Transit Centre Sales Apprentice | Shropshire | Furrows Group

Sales Apprenticeship - New Ford Commercial Vehicles


Furrows Group is a privately-owned, family run business serving motorists in Shropshire and surrounding areas since 1918. We are a multi-franchise dealership with 3 sites based in Telford, Shrewsbury and Oswestry offering Ford, Mazda, Kia and Skoda.

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen at Shropshire’s only Ford Transit Centre for an apprentice to work within a very successful sales team.The role will involve both retail and fleet-based work where the apprentice will become fluent in selling techniques and learn vehicle product knowledge, giving customers a professional, informed service in line with Furrows and Ford’s expectations.

Following Furrows Transit Centres success with the CV Apprenticeship Programme, this offers a great opportunity for the right apprentice to join not only a long established local family business, but also a step on the ladder to a very enjoyable and successful career.

The specific Commercial Vehicle Apprenticeship programme will develop initially the Apprentice’s vehicle product knowledge, giving customers a professional, informed service. The apprentice will by following the programme become an expert in light commercial vehicles, learn the key skills in becoming fluent in selling, understand commercial vehicle finance and funding options, develop their own style of dealing with customers and flourish into a fully-fledged Commercial vehicle sales consultant.

The Apprenticeship will undertake specific modules ensuring each customer receives a quality, professional purchasing experience leading to increased customer retention.

The main duties on a daily basis will be:

  • Talking to customers
  • Supporting the senior sales team with all aspects of their role
  • Working towards targets

How to apply –

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Working Hours Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm, with possibility of Saturdays on a rota basis
Location Shrewsbury
Salary Apprentice Wage - £3.70 an hour
Closing Date 31/07/2018