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Job Title : Tech Sales Apprentice
Location : Birmingham, B1 1 LX
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : IT Technical Salesperson (Level 3)
Sector : Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00719
Brief Description : Do you have an interest in sales and technology? Want to combine the two and earn while you learn?
If you are an enthusiastic individual with previous experience in a sales, retail or hospitality environment, we are looking for you to become a part of this team.

 

Qualifications Required : 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.
Vacancy Detail : Intequal, in partnership with the Microsoft Apprenticeship Programme, are offering this exciting opportunity to embark on a career as an IT Sales Apprentice.

The company

Our client is an organisation driven by the vision of turning the NHS Digital first strategy into reality by bringing digital innovation into the working of GP Practices. They lead healthcare organisations into the Digital Era by redesigning and developing patient centric online systems (Web & Mobile), reducing burden on staff and NHS. They pride themselves in offering a range of technology-driven innovative solutions to the healthcare industry driving the digital agenda.

Job Role

The team are now looking to recruit a talented apprentice, who can help grow and develop the company’s client base, whilst learning new sales techniques and earning commission in the process.
As a technical sales apprentice your main role and responsibilities will include:
1) Calling companies from a database
2) Following up leads from exhibitions
3) Making appointments for the sales team
4) Contacting existing customers for service and product feedback
5) Researching and analysing market trends
6) Selling Healthcare projects & products

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 in your professional career within the IT sector.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Monday - Friday
Salary : £ 225.00 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 26/11/2021
Possible Start Date : 29/11/2021
Personal Qualities : The company require a bright, enthusiastic and hard-working individual with a genuine desire to learn and to build a career within the IT industry. 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.
Skills Required : • You will be highly organised, have excellent communication skills and a brilliant telephone manner
• You will be willing to work hard and eager to learn
• An interest in sales and technology is mandatory
• Experience in retail or hospitality sales
• A keen interest in IT/ Tech
• Passionate about a career in sales
• Someone who will take ownership of their role
Future Prospects : A permanent position is available on completion of the apprenticeship
Training to be Provided : CORE MODULES

Sales Concepts
This module provides learners with an understanding of the various concepts involved in the sales process.
Key Topics:
• Principles and ethics of sales
• Delivering value to the customer
• Sales life cycle
• Sales techniques and processes

IT Fundamentals
This module provides learners with a practical understanding of the fundamentals of computer systems
Key Topics:
• Basic elements and architecture of computer systems
• Principles of secure coding
• Data storage
• Networking

Sales Techniques
This module provides learners with a practical understanding of sales techniques.
Key Topics:
• Negotiating sales
• Handling objections
• Closing Sales

Business Context
This module provides learners with an understanding of the wider business context as related to sales.
Key Topics:
• Business systems life cycle
• Business strategy
• The role of IT within a business
• Organisational procedures

Microsoft 365 Fundamentals
This module will prove that you understand cloudconcepts; core Microsoft 365 services and concepts;
security, compliance, privacy and trust in Microsoft365; and Microsoft 365 pricing and support.
Key Topics:
• Understand cloud concepts
• Understand core Microsoft 365 services and concepts
• Understand security compliance, privacy and trust in Microsoft 365
• Understand Microsoft 365pricing and support

Communications
This module provides learners with a practical understanding of the various methods and techniques of communications used in the business context
Key Topics:
• Unified communications
• Cultural awareness
• Interpersonal skills
• Written communications
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