Apprentice Sales Coordinator - WD
About the Apprenticeship
We are offering a full-time permanent Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship Program for talented people. This is a genuine alternative to university for people who have a passion for business and sales and who want to launch their career with us. An apprenticeship with us will see you learning new skills and knowledge in fast paced organization. There will be plenty of opportunities to explore your potential and you'll enjoy full support from your line manager.
The apprenticeship will combine learning and working, to achieve a Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship in your first 18 months. This apprenticeship will give you a strong foundation of skills in which to build your successful career upon. Beyond this there is the opportunity to progress onto a Bid and proposal Coordinator Apprenticeship to support your long term career development within the JCI sales community.
What you will do
You will play an integral role in supporting the JCI sales community through completion of subcontractor questionnaires and to undertake administrative tasks to identify, monitor and assist in sales opportunities enabling growth within the company. You will identify, communicate and manage lead opportunities identified through online lead generation portals to drive sales productivity.
The role will be office based from Leicester and you will report to the Sales Enablement Manager. You will work as part of a central sales coordination and proposal management team. You will work closely with key Business Unit Leaders on lead generation projects to identify, allocate, manage and report on sales opportunities to support business growth.
The successful candidate should be able to communicate openly with external and internal customers to meet and exceed customer expectations.
The successful applicant must be tenacious with a "can-do" attitude and must be persistent, resolute in focusing on maintaining the highest standard of work.
How you will do it
Complete company information on Subcontractor/Supplier Approval Questionnaires
You will maintain opportunity portals
Identify & accurately raise sales opportunities in our Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system Salesforce
Register on tender portals and download tender documents & pass for completion
Responsible for keeping a Bid Database. Which bids we are/have responded to. Which business we have won/lost.
Keep an accurate account of future opportunities and their release dates
Identify, communicate and manage lead opportunities identified through sources other than bid portals to drive sales productivity such as: Construction Enquirer; local frameworks, Barbour ABI, Glenigans etc. through our CRM System - Salesforce
Record, manage and report on conversion of sales opportunities
What we look for
Required Qualifications - Education, Skills & Experience
Minimum of 5 GCSE's including Math, English grade 9-4 (A-C in old grading system) or level 2 equivalent.
Proficient IT skills; able to use Microsoft office products such as Word, Excel and Outlook.
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