Kitchen Design Apprentice
Are you sales driven or have an interest in sales, along with a creative flair? Do you like working with a variety of customers and building relationships? We have the perfect opportunity for an ambitious individual to kick start a new career.
Benchmarx Kitchens and Joinery have an opportunity for you to join our family as a Kitchen Design Apprentice. Previous industry knowledge is not essential for this role, all we look for is an individual who is customer focused and the passion to take ownership of your own success.
As part of the Travis Perkins Group, a leading partner to the construction industry and the UK’s largest distributor of building materials, we have been certified as 2023 Top Employer!
In return, we will provide the training and support you need to become an expert Kitchen Designer, and help our trade customers turn individual living spaces into unique, kitchen realities.
As a Benchmarx Apprentice, you’ll be at the heart of the business playing a vital role in delivering sales & profit towards the success of the branch. You will work closely with customers listening carefully to what they want and understand their needs. You’ll visit customers’ homes or building sites, draw up inspirational designs on CAD and present them to the customers. Whilst offering competitive quotes, you will use your negotiation skills to maximise sales for further growth on margin. Being a target driven role, you will manage and seek out your own sales leads.
Hours of work: Our working hours also offer a great work life balance - your working week will be Monday to Friday 7.30am - 5.00pm and every other Saturday morning 8.00am-12.00pm
Location: Biggleswade, Bedfordshire SG18 8UB
For this role you will be visiting clients and customers homes, so we do require all candidates to drive and hold a valid licence!
Salary: £Competitive annual salary - After your training and completion of the apprenticeships scheme you will be on an increased salary!
22 days holiday plus bank holidays.
Discounts across retailers and restaurants with My Perks.
Access to health and well being advice and support.
Company Pension Scheme
Learning and Earning
Career progression within the Travis Perkins plc Group
How will we support you?
The 13 month apprenticeship programme teaches you to be a great kitchen designer within our business, pulling together CAD training, inspiration design and product knowledge training to provide our valued customers with the best possible service. Upon completion, you will be rewarded with a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Furniture Design.
This role is 80% work base and 20% learning which is all completed within the working hours! No cutting into your social time!
Our Apprenticeships are focused on your development and factor study time into your working week, so you can achieve your qualification without affecting your work-life balance. We provide you with a fantastic support network through; 1:1 coaching, mentoring and technical and skills training to enable you to progress your career with us.
*Applicants must be 18+ years of age to apply for the role & hold a valid driving licence!
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