Apprentice Account Manager at Softcat

Start Date:
2017
Location:
Manchester
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Salary:
£15,000 annually
Review Date:
May 2018

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Review Score

10.0/10

1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:

10/10

Job Title - Account Manager Daily Tasks - Making IT roles easier , making new business , developing strong relationships , driving business, having exceptional customer service. Responsibilities - calling , quotes , processing orders , meetings, advising , putting in the right contact , keeping in contact , managing customers.

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

10/10

The training has taught me many new skills such as natural selling, personal skills , developed skills with office , technical knowledge and skills , organisational skills, constantly developing my work ethic.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

10/10

I love all aspects of Softcat , from the job itself , to the format of the company and all the benefits about the job and the apprenticeship.

4. How valued do you feel by Softcat?

10/10

Exceptionally valued. Softcat recognises hard workers no matter the position. I am treated equally as all employees at the company and with the support of my team, apprentice managers and the office I am developing every day.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

10/10

very well. Softcat allows us to spend time on the job and doing the apprenticeship side. I feel comfortable that I am always doing something pro-active at Softcat.

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?

10/10

As much as I need. If I need help with something I will get it.

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?

10/10

Again as much as I need. Softcat recognises the more support I get in the long term it will benefit both the company and myself. There is a mutual respect. Softcat ensures that all employees have as much support as possible.

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?

10/10

My salary allows me to rent a flat , have travel costs covered and will give me the social life for a young man. I can also save every month!

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

10/10

Outside of work Softcat has events , sports teams and socials outside of work. This allows the employees to get close to one another and therefore work better as a team

9a. Would you recommend Softcat to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

Not only do you get to work for a top company with many awards and accreditations but the fact Softcat deserves all the awards the company receives is because Softcat does not put a false image. Our culture Is unbelievable, the way the company treats me gives me confidence and comfort to work here for a long time. Who wouldn't want to work for Softcat?

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Softcat? *

Show you can work hard and you deserve the job. Be confident, be yourself and show your worth as a future employee. Make sure you are benefitting Softcat and you are not just applying to be employed.

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