Apprentice Business Developer (Apprenticeship)

Job details
Posting date: 26 May 2024
Salary: £7.21 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 24 June 2024
Location: London, London , NW10 6RJ
Company: GetMyFirstJob Ltd
Job type: Apprenticeship
Job reference: 250235

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As a Business Developer, you will play a pivotal role in building relationships with new and existing customers, using telephone sales techniques to generate business and encourage new leads.
Your key responsibilities will include:

Provide potential and existing customers with the highest level of customer service and support the wider sales team in generating and chasing leads.
Focus on effective customer account management, aiming to increase the company’s customer base and develop long term collaborative relationships within the building trade.
Maintain up to date product and industry knowledge
Use creative marketing materials to promote Howdens products, depot events and sales periods to new and existing customers
Keep in touch with both depots lead banks regularly via the telephone and using our customer engagement messaging tool
Develop long term collaborative relationships with customers
Proactively gain new accounts, repeat business, and generate qualified leads for the team through outgoing sales calls
Process sales for customers using the in store payment systems, quoting correct pricing, delivery date and stock requirements.


Customer Service Practitioner Level 2 - Intermediate Apprenticeship
Training provided by our in-house Learning & Development Team
Support from external training providers
A 15-month program, including a minimum 12-month learning period and end-point assessment
Apprentices without Level 1 English and math qualifications will be supported in achieving this level before undertaking the Level 2 English and math test for the end-point assessment and apprenticeship completion

Qualifications required

Skills required
Good communication skillsAble to use own initiative
Work as part of a team

We believe in recognising and rewarding the hard work and dedication of our team members. In return for your commitment, you will receive:

A competitive £15,000 salary.
Paid holiday entitlement.
A generous matched contribution Pension Scheme.
Team incentives and outings.
Staff discount on Howdens products
Qualification / Standard : ST0072 Customer service practitioner
Duration 15 months

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