Job Title : IT Technical Sales Apprenticeship
Employer : Connect DS
Location : Surrey, Surrey, GU23 7EF
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : IT
Vacancy Reference : VAC-03889
Brief Description : Remit Group are recruiting on behalf of ConnectDS, a thriving tech group who are on the lookout for an ambitious and committed individual to join their growing sales department.
Qualifications Required : Ideally 5 GCSE's at a Grade A/C or 9/4 in Maths & English. Or the Functional Skills equivalent
Vacancy Detail : ConnectDS are an expanding specialist company their primary focus is delivering logical and effective cyber protection to their clients in Guildford, Surrey, London and the UK. ConnectDS services will assist in defending organisations against the potential cyber-attacks that companies are faced with on a daily basis. ConnectDS were established to help simplify effective security and data protection services to protect mid-sized customers from the vast and increasing threat landscape. Mid-sized organisations are often looked upon as an easy target for cyber criminals, their aim is to protect customers by delivering enterprise grade security solutions for clients who don’t like to be sitting ducks.
They are currently looking to offer the right candidate the opportunity to gain skills, experiences and qualifications to kick start a career within IT Sales, whilst earning a potential additional income through their commission system.
You'll be responsible for:
Making outbound calls to various potential clients
Sending emails and ensure that you follow up with potential leads and customers
Meeting Sales Targets using the companies full portfolio of products
Advising clients and customers on the best products for their needs.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Salary : £200.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 04/11/2019
Possible Start Date : 04/11/2019
Personal Qualities : Enthusiastic and well-motivated
Able to communicate well both verbally and in writing
Skills Required : You must be able to:
Communicate well using both telephone and email
Demonstrate previous knowledge or experience within a Sales/Retail environment
Demonstrate a desire for success and financial reward
Future Prospects : This is an expanding business with fantastic opportunity for career progression.
ConnectDS offer an amazing commission and salary review twice a year, which all apprentices to date have experienced different levels of pay rise where there can be definitely more significant enhancements to salary depending on performance too.
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 : ConnectDs offer an amazing commission and salary review twice a year, which all apprentices to date have experienced different levels of pay rise where there can be definitely more significant enhancements to salary depending on performance too.
How will you travel to the location? This is an advanced Level 3 qualification, so some self-study may be required.
Things to consider : Training to be provided
Intermediate level IT technical salesperson standard.
You’ll gain all the skills you need to succeed in sales, including new business development, account management and solution sales
You’ll earn a Level 3 industry recognised qualification as an IT Technical Salesperson along with numerous manufacturer certifications from the likes of HP, Dell, Microsoft, Cisco to name a few and we’ll be by your side every step of the way
Once you have completed your apprenticeship you will receive NVQ level 3 certificates, along with functional skills in maths, English and ICT as well as an Employment rights and responsibilities project
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