Job Title: Graduate Vendor Business Development Apprentice Location: NottinghamSalary: £22k basic salary/ with a percentage based OTE REF: J11019:EMSector: Finance/IT Our client is of the UK’s leading independent finance providers, creating and developing finance programmes for the Software and IT Hardware markets. With over 20 years of experience, they provide innovative, cost effective and tax efficient ways for organisations to acquire the critical assets they need, exactly when they need them. Market leaders with an unrivalled reputation, they have created a client base of over 10,000 users for whom they have become the first point of contact for all their business and asset finance needs. With products that are always evolving, and the belief that knowledge is key to their success, our client are now looking for determined and ambitious graduates to join the team! This is a fantastic opportunity for graduates looking to launch a career in sales! Our client views the training and success of their employees as a top priority, and so you will be provided with a continuous development plan that blends the best external courses and qualifications available, in order for you to acquire the key skills you will need to succeed within the role! Graduate Vendor Business Development Apprentice Package: A competitive basic salary of £22,000OTE/Commission- you will earn a commission of 10-20% from the sales leads that your efforts create (the percentage is based on the value of the sale booked for the company)Excellent progression, learning and development potential- a level 4 apprenticeship course will be delivered by an excellent external provider- this is a fantastic opportunity to gain vital skills and qualifications whilst you work!Regular socials in a welcoming, inclusive environmentPrivate healthcare planLucrative bonus and incentive schemesGraduate Vendor Business Development Apprentice Role:Obtain a comprehensive knowledge of the company offering in order to better educate prospects when necessary (in-house training regarding the company products and services will provided during the first 3 months in the role)Perform regular prospect outreach, via phone calls, email and social channels if necessary, in order to generate leads and secure new business proposals Update and manage the company CRM system, ensuring key stakeholders, organisation details and business influences are up to dateFollow up on generated proposals, ensuring quotes are followed up in a timely manner and facility details are successfully negotiated to secure business for the companyRecord new proposals and collate relevant information on the in-house system, making sure the company are in receipt of equipment details, timescales for delivery and financial accounts where requiredProviding exceptional customer service throughout the entire sales process, with the aim to secure repeat business with current and future organisationsGraduate Vendor Business Development Apprentice Requirements:Educated to degree level ( a business related degree is desirable)Possess exceptional communication skills both written and verbally, as well as excellent interpersonal skillsGood analytical and numeracy skillsTarget-driven, self-motivated and has a strong desire to succeedWell organised, with the ability to manage and prioritise your timePareto Law values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application. If you require this job specification or to apply in an alternate format, please visit the Pareto website.