Marketing and Sales Apprentice

  • Anonymous
  • 10-11 New Steine, Brighton, The City of Brighton and Hove BN2 1PB, UK
  • Sep 13, 2017
Full time Marketing Sales

Job Description

Employer Description

Our client are a Microsoft Gold Partner, that have also recently been awarded the Microsoft Presidents Club 2015, awarded only to top performing Microsoft Partners Globally each year. They offer CRM (customer relationship management) services to SMB clients and also support clients with implementation of Office 365 and SharePoint. The business are a small fun team based in the heart of Brighton, close to the train station. They have an exceptional track record in closing leads passed by Microsoft with over 20% closing, more than double expected closure percentage.

Job Details:

Currently seeking an ambitious marketing and sales apprentice for a fast paced environment.

Make an impact within a small team as they are given a huge amount of responsibility within a supportive environment.

Key Responsibilities:

Follow up on inbound leads as well as pursue potential client and partner prospects
Contact existing clients and gather any needs they may have
Use developing skillset to identify up-selling opportunities for current client base
Contribute to targeted marketing campaigns by selecting right content for the right audience and ensuring positive interest is followed up
Demonstrate Microsoft suite of applications including CRM/365, Office, SharePoint etc.
Complete targets which will differ from month to month (these will typically be finding and potentially assisting in the closing of new partners or clients)
Support creation of content which may include blogs, videos etc.
Full training and career development will be provided throughout employment

Required Skills:

You must love engaging with people and be great at developing and building relationships. You need to be enthusiastic to learn and go outside your comfort zone as Cloud9 is a place that will help you reach career goals beyond your dreams. You need to have to be capable of conveying passion about what you are interested in, as this passion is infectious.
We are looking for someone with an excellent, polite telephone manner who breathes energy into everything they do. As a small team (10), your success and contribution makes a big impact so you need to be focused, highly self-organised, and even good at organising others (including colleagues and clients). You need to be persistent and creative and love a challenge.
You will be a quick learner, highly self-motivated, especially to learn about new technology trends. You will need to be a team player, adaptable and have a positive expectation of life which will all be key factor to ensure your success within this new role.
The ideal candidate should have ambition to work in sales.


Minimum 5 GCSE's at grade C & above or equivalent.

Additional Information:

Monday to Friday between 9:00-5.30

Rewards & Benefits:

We are a fast growing Brighton based company with a stunning spacious air-conditioned and modern office space which overlooks Preston Park. We are walking distance to both Preston Park and Brighton train stations.
We are a fun team that enjoy a challenge and a night out together.
A generous discretionary bonus paid after initial 3 months dependent on achievement of mutually agreed goals. Pay reviews will take place typically every 6 months within first 3 years of employment, and will rise based on contribution, achievement of targets and typically be only limited by your ambition.
It is not unusual for an apprentice to earn £300 per month on bonus.

Important Information

"QA's apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce