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Apprentice Account Manager – Motor Sales (Southampton) The Aldermore Group

You will be part of an exciting, ambitious Team who have delivered several years of tremendous results and a reputation for a forward-thinking positive culture, helping deliver exceptional strategy, problem solving and personal development activities.

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Closing date: 16 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pension scheme, annual performance related bonus, 30 days annual leave (+ bank holidays). Company vehicle.

  • Working week

    Monday- Friday 09:00-17:00

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Whilst this is a very high performing team, there is potential to achieve even more, and our new Apprentice Account Manager roles are key to this ambition. You will become part of a Team who passionately challenge and support each other to grow and develop, allowing you to bring your authentic, true self to work and build a fantastic career. 

The role of Account Manager is really important to us. You will proactively and professionally promote MotoNovo products and services within the motor industry to identify and maximise profitable sales opportunities.

This role will be field based, covering a set territory in England. You’ll be made to feel part of your new team by your Line Manager, and colleagues through regular contact and virtual interaction.

What would your day look like?

  • Acquiring, developing and maintaining relationships with our supporting Dealerships
  • Achieving growth in key result areas and increasing profitability across the portfolio of clients
  • Organise, host and network client events to build first-class relationships
  • Planning and implementing an effective sales development strategy for the territory
  • Support and act as Consultant in providing training/coaching/guidance to Dealers (regulatory/sales process)
    Generating new and creative ideas and tactical plans to win new business
  • Providing wholesale and retail facilities – providing a relationship-based service from our product portfolio
  • Enhancing the current portfolio with the MotoNovo Difference – promoting the benefits of “Findandfundmycar”, which provides the full customer journey
  • Support Dealers to enhance their digital proposition and provide expert advice
  • Conducting monthly dealer finance reviews and suggest ways to enhance performance
  • Be able to hold successful meetings via various channels e.g. face-to-face, Teams, WebEx etc.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Successful applicants will be fully supported through a 6-month company induction programme and receive mentoring support from experienced field sales professionals. You will work towards your:

  • Sales Executive Level 4
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths (if required).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of the apprenticeship colleagues have various routes to support internal progression – this maybe the conversion of their fixed term contract to an open-ended account manager position or exploring other areas of the motor sales and operations proposition.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Time management


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 subjects (Grade C/4 and above or equivalent) Desired

Things to consider

All offers of employment are subject to pre-employment checks and can include DBS and CIFAS reports.

About the employer

We’re a nimble and ambitious financial services specialist. Backing people to fulfil life’s hopes and dreams; delivering the most compelling customer experience across Banking and Motor Finance. We are a UK-based financial services specialist that supports our customers across a range of products and services. Aldermore Group was formed by bringing together two very successful businesses, Aldermore Bank and MotoNovo Finance, under the First Rand umbrella. We thrive upon saying “yes” to our customers. We respect the ingenuity of entrepreneurs and their startups; we give first-timers a leg-up onto the property ladder; we open up the lending market to many; and thousands of customers chose Motonovo Finance every week to buy their next car, van or motorbike. This is where you come in. We are on a journey. A journey defined by a destination; to deliver on our purpose.


The Aldermore Group


Austin Fryers House

2 - 6 Austin Fryers



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Training provider



Aysar Kalkanel

Apprenticeship standard

Sales executive

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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