On this programme, you’ll be part of the Sales and Client services teams within our client group. You will get hands-on experience with the department, find out how the sales teams operate as well as learning the day-to-day servicing processes of shared client bases to ensure consistent delivery of a high quality and seamless service offering.

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

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Closing date: 05 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    2 Years

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As an apprentice, you will spend 20% of your time working towards achieving your qualification the rest of your time will be spent working with your team and gaining the skills you need to build your expertise.

Some of the tasks you'll be involved with are:

  • Responsibility for day-to-day servicing of a shared client base to ensure consistent delivery of a high quality and seamless service offering 
  • Develop an understanding and build relationships with clients and attend client events 
  • Respond promptly and professionally to queries from clients email and phone 
  • Learn about UK Corporate Pension Schemes, our investment capabilities and offering to the investors 
  • Support our sales teams with their activities marketing our capabilities to Independent Financial Advisors (IFAs), Wealth Managers, Private Banks and Family offices.  
  • Act as the first point of contact for all administrative issues and respond promptly and professionally to operational / investment queries from clients and consultants
  • Building an understanding of client data and collaborating with a wide range of teams across the business including legal, investment desks and the wider distribution teams

The training you will be getting

  • Sales Executive Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard
  • As an apprentice you'll be involved with all the everyday tasks of your team from day one
  • You'll be part of one of the most successful and well known brands in the Asset Management industry with opportunities to develop and progress your career during your time here

Some of the training and development opportunities offered over the two year apprenticeship include: 

  • An introduction to The City - build your awareness of the Asset Management Industry
  • Transitioning in to your new role
  • Time Management
    Effective Business Writing
  • Resillience Training
    Presentation Skills
  • Lunch & Learns led by Senior members of staff giving you the opportunity to build your network and learn more about our business areas

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once you've completed your qualification over the two year programme, you'll move in to a position within the business

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade A* - C or 9-4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any subject (Grade Any grade) Essential

About the employer

Schroders is a global investment manager which helps institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future. Our purpose is to provide excellent investment performance to our clients through active management. By serving clients, we serve wider society. Channeling capital into sustainable and durable businesses accelerates positive change in the world. Funding the future is a privilege: we use it wisely and responsibly. We employ over 5700 talented people worldwide operating in 37 different locations across Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, close to the markets in which we invest and close to our clients. Schroders has developed under stable ownership for over 200 years and long-term thinking governs our approach to investing, building client relationships and growing our business.




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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

Apprenticeship standard

Sales executive

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 05 Apr 2024