UK Sales Consultant at Golfbreaks.com

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Windsor Greater London
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Sales

8.8/10

The Role
9.7
Organisation
8.4

Socialising

8.0

The Role

Role Description

Selling UK based golf holidays

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

Loved my placement from start to finish - learned more than i could have ever imagined

10/10

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

Working in a team with the same responsibilities and roles as full time employees and made welcome from the start - one of the main reasons of enjoying my placement

10/10

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

Constant training and supervising throughout the year was great and helped me to complete my placement to the best of my ability

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

As the golf season does vary in demand with the weather as did my workflow and pipeline of clients however Golfbreaks always found me something to do to keep me busy.

8/10

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

As i worked along the same role as other full time employees i was given the same levels of responsibility as them handling clients and making the most gross profit possible for the company

10/10

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

My skills as a salesperson were developed massively throughout my time on placement and has given my a great basis to further develop my skills

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

With an open plan office space the atmosphere was always great

10/10

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

From the provisional training received throughout the year everything was excellent

9/10

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

With constant training throughout the year to develop my skills

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Sports and Social Club
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • International Travel
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Above 25 days holiday
5/10

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

I would love to come back to continue my role within Golfbreaks

10/10

Social

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

From awards ceremony to social evenings there was always something going on

9/10

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

The cost was a lot higher than university however the payment package made up for this

7/10

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

Windsor surprised me with a good atmosphere and London only 40 mins away

8/10

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

With the local town there was other sports and activities to involve in

8/10