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Sales and Marketing Apprentice JCA Plumbing & Heating Merchants Ltd

We are looking to recruit a Trade Counter Sales Assistant to assist with the day to day running of the trade counter, this will include updating the website and some marketing tasks.

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Closing date: 30 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Saturday 5 days per week.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The daily tasks will include:

  • Goods Inwards
  • Merchandising
  • Serving Customers
  • Stock replenishment
  • Answering the phone
  • Administration
  • Stock Control
  • Quotations
  • Upselling
  • Sales promotions
  • Attracting new customers and business
  • Manage company social media channels, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and other relevant platforms
  • Create dynamic written, graphic, and video content
  • Propose new ideas and concepts for social media content
  • Keeping a safe and tidy workplace

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A friendly outgoing personality
  • Eager to learn new skills
  • Enjoy working as a team
  • Flexible and conscientious
  • Computer literate
  • Follow instructions
  • Some product knowledge of the plumbing, heating and building industry (Not essential as training will be given)
  • Ready, willing and able to deliver excellence, independently or collaboratively

Personal qualities

  • The selected candidate willl need to be confident and friendly
  • Creative 

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE's Grade A-C/9-4 in maths and English (or equivalent)

Future prospects

A full time position will be offered to the appropriate candidate.

About the employer

JCA is an independent Plumbers Merchant/Bathroom supplier based in Southend. 



JCA Plumbing & Heating Merchants Ltd


Boscombe Mews

Boscombe Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The LightBulb Limited


Andrea Gregory 07764 969337

  • TheLightBulb will deliver the  Level 2 Customer Service Apprenticeship standard
  • You will also complete your Functional Skills (maths and English) if required
  • You will need to attend 4 workshops remotely via Zoom.
  • To include 20% off the job training.
  • In-house training will be given to support specifics of the role.

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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