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Apprentice Sales Person Apprenticeship Playscheme

Selling a company’s products by identifying leads and attending customer appointments.

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

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Closing date: 27 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. Hours TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Salary starting at National Living Wage, increasing to £10 per hour plus bonus. 

This is an exciting new role to support our experienced sales team. We will provide ongoing sales training and support throughout the first year to achieve good understanding of our bespoke products and services. The first 6-months you will shadow current sales staff and assist with sales handover to Design team. Then you will be expected to manage your own appointments in the field with small sales targets set for further six months. The role would suit someone who also demonstrates creative thinking, can do attitude and loves a challenge and a strong interest in a physical activity. Child at heart!

Main purpose of job: 

  • Keen interest in starting a career in sales, promoting and selling company's products

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Working together within the small sales team to assist with all sales enquiries that come into the office
  • Arranging appointments and discussing quotes/revisions with customers
  • Work closely with Operations and Design departments to ensure process and procedures are followed to enhance the customer experience
  • To accurately collect and record all measurements at the appointment stage required for the design team to prepare a full design and quotation that meets customer brief
  • Participate in marketing events such as seminars, trade shows and telemarketing events
  • Work with Managing Director to promote the company through its social media platforms and collect/report feedback from customer satisfaction surveys

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills


  • Very good written and verbal English
  • Full driving licence desirable but not essential
  • A good understanding of Microsoft office programs (Word, Excel PowerPoint)
  • Strong knowledge using social media

Personal qualities

  • The role would suit someone who demonstrates creative thinking, a can do attitude and loves a challenge with a strong interest in a physical activity. A child at heart!

Desired qualifications

  • None required

Future prospects

  • To support the Managing Director to oversee all sales and marketing campaigns for the company

About the employer

Playscheme is a well-established family run business based in Elvington, York. We manufacture and install outdoor timber play areas for schools, nurseries and public places. We've transformed spaces all over the country creating custom made play schemes that are imaginative, exhilarating and educational.




Unit G8

Elvington Industrial Estate, York Road


YO41 4AR

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by HIT Training Ltd


Clare Watson 02392 981724

  • Sales Executive level 4
  • Maths and English functional skills will be delivered, where applicable
  • You will also receive apprenticeship training from HIT and in house training provided by Playscheme

Apprenticeship standard

Sales executive

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy, please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob, you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Jun 2022