As an Apprentice Sales Administrator, you will support the Sales and Estimating teams with administrative tasks to ensure the smooth running of our sales process and exceptional customer service at all times. You will work closely with Sales and Estimating internally and current and potential customers externally.
Closing date: 15 Dec 2023
25 Days Holiday, Company Pension Scheme, Free Car Parking, Free Food Fridays
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
02 Jan 2024
17 Nov 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
- Manage the sales enquiry line/email inbox and deal with enquiries in a professional and timely manner
- Log projects onto sales database and generate enquiries for projects from contractors
- Maintain regular contact with contractors to obtain up to date information on projects
- Enter project details onto the Quotation Tracking System (QTS)
- Create electronic quote files
- Conduct market research, using tools like Barbour ABI, for additional bidder and job details
- Send acknowledgement email to tenderers with anticipated quote return date
- Contact tenderers to clarify information
- Follow up quotes issued and work with tenderers to convert into sales
- Update competitor database
- Produce regular reports
The training you will be getting
You will be working towards a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration.
You will undertake on the job training in the office, supported by one day a week in college.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Our aim is to find a highly motivated, driven individual who wants to secure a permanent position with us on completion of their apprenticeship. Roles this apprenticeship could lead to include Estimator, Production Administrator, Project Scheduler, Purchasing Administrator/Coordinator, Sales Administrator and Sales Executive.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 3) Essential
About the employer
NEW COLLEGE DURHAM
Adjustments for experience
You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Level 3 (A level)
If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.
You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications
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