Sales Executive Apprenticeship
Why not join our Apprentice Scheme that offers great opportunities if you want to embark on a exciting career with a company that has our customers at the heart of everything we do.
''Develop your skills and we will develop you''
Sales Executive Apprenticeship
You will earn £15,000 a year starting salary with an opportunity to progress to £16,500 in less than 18 months + benefits
Location - Coventry
What do we need from you?
* Good communication skills - passion for speaking to people.
* Driven - keen to meet and exceed targets
* Customer centric
* Positive attitude - you'll be enthusiastic and eager to learn.
* Problem solving skills
* GCSE's in English and Maths with grade C or above, new Grade 4 to 9, or equivalent.
What is involved in a E.ON Sales Executive Apprenticeship?
We take our Apprentices very seriously. You have the potential to be our future and we want to give you the opportunity to learn and develop in a leading energy company. As an Apprentice at E.ON you will be gaining valuable work experience whilst working towards achieving a Level 4 Sales Executive Apprenticeship Standard, following a structured on and off the job learning program.
At the beginning you will be involved in a 3-month development programme which will prepare you for the rest of your learning journey. Whilst on your Apprenticeship you will play a vital role in managing growing and developing a portfolio of small volume client relationships in order to achieve sales targets. This role is not just about managing a portfolio; it's about building strong and trusting relationships with customers and third party intermediaries (TPIs), encouraging them to think differently and introducing them to the E.ON' Solutions offering. You'll also be empowered to price and negotiate customer energy contracts whilst managing a portfolio of TPIs Additionally, you'll also have the opportunity to get involved in exciting business and community projects where you will develop a whole range of other skills that you don't always get by sitting at a desk.
For those who complete the Apprenticeship there will be an opportunity to take up a permanent, full time role within E.ON, with the additional opportunity to carry on studying for more qualifications whilst earning a very competitive salary.
Not only will you be gaining valuable experience with a leading energy company, with this Apprenticeship you will gain additional qualifications, equivalent to a HNC or HND.
The application process
Upon completion of the online application form we will contact you if you are successful in the shortlisting process to discuss your application (and also assess your communication skills); then we will be inviting applicants to attend an experience day in the Coventry office.
From the experience day, all applicants will be contacted and successful applicants will be offered a provisional offer of employment. This is subject to a successful screening process prior to start which includes a CRB (criminal record check)
Please ensure you have your application in before the closing date as we will be reviewing applications on a frequent basis. Applicants will need to be able to attend our assessment centre which will be held in on in our Coventry office.
Shortlisted Candidates will be required to attend an assesment centre 25 January 2019.
Successful candidates will be required to start in March 2019
We reserve the right to close the vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received.
This role will be based at Westwood Way, Westwood Business Park, Coventry CV4 8LG
What we offer
E.ON is one of the biggest energy providers in the UK. So when you join us as an apprentice your work will matter to millions of people. During your time here, we'll also equip you with the skills you need to build a successful career.
Our apprenticeships are offered not only to 16-24 year old's school leavers looking for work experience, but open to everyone of all ages and backgrounds. We want to remove any hurdles to find the best and brightest candidates. Your time on the program will see you learning from experienced professionals and discovering what it takes to succeed in our fast moving sector.
Whether we're providing them with a reliable source of energy or helping them save it, we're totally focused on our customers.
E.ON is committed to equal opportunities and positively encourages applications from candidates with specific needs and disabilities.
What we offer
E.ON is committed to equal opportunities and actively promotes diversity, equality and flexibility.
E.ON is a privately-owned international energy company. Our 40,000 colleagues in 13 countries work daily towards the improvement of technical innovations and user-friendly customer solutions for the new energy world. We are the first large energy company to focus more heavily upon the energy of the future through our three business areas of energy networks, renewable energies and customer solutions.
E.ON provides electricity and gas to millions of homes and businesses here in the UK. It's incredibly complex work. It takes the talents of thousands of people to do what we do. Yet our vision is a simple one. We want to be the trusted energy partner for our customers. We're doing that by making energy cleaner and simpler to understand. We're also doing it by being genuinely helpful people and treating our customers fairly.
Preferred Start: 11/02/2019
Closing date: 21/01/2019