Internal Sales Apprentice - September 2024

We’re looking for an Internal Sales Apprentice to join our Trade team in Guildford in September 2024.

Working for Signify means being creative and adaptive while working in a fast-paced company. Our culture of continuous learning and commitment to diversity and inclusion creates an environment that allows you to build your skills and career while transforming our industry.

As the world leader in lighting, we’re constantly ahead of the curve. Through our leadership in connected lighting and the Internet of Things, we’re breaking new grounds in data analytics, AI, and smart homes, offices, cities and more! Signify is one of the few companies in the world to achieve carbon neutrality and our next sustainability goals are even bolder: doubling our positive impact on the environment and society by 2025.

As an Internal Sales Apprentice, you’ll be responsible for working with our customers to offer industry leading technology.

At Signify UK & Ireland we work hard, we have fun and we make sure that we celebrate our successes. This is a great opportunity for someone who is eager to learn and would like to start a career in a Global Leading Company. If you enjoy people and you like working within a team you will enjoy this role very much. You will have the opportunity of gaining an apprenticeship degree with this role.

We’re on the lookout for forward-thinking innovators with a passion for sustainability. If you match this description, get in touch!

What you’ll do

During your 3 year apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Achieve agreed financial targets and KPI with Sales Manager.

  • Coordinate with the local marketing department, to agree together forward proactive and reactive promotional roadmaps.

  • Call out to identified or agreed target customer audience with a plan to capture available wallet based on promotional activity deployed.

  • Prepare mail out campaigns where required to agreed customer markets.

  • Delight customers by reacting  quickly to incoming calls related to agreed promotions or tasks agreed with Sales Manager.

What you’ll need

  • Strong GCSE results /BTEC attainment or/and at least a C / 4 in Mathematics and English.

  • Study of Business is preferable.

  • Interested and/or eager to learn about Sales.

  • Previous experience working closely with Customers is a nice to have, but not a must. You can learn with us!

  • Previous experience working with Microsoft Office programs (particularly Excel, Word and PPt).

  • Attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure.

  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines and undertake various administrative tasks.

  • Able to communicate with people at all levels in a professional and mature manner.

  • Passionate and eager to learn and develop your career.

  • Aged 16 plus.

  • Resident in England. This position is based in Guildford, Surrey.

What you’ll get in return…

  • Annual salary from £20,500 and 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)

  • An annual bonus

  • Various Flexible Benefits

  • Qualification opportunity with an external provider

  • An extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personalized learning platform, free training and coaching

  • Opportunity to buy Signify products with discount

  • Develop your workplace skills and experience and help you build the foundations of your future career

  • Learn how decisions and actions are made within a global business environment

  • Great working environment with Gaming Area, Free Friday Breakfast, Daily Fresh Fruits and Social Events

What happens once you complete the apprenticeship?

Most of our Apprentices are offered a role at Signify having successfully demonstrated the appropriate skills and behaviour for effective performance. Alternatively, there are opportunities for Higher-Level Apprenticeships which can be topped up further to full degree level.

What we promise

We’re offering multiple opportunities for career development, like mentoring, coaching and stretch assignments, with strong international exposure for dynamic profiles. Learning is fundamental to our culture. Through continuous learning, we are transforming the industry. You have the chance to learn every day, acquire new skills and perspectives through customized online programs, and on-the-job experiences.

See #SignifyLife through the eyes of our employees!

Do you want to kickstart your career? Apply now!

 Advanced Apprenticeship
 Published on 06-12-2023
 Deadline NA