BMet 0121 362 1121 The Apprenticeship Recruitment Team – BMet 01384 399 848

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Oct 2017