Sales and Marketing Assistant Apprentice PARAGON TRAINING (UK) LTD

The purpose of the role is to generate sales of all Paragon products and services through telephone and email communication and to keep appropriate records on the company's CRM system.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Range of Salary - £9,884.16 - £14,000. Based on suitability and experience

  • Working week

    9.00am - 5.00pm Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 36.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    29 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Proactively source and generate sales
  • Develop and maintain relationships with new and existing customers
  • Update the CRM system
  • Deal promptly and efficiently with customer queries, including telephone and email correspondence
  • Promote and advise on the range to secure sales
  • Process orders and payments
  • Carry out all necessary administrative duties
  • Maintain an up to date product knowledge in order to keep customers informed of our products and services
  • You will need to be motivated and confident talking to people and learning about the products and services you will be selling

It is a target-orientated role, so you will need to be organised and driven to achieve and exceed your targets. Full support will be provided, both by the team at Paragon Training and your dedicated Mercuri International coach. This is a great opportunity to join a well-respected business and take the first step towards an exciting career path.

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

Sales executive Level 4 (Higher national certificate) - An 18 month course with a dedicated tutor who will provide 1-2-1 support / training for the duration of the apprenticeship. In addition there are 8 workshops. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A permanent position within the business following completion of the apprenticeship should a position be available at the time.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Attention to detail, Communication skills, Customer care skills, Initiative, Number skills, Organisation skills, Patience, Presentation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

As this is an entry apprenticeship role, we are focussed on recruiting on potential We want to see applicants with the right personality, mindset and commitment to learn However, any evidence of previous sales or customer service experience would be looked upon favorably. Sales Executive Level 4 Apprenticeship

About the employer

Paragon Training Limited is a well-established and highly respected health and safety training and consultancy company, with a 25 year track record of steady growth. They work with an impressive portfolio of clients of all sizes and across many sectors, but including the likes of the NHS, Serco, Kier, DHL and Balfour Beatty. With a bank of quality e-learning material, short courses and more than 4,000 stock videos they are the go to 'source centre', offering to help clients understand the full breadth of their H&S training needs and match them to appropriate solutions. Paragon understand that their people are their strength and look to recruit, develop and promote those who share their commitment to serving clients.




Suite 8

Crystal House

New Bedford Road


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Sales executive

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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