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Sale Executive - Apprentice Officexpress Europe Ltd

Are you looking to kickstart an exciting career in sales and earn £18,000 + Uncapped Commission whilst you get full training? The role offers the right candidate a fantastic opportunity to work in a fast-paced sales environment with excellent earning potential and opportunities for growth.

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

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Closing date: 28 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.45am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

We are looking for driven, tenacious, and hungry candidates interested in becoming IT Sale professionals. You will need a good grasp for IT and strong influencing / negotiation skills to join our sales team. The role will focus on developing opportunities by enhancing customer relationships and identifying product and service solutions that meet the needs of a diverse range of customers. The scope and variety of this role makes it a challenging and enjoyable one, where initiative and hard work will be encouraged and rewarded.

Job Specification:

  • Building pipeline by identifying opportunities
  • Building a detailed understanding of the customer needs
  • Engaging with customers
  • Developing sales plans and strategies
  • Consulting business solutions
  • Account management
  • CRM database updating to support your sales opportunities

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Commercial acumen and an excellent work ethic
  • Basic IT skills
  • Good organisational skills and time management
  • Resourceful, proactive individual
  • Great telephone manner

Personal qualities

  • Excellent rapport and relationship building skills
  • Fast learner who is quick to absorb information
  • Have a positive “can do” attitude and bags of confidence
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced and challenging environment
  • You will be a highly self-motivated individual
  • Have a professional approach to all work carried out
  • Be able to work consistently on the telephone, daily
  • Well-spoken and articulate with strong presentation skills
  • Good grasp of Office and IT products and services

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English and maths)

Future prospects

  • Fantastic career and earning potential within a fast growing business and industry

Things to consider

Benefits will include:

  • £18,000 + Uncapped Commission
  • 20 days holiday
  • Competitive Pension Plan
  • Free Parking

About the employer

We run sales and logistics operations in the UK, France, Spain, Germany and Benelux; coverage that ensures all orders are shipped as quickly as possible. With such a wide range of information technology, office supplies, printer supplies, office furniture, and stationery held in stock, we’re guaranteed to have what you need. From major corporate and blue chip companies to public sector organisations and SMEs, our clients rely on us to deliver the efficiencies and cost savings they need.


Officexpress Europe Ltd


Enterprise House, Roydsdale Way



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Training provider

Apprentify Ltd

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Apprentify Ltd


Scott Austin 0345 053 2831

You will undertake the innovative and industry led Apprentify IT Technical Salesperson Level 3 apprenticeship.

We have designed our programme to offer you distinct routes to focus your career path and specialise in areas such as social selling or account management. These paths are designed to jump start your career and make you stand out in a competitive field increasing your future earning potential.

During the 15 months of training you will learn cutting edge theory and industry practice across eight units:

  • The Sales Lifecycle: you will learn about the sales environment, basic sales and marketing theory and how to manage customers through the sales lifecycle
  • Computer Systems and Sales: you will understand how different IT systems benefit an organisations efficiency and improve sales as well as their core unique selling points
  • The Sales Process: You will begin to master objection handling and closing sales as well as how to negotiate with prospects to achieve better results
  • Product Project: you will learn to analyse your market in detail and propose opportunities for new business for your organisation that are suitable for your product line
  • Sales Ethics and Legalities: you will gain an appreciation of legislation that affects sales and how to sell your products and services in an ethical manner
  • System Security: you will learn about how IT systems keep customer data secure and the principles of secure coding
  • Account Management: You will develop your skills in customer communication to win repeat business with your prospects and learn the importance of cultivating long term relationships
  • The Cloud and Unified Comms: you will learn about how organisations utilise cutting edge tech to streamline processes and protect from cyber attacks

What you will receive:

  • A chance to earn whilst you learn amongst leading industry professionals
  • Full support and coaching from an experienced Development Coach with excellent industry experience
  • Onsite monthly visits / mentoring and coaching sessions
  • Graduation in under 15 months
  • Access to the very latest online technical and marketing training
  • Sales projects based on real life scenarios within your business to enhance learning
  • Develop expertise in an area to develop your career with our bespoke Path to Mastery
  • Learn sales skills and coaching in objection handling, account management, lead qualification, negotiation and using technology to improve sales

In addition to all the above, all of our applicants will go through our Assessment Centre. This exclusive session is designed to identify your sales strengths and weaknesses to help us match you with the perfect employer and the perfect role to start your career in the best way!

Apprenticeship standard

IT technical salesperson

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Jan 2022