B2B Sales Professional Apprentice - Oxford

Date: 12-Jun-2019

Location: Oxford, GB, LS

Company: Royal Mail Group

Job reference number 105932

This is a 3-year integrated degree apprenticeship in Sales starting in September 2019


The starting Salary will commence at £19,000 per year (£1,583 per month) rising each year to £25,000 per year (£2,083 per month) on completion with a bonus potential of up to 10% in first full year, plus other benefits including 22 days paid holiday and the award of a BSc degree as a Business to Business (B2B) Sales Professional on successful completion of the University degree course.



There are opportunities to be based in Oxford with workplace learning taking place across the UK including Cardiff and Motherwell.

To qualify for the Sales Apprenticeship programme, you’ll need a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C (or equivalent) including English and Maths, two A levels (or equivalent) and a working knowledge of relevant IT skills.

Recruitment start date: April 2019 

  • Closing date: 30th June 2019
  • Assessment Centre dates: Various
  • Offer dates: Various
  • Royal Mail start date Monday 16th September 2019 (University course starts 1st October)


There has never been a more exciting time to get involved in Business to Business (B2B) Sales with Royal Mail. We work with our business customers to build relationships, find opportunities and provide an excellent customer experience. We use judgement, critical thinking, and our own insights to manage valuable business customers and deliver effectives sales solutions that deliver benefit for both the customer and Royal Mail.


About the programme

We are looking for dedicated and curious individuals to learn while they earn and develop into the sales professionals we need to deliver our ambitious targets for growth.

As a Sales Apprentice you will;

  • Learn essential Sales knowledge, skills and behaviours
  • Experience Sales Account Management and Business Development Selling
  • Be supported by a team of Sales managers to apply what you learn to live sales environment

On the three-year programme, you’ll immediately start working towards your Bachelor’s degree (BSc) in Business-to-Business Sales and use part of your working week to study for the degree. You’ll be supported to develop into a high-flying sales professional through expert mentoring and a mix of theoretical and on-the-job learning. You’ll do this while earning an excellent salary, benefits and twenty-two days paid holiday.

The roles will be based in Oxford with work place learning taking place at various locations across the UK including Cardiff and Motherwell.


Who we’re looking for

We don’t expect you to be the finished article on day one, and you don’t have to have any previous experience in sales. We are looking for good communicators with excellent people skills and a passion to learn more about sales.

To qualify for the Sales Apprenticeship programme, you’ll need a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C (or equivalent) including English and Maths, two A levels (or equivalent) and a working knowledge of relevant IT skills.

You must be available to start work in September 2019.


About us

Royal Mail has a clear vision to be recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe and is one of the UK’s largest employers. Achieving our strategy depends on having the best possible talent at all levels in our business, supported by a culture that gives individuals the opportunity to grow and develop. We live our values and take pride in how we do what we do.

If you share our passion and want to help us deliver to c.30 million addresses across the UK and grow out International and ecommerce business six days a week, you’ll thrive as a Royal Mail Sales Apprentice.


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We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values.  We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all of our job applicants.




For more information on Royal Mail Group and our Values please click on the link (http://www.royalmailgroup.com/our-people).


Closing Date: Sunday 30th June 2019. Please note, this advert may close early if the appropriate number of applications has been reached.


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