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Apprentice Branch Assistant

Apprentice Internal Salesperson – Rexel BELFAST

As a Rexel apprentice, you will be trained on all areas of customer contact, which will give you a fantastic grounding for your future career. 

The Apprenticeship offered is the Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Sales

So, if you are looking to be a future Manager or our next Sales Executive, then this is the perfect role for you. Rexel UK is offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice to support our Belfast branch. You will be fully supported in our successful Rexel Site Supplier division and working in a varied and challenging role.

The Role:

  • Proactively Calling new and existing customers
  • Liaising with suppliers
  • Processing of customer purchases/quotations
  • Providing excellent customer service, both over the phone and via email
  • Successfully forming relationships with colleagues both within branch and warehouse
  • Sales administration
  • Customer query resolution
  • A passion to learn about products and to keep up to date with new products entering the market

The Person:

  • English and Maths GCSE (or equivalent) is preferred but not essential
  • Good communication skills, with the confidence to interact with customers and colleagues both face to face and via the phone/email
  • The ability to follow instruction
  • The want to take on new roles and challenges
  • Good organisational skills, with the ability to work to deadlines and manage own workload
  • Understanding that the customer is the most important element to working within branch

Rexel is a global industrial distributor serving the Electrical, PPE and MRO sectors with over 30,000 employees and operations in over 37 Countries. In the UK Rexel has over 2,000 staff working from 250+ branches.
We value people who have a sense of urgency and excitement, who demonstrate candour, insight and creativity, and thrive in an environment of change and challenge. We value people who take the company personally - being a part of Rexel UK means being part of the most exciting customer focused electrical wholesaler, a place where employees want to build their futures. Rexel is an equal opportunities employer.
Rexel UK Ltd. believes that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list. Therefore, Rexel UK Ltd. will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work in the UK.