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Apprentice Sales Specialist SIG Construction

We are looking to develop an Internal Sales Specialist through our Apprenticeship programme. As part of your Apprenticeship, you will learn all about SIG, our products and services, customer base and markets. As well as developing foundation customer service and sales skills on which to build your career in sales.

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

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Closing date: 08 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,000.00 - £13,000.00

  • Working week

    40 Hour working week, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    65 weeks

  • Possible start date

    15 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001763654

  • Positions

    1 available

At SIGD - Leeds you will be studying towards a Customer Service Practitioner Level 2

Our customers and colleagues are at the very heart of what we do. To achieve this we employ exceptional people who are able to demonstrate our leading behaviours - being bold in what you do, being flexible and agile, and always looking to make a positive difference.

We ae looking to develop an Internal Sales Specialist through our Apprenticeship programme. As part of your Apprenticeship, you will learn all about SIG, our products and services, customer base and markets. As well as developing foundation customer service and sales skills on which to build your career in sales.

As your knowledge and experience grow, you will develop and maintain new sales which will be beneficial and profitable to your branch. You will pro-actively target new customers in a role that will see you collaborating closely with the warehouse team and suppliers alike. Regularly engaging with our external sales force and credit control teams, you'll also input orders onto our system and maintain our sales records.

You will gain excellent product knowledge and will be on hand to advise customers of the best suited products for their requirements.

As your career develops, you will become a product specialist within your area and will play a key role in growing SIG as a business and driving profitability through the correct pricing. Being IT literate is a must as you will process all orders online/PC. If you have a flair for customer service, good IT skills and are looking for somewhere to enhance your career, this role is ideal!

To apply, you should be qualified to GCSE grade C/4 or above in Maths and English (or equivalent), have the ability to build and maintain strong relationships and deliver good quality customer service. Candidates would be expected to undertake a 12-month Customer Service Level 2 Apprenticeship follow by a 15-month Customer Service Level 3 Apprenticeship and be committed to achieving this. The role is initially fixed term for 30 months, and we would expect to offer you a permanent contract at the end of the term, dependent on the successful completion of the Apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Ability to build and maintain strong relationships and deliver good quality customer service.

Personal qualities

Being bold in what you do, being flexible and agile, and always looking to make a positive difference.

Desired qualifications

GCSE grade C/4 or above or equivalents in Maths and English.

Future prospects

Ongoing support and development.


About the employer

SIG Plc. is a leading supplier of specialist building materials to trade customers across Europe with strong positions in its core markets as a specialist distributor of insulation and interiors products and as a merchant of roofing and exteriors products.

Employer

SIG Construction

Address

Pontefract Road, Intermezzo Drive

Leeds

LS10 1RU

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Training

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

Contact

recruitment@lifetimetraining.co.uk

  • Customer Service Practitioner Level 2
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 08 Feb 2022