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Apprentice In-House Sales Administrator Surgical Holdings

The Apprentice In House Sales Administrator will work closely with the Operations Manager and Sales Team, producing quotations and proactively communicating with our customers.

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Closing date: 25 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.30 to 4.30

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


Surgical Holdings are looking for a new team member to work in our office (team) as an in-house sales administrator, completing customer quotations and helping to provide excellent customer service to support business growth.

You will be liaising and assisting with our sales team on a daily basis and speaking to customers on the phone in Hospitals around the UK and World, emailing around their orders and requirements.

You will be working on Quotations for Hospitals/Customers, sending this information over to them normally via email. You may also be sending over product information and support directly to them or indirectly through the sales team.

You will be answering the phone and speaking to customers’.

The role may also include or develop into some proactive telephone promotional and sales activities directly to hospitals, supporting our current in field sales team.

We would like to hear from enthusiastic candidates, who would like to get into the exciting medical device industry with a fast growing manufacturer who will have the vision and drive to help develop the business.

The role has potential for growth and more responsibility as the business progresses.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good communicator

Competent use of Microsoft office/outlook

Good phone manner

Experience as a team player (maybe in a sports team or other setting)

Personal qualities

Positive attitude



Good Communicator





Desired qualifications

GCSE Maths and English grade C/4 or level 2 equivalent to meet the entry requirements for the apprenticeship programme

Future prospects


This is an excellent opportunity, which could develop into an in house sales role, or another company position after success in the advertised role

Things to consider

You will be working on a computer for the majority of the day.


You may be asked to travel to support the sales team, eventually. 

About the employer

Surgical Holdings is a passionate, fast growing, innovative manufacturer, repairer and distributor of high-quality surgical instruments and medical devices, established for over 30 years and based in Southend-on-Sea.

Our customer base includes supply products and services to NHS and Private Hospitals in the UK and our Export Distributors around the world.


Surgical Holdings



Potters Way



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by South Essex College


Diane Ridgley 07855701273

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional skills if needed

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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