UK Sales Consultant at Golfbreaks.com

Duration
Placement (5-9 Months)
Region
Windsor South East
Review Date
Salary
£12,000 - £13,999
Roles
Sales

8.0/10

The Role
7.7
Organisation
8.2

Socialising

8.2

The Role

Role Description

I was responsible for answering the clients requests and helping them find a suitable Golfbreak destination in the UK

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

Most of the time it was very enjoyable, getting to talk to new people everyday, and working with many great people, most of which were a similar age to me.

7/10

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

Everyone seemed to value me while I was there, I certainly fitted in well with everyone, but beina girl in a golf sales team had its difficulties.

8/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

Every manager was very supportive and I was able to approach them easily with any problems or questions.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Most days we were busy, however during November and December it isn't as busy as it's the lead up to christmas. But over this time they gave us alternative work to be doing.

7/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

8/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

6/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Everyone got on well. there was a lot of banter

10/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

Very well. There was good training and induction schemes.

8/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • National Travel
  • International Travel
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
8/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

8/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

Yes, everyone go on well and we had some great nights out and when we visited our venues for the night :-)

9/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

The cost of living in Windosr os expensive, but it is definatly worth it, as it is such a great place to be.

9/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

Really good.

8/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

Guys - they are always playing football.

7/10