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Business Development & Partnership Sales Executive - Apprentice Otolo Ltd

We are a small but exciting new technology business, creating a digital mentoring platform for hospitality professionals. We are seeking an outgoing, but structured, sales person who can develop and nurture relationships with leading hospitality businesses and universities. You'll build lasting relationships, be collaborative & be a networker.

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

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,609.60 to £18,532.80

    There will be opportunity for unlimited earnings with an incentive & commission structure for closing sales deals. After probation, there will be an opportunity to receive equity in the business, subject to performance and a vesting period.

    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 9am to 5pm, incorporating appropriate time off for training

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    03 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The sales apprentice will be supporting the Otolo team in identifying and approaching new customers (partners and hotel groups). He / she will learn to develop and follow a sales plan for each customer, work with the team to progress and support the management of relationships with existing, prospective and new customers.

You'll represent us at virtual and in-person events and communicate our brand and proposition across the industry.

You'll work with the team to constantly improve our offer.


What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You can work towards either a level 4 Sales Executive apprentice (for example with HIT Training in London) or the Business to Business Sales Professional (degree), level 6 at Middlesex University, a mix of day release on campus and virtual classes. We expect the best arrangement if 1 day a week of training and 4 days a week working.

This will help you add further structure to your sales approach and customer management.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Sales is an invaluable skill you can take with you into any business or function. You'll have invaluable experience building the sales function and ways of working of a fun and dynamic tech start-up, and an amazing network across hospitality and education. We hope you stay with us and help the business grow, perhaps leading teams, or move on to another start-up or a larger corporate environment, marketing in tech, hospitality or learning and development.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


A Level or equivalent Business, Marketing or similar (Grade C+) Desired

About the employer

Otolo are an exciting new technology business, creating a digital mentoring platform for hospitality professionals, at a tough time for the industry. We've been formed from a successful boutique strategy consultancy for hospitality - so we are experts and well respected and networked. We are just 5 people, but adding new roles to support our growth - so we'll have a great team focused on working together to build a new technology platform & grow users and paying customers.


Otolo Ltd




SW19 3QL

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Sales executive

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Employer's Application Instructions

You need to have a level of confidence to reach out to new customers - we are asking all applicants to leave us a short 2 minute video about why they'd be a good fit for the role. Show us your energy and passion - why do you want to work at Otolo? We know videos aren't fun to do - find yourself a quiet spot, prepare a few bullet points and give it your best shot! Its a really fair way of meeting everyone and bringing yourself and experience to life. We can't wait to hear from you!

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Oct 2021