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Business Administration Apprentice Soft Surfaces Ltd

We are looking for a new apprentice to join our growing team to assist with sales and marketing. The apprentice will deal directly with our sales team and assist them with quotations, as well as learning how to price projects themselves.

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Closing date: 07 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 4.00pm or 9.00am - 5.00pm (Flexible hours)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001812524

  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for a new apprentice to join our growing team to assist with sales and marketing.

The apprentice will deal directly with our sales team and assist them with quotations, as well as learning how to price projects themselves.

When quotes have been provided to the clients, the apprentice will have to follow up with the client to make sure they have received the quote, have all the information they require and then follow up with the clients to see if our quote is of interest.

They will be working daily in Excel to add data and to help manage client follow-ups.

Good customer service skills are necessary, as the apprentice will be speaking to clients on the phone and email.

It is important for the candidate to work well as part of a team, have good communication skills and be willing to learn new tasks.

  • Assisting to quote
  • Learning how to quote
  • Following up with clients to make sure they are happy with their quote and trying to secure orders
  • Admin and data input into Excel
  • Answering the phone and speaking to clients
  • Requesting and creating client case studies
  • Requesting client references

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Customer service
  • Team player
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Good communication.
  • Willing to learn new things

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GSCE’s (A*-C) must include English and Maths
  • Functional Skills

Future prospects

  • Full time position for the right candidate after successful completion of the apprenticeship

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

We have been established as Soft Surfaces Ltd since 1997 and have a great deal of experience in dealing with various projects in the sport and play industry.

Over the last 10 years we have expanded rapidly to become one of the leading playground and sport facility installers in the UK. We have completed numerous installations of safe play area flooring, synthetic sports pitches and multi use games areas in a range of designs and sizes.

Employer

Soft Surfaces Ltd

Address

35

Water Lane

Wilmslow

SK9 5AR

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Training

Training provider

MACCLESFIELD COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Macclesfield College

Contact

Maxim Business Training 01625 410000 apprenticeshiprecruitment@macclesfield.ac.uk

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Qualification

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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