Technical Sales Apprentice Alphascan Computers Ltd

We are currently recruiting for a talented individual who can help grow and develop our client's customer base, whilst learning new sales techniques in the process.

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Apprenticeship summary

Intequal, in partnership with the Microsoft Apprenticeship Programme, are offering this exciting opportunity to embark on a career as a Technical Sales Apprentice and join a vibrant, team focused technology company.

Due to an ever-increasing workload, our client is now in a position to engage an apprentice who can come in to assist the Sales, Account Management and Customer Service functions with a view to becoming a fully-fledged Business Development Executive, Account Manager or Sales Administrator in the future.

Full training and guidance will be provided and in essence, the right path can be built for any candidate to succeed within the business, whether that be in Sales, Account Management or Customer Service.

As a Technical Sales Apprentice your main role and responsibilities will include:

  • Telephone based customer service
  • Some outbound sales activity to find new business opportunities
  • Data entry, capture and cleansing (which will assist with marketing campaigns)
  • Providing customer quotations
  • Liaising with suppliers and ordering equipment
  • Social media marketing/content writing/blogs/engagement
  • Assisting senior staff at meetings

Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship, you will receive Microsoft training and accreditation through blended learning. This combines online technical training within a virtual classroom, as well as real-world and practical experience with your employer. The certifications you gain are highly respected and globally recognised. The skills, knowledge and experience you will gain whilst on the programme are invaluable, giving you the best possible start to your professional career within the IT industry.

About the Company:

Our client is a managed IT support company based in Romsey, Hampshire and who provide IT solutions and VoIP services to businesses across the South Coast.

  • Weekly wage

    £200.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, hours TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Date posted

    13-05-2021

  • Expected start date

    04-10-2021

  • Closing date

    24-09-2021

  • Standards

    IT technical salesperson

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced

  • Reference number

    VA1711214

  • Training Provider

    Intequal Limited

  • Location

    Romsey


Requirements and prospects

Desired Skills

  • You will be good with people and able to communicate effectively
  • You will be highly organised and able to work under pressure
  • You will be resilient
  • You will be willing to work hard and eager to learn
  • You will want to build a successful career
  • An interest in sales and technology is mandatory

Having previous experience in a customer facing environment would be ideal, but is certainly not essential as we are committed to providing opportunities for candidates who impress. Everybody needs to start somewhere, and we appreciate this.

Personal qualities

Decisions will be made solely on character, personality, drive, attitude and how the employer sees the said individual fitting into their already close-knit team.

Desired qualifications

To be considered for this role, you must have at least a C/4 grade for both GCSE maths & English, and in three or four other subjects at least. You should have a GCSE, BTEC or A Level in ICT or at least hands-on experience with the workings of computers and IT. Please note that you must not hold an existing qualification at a higher level in a similar subject (e.g. a degree) or equivalents.

Future prospects

Your career prospects here are very good, with the opportunity to progress rapidly through a hands-on approach.

Things to consider

Please note that your commute may be taken into consideration when we review your application, in line with our safeguarding practices.


About the Employer

Our client is a managed IT support company based in Romsey, Hampshire and who provide IT solutions and VoIP services to businesses across the South Coast.

Employer

Alphascan Computers Ltd