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Sales Executive Apprentice

  • Posted on: 14th July 2021
  • Location: Sheffield S6
  • Salary: £5.00 per hour
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Job Description

GBS Apprenticeships are delighted to be working with an outstanding local Company based in S6, Sheffield. This Company are experiencing huge growth at the moment and are looking for another exceptional person to join the Company as a Level 4 Sales Executive Apprentice. The Company design websites and solutions for online publishing companies and specialise in creating innovative data collection tools, competition software and online marketing technical solutions for some really high-profile publications including Cosmopolitan, Ideal Home and What’s On TV. This is an absolutely outstanding opportunity to join a forward thinking Company.

About The Role

The role will mainly involve speaking to PR companies and brands directly to source suitable prizes for different publications. You will be responsible for selecting the brands, contacting the relevant people and ensuring all the copy, images etc. are in place for the latest competitions. Typical activities will include:

  • Building relationships with new people
  • Researching brands
  • Checking copy and images

The ideal candidate will be a creative and hardworking individual with a love of Marketing and sales. You might have studied or worked in Marketing or Business discipline but this doesn’t have to be the case, as long as you can demonstrate that it is an area you want to work in. The successful person for the role will:

  • Have a real passion for seeing things through from start to finish
  • Be confident speaking to people on the phone and communicating via email
  • Be conscientious with a keen eye for detail


All employees have a duty to recognise and carry out all safeguarding responsibilities within their role and work within the KCSIE2021 document guidelines.

  • Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.
  • Applications Forms/ CV must be full and up to date – gaps will be investigated at interview
  • All references will be taken up and referees asked if there is any reason why the candidate shouldn’t hold a post with substantial access to children/vulnerable adults
  • Enclose full Job Description in advert

Salary, Contract Term and Employee Benefits

  • £5.oo per hour plus bonus (to be discussed at interview)
  • Excellent career progression potential
  • Reference ID: GBSAF019

Job Type:


  • Day shift


  • A-Level or equivalent (Required)

Work remotely:

  • No

Covid-19 Considerations:

  • Following COVID precautions such as sanitation, masks etc.




  • 5 GCSE (9*-4/A*-C) (or equivalent) including English and Maths.
  • Level 3 or equivalent in Sales, Customer Service or Business Admin.
  • Good standard of practical application of literacy and numeracy.


Desired Skills

  • Product Knowledge
  • Prospecting skills
  • Building rapport
  • Active listening
  • Communication
  • Time Management
  • Overcoming Objections
  • Post Sales relationships management

Personal Qualities

  • Initiative
  • Adaptability
  • Collaborative
  • Patience
  • Engaged and enthusiastic
  • Motivated
  • Business Savvy