Trainee Sales Manager

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1324015621-2
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Cameo Consultancy
  • Location: Gateshead, Tyne And Wear
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Sales & Marketing, Driving, Health and Safety, Social care
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

As Trainee Sales Manager you will be joining a global brand leader. With a bespoke training programme, you will be learning all about the product, delivering exceptional customer service and excelling in sales along with running a profitable retail centre. This role is all about developing business opportunities, managing and building relationships. Based in Gateshead this role is full time and permanent, Mon to Fri offering a starting salary of circa 27,000 and an OTE of 32,000.

Key Accountabilities for the Trainee Sales Manager:

  • Drive your self development by engaging with the training programme
  • Undertake retail and customer service activities within the companies shop to optimise and exceed sales targets, profitability and customer satisfaction
  • Identifying and researching new business leads
  • Grow customer accounts via targeted cold and warm calling
  • Visiting customers weekly
  • Manage cash and payment systems in accordance with company procedures and policies
  • Assisting customers with sales, queries and after sales service
  • Conduct stock takes as requested
  • Re-stocking/replenishing items
  • Understand the range of company products
  • Administration of sales orders received
  • Administer any returns
  • Handle parts enquiries
  • Attend training, meetings and company events onsite and at head office

Skills and attributes required for the Trainee Sales Manager:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ambitious, proactive and driven
  • Keen interest in your own self development
  • Ability to build relationships with customers and colleagues
  • Clear communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Highly organised
  • High degree of computer literacy
  • Customer centric individual
  • Driving licence essential

What's in it for you?

  • Starting salary circa 27,000 and an OTE 32,000
  • This is a great opportunity to join a market leader and very stable company, who offers an amazing culture and progression opportunities.The role is based on 37.5 hours a week 8.30 - 5.00
  • 33 days' holiday (including 8 bank holidays), pension scheme, end of year discretionary bonus, health plan, critical illness cover, sick pay, staff discounts, plenty of social events and more!