Business Growth Apprentice

We are a start up with a wealth of experience within the Energy sector in the northeast and we are looking at expanding our sales division. We are looking for a number of new Energy lead generators to join our growing team. The role will include making outbound calls to SME businesses around the UK and building good client relations.
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Apprenticeship Summary

Annual Wage
Working Week
Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm Total hours per week: 35 hours a week
Expected Duration
18 Months
Possible Start Date
Apprenticeship Level
Higher Level 4 (Higher national certificate)
What will the apprentice be doing?

Main duties include:

  • As an Energy Lead Generator, you will be responsible for making outbound sales calls to prospective businesses, where you will gain specific information about the renewal of their business energy and business utility contracts
  • Using fact-finding and rapport-building skills during calls to deliver a first-class service to potential customers and advise them of how Day 2 Day Energy can support them in saving money on their Utility bills
  • Creating a pipeline of contacts to continually nurture and treat as your own business
  • Through discussions with customers, obtaining details from relevant Business Utility bills
  • Working on various KPI targets.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Your apprenticeship training will be a fully work based learning programme across 18 months. Upon completion of your apprenticeship, you will achieve a level 4 qualification as a Sales Executive.

Achievement of the standard meets the eligibility requirements for Sales Certification at Level 4 with the Institute of Sales Professionals (ISP).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
A full time role is potentially available to the right candidate upon completion of apprenticeship.

Requirements and Prospects

Desired Skills and Personal Qualities
• Administrative skills • Communication skills • Customer care skills • Initiative • Organisation skills
• GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) essential • GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) essential
Things To Consider
Monthly incentives; Finish at 1:00pm on Friday (If target achieved); Company events; Flexitime; Bonus scheme; Commission pay; Performance bonus; Company pension; Employee Discount

About The Employer

“Small but perfectly formed” a small team with inexcess of 25 years of experience in business energy, our knowledge provides us the power to provide invaluable advice in the sector. We have the ability to negotiate and secure energy contracts to provide piece of mind even in the most volatile markets. We provide the care and attention that businesses need when it comes to their energy contracts. With constant changes in the market, and just like other services your business use such as finance and insurance, it pays to shop about. We at D2D energy consultants recognise this is a time consuming task and can also be confusing with the industry’s jargon. That’s where we come in. We can acquire a tailored business energy tariff from multiple top suppliers?? so why not call, email, what’s app for a free no obligation advice and/or quote.
• Aiden House • Room 102 • Sunderland Road • Gateshead • NE8 3HU

About The Trainer

Zenith Training is a North East based Training Provider, located in South Shields. We offer training solutions to organisations and individuals, to help them grow.

At our core we’re passionate about the work we do to help people. Because of that we’ve gained a highly regarded personal and hardworking reputation.

We pair that approach with expert training consultants, our in depth knowledge of the North East training funding marketplace and the latest in educational thinking, to supply and deliver tailored solutions across all sectors!


201 Business Works, Henry Robson Way, South Shields NE33 1RF

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