Sales and Marketing Apprentice VEG (UK) LIMITED

An exciting opportunity to work for VEG-UK Ltd, a family owned business which supply to the fresh produce industry. Within this role you will be leaning all aspects of business, from sales and marketing to finance and administration.

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Closing date: 15 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40

    Salary to be discussed if successful. Bonus schemes.

    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, 7am - 3pm. Some Saturday morning work may be required.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000227790

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Answering email inquiries and incoming calls with a professional manner ready to transfer to a member of the sales team, eventually taking on these calls yourself
  • Keeping customers updated and building relationships with them via email and phone
  • Attending visits to customers with a presentable, approachable and professional manner
  • Learning about the industry and it's produce, specialising in certain areas
  • Working as a team to help reach the end goals
  • Supporting with the marketing and sales campaigns
  • Assisting with the fiinance department, understanding costs, quotations etc
  • General administration

The training you will be getting

  • Business Administration Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Once a month online workshops
  • Trainer visits to the workplace

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Can lead to a permanent role

 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Good sense of humour, Confidence

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C/Level 2 Functional Skills) Essential

Things to consider

Due to the remote location, must be able to get there ok.

About the employer

Founded in 1987 VEG-UK was started by Bill Pitts. Utilising relationships he had with local growers, VEG-UK was he had a vision to provide the highest quality fresh produce at a fair price – a vision we still hold strong today. Over time our network of growers has spread across the UK and Europe to provide full availability to our customers all year round. Bill built strong relationships with growers and customers alike, the majority of whom we still deal with today. Bill retired in 2018, his son Julian took over the business. Working with a close knit team and building on the philosophy created by his father, the company has gone from strength to strength. We now have customers and growers all over Europe and by working closely with them all, we aim to keep growing together.

Employer

VEG (UK) LIMITED

Address

CHERRY TREES FARM

HAY HILL

HAM

CT14 0ED

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Training

Training provider

EKC GROUP

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:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Contact

Blue Vinall

blue.vinall@eastkent.ac.uk

01227 811315

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

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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