Apprentice Customer Service Executive, Jobs, 46591
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Apprentice Customer Service Executive

  • Salary: £14,703 per annum
  • Type of work: Permanent
  • Location: Milton Keynes
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About the role

We are looking for a Customer Services Executive to join our team in Milton Keynes and provide support to our clients and Sales team.

We offer:

  • 33 days’ annual leave
  • Flexible leave
  • Generous employee discounts
  • Private healthcare
  • Workplace pension
  • …and much more

About the role

To act as first port of call and provide support and delivery of services to clients, drivers and the Activa Sales team.

The ideal candidate will have a flexible approach to the role, be highly self and team motivated, and have the ability to build effective internal and external relationships. They will need to be confident, proactive and dynamic, with a can-do attitude, enthusiasm, and a high level of energy.

Day-to-day duties

  • Dealing with incoming enquiries by telephone and email.
  • Adhering to Activa’s 15-second ring policy for answering all incoming calls.
  • Dispatch of contract renewal emails and assist with vehicle selection, ensuring vehicle fit for purpose, lifestyle requirements etc.
  • The organisation of demo vehicles as requested by our customers, ensuring the appropriate models are in line with driver grades and the Activa guidelines.
  • Obtaining confirmation of on-the-road prices from suppliers.
  • Preparation of vehicle quotations using our in-house system, making sure that correct discount levels have been applied and adhere to the tailored client policy
  • Raising Activa proceed to order our tailored client order forms as relevant.
  • Sourcing and ordering of vehicles with our internal and external suppliers.
  • Having an overview of any day-to-day driver or vehicle concerns and escalation to Ops or Imps if required.
  • Initial DR enquiries, liaising with DR team.
  • Arranging for any relevant authorisation letters to be sent to drivers as requested e.g. overseas travel, fitment of towbars, parking permits etc.
  • Liaise closely with the relevant Activa area manager.
  • Act as an ambassador for the company on all external or internal reviews or meetings with customers and/or suppliers.

Essential skills

  • Have gained or are working towards a GCSE 4-9 in Maths, English and one other subject or equivalent
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills, delivering a systematic, controlled approach, with keen attention to detail
  • Ability to learn effectively and follow through applying problem solving techniques
  • Good interpersonal, communication, verbal and written skills
  • Ability to contribute effectively in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Computer literate to intermediate level on all Microsoft Packages and in-house applications
  • Good mathematical skills

Arnold Clark is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We strive to create an environment where collaboration, unique perspectives and multiple approaches are celebrated. We care about our employees and our communities, we nurture talent and encourage ambition, and we are passionate about people who take pride in their work. Our employees are at the heart of everything we do – diverse in our make-up, united in our goals.

To find out more about Life at Arnold Clark, visit our website.

Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure checks.


Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

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Discount on new and used vehicles

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Contributory pension scheme

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Private medical insurance

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Life assurance