Sales Administrator Modern Apprentice

Website Sixth Sense Training

Job description

Our client, who is a multi-award-winning Utility Sector training and consultancy business based in East Kilbride, is looking for a bright and enthusiastic individual to join their team as a Sales Administrator Modern Apprentice. This would be a fantastic opportunity to kickstart their career and grow with their team.

About the Role:

The role will require working across all areas within the Sales & Marketing Department.

The role of the Sales Administrator provides key daily support associated with planned and reactive activities within an office environment, from answering calls, and filing, to accurately processing training programmes via digital platforms and paper-based systems and the invigilation of training courses.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to work closely with colleagues to meet business targets within the sales and marketing dept and to develop excellent working relationships with staff across the business and within their Training Centre and Skills Academy.

Working from their Head Office in East Kilbride you will learn the requirements to operate in a planned and reactive work environment.

Typical skills you will learn include:

  • Prioritising Workload
  • Organisational Skills
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Problem Solving Skills

The candidate will be rewarded by completing an SVQ in Digital Application Support together with a structured training and development programme.


What a typical day might look like but not limited to:

  • Data entry into internal/external sales and marketing corporate systems, both digital and paper-based
  • Consulting with staff across departments
  • Answering telephones and taking accurate messages
  • Managing incoming/outgoing electronic emails within the Sales Mailbox
  • General administrative tasks on an individual and team basis


English or Maths at National 5 or equivalent is desirable, together with IT competence in Microsoft applications.

  • Confident and outgoing
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • Professional and courteous
  • Complete allocated tasks in a timely and accurate basis
  • Ensure work is completed in accordance with client, company, and awarding body standards and specifications
  • The ability to work independently and to prioritise work
  • Good IT skills using Microsoft Office products and collecting, organise and presenting information clearly are all essential requirements of the job role
  • Organised and systematic approach to completing tasks
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced working environment
  • Willingness to learn and contribute to continual improvement operating within an SME environment

Your training will start with a 6-12 months Digital Application Support Modern Apprenticeship, which consists of learning on the job, as well as our custom-built E-Learning platform. You will develop all the skills you need to pass your work-based assessments. Our assessors are available to provide one-to-one support and will work with your line manager to ensure you settle into your new role.

You will gain a Diploma in Digital Application Support, which is a Nationally recognised qualification and may be used to gain employment and further your career in administration.

***Please note all candidates must be 16-24 due to government apprenticeship funding and must be able to easily commute to East Kilbride every weekday. We welcome applicants from aged 16-29 if you are care experienced or a person with a physical disability, learning difficulty, mental health difficulty, social / communication impairment, or long-standing health issue***

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £15,000.00 per year

To apply for this job please visit www.sixthsense.scot.

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