Apprentice Sales Executive (35557) PP Group Ltd

PP Group have an exciting apprenticeship opportunity to join their busy sales team in Oldham. You will support the team with various tasks including sales admin, order processing, liaising with suppliers and customers.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 02 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Thurs 8am-5pm, Fri 8am-4:30pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    04 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

A normal day would include:

• Support the Sales team in their duties
• Look after all sales administrative duties
• Must develop strong communication skills, as they will be required to regularly liaise with both customers and colleagues
• Identify materials, processes and time requirements by studying proposals, specifications, drawings and related documentation
• To manage order processing accounts
• To provide a total breakdown of all costs relating to daily enquiries
• Liaise with customers to build, maintain and develop company relationships
• To develop technical knowledge as well as developing IT, CAD and system skills
• To understand the processes and materials that we supply by spending time out on the shop floor
• Visiting customers & suppliers to grow and maintain relationships
• To develop a portfolio of house accounts and then managed to their full potential
• To visit all new managed accounts with the aim of understanding their business needs as well as developing a good commercial relationship
• Follow up on all sales enquires that are over 24 hours old
• To manage and prioritise your own time and workload efficiently on a daily basis
• Ensure a high level of data base maintenance at all times
• The employee will also be expected to complete other reasonable requests and other administrative duties upon request
• Lead by example at all times
• To follow & complete the agreed training plan

How you will be supported
Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role.

What will happen next
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

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

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Advanced Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 3 Business Administration qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Enthusiastic, Willing to learn, Reliable


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential

About the employer

Founded in Walkden in 1976, P.P. Group began life in the basement of a cotton mill and has grown in to one of the UK’s leading independent profiling and processing companies; operating from a 110,000 sq. ft. premises on a 6.5-acre site at Drury Lane, in Oldham (Greater Manchester). P.P. Group provides diverse, high-quality profiling, processing, fabrication, welding and manufacturing services across a vast range of industries. Our commitment to innovative technology and machinery, partnered with some of the most knowledgeable and experienced employees in the business, has earned us an outstanding reputation for reliability and honest service.


PP Group Ltd


Drury Point

Drury Lane



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 02 Jun 2023