Job Title : Internal IT Sales Apprentice
Employer : Computer Talk
Location : Basildon, Essex, SS15 6SD
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : IT
Vacancy Reference : VAC-03552
Brief Description : Remit Group are recruiting on behalf of Computer Talk, for an exciting opportunity as a Technical Sales Apprentice. Based in Basildon, Essex, you will have a focus on new business generation whilst servicing a small number of pre-existing accounts.
Qualifications Required : GCSE's at grades C/4 and above (or equivalent) in English and maths.
Vacancy Detail : Our client has an exciting opportunity for a target driven and enthusiastic internal sales person to join their Essex based IT Company.
Previous experience in telephone sales is desirable but not compulsory. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in technology as well as possessing excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong listening skills and the ability to build relationships with customers.
Our client is looking for good levels of self-motivation, confidence, drive, tenacity, creativity and sound planning & organisational skills whilst being comfortable working within a target driven environment.
Your Roles and Responsibilities will include the following:
Maintain an agreed level of pro-active telephone contact with both existing and prospective customers
Pro-actively seek new business by targeting a combination of existing customers and prospective customers
Effectively deal with telephone enquiries requesting quotations and product information
Create quotations for hardware and services
Ensure all quotations are followed up when necessary
Meet and exceed the agreed specific Key Performance Indicators performance objectives
Maximise sales by continually expanding orders and up selling additional services
Ensure that the external sales team are kept informed of any developments relevant to accounts
Maintain and expand your database of prospects within the CRM
Work as part of the team to develop and drive the sales strategy
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm
Salary : £182.81 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 23/08/2019
Possible Start Date : 02/09/2019
Personal Qualities : Strong communication and presentation skills
Reliable & honest
Demonstrate a "can-do-attitude"
A strong passion for sales
A mature approach and attitude
Skills Required : A good level of IT knowledge but additional training is provided
Results focused with high levels of energy & drive
Interpersonal & influencing skills
Strong relationship building is key
Strong planning and organisational skills
An exceptional levels of customer care skills, verbal and written
Future Prospects : Future Progression available upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship.
Training to be Provided : 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. As a result, you will receive the following qualification: IT Technical Salesperson Pathway Level 3, Functional Skills in English and maths (if required)
Other Information : Upon successful completion of the 6 month probation period the Apprentices' wage will increase, as outline in the contract.
Once the successful apprentice is offered a full time role with the company, the possibility of commission will be introduced.
Things to consider : How will you travel to this location for work?
This is a fast-tracked Level 3 qualification. Some Self-Study may be required for this.
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