Business Development Apprentice

Vacancy Ref: VC0400 Sector: Business Administration
Location: Bolton Postcode Area: BL1
Salary/Hour: £156.00 per week Hours: 40
Entry Qualifications: GCSE A-C or equivalent in Maths and English
Skills & Qualities:
- Excellent communication skills
- Driven and motivated
- Work on own initiative
- Confident on the phone
- Good IT skills
- Excellent negotiation skills
- Target driven
- Preferably some form of sales experience but not a necessity
- A positive to do and flexible attitude
Job Description:
Business Development Apprentice | Workforce People Solutions

The Business Development Internship at Workforce People Solutions offers a unique opportunity to work in an International Recruitment Agency based in Bolton. We are a bespoke recruitment company who source skilled workers for hard to fill assignments for our clients throughout the UK.

The sectors we supply to are Furniture & Textiles, Automotive & Transport, Logistics & Driving, Recycling & Environment. These sectors often have deep skill shortages, so we have developed a very effective way of attracting the right calibre of candidates from all over Europe. This allows us to bridge the talent gap for our clients, facilitating turnover and production growth.

Roles will include:
- Research and identify potential new business targets and contact them via telephone, email and social media
- Contact our dormant clients and develop new opportunities
- Build rapport with prospects and explain why our service would be valuable to their business
- Assisting with planning
- Support in analyzing data on target companies
- Suggesting new ideas, working creatively with other team members
- Book meetings for the account managers
- Send sales documentation
- Keep new business database up to date with contacts, addresses etc
- Preparing terms of business
- Providing all aspects of administration duties

The successful applicant will also work towards an Advanced Business Administrator Apprenticeship with Alliance Learning. You will gain an NVQ Level 3, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills.

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