Business Development Apprentice

London (Greater)
12 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you interested in establishing a career in the fast-paced sales sector? If so, the below opportunity might be just what you are looking for! JOB SPECIFICATION Job Description Intequal, in partnership with the Microsoft Apprenticeship Programme, are offering this exciting opportunity to embark on a career as a Business Development Apprentice. Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship, you will receive Microsoft training and accreditation through online learning and practical experience. These qualifications are highly respected and sought after and the skills, knowledge and experience you will gain whilst on the programme are invaluable, giving you the best possible chance at starting your professional career in the industry. Job Role The company require a proactive salesperson with an aptitude for communication and interest in Microsoft infrastructure technologies such as Windows. Quickly assimilating new technologies, being able to apply what is learnt and showing a genuine enthusiasm for the technology are critical to this position’s success. This role will initially be involved in making outbound calls to prospects, following up inbound sales enquiries, utilising social media to generate sales traction, generating business proposals for leads generated and attending sales meetings when required. As a Microsoft IT Apprentice you will be required to: ? Develop new business via telephone and mass communication such as email and social media to introduce the company’s solutions and services and identify appropriate prospects within the target market. ? Follow up on leads and conduct research to identify potential prospects. ? Build and cultivate prospect relationships by initiating communications and conducting follow-up communications in order to move opportunities through the sales funnel. ? Conduct a needs analysis and determine prospects pain points to determine how the company’s solutions can meet their needs. ? Identify key buying influencers within these prospects to determine budget and timeline. ? Work with the Director and other Sales & Marketing team members to develop and grow the sales pipeline to consistently meet quarterly revenue goals. ? Manage data for new and prospective clients in CRM and any other software tools provided, ensuring all communications are logged, information is accurate and documents are attached. ? Prepare and analyse sales pipeline reports and dashboards. ? Prepare email, website contents with latest marketing information from Microsoft. ? Work with other team members to ensure database is up to date, so that the sales data collectors are identifying the right people. About the Company You will be working in a company that assists employees and employers to create, converse, share and learn together on the Office 365 platform. QUALIFICATIONS & TRAINING Qualifications & Skills Required The company require a bright, confident, enthusiastic, reliable, honest and hard-working individual with a genuine desire to learn and to build a career within a sales environment. You will have a friendly personality, be able to work as part of a team and provide excellent customer service. The company are looking for someone with a positive, highly self-motivating, can-do attitude from someone who isn’t afraid to ask questions. To be considered for this role, you must have at least a C grade in both GCSE Maths & English, and in three or four other subjects at least. You should have a GCSE/BTEC/A Level in ICT or at least hands-on experience with the workings of computers and IT. You will be highly organised, have excellent communication/written skills and a brilliant telephone manner. You will be willing to work hard and eager to learn. An interest in IT is mandatory! Training Provided You will be enrolled onto the Microsoft Technical Sales Apprenticeship and work towards gaining MTA qualifications in Cloud Fundamentals as well as a City & Guilds Level 3 ICT Diploma, gaining an understanding of the sales process, interpersonal communications, planning, making and closing calls, objection handling and meeting objectives. This apprenticeship is delivered remotely using the very latest Microsoft technologies via a live virtual classroom. This apprenticeship teaches the fundamental core sales skills and techniques for anybody looking to kick-start a career in Technical Sales. IMPORTANT INFORMATION Location - London, EC2A Working Hours - Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week Wage = £200 per week Duration = 14 months We process all applications received and contact candidates ASAP so please keep an eye out for a phone call from one of our team on an 02392 number. If you miss a call, we will send you an email