Overview

  • £191.25

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and reliable candidate to join our UK Sales team. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone who wishes to gain a career in Customer Service within an interesting industry.

Desired skills

Excellent communication skills
Ability to manage, prioritise & complete own workload to strict deadlines
Team Player
Good IT skills
Ability to work under pressure
Excellent attention to detail
Accurate data input skills
Open to giving ideas to always be improving our services
Ability to problem solve
Good telephone manner

Personal qualities

Confident in speaking to customers on the phone
Confidentiality is extremely important
Good written and verbal communication skills

Desired qualifications

GCSE’s in Maths & English at grades 9-4, A-C or equivalent

Future prospects

This position could lead to a permanent position within the UK sales department, after sucessful completion of the apprenticeship

Important Other Information

The role in the UK sales department involves taking orders from various platforms (telephone, email, WhatsApp, text etc) and processing these into our bespoke IT systems. This means most of your day is spent at a desk using a computer and telephone in a busy office environment.

97.6% of our apprentices progressed to employment or further study*.

(*Destination data, based on apprentices completing in academic year 2016/17).

Why choose Sunderland College?

96% of our apprentices agree that they have the chance to develop new skills at their workplace*.

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

97% of our apprentices agree that their course is helping their skills to get better.*

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

96% of our apprentices agree that they are happy with their course.*

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

We have over 40 Apprenticeship programmes across a range of career sectors.

Best reasons to choose an apprenticeship

Earn while you learn. What's not to like about earning money while learning on-the-job, and getting nationally recognised qualifications all at the same time.

Wide choice of careers. We are one of the biggest apprenticeship providers in the region and offer over 40 apprenticeship programmes in lots of career sectors.

Get paid.You will earn at least the minimum apprentice wage of £4.15 an hour (from April 2020 – aged 16-18).

Great support. You will get the best of both worlds with support from your employer and college to make sure you achieve and get the best out of your apprenticeship.

Excellent prospects. Starting in the workplace means there is lots of potential for you to progress quickly, giving you a fast track route to career success.

A competitive edge. An apprenticeship will give you the edge when competing for jobs against other well-qualified candidates.

Get hired. The qualifications, skills and experience you gain will look super impressive on your CV and your apprenticeship could even turn into a full time job.

An alternative to university. Higher apprenticeships mean that you can become qualified to degree level and beyond.

Gain skills. Not only will you develop job specific skills, you will gain transferable skills, such as time management, that you can use in other industries and careers.

Real job. You will be doing a real job for a real employer and putting your skills and knowledge into practice will show employers what you are capable of.

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