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Apprentice Sales Assistant – KT&A1756

Location: Tunbridge Wells (TN4 0PG)
Closing date: 26/07/2018
Industry: Administration, Sales, Telecoms
Vacancy reference: KT&A1756

Employer Description

This company provides inbound and outbound call services for businesses throughout the UK.

Description of vacancy

Due to the continued growth of the company and client requirements they are actively recruiting for new team members.

They are seeking someone who is willing to undertake sales calls both for the company and on behalf of clients.

You will need to be the kind of person who takes pride in doing things well, keen to learn and build a great future with the friendly and supportive team at this company.

You will receive plenty of training and coaching every step of the way. What really matters is that you put your customers first in everything you do.

You enjoy helping people, listening to what they want and getting everything absolutely right for them.

This is an interesting and varied role with potential for career progression for the right person.

Responsibilities

  • Outbound calls following up enquiries for existing and new clients
  • Contacting clients during service take on and managing process through to free trial and close
  • Maintaining paperwork and CRM database
  • Managing campaigns for marketing and Outbound calling.
  • Management of MDs LinkedIn Campaigns
  • Diary management and meeting preparations for MD which will include co-ordination of travel arrangements and confirming of appointments and bookings.
  • Assisting Commercial Director with telemarketing campaigns and reporting

Wage

£140 per week for the first month

Wage will then be reviewed and could increase to over £5.20 per hour

Hours

40 hours per week dependent upon shift pattern

Shifts between:

Monday to Friday 8am and 9pm

Weekend shifts – Saturday 8.30am to 5.30pm

Sunday 10am to 4pm

Part time shifts and flexible working always considered.

Skills Required

  • Good telephone manner
  • Can do attitude
  • Accuracy and attention to details
  • Some previous sales experience would be advantageous
  • Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and some CRM knowledge would also be of benefit
  • Knowledge of LinkedIn

Personal Qualities

  • Punctual
  • Friendly manner
  • Work as part of a team

Qualifications Required

Minimum achieved Grade D or equivalent in English and Maths.

Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

Additional Detail

As of 1st April 2018, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.70 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training.

Important Information

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.


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