Apprentice Sales Executive - Enrich Education - REF: KA 061

Company overview:

"Enrich Education is focused on providing services and products, aimed at promoting innovative and active learning in schools. We create additional opportunities for children and young people to take part in a wide range of high-quality learning activities, both inside and outside of the classroom. Enrich Education’s reputation and standing is recognised nationally. Enrich is a Youth Sport Trust Business Member, an Association for Physical Education Business Associate and 1st4Sport Endorsed national education and training partner. In the UK, we are the largest provider of bespoke school orienteering courses with cross-curricular training and resources, the only education partner of Quidditch UK and one of the longest standing providers of The Children’s University programme."

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Outbound calls to schools across the UK, selling the benefits of our products and services
  • Generating leads, booking appointments and follow-on consultations
  • Upselling our exciting services and products to existing customers
  • Renewal of annual contracts for some services.
  • Working towards targets and KPIs
  • Admin associated with sales and emails to schools
  • Attend sales conferences at certain times of year

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, including the ability to speak confidently, clearly and engagingly to people by phone or video consultation.
  • Previous experience of telesales
  • Excellent overall IT skills
  • Ability to meet short term goals and contribute to strategic company targets
  • High level of motivation, drive and ambition
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Enthusiasm to learn and to progress through experience and training
  • Ability to work in a team and develop strong working relationships internally and externally.
  • Able to work to deadlines and meet the demands of the role.

Location: Enrich Education, Westvale Primary School, Melverly Road, L320RQ
Contracted hours: 36
Hourly rate of pay: NMW for age       

Closing date: 12 July 2021    

How to apply: 

1. Download and complete the application form 

2. Return it via email to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

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