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Job Title : Sales Prospector Apprentice
Employer : RM Group
Location : Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 4SB
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : IT
Vacancy Reference : VAC-04801
Brief Description : Remit Group are recruiting on the behalf of our client; the esteemed RM Group, a leading supplier of technology and resources to the education sector, their Sales team are on the lookout for a group of ambitious and committed individuals to join them!

 

Qualifications Required : Ideally A* - C/9-4 in maths and English or equivalent
Vacancy Detail : Want to be earning whilst learning? Are you a people person? Willing to work hard to reap the rewards? A career in IT Tech sales offers you the freedom to use your initiative and imagination.

This is a fantastic opportunity to help a prospective IT Sales Representative Apprentice gain a varied and wide range of IT knowledge and business skills. The RM Group supplies technology and resources to the educational sector which include vast amounts of Technical Products and Services. They offer full training and the successful candidate will be well supported and coached to help achieve their full potential! Additional training will also come from some of the largest technology companies in the world.

Ideally, they're looking for individuals who have an interest in sales and marketing. IT interest & knowledge would be useful but not essential.

The role aims to encourage the successful candidate to take responsibility and own their position. The RM Group encourages a high amount of strong involvement in the business and they hope to retain all the successful candidates long term after completion of the Apprenticeship

The day to day responsibilities comprise of the following below:

- Learning how to identify target markets and opportunities which will create leads for the Apprentices' set of propositions
- Have the chance to accompany field sales staff on customer visits to understand their needs.
- You will have the opportunity to learn about inbound leads
- Additionally you will pro-actively call to make appointments where required
- You will be taught how to feedback to the Product Management and Marketing when trends are identified that are identified through calling
- You will also be given the opportunity to attend events to represent RM Education
- Eventually you will learn how to create new channels to marketing through strategic relationships
- You will be given the opportunity with a small number of situations, that will progress leads identified and successfully close them as orders.

Additionally you learn how to do the following below:

- Attend training to help conduct online demonstrations for a variety of The RM Groups products
- Have your say and contribute into discussions by other sales teams to offer expert opinion and guidance
- Have the time to gain in depth knowledge on their competitors in the market


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Positions Available : 6
Working Week : Monday- Friday: 8.30am - 5:30pm
Salary : £355.75 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 30/03/2020
Possible Start Date : 31/03/2020
Personal Qualities : • Show resilience – wins in highly competitive situations, overcomes blocks and objections, rises to a challenge and is always the last to concede defeat
• Influences – creates more reasons to buy from RM than others, demonstrates passion for the services RM Offers, gets customers to commit and act
• Utilises the expertise and collateral within RM to add value
• Customer service – Connects quickly with customers and prospects, establishes strong relationships and provides positive experiences that help differentiate RM.
Skills Required : • Good communication
• Strong team working skills
• Sales and educational knowledge
• Planning & organising skills
• Results orientation
• The ability to think and act independently; with customers and within the business
• Good written, numerical and presentation skills

Future Prospects : You will be given the opportunity to learn about the different sectors within the RM
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 : Critical to their future success are Network Support and Managed Services, Broadband and Online Safety services, Management Information Systems, Cloud platforms and support and Identity Management Services. Generating sales leads for these services requires a blend of Marketing and Sales led activities, with the sales element owned and delivered by teams of specialist prospectors. Candidates applying for this role will need to show a strong alignment to RM's core values: Customer success, high standards, respect for others, innovation and improvement, openness and enjoyment at work
You will be trained up to be a specialist in your product area, highly knowledgeable about the market for those products as well as the products themselves

Working for RM you would be entitled to the following benefits:
• 25 Days Annual Leave (option to buy an extra 5 days)
• Performance Related Bonus Scheme
• Group Personal Pension
• Private Medical Healthcare
• Income Protection
• Life Assurance


The following voluntary benefits are also available:
• Childcare Vouchers
• Voluntary Dental Plan
• Voluntary Health Cash Plan
• Voluntary Critical Illness Cover
• Voluntary Health Assessments
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Give As You Earn (GAYE)
• Employee Referral Scheme
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