Summary of the job roleVacancy Overview: Do you have an interest in sales and technology? Want to combine the two and earn while you learn? Working Week: 40 hours per week Weekly Wage: £150 Detailed Job Description: Job Specification Intequal, in partnership with the Microsoft Apprenticeship Programme, are offering this exciting opportunity to embark on a career as a Technical Sales Apprentice and join a vibrant, team focused technology company. Job Role We are currently recruiting for a talented apprentice who can help grow and develop the company’s client base, whilst learning new sales techniques and earning commission in the process. As a Technical Sales Apprentice your main role and responsibilities will include: 1) Working with third party suppliers on customer queries / special pricing / technical support for the customer and any escalations, as well as working with the team on a daily basis for requests. 2) Internal processing of orders from clients using both online and telephone techniques. 3) Daily review of internal procedures to improve streamlining systems. 4) Daily reviewing and updating of all client information. 5) Assisting the team to keep their Salesforce opportunities up to date with their forecast / upside and pipeline activity for the year, including creating/updating opportunities where necessary. 6) Acting as a point of contact for account teams. 7) Following up queries for the team and working with Finance to ensure all information on deals is accurate and up to date. 8) Ensuring all aspects of apprenticeship programme are being met. Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship, you will receive Microsoft training and accreditation through blended learning. This combines online technical training within a virtual classroom, as well as real-world and practical experience with your employer. The certifications you gain are highly respected and globally recognised. The skills, knowledge and experience you will gain whilst on the programme are invaluable, giving you the best possible start in your professional career within the IT sector. About the Company Our client provides day to day IT support and project-based IT consultancy to organisations which do not have their own support staff or who require assistance for their existing team. They are also a supplier of the latest hardware and software, ensuring that all clients’ IT needs are met. Formed nearly 20 years ago, they have grown to help hundreds of small and medium sized businesses across a wide range of sectors both in the UK and internationally, get the most from their IT. Their 'right first time, quality over profit’ ethos ensures that they build long-lasting relationships with customers and business partners. Skills Required: • You will be highly organised, have excellent communication skills and a brilliant telephone manner. • You will be customer-focused. • You will be willing to work hard, driven and eager to learn. • An interest in sales and technology is mandatory. Personal Qualities: The company require a bright, enthusiastic and hardworking individual with a genuine desire to learn and build a career within the IT industry. You will have a friendly personality, be able to work as part of a team and provide excellent customer service. The company are looking for someone with a positive, highly self-motivating, can-do attitude from someone who isn’t afraid to ask questions.