Commercial Apprentice - Higher (Level 4)



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Annual wage £12,000.00
36.25 hours per week 36.25 hours per week Monday to Friday Flexible approach to working hours
duration: 2 years
start: 14 September 2020
L34 9JG
Higher (Level 4)
Sales Executive (apprenticeship standard)
15 July 2020 (application closing date)
We have a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice to join our Hire Division in Prescot. Working within the commercial teams responsible for winning orders and maintaining effective customer relationships, you will develop the skills and knowledge needed to support business to business sales, from direct sales through to territory management.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Develop a sound understanding of the commercial process within Portakabin Hire Division
  • Gain thorough knowledge of the full range of Portakabin products
  • Support with developing and maintaining effective relationships with customers
  • Gain skills to understand principles of finance within a sales environment such as profit and loss, sales forecasting
  • Develop commercial proposals and present in a format and style that suits the customer
  • Learn how to keep customer records up to date using CRM.

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

As an apprentice with Portakabin you will complete a Level 4 Sales qualification supported through a range of classroom based workshops and virtual learning with Mercuri International.

You will also carry out a structured in-house development programme to attain the relevant skills, knowledge and behaviours required to achieve your apprenticeship. 

Throughout the duration of your apprenticeship you will be appointed a workplace mentor to support you with your learning.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There are a number of options you can take as the next steps in your career with us including a potential permanent position, and progression within the business.

Reality Check

We require a minimum of 5 GCSE qualifications awarded at level 4-9 (C-A*) including English and Maths

Skills Required

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

Qualifications Required

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