IT Sales Apprentice:

The Role:

The IT Sales Apprentice is responsible for identifying and creating new qualified opportunities for the Nustream Sales Team.

You will also have to dedicate 20% of your time to completing your Level 3 IT Sales Apprenticeship Qualification.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Developing new business through networking and cold calling
  • Arranging business meetings and following up leads
  • Understanding customers’ specific business needs and applying product knowledge to meet those needs
  • Learning about how products and services work
  • Learning about the industry sector in question – be it banking, medical, retail, education
  • Ensuring quality of service by developing a thorough and detailed knowledge of technical specifications
  • Preparing and delivering customer presentations and demonstrations of the software, articulately and confidently;
  • Providing support to customers, offering clear advice and solutions wherever possible
  • Writing and designing sales literature
  • Attending industry events
  • Working closely with the marketing department
  • Keeping abreast of constantly changing software, hardware systems and peripherals;
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers
  • Visiting potential customers for new business
  • Negotiating the terms of an agreement and closing sales
  • Gathering market and customer information
  • Representing your organisation at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations
  • Negotiating variations in price, delivery and specifications with your company’s managers
  • Advising on forthcoming product developments and discussing special promotions · Liaising with suppliers to check on the progress of existing orders
  • Recording sales and order information and sending copies to the sales office
  • Reviewing your own sales performance, against targets as you gain experience

Skills Required:

  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Highly organised and quick learner
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Personal attributes:

  • Enjoys being part of a team but also works well under own initiative
  • Willingness to learn and develop
  • Willingness to travel to clients

 

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For more information…

For information about any job roles please contact Lucy Shannon at Lucy@nustream.co.uk