Sales Support Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Aalco (Employer)

Hit Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £262.50
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday, hours TBC
15 months (duration)
30 November 2020(start date)
Customer Service Specialist (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
26 November 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our Sales team within Southampton. We are looking for individuals who want to build a long-term career within Sales. In exchange, we can offer a structured development programme with a range of benefits.Initially, we are looking for individuals to join us within a Sales Support role.


You will form part of our dynamic and vibrant sales team, duties will include (but not be limited to):

  • Providing support with telephone queries
  • Order entry
  • Purchasing and sourcing to enable the team to improve sales results and exceed targets

Full training and support will be provided through the Customer Service Specialist Apprenticeship Programme.

As you progress, we envisage you becoming an Internal Account Manager within the team and undertaking the Sales Executive Apprenticeship.

Working in a fast-paced, sales focussed environment, the role is office based, working Monday to Friday, 8:30 - 17:00. You will be answering our busy phone lines, with the aim of providing every customer with exceptional service. Working within the Sales team you will be supporting our experienced Account Managers with sourcing materials, generating stock lists, scheduling and purchasing materials as well as sourcing prices. Therefore an attention to detail is key along with a good grasp of numeracy.

The successful candidate will be eligible for our generous annual profit sharing scheme, in addition to 20 days annual leave and a host of internal training and development programmes.

Future Prospects

Development is at the heart of Aalco and we are proud of the learning and development opportunities we provide. We are keen to develop our talented team and provide opportunities to progress. This is an entry level role with the opportunity to develop into sales with your own portfolio of accounts as well as promotional calling and generating new business. Full training will be provided alongside the opportunity to continue studying with the Sales Executive apprenticeship after successful completion of the Customer Service qualification.

Skills Required

  • Computer literate
  • Sales orientated
  • Good communicator both in person and on the phone
  • Enthusiastic
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment

Qualities Required

  • Highly driven
  • Competitive and personal accountability to performance

Qualifications Required

GCSE maths and English or equivalent preferred.

Training Provided

Customer Service Specialist Apprenticeship standard.

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