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Apprentice Hire and Sales Coordinator

Location: Haydock, United Kingdom
Region: Trading & Direct
Job Category: Apprentices
Business Unit: Hire Direct Operational
Job Type: Full Time (Permanent)
Hours: 8.00-17.00


Speedy are the UK’s leading hire provider with the widest range of tools, specialist hire equipment, plant and support services – everything for every job!

We are looking to recruit an apprentice Hire and Sales Coordinator to work to work within our fantastic customer’s services team in our head office in Haydock, this team is called Speedy Direct.

As an apprentice Hire and Sales Coordinator you will be the front line of our customer interaction, processing customer orders, ensuring that every customer receives the best customer service and that their order is dispatched and delivered at the right time and to the right place.  You will deal with any issues that may arise and will be vital in making sure that our customers are receiving the exceptional service that make us the best in our sector to do business with. 

As an apprentice Hire and Sales Coordinator at Speedy, you will take part in our structured 15 month training programme studying the new Level 2 Hire Controller apprenticeship standard.  During this time you will be trained by our knowledgeable and experienced colleagues along with working with our specialist training provider.

Our structured training programme will not only develop your technical skills and abilities as a Hire and Sales Coordinator but also offer you the opportunity to develop the skills needed to become a well-rounded individual in order to progress your career in line with your own ambitions. 

What are we looking for?

We are looking for Apprentices who:

  • Are willing to develop and be customer focused, able to talk to customers, building strong relationships with them
  • Are comfortable working with technology and are keen to be a part of Speedy`s digital transformation
  • Have good IT skills
  • Can be adaptable and multi-task
  • Have good organisational skills
  • Want to work as part of a team
  • Show good communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Have an interest in engineering/construction/customer service/hire industry
  • Love to learn, develop and expand their knowledge
  • Are willing to embark on apprenticeship qualification
  • Are ambitious and driven

We would like applicants to hold at least GCSE or equivalent Maths and English Grade 2/Grade E/Level 1 or above in order to be considered for this role. 

It would be desirable for you to hold GCSE or equivalent Maths and English Grade 4/Grade C/Level 2 or above.

We want to help you carve out a successful career at Speedy and we will provide you with all of the skills, knowledge and experience needed to do this. In return we want you to use your skill set to help drive our business forward and contribute to our continuing success as the best hire company in our industry.

In return we offer a competitive salary with contributory pension scheme, 21 days annual leave entitlement (plus bank holidays) rising to 26 days after 12 months, discretionary bonus scheme and life assurance. In addition you will be able to take advantage of our fantastic Salary Extras benefits scheme, offering cycle to work and various other discounts on a wide range of goods and services.

Please be aware Speedy reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.