Coronavirus (COVID-19): to find out how we can support you with your apprenticeship including if you have been affected by redundancy, read our updated information.

Sales Administrator Apprentice BidFood

Are you looking for that first role? Then we have an exciting opportunity to help you take that first step in to learning and developing new skills whilst supporting our Field Sales team. If you are looking for variety, personal development and growth whilst earning then this could be just for you.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    9am-5pm Monday-Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are looking to expand our team in our Cannock depot and develop future talent to support our Sales structure. Reporting to the depots Head of Free Trade Sales and working with a dedicated mentor within a small team .Over the duration of the apprenticeship your time will focused on the sales process and a chance to apply your learning from the outset. 

  • Small team you will be the primary point of contact for Sales related issues and the provision of effective, timely and high quality support for our sales teams
  • Within Sales Administration you will handle and resolve a wide range of admin duties,
  • Handle and resolve call handling and email management all in an efficient and professional manner whilst ensuring confidentiality
  • Effective handling of inbound and outbound calls, and the provision of solutions to service issues.
  • Manage monthly price movements and protect the company margin whilst giving the Sales business managers a positive experience.

    But don’t worry full training will be given and you will be supported through the journey.


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

This role is supported by a Business Administrator level 3 apprenticeship programme. This will be delivered by the apprenticeship college through workshops, theatre based learning and IT specific session through live virtual sessions twice monthly. On-going skills coach support with be provided throughout.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The successful completion of this apprenticeship could lead to a permanent position in our structure. This then provides a wide range of further opportunities from Telesales to Field Sales, Customer Service, Warehouse, Transport and supervisory and management across the Bidfood UK business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Flexiable, Confident Communicator, Cope under pressure


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Desired

About the employer

Bidfood is one of the largest food wholesalers in the UK. Our established food service offers variety and quality, making us the food supplier of choice.




Bidfood Cannock Depot, Kingswood Lakeside

Hickling Rd

Norton Canes

WS11 8JH

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training provider



Rochelle wallace

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.