IT Technical Sales Apprentice
The Microsoft Apprenticeship Programme are offering this exciting new apprenticeship opportunity for a Technical Sales minded individual with the ambition to learn new skills and gain on the job experience.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a sales team within a company with nearly 40 years of experience in retail, business and education sectors, with the chance to learn their consultative approach with technical training and to develop your own career pathway.
Through the Microsoft Partner Apprenticeship Program, you will receive Microsoft training and accreditation through online learning and practical experience. These qualifications are highly respected and sought after, giving you a fantastic head start to your career in IT with also a 2 day induction at the Microsoft HQ, starting your professional career in the industry.
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Duties and Responsibilities
You would learn the company’s consultative approach and be given technical training to enhance profitable sales and customer satisfaction.
Your journey would begin within the consumer sales team dealing with walk-in customers, proactive telemarketing and retail business-to-business opportunities.
You will be shown how to consider all aspects of how to attract customers - in store marketing, outbound marketing and social media, etc.
Using a consultative sales approach, you will develop a transferrable skillset that will hone and enhance your sales abilities and look to master the craft.
Desirable Skills·You should have GCSE Maths & English at C or above and 3 or 4 other subjects at least. You will have enjoyed school, and you’ll be ready for a new learning environment in the world of work.·Any interest in one or some of the following is important; Sales, Trouble shooting, adequate knowledge of computers, Microsoft Programmes. ·You will need a good eye for detail with a view to improving results on a daily basis·You will be optimistic, focused, resilient and confident. Future ProspectsThe company provides pan-industry IT products and solutions so the sales opportunities and career pathways are endless. Training to be 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 INFORMATIONLocation: RH2 7LLWeekly Wage: £200 per week (plus opportunities for bonus, commission and incentives) – earn while you learnDaily Working Hours: 9.15am-6pm 5 days per week (40 hour week), 45 minutes for lunch, rotation of Saturday working and day off during the week