Kickstart - Sales Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 20 September 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 23 November 2021
Location: Salisbury, SP11EY
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000238472

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To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

Blue Lane Holdings

Blue Lane Holdings Company Overview
Blue Lane Holdings is setting up various small businesses in the technology, ecommerce, and product design space. Blue Lane is broken down into other business units, including Mumble Books, Atmo Books, Lamway, Tristom Labs, IPV, and Blue Wonder Commerce.

Blue Lane has grown to a business of more than 10 people over the last 12 months and has taken on 5 core clients. We are expanding in multiple offices/warehouse locations in both India and UK. Come and join an exciting new company and help us grow.

We are looking for a Sales Assistant to come and work for us. Responsibilities will include lead generation and sales calls.

This is a great role for someone who is interested in learning lots of new things over their placement.

Example Projects/Business As Usual Activities

Here are examples of the kinds of things you will be asked to do:
Generating leads for new business, making first contact and establishing excellent relationships
Feeding into and working with CRM software platforms
(When appropriate) face to face meetings with prospective clients
Upselling to existing clients

The ability to thrive in a high pressure environment
Strong initiative and problem solving skills
The capacity to work alone or as part of a team

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Standard: 9:00 to 15:00 including 1 hour unpaid lunch break. Varied working hours between 09:00 and 17:00 can be provided to accommodate young workers needs.

National Minimum Wage.

Our Gateway (Talented Recruitment Group Limited) will be providing the following training and documentation as part of our Kickstart Agreement:

Onboarding Support
This includes documents to assist with time keeping, attendance tracking and weekly reporting.

Teamwork Programmes
This includes suggested methods to build the young workers engagement with the team and help improve skills such as communication, confidence in presenting to an audience and demonstration of learning and development about a given subject.

CV Creation and Support
A CV creation guide is included which is designed to guide a young worker through the creation of a CV from scratch. We work with the young worker to compose their CV and submit this to the Gateway who review the CV and return with feedback for improvement and suggested amends.

Interview Support
Upon completion of the CV tasks, the Gateway design a mock interview process where the young worker will be interviewed via Microsoft Teams by one of the Gateways recruitment consultants. A full review of the interview including areas for improvement and areas of strengths are then provided to each young worker to help them with their future interviews.

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