Apprentice Sales/Administrator in the Insurance Sector XYZ INSURANCE SERVICES LTD

This is an admin/sales role which provides the support you need to ensure you are meeting the minimum standards required each month and developing as you go. You will be reaching out to customers who have expressed interest in our product (no cold calling) and developing a rapport in a confident, friendly and courteous way.

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Closing date: 24 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,000.00

    12k per annum. OTE (on target earnings) will be around £15,000 per annum. BONUSES ARE AVAILABLE TO BE EARNED FROM ANY NEW BUSINESS.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 09:00- 17:00. 1-hour unpaid lunch.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 May 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000247196

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • You will be an integral part of our team's success, ensuring that the office operates smoothly and that our clients are satisfied at all times
  • You'll handle incoming customer administrative and sales inquiries, build client relationships, identify sales prospects, and broaden your insurance knowledge. You'll also provide great customer service and administrative assistance
  • You will be given full training right from the beginning and supported throughout your journey with us

If you’re determined to succeed, have a positive attitude and know when to ask for help, then we can train you in the knowledge needed to be a success!

Duties would include:

  • Consistently offer a thorough and competent service while following company, industry and regulatory guidelines and procedures
  • Liaising with new/existing clients over the telephone, by email and by post
  • Updating the database and maintaining records 
  • Running through new quotations
  • Chasing of all new business cases every week
  • Pursuing all current business inquiries on a weekly basis
  • Maintaining filing systems
  • Dealing with daily post
  • Renewing insurance policies
  • Admin related work
  • Making/receiving numerous telephone calls
  • Processing/attending to diaries
  • Problem solving and critical thinking

The training you will be getting

  • Full on-the-job and off-the-job training will be delivered supported by our Training Provider - Davidson Training UK Ltd
  • All training will be carried out within the workplace during working hours
  • Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard Level 3
    Level 2 Functional Skills in English and mathematics (if you already do not hold the equivalent)
  • Full training will be given leading to a recognised Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There is plenty of scope for development within the company and you will be given full training right from the beginning and supported throughout your journey with us.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9 or A*-C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9 or A*-C) Desired

Things to consider

We are a fun and vibrant team! Our office is located on the industrial site of Charfleets. Please ensure you can commute with ease.

About the employer

LAST IN THE ALPHABET. FIRST IN SERVICE! An innovative insurance broker, specialising in all types of insurance. With over 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry, XYZ Insurance specialise in providing insurance for those needing a policy tailored to their needs. Our focus is providing exceptional service and cover to those who carry passengers, parcels or drive vehicles for their own personal business. You may not immediately realise it but insuring those who drive for a living is often a difficult task. While you may be able to purchase basic motor insurance online, working with an independent agent like XYZ insurance is the best option if you need more specialised solutions. Here at XYZ Insurance we realise that speed and service are of the essence, as if your wheels aren’t turning… you’re not earning! XYZ Insurance has the knowledge and expertise to make sure you are covered in the event of any type of accident or incident. We are always here for you; whether you want to purchase a policy today or you are just asking questions, our team will make sure you get the service you need. XYZ Insurance may be last alphabetically, but we are first in customer service and satisfaction.

Employer

XYZ INSURANCE SERVICES LTD

Address

Unit 2 Kings Road

Charfleets Industrial Estate

Canvey Island

SS8 0QY

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Training

Training provider

DAVIDSON TRAINING UK LIMITED

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

Gemma Barr

gemmabarr@davidsontraining.com

07399586723

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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