IT Sales Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Employer:

Winman

Training Provider:

Intequal LTD

Weekly wage £187.50
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday, 9am- 5pm.
duration: 14 months
start: 3 August 2020
Birmingham
Advanced (Level 3)
IT technical salesperson (apprenticeship standard)
31 July 2020 (application closing date)
Do you have an interest in sales and technology? Want to combine the two and earn while you learn?

Responsibilities

Intequal, in partnership with the Microsoft Apprenticeship Programme, are offering this exciting opportunity to embark on a career as a IT sales apprentice and join a vibrant, team focused technology company based in Birmingham.

Job Role
We are currently recruiting for a talented apprentice, who can help grow and develop the company’s client base, whilst learning new sales techniques and earning commission in the process.

Intequal, in partnership with the Microsoft Apprenticeship Programme, are offering this exciting opportunity to embark on a career as a IT sales apprentice and join a vibrant, team focused technology company based in Birmingham.

As a IT Sales Apprentice your main role and responsibilities will include:

  • Developing new business via telephone and mass communication, such as email and social media to introduce the company’s solutions and services and to identify appropriate prospects within the target market
  • Improving sales through providing great customer service
  • Work with marketing to follow up on mailshots and promotions
  • Attending trade shows
  • Log/direct calls to the relevant departments
  • Understand the products and knowing where to source products
  • Obtaining prices and generating quotes
  • Log technical queries on the in-house system
  • Following up on quotations to ensure they have been received
  • Following up on leads and conducting research to identify potential prospects
  • Building and cultivating prospect relationships by initiating communications and conducting follow-up communications, in order to move opportunities through the sales funnel
  • Conducting a needs analysis and determining prospects’ pain points to determine how the company’s solutions can meet their needs
  • Identifying key buying influencers within these prospect companies to determine budget and timeline
  • Working with the Director and other Sales & Marketing team members to develop and grow the sales pipeline, in order to consistently meet quarterly revenue goals

Future Prospects

Opportunity for the learner to secure a permanent position with the company once the apprenticeship is complete.

Skills Required

  • You will be highly organised, have excellent communication skills and a brilliant telephone manner
  • An interest in sales and technology is mandatory
  • An Excellent telephone manner
  • You will be willing to work hard and eager to learn/develop technical skills

Qualities Required

  • The company are looking for someone with a positive, highly self-motivating, can-do attitude from someone who isn’t afraid to ask questions
  • You will have a desire to impress colleagues and customers
  • You will use initiative to deliver impressive results
  • You will show flexibility, team spirit and adaptability

Qualifications Required

  • To be considered for this role, you ideally would hold a C/4 grade in both GCSE (or equivalent) Math’s & English, and in three or four other subjects
  • • A BTEC or A level in Business studies would be advantageous

Training Provided

You will be enrolled on to the award-winning Microsoft Partner Apprenticeship Programme. You will work towards gaining skills across a variety of technical areas including MTA Cloud Fundamentals and MTA Network Fundamentals, these are globally recognised certifications, you will also gain a City and Guilds Diploma in Coding and logic and mobile and operating systems. This will also extend to business processes and project management.
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