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Apprentice Sales Advisor

Job Title: Apprentice Sales Advisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sheffield
Salary: 18000-20000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DE05706
Job Published: September 14, 2018 09:13

Job Description

Reference numberDE05706RegionUKLocationYorkshireSub locationSheffieldFunctionSalesEmployment typeFull TimeHourly Rate BandsN/ASalaried/Hourly-PaidSalaried

Job purpose

The purpose of the role is to promote & sell apprenticeships to small and medium sized employers through outbound telesales. You will contact employers to offer advice and guidance to which apprenticeship or training programme will best meet the needs of their business, including new hires and upskilling of existing staff. You will work closely with the employer engagement and centralized learner recruitment teams to understand and promote our products.

Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 per annum dependant on skills and experience plus OTE

Closing date: 14th September 2018

We will consider full and part time applications

You will have responsibility for engaging new clients to introduce specific work-based learning products, as well as individual high potential candidates from our talent pool.  Other responsibilities include:
§ Ensure that you are an expert on both ILE’s product offering and the broader government funding rules relating to Apprenticeships so that you can become a trusted advisor
§ Be focused on engaging employers aligned to an industry sector, but will have the responsibility to promote all of ILE’s products. 
§ Contact employers to identify learning opportunities including;


o Upskilling existing staff with apprenticeship programmes;

o Gathering vacancies that should be filled by new hire apprentices;

o Promoting our talent pools to employers

o Identifying other opportunities (such as with AEB, traineeship or commercial training services) to meet the training needs of these employers 
§ Passing vacancy opportunities to the learner recruitment teams to ensure that new hire opportunities are filled in a timely manner

Overall, you will also be expected to

· Promote and sell Apprenticeships to new and existing employers focusing on ILE’s core industry sectors

· Generate new business growth in the designated areas of delivery

· Deliver a quality service to ensure all clients and employer needs are exceeded

§ Ensure our delivery exceeds internal quality expectations and external benchmarks such as Ofsted
§ Ensure that our overall commercial goals are met or exceeded, to provide sustainable growth for our business




English & Maths (Graded C or equivalent)

Previously enjoyed working in a KPI driven environment

Proven Outbound Telesales experience
Worked in a team-based environment
Worked in a customer focused environment


Call Centre experience.

Experience and background knowledge in our core delivery sectors

Experience maintaining a CRM system

Experience and knowledge of Work-based learning (e.g. apprenticeship, commercial training or traineeship field

Working for Interserve, you will need to be a people person, representing and promoting our values to our learners & employers. Bringing better to life, taking pride in what you do, doing the right thing, sharing your voice and allowing others to be heard too.

Owing to the nature of this position, any offer of employment with Interserve Learning & Employment will be subject to a satisfactory check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. 
As a Disability Confident and Investors in Diversity organisation, we are committed to providing services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity. We also offer a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants with a disability who meet our minimum selection criteria.

Interserve Learning & Employment is part of Interserve plc, one of the world’s foremost support services and construction companies. A successful, growing, international business, it is a leader in innovative and sustainable outcomes for our clients and a great place to work for our people.

We have a strong position in the education, skills and employability markets, with a significant share of the Work Programme and delivery across the country as one of the largest private sector suppliers of Apprenticeships.

Our ever-expanding team, of over 800 dedicated people, provides tailored support to help individuals in a range of situations: including young people leaving school and looking for the first step in their career, people in work who need help to progress through in-work training, people who have an illness which has prevented them from completing their journey into employment, and people who are ex-offenders wanting to turn their lives around, get back to work and re-join society. Whatever challenges someone faces, when they come to us, they receive flexible support to make sure they get the right help for them.

Working for Interserve Learning & Employment comes with a variety of benefits (equating to £1300 - £2400 per annum) such as:

Mileage (40p per mile will be only applied to the first 10,000 miles inline with HRMC regulations)
Company Pension Scheme
Healthcare Scheme
Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Pay
Childcare Vouchers
MyInterserve Perks (saving employees up to £1000 per annum!)
Sharesave/Share Incentive Plan Schemes
Employee Assistance Programme
Life Assurance