We are looking for an aspirational individual to join our Sales and Marketing team as an apprentice. The successful candidate will participate in the Customer Services Practitioner Level 2 Programme and work in a supported learning environment to develop advanced professional skills, knowledge, behaviours, and work experience.

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Hardall International Limited have been designing, manufacturing and installing bespoke chute systems since 1983. Our unique heritage still shapes the way we do business today. By consistently creating optimal disposal solutions for a variety of applications inclusive of Recycling, Refuse, Linen and Clinical waste, Hardall have rightfully earned the status of market leaders in their field. That sense of purpose and mission to provide quality has always been and still is a huge a part of Hardall’s culture.

What you will do in your working day

Work confidently as a team member and asisting the Sales Department to:

  • Plan activities and see them through effectively and efficiently
  • Present, promote and sell products/services using solid arguments to existing and prospective customers
  • Establish, develop, and maintain positive business and customer relationships
  • Expedite the resolution of customer problems and complaints to maximise satisfaction
  • Achieve agreed upon sales targets and outcomes within schedule
  • Coordinate sales effort with team members and other departments
  • Analyse the territory/market’s potential, track sales and status reports
  • Supply management with reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services
  • Following up with any clients to make sure that they are satisfied with the product
  • Producing quotations to send out to new and existing customers

The training you will be getting

  • Full in house training to be provided towards the successful completion of the Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner Standard, which includes maths & English Functional Skills at Level 1/2, if applicable

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once apprenticeship is completed there would be an opportunity for candidates to progress to either:

  • Customer Service Specialist (Level 3)
  • Sales Executive level 4
  • Level 3 Dependent upon their skills and progress shown during the Customer Service Practitioner programme
  • For the right applicant on successful completion of the apprenticeship programme there maybe the possibility of a permanent position within the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Good telephone manner, Proactive, Positive, Enthusiastic, Self-motivated, Multi-tasking, Flexible, Innovative thinker, Calm under pressure, Friendly, Approachable, Professional


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A* – C / 9 – 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A* – C / 9 – 4) Desired
  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday, 8.00am – 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

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