Contract Sales Apprentice



Training Provider:


Weekly wage £156.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday. Hours T.B.C.
duration: 12 months
start: 21 October 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Customer service practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
10 October 2019 (application closing date)
This apprenticeship is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, driven and passionate individual with a keen interest in developing a successful career gaining experience together with achieving an accredited qualification.


The role:

An Apprentice Contract Sales Person would be expected to learn all aspects of working within a busy sales office by assisting the Key Account Managers. You will be required to develop your knowledge of the products sold as well as learning about building relationships with customers and suppliers.


The successful candidate will assist the more experienced sales people within the team, duties will include dealing with enquiries and orders via telephone and email as well as estimating tenders, answering calls, speaking to suppliers and resolving any queries.

Future Prospects

This is a fantastic opening to gain permanent employment in a varied and ever expanding industry. James Burrell Builders Merchants has an enviable reputation for well trained, high quality staff and this is a career opportunity not to be missed.

Reality Check

We are looking for smart, presentable individuals who are enthusiastic to learn and develop their knowledge and skills. We have a proven track record of developing candidates into more Senior Roles so this is an excellent opportunity for someone who shows aptitude and commitment to the role.

This role includes an annual PRP bonus, 27 days holiday + bank holidays, the option to buy or sell holidays and Monday to Friday working week.

Skills Required

  • Communication
  • Confident
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Work well under pressure
  • Customer focus
  • Team working
  • Relationship building
  • Problem solving

Qualities Required

  • We are looking for smart, presentable individuals who are enthusiastic to learn and develop their knowledge and skills

Qualifications Required

  • GCSEs (or equivalent) including maths and English grades 9-3(A-D) is desirable, however not essential

Training Provided

Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard Level 2

This apprenticeship is delivered through work based learning, this means that all training is done at the workplace eliminating the need to attend college. The successful candidate will be allocated an assessor who will visit on site every 4-6 weeks and deliver all of the training to gain the qualification and provide the resources to complete work between visits.