Sales Apprentice

Apprentices | Manchester | Posted on Thu, October 20, 2016

Job Description

Are you eager to earn and hungry to learn? If you’re prepared to really prove yourself, then you could be exactly who we’re looking for… and our Sales Apprentice Programme is probably just what you’re looking for.

A career in sales offers you above-average earning potential, and the freedom to use your initiative and imagination. It’s fast-paced with lots of variety, challenges and amazing teamwork. With Softcat you’ll speak to different people in a range of business sectors and no two days are ever the same.

As an award-winning employer we’re growing fast and we know how to win in business. Our apprenticeship program is now well established and gives you the essential skills to build a thriving and rewarding career. We’ll provide you with a comprehensive induction programme, with coaching and training as part of your personal development plan.

Once you complete the scheme we’ll offer you a permanent role within Softcat, and most of our apprentice’s progress to become fully-fledged Softcat Account Executives.

Our apprenticeship programme runs for 12 months, when you’ll gain all the skills you need to excel in sales, including new business development, project management, technical development and campaign-based work. You’ll earn a Level 3 Apprenticeship as an IT Technical Salesperson along with numerous manufacturer certifications, and we’ll be by your side every step of the way.

What we need from you

You don’t need any specific technical skills or qualifications, although previous sales experience is always a bonus. This doesn’t mean we hire just anyone, though. Our Sales Apprenticeship programme is highly competitive, and we can only accept a small fraction of those who apply.

So what do we look for?

If that sounds like you, then we need to talk.

Softcat is one of the UK’s most respected employers, and we’ve demonstrated our success in the Great Places to Work awards. We believe that happy, motivated employees deliver outstanding service – so we go out of our way to look after all our people. As a qualified apprentice, this translates into a bonus scheme, exotic incentive trips, and unparalleled commitment to your professional growth. We want you to truly love what you do.


If you’re interested in applying for our Sales Apprenticeship and you think you have what it takes to succeed, here’s the link you need:

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