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Sales and Marketing Apprentice

Employer: Motor Parts Direct - Braintree
Contact Ref: Kevin Blazey (Motor Parts Direct - Braintree)

Vacancy Description

This vacancy is now closed for applications.

An Apprenticeship with Motor Parts Direct is a great way to learn while you earn. You will receive technical training, an experienced mentor and a recognised qualification at the end.

This role is an exciting opportunity to work in an environment that fosters a spirit of co-operation and mutual support. MPD aim to work with clients as a seamless single team.

The primary function of the Sales and Marketing Apprentice is to support the Sales and Office Managers and to be the first point of contact for customers and suppliers contacting the company.

Job role will include:

  • To be the first point of contact for all customers, suppliers visiting or telephoning the company offices, directing them to the correct person.

  • Updating and maintaining the CRM database.

  • The telephone progressing and status updating on CRM system, working in conjunction with Marketing Manager including production of Sales reports.

  • Assisting with the production of marketing materials and literature - eg. Offer leaflets, branch marketing material, publications.

  • Uploading marketing material to websites, web portals, online libraries, internet groups and social media sites.

  • Assisting Office Manager in general office duties

  • To cover staff holidays and sickness.

Training to be Provided

Business Administration Apprenticeship Training to include:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration

  • Functional Skills (if applicable)

  • Employee Rights & Responsibilities

  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills

Key Information

Job role: Sales and Marketing Apprentice

Places available: 1

Duration: 12 Months


Motor parts Direct
Unit 5 Cooper Drive,
Spring wood ind Est

Working weekly hours


Weekly Wage





Skills Required
  • A confident telephone manner

  • Strong administration, communication skills

  • Organisational skills

  • Good time management

  • Attention to detail

  • IT / computer skills including Apple Mac (desirable, not essential)

Qualifications Required

3 x GCSEs at grades A*-E (or equivalent) in Maths, English and ICT.

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