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Sales Executive and Administrator Apprentice

Great Milton
£18,000 a year - Apprenticeship


Great Milton

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  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking

Full job description

Established for over 20 years, Stoneworld is renowned for being one of the most successful and innovative Natural Stone suppliers in the country. With our high-tech masonry workshop, we are synonymous for providing innovative solutions enabling customers to excel in their amazing projects.  With this high growth, we are looking for dedicated sales team members, who want to grow their career, learn new skills and succeed with Stoneworld.

Within this apprenticeship, we are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is keen to learn our product base and use this knowledge to provide the best customer experience. You will be working towards a Level 4 Sales Executive Qualification.

What to expect:

In-depth training will be provided to enable you to manage the full sales cycle and do your very best work. We invest heavily in ensuring our staff can grow their skills and learn new skills with us, to ensure our people are able to grow with the business from day one. Within your apprenticeship, there is 6 hours of work per week which must be completed during work hours. A member of the sales team will act as your mentor, and help you along every step. To complete the apprenticeship, a written report, exam and presentation is required to gain the qualification. This apprenticeship lasts for 18 months.

Main responsibilities:

  • Assisting the sales team in everything that they do.
  • Learn how to appropriately quote projects and help the sales team with writing up quotes.
  • Monitoring inbound emails.
  • Managing online sale enquiries.
  • Assisting the sales team with web enquiries and email threads to manage communications with clients.
  • Answering the sales telephone enquiries and dealing with enquiries or allocating where appropriate.
  • Following up quotes to convert into orders.
  • Welcoming customers as they arrive on site & carry out consultations.
  • Client relations – look after customer queries and essential information after point of sale.

Skills required:

  • Working in a super friendly, close-knit team where communication and teamwork is fundamental and valued.
  • You will also be professional, a great communicator, and self-motivated to succeed in this role.
  • The ability to prioritise and manage several tasks and projects and see them through to the end.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in MS office, MS Excel, Outlook.
  • Completion of a Level 3 course (A-Levels or equivalent)

Whilst we require no previous industry or sales experience, we are looking for the very best applicants who thrive in a customer focused environment and pride themselves on providing the highest level of customer service to secure sales.

Future prospects:

Within this role, when dedication is showcased, it will be rewarded. Future role development includes a full-time permanent position, with opportunities to promote to senior sales positions or even key account holders.


  • £18,000.00


  • Pension scheme
  • Full training at work
  • Obtain a Level 4 qualification
  • Staff discount
  • Opportunity to grow within an expanding business
  • Friday social
  • Office dog
  • Onsite parking
  • Cycle to work scheme

Job Type: Permanent, full-time role. Hours are 07:30 – 17:00 Monday-Friday and every 4th Saturday 09:00-13:00, which can be taken as time off in lieu. 6 hours of your work week will be dedicated to completing your apprenticeship work.

Ideal start date: Between the 1st-13th September.

Stoneworld is located outside of Oxford in a rural setting, near to Junction 8 of the M40. Due to the limited bus service, you will need to be able to travel to our premises.

Ability to commute/relocate: Oxford: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required).

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £18,000.00 per year

Work Location: In person.

If the opportunity to advance your career in stone as our Sales Executive and Administrator Apprentice and being part of a fast-growing, innovative company excites you, please contact us today.

Job Type: Apprenticeship

Salary: £18,000.00 per year


  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Great Milton, Oxfordshire: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • A-Level or equivalent (required)

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 27/08/2023