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IT Technical Sales Apprentice for Asset Management

Company Name: Linedata
Company Address: London, England , EC2R 8DN
Course Name: IT technical salesperson (Level 3)
Course Duration: 13 Months
Salary: £24,000
Start Date: 13/02/2023



Overview

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team as a Level 3 IT Technical Sales Apprentice. The ideal candidate will have a strong passion for sales and technology and a desire to learn and grow within the field, with a focus on sales.

Day-to-day responsibilities

Reporting to the head of sales for Asset Management.

The Inside Sales Apprentice will work closely with the sales, pre-sales, and marketing teams.

The primary responsibility is to perform discovery on target prospects to identify new business opportunities for the sales team. This person will be responsible for qualifying new prospects primarily by phone, social media, and email. The role may also require providing support to the Account Management team, assisting with sales cases and penetration of existing clients.

Success of the role will be measured by prospect pipeline development in support of new business.

 

To discover and qualify opportunities for sales team to pursue in target accounts, the Inside Sales Apprentice can cover the following:

Performs account discovery based on ideal prospect profile criteria and documents the resulting account intelligence in prescribed sales tools including CRM.

Identify target stakeholders using online channels. Knowledge of phone, email and conversation techniques needed to identify the person in a company responsible for a specific initiative or business unit.

Able to make high volume of phone calls and sell ideas and concepts that leads to prospect/client engagements.

Screens, qualifies, and nurtures inbound marketing leads using Linedata’s sales best practices.

Supports sales with appointment setting. Effectively initiates communication via the phone, email and interacts with relevant stakeholders.

Provides product and solution information to prospect, keeps up to date on knowledge of the industry, as well as competitive position of company.

Build relationships through prospecting and marketing events and campaigns to nurture prospect and client interest.

Maintains accurate records of customer interactions and transactions.


Entry requirements

The successful candidate must have grade 4(C) in maths and english GCSE

 

Skills required: 

Strong communication, interpersonal, writing and telephone skills.

Good problem-solving abilities.

Excellent PC skills (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint).

Good organisation and time management skills.

 

Desireable:

Experience within customer service.

Knowledge of CRM systems would be advantageous.

Some previous sales experience.

Excellent research skills using online channels such as corporate websites and LinkedIn to identify target stakeholders in prospect and client accounts.

 

Personal qualities:

We are looking for a team player with high-energy who thrives in an entrepreneurial environment.

Goal-orientated. Positive attitude and strong work ethic.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Ability to effectively manage high-volume workload so as to meet or exceed individual and team goals and objectives.

Detail-oriented and organised.

Adaptable and willing to learn.

Passionate about technology and staying up to date with industry trends.


Skills requirements


Training to be provided

You will undertake the innovative and industry led Apprentify IT Technical Salesperson Level 3 apprenticeship.

We have designed our programme to offer you distinct routes to focus your career path and specialise in areas such as social selling or account management. These paths are designed to jump start your career and make you stand out in a competitive field increasing your future earning potential.

During the 15 months of training you will learn cutting edge theory and industry practice across eight units:

The Sales Lifecycle: you will learn about the sales environment, basic sales and marketing theory and how to manage customers through the sales lifecycle.

Computer Systems and Sales: you will understand how different IT systems benefit an organisations efficiency and improve sales as well as their core unique selling points.

The Sales Process: You will begin to master objection handling and closing sales as well as how to negotiate with prospects to achieve better results.

Product Project: you will learn to analyse your market in detail and propose opportunities for new business for your organisation that are suitable for your product line.

Sales Ethics and Legalities: you will gain an appreciation of legislation that affects sales and how to sell your products and services in an ethical manner.

System Security: you will learn about how IT systems keep customer data secure and the principles of secure coding.

Account Management: You will develop your skills in customer communication to win repeat business with your prospects and learn the importance of cultivating long term relationships.

The Cloud and Unified Comms: you will learn about how organisations utilise cutting edge tech to streamline processes and protect from cyber attacks.

In addition to all the above, all of our applicants will go through our Assessment Centre. This exclusive session is designed to identify your sales strengths and weaknesses to help us match you with the perfect employer and the perfect role to start your career in the best way!


Things to consider


Future Prospects

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to earn industry-recognised certifications and gain valuable hands-on experience in the Sales IT field. If you are a self-starter with a strong desire to succeed in a sales role, we encourage you to apply. This is a full-time position with opportunities for growth and advancement within the company.
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