Sales Degree Appren­tice­ship 2024

Cranswick is a leading UK food producer with a revenue of over £2.3 Billion. We produce and supply premium food to high-profile UK grocery retailers, the food service sector and other UK and global customers. With 22 well-invested production facilities located around the UK, our values unite and inspire our people to deliver our purpose – to feed the nation with authentically made, sustainably produced food

Are you passionate about the food industry and eager to kickstart a career in sales? We have an exciting opportunity for a Junior Sales Apprentice to join the dynamic trading team at Cranswick. As a Junior Sales Apprentice, you will be an integral part of our sales team, working closely with seasoned professionals to develop essential skills in sales and account management.

Alongside your full-time apprenticeship role, you will complete a Level 6 Business-to-Business Sales Degree Apprenticeship with Leeds Trinity University. This work-based degree qualification will provide you with the essential knowledge, understanding and skills required to operate effectively and successfully in a sales role here at Cranswick.

What will you be doing?

  • Support with new and existing business opportunities
  • Help to develop new sales opportunities within the UK and overseas
  • Complete all order processing accurately and in accordance with the required timescales
  • Support internal business requirements, contributing to the overall performance of the sales team
  • Investigate discrepancies and produce relevant reports for management when requested
  • Update all relevant records and files to ensure the smooth running of the sale function

What are we looking for?

We are seeking individuals with a genuine enthusiasm for sales and a keen interest in the dynamic world of food manufacturing. Your passion for building relationships and driving business growth is essential. The successful candidate will receive an individual training plan, a strong support network, and exposure to various aspects of the sales function.

We can offer;

  • Extremely competitive starting apprenticeship salary
  • Comprehensive apprenticeship training plan to support you to complete your L6 Degree with Leeds Trinity University.
  • Buddy programme ensuring all new apprentices are partnered with members of staff who they can turn to for support
  • Enrolment into our company pension scheme with enhanced contribution options
  • Access to opt into our company Share Save scheme, with the ability to purchase company shares at a discounted rate
  • Discount membership at major high street stores and supermarkets via our company discount portal
  • Cycle to work scheme

To apply, please submit a CV and Cover letter to

Closing Date: 1st March 2024

Join an industry-leading sustainable food business!