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Sales Executive Apprentice

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Company Address: Warwick, England , CV34 6LW
Course Name: Sales executive (Level 4)
Course Duration: 13
Salary: £20,000
Start Date: 08/01/2024


This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and motivated sales apprentice to join an expanding sales team as a Level 4 Sales Executive Apprentice. You will gain a real grounding in Business-to-Business direct sales in a fast paced, dynamic and forward-thinking environment

The purpose of the role is to generate sales (initially as a lead generator) by securing business gas, electric or water contracts. You will be responsible for building a pipeline of Small business prospects through a range of contact strategies - mostly this will be achieved through outbound calling from an existing database.

  • Obtain relevant information from key business owners - such as recent utility bills.
  • Generate Leads for Business Consultants.
  • Obtain prices and negotiate contracts with clients (after initial training period).
  • Keep accurate records in the Company CRM system.
  • Handle any inbound telephone queries.
  • Liaise closely with the Sales Administration team to ensure all contracts are managed in a robust manner.
  • Build and maintain your knowledge of the energy industry - including supplier products/services.

You will need to be confident and motivated when talking to businesses over the telephone. You must be driven to want to succeed as the role is target oriented. Full support is given by the management team and your dedicated coach at apprentify. You will be included in the company commission scheme. This is an uncapped and very generous scheme. 

Description of Training:

You will be supported to become competent in this role through a higher-level sales apprenticeship programme delivered by world leaders in sales training and consultancy Apprentify. Your dedicated Learning and Development Coach will support you on a one-to-one basis throughout the programme. This will help you to relate your learning to your specific job role.


Entry requirements

  • Must have a C/4 or above in GCSE maths AND english
  • Communication skills – confident and professional
  • IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Numerical and analytical skills
  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Positive mindset / self motivated


Skills requirements

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Creative, Initiative,

Training to be provided

A Sales Executive is a sales person working in either the Business to Business or Business to Consumer markets with the responsibility to sell a specific product line or service. They plan their sales activities, lead the end-to-end sales interaction with the customer and manage their sales internally within their organisation. They will be responsible for retaining and growing a number of existing customer accounts, and generating new business by contacting prospective customers, qualifying opportunities and bringing the sales process to a mutually acceptable close.

A Sales Executive will develop customer relationships by establishing rapport and building trust and confidence in their own and their organisation’s capabilities through demonstration of detailed product knowledge, competitor knowledge and an understanding of the market in which they operate, and by ensuring a positive customer experience.

This program covers and will help you develop skills in:

  • Sales fundamentals
  • The sales lifecycle
  • Negotiation
  • Understanding your product portfolio
  • Closing a sale
  • Ethics and legalities
  • Gathering Intelligence

Things to consider

Uncapped Commission structure. Regular Company Sales incentives Generous Holiday allowance plus Bank and Public Holidays Opportunities for career advancement. Company-sponsored events and team-building activities. Extra time off December for Christmas On site parking Pool Table and Games console for use Early finish on EVERY Friday

Future Prospects

Permanent position on successful completion of the apprenticeship. Promotion opportunities.
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