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This is a fantastic opportunity to join our us as as a sales Executive working with the Sales team in Wakefield. You will support the Head of Major Projects with a number of tasks, whilst completing a Level 4 Sales Executive Apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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 to Friday 8.30am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Principal Accountabilities: 


This is a development role so training will be provided to support the completion of the below tasks.  

·        To keep records of sites contacted recording specific names and numbers, in line with GDPR and internal data protection/retention policies.  

·        Update the internal Customer Relation Management (CRM)Database where required. 

·        To schedule site visits for the Sales team. 

·        Follow up to a conclusion, all previously quoted works supporting the development of repeat business i.e. contract renewals. 

·        Ad-Hoc administrative tasks as and when required. 

·        To own the general enquires e-mail account and liaise with the senior team so enquiries can be forwarded to the relevant staff. 

·        Provide quotes as and when requested utilising the company standard price list. 

·        Provide a key point of contact for new customers. 

·        To engage with our customers to ensure promotion of new technology when required 

·        To encourage open discussions on areas of improvement. 

·        To assist in all aspects in the smooth running of the Sales department. 



The Person 

Required Qualifications & Professional Membership(s):  

Educated to Standard Grade/National Grade 4 level (English and Mathematics pass required)  


To be supplied by the company post-engagement: 


Mandatory business elearning courses  

First Aid at Work  

Use of bespoke work management IT systems 


Knowledge & Experience: 



As this is an Apprenticeship role, full training will be given as part of the role.   



Knowledge of Microsoft applications, word, excel, PowerPoint 

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

You will work towards a sales executive level 4 qualification

Training will be delivered remotely with a dedicated development coach

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression and development routes within each role and department to support on career progression.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Number skills, Adaptability, Willing to learn new skills


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

Employee assistant programme – 24 virtual GP access, employee discount programme, long service awards, pension scheme.

About the employer

Our vision is to be widely recognised as the UK’s customer service leader in specialist utility and infrastructure services. Providing great customer service is at the heart of what we do, and our commitment is to deliver this safely and innovatively through our highly skilled teams – we call this the Ipsum Way. Ipsum Provides specialist Power, Wastewater and technology driven support service to utility companies and private sector business across the UK. We help our customers to maintain, improve and develop their assets with our smart people and smart systems, and ensure we deliver on time, on budget and safely.




Unit 5

41 Industrial Estate

Eagle Point


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Training provider



Heather Duffield


Apprenticeship standard

Sales executive

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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