IT Sales Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Invest Leeds Limited (Employer)

Remit (Training Provider)

Annual wage £8,632.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00
15 months (duration)
22 December 2020(start date)
IT technical salesperson (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
7 December 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The Remit Group are recruiting on behalf of Invest IT LTD an ever increasing business that supplies, supports and helps purchase IT equipment. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.


Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Have the opportunity to develop and expand a portfolio of corporate clients by networking and marketing
  • Learn how to assesses client IT needs and makes recommendations, including IT equipment and service packages
  • Eventually learn how to prepare sales visits and presentations to pitch product, service, and combination packages to clients
  • Demonstrates IT equipment to highlight product benefits
  • Negotiates sales, package discounts, and long-term contracts with clients
  • Be able to learn how to provide technical advice after sales
  • Know how to establishes sales goals and implement a plan to meet those goals
  • Tracks progress toward goals and documents sales performance
  • Be able to become fluent in all products and services offered by the employer through testing, demonstrations, and research
  •  Answers questions, describes benefits, and discusses pros and cons of various competing products or services
  • Gains familiarity with the IT industry, and stays updated on trends and innovative products
  • Have the chance to attend trade exhibitions and industry events to learn about cutting-edge products and sales
  • Works for technology manufacturers, software manufacturers, IT consultancies, and technology solutions organisations

Future Prospects

  • The company also aim to offer the apprentice a permanent role at the end of the training (subject to successfully completing course and objectives)

Skills Required

  • Good IT/Technical knowledge
  • High level of accuracy and efficiency
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Team focused

Qualities Required

  • Driven to succeed
  • Interested in technology
  • Personable
  • Confident

Qualifications Required

  • At least 5 GCSE's at Grade C/4 or above, including maths and English

Training Provided

IT Technical Salesperson Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Functional Skills in English and maths (if required)
  • This apprenticeship will help you to gain the relevant knowledge, skills and behaviours to sell technical products and services
  • You will maintain good relationships with a variety of customers, including new and existing clients, both internal and external, either within the UK or internationally. You will approach potential customers with the aim of winning new business or working with existing clients to gain repeat business wherever possible
  • You will receive regular training to maintain a good knowledge and understanding of the technologies and services that are available within your portfolio and those that are emerging and with specialised training become a confident, effective sales person within your organisation.  By combining technical knowledge with industry-leading sales training, you will be selling as quickly as possible putting you in charge of your earning potential
  • Working as an individual or as part of a team you will gain the knowledge, skills and behaviours to enable you to successfully carry out tasks as directed and meet organisational objectives and sales targets
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