Major Accounts Sales Apprenticeship V3, BSc (Hons) B2B Sales HYSTER-YALE UK LIMITED

The Major Accounts Sales Apprentice will gain commercial and sales experience through on-the-job training, and have a desire to work within a global, innovative, and culturally diverse company, whilst learning the essential international business skills of sales. Applicants must be fluent in either French, German, Spanish or Italian.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 8.30am - 5.00pm and Friday, 8.30am - 4.00pm.(breaks to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    14 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Customer Relationship Management software (CRM) - Learn how to use it to research customer accounts
  • Inside Sales - Engage with higher lever stakeholders and use digital platforms to prospect
  • Territory Management - See where the forklifts are used and practice talking to customers/dealers in person
  • Sales Operations/Pricing/Project Management Office (PMO) - Be involved in and lead sales-related projects building relationships across multiple departments

The training you will be getting

  • Business to Business Sales Professional (Integrated Degree) Apprenticeship Standard
  • Qualification: BSc (Hons) Professional Practice in B2B Sales
  • Training is one day a week and the training provider is located at The Middlesex University, The Burroughs, London NW4 4BT
  • Achievement of the standard meets the eligibility requirements for Sales Certification with the Institute of Sales Professionals (ISP)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Territory Executive roles:

  • Territory Sales Manager
  • Major Account Sales Manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental


A Level or equivalent 2 x A Levels are required in any subject (Grade C and above) Essential

Things to consider

Will require travel to Europe, so will need a passport. As well as English, we are looking for applicants who can speak fluently in one of the following languages : French, German, Spanish or Italian.

About the employer

Hyster-Yale is one of the world's largest forklift truck manufacturers with the Global headquarters located in Cleveland, Ohio and divisional headquarters in the Americas (Greenville, NC), Europe, Middle East and Africa (Surrey, UK) and Asia-Pacific (Miliperra, Australia). Learn more about our product offerings: - - -




Centennial House Building 4.5

Frimley Business Park


GU16 7SG


Angela Fitzpatrick


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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

Apprenticeship standard

Business to business sales professional (integrated degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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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