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Apprentice Sales Advisor WESSEX INTERNET LIMITED

Wessex Internet, a dynamic and fast-growing Internet Provider, is excited to offer this opportunity for an enthusiastic, confident, can-do person to join the friendly, motivated sales team. You will get excellent training in sales techniques and technologies and make a real difference to rural communities by offering ultra-fast broadband packages.

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Closing date: 03 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,000.00 - £13,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9 am - 5 pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  1. This job will require you, with training and supervision, to support active campaigns to sell fibre packages from incoming leads or outbound calls to ensure that the schemes become commercially viable.
  2. You will be working with state-of-the-art CRM & billing databases, so previous experience of working with such technologies is a bonus but all can be taught to the right candidate.
  3. You will work towards developing and managing a pipeline of new business to achieve agreed sales targets and ensure all opportunities, cases, leads, emails are managed and responded efficiently and appropriately, ensuring that all responses are within the business’s high standards of customer service.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills with colleagues and customers
  • Highly organised with good administration skills and and attention to detail 
  • Proactive and problem-solving approach 
  • Work well under pressure
  • Good number skills
  • Proficient IT skills
  • Enjoy working with targets
  • Some understanding of the countryside

Personal qualities

  • Good work ethic & integrity
  • Excellent team worker
  • Patient and non-judgemental 
  • Able to show initiative and keen to learn quickly
  • Able to multitask and work with a flexible and agile approach 
  • Entrepreneurial sprit

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at 4/C or above including maths and English or equivalents.

Future prospects

On successful completion of the apprenticeship there will be excellent career pathways with permanent contracts on offer.

Things to consider

Our offices are in rural Dorset. You need to be able to drive, or at least to organise your own transport to our office and, occasionally, site.

Benefits: 20 days holiday plus bank holidays,75% discount to Wessex Internet package, pension top up, career pathways, fresh fruit supplied daily, regular social events.

About the employer

WIL is a dynamic and fast-growing Internet Provider in the South West that is changing the way full fibre broadband is rolled out in rural areas. We believe that the countryside deserves lightning-fast broadband and are passionate in delivering a fantastic service to thousands of customers whose copper line upgrade is deemed uncommercial by the rest of the industry. As we grow, we are investing in world class systems and processes whilst retaining our excellent and personal customer service.




Ranston The Old Laundry

Main Street

Blandford Forum

DT11 8PU

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Training provider

Skills & Learning Adult Community Education

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills & Learning Adult Community Education


Julia Markus 07786703671

80% on-the-job training to support the job role.
20% off-the-job training provided by the employer and the training provider to support the role and develop the apprentice’s personal and professional skills.
Online learning modules and workshops to support the apprentice to develop the underpinning knowledge required for the job role and achieve the Level 2 Customer Service Standard.
Level 1 Functional Skills in ICT if required. Continuing Professional Development.

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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