The role of the IT Sales apprentice is to identify warm IT sales leads, pitch cloud services to new clients and book online demonstrations. Conduct calls to identified prospects and contact inbound leads when received. Promote the company’s products / services.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    9.00am - 5.00pm Monday - Friday with 1 hour for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The role of the IT Sales apprentice is to identify warm IT sales leads, pitch cloud services to new clients and book online demonstrations.

  • Conduct calls to identified prospects and contact inbound leads when received
  • Maintain the CRM with all lead activity and follow-ups
  • Complete the client enquiry forms when quoting
  • Promote the company’s products / services
  • Generating new business opportunities and setting up online sales meetings if appropriate
  • Planning and booking system demonstrations showcasing our cloud management systems and online training courses
  • Communicating new product developments to prospective clients for upselling
  • Working with the in-house software development team to further enhance the cloud offering based on market research and feedback from demonstrations

The training you will be getting

  • You will be undertaking the IT Sales Level 3 Programme, which will be delivered to you by Mercuri International UK
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required
  • On and off the job training and location to be confirmed

Mercuri are Global Leaders in Sales and Leadership Training and are a Business Improvement Consultancy. 

The duration of the programme is approximately 12 months. Training is delivered through a series of  workshops, online learning and  coaching through 1:1 sessions with your nominated coach. 

The training and theory are designed to be relevant and applicable to your day-to-day role, it will challenge you and push you to achieve excellence.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possible full time employment on the completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C / 4 and above) Desired

Things to consider

Previous customer service experience would be advantageous, Confident and professional phone manner. Please consider local transport links to the office base.

About the employer

If you are seeking a vibrant and dynamic workplace, then the team here at Candy Management Consultants want to hear from you! At Candy MC, we provide a variety of services such as ISO and health & safety consultancy, fire risk assessments, and online training. We have been serving clients across an array of different industries, nationwide, since our establishment in 2017. Our foundation rests upon innovation, collaboration, and unwavering commitment, distinguishing us from the rest. Candy MC is more than a job provider; we curate experiences that are as fulfilling as they are professionally rewarding. As we expand, we eagerly welcome individuals who seamlessly blend professionalism with innovative thinking. If you're ready for ready for a new challenge, we look forward to receiving your application!




Pepper House 1pepper Road

Hazel Grove



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Training provider


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


Bernadette Stone


Apprenticeship standard

IT technical salesperson

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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