UK Sales Consultant at Golfbreaks.com

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

8.2/10

The Role
9.5
Organisation
8.8

Socialising

5.5

The Role

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

A fantastic year with Golfbreaks, An amazing atmosphere and a work hard play hard approach.

10/10

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

Working in UK Sales I was valued greatly by both colleagues and management

10/10

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

Very supportive throughout the year. Was given a clear insight on what I was doing well and what needs to be improved. Frequent training took place.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

For the majority of the time, it was very busy on a day to day basis. However this kept me proactive and there was always work to be done.

9/10

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

Being in UK Sales I was treated like a full timer. Everything I did had direct effect with the company and clients.

9/10

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

Communication, Pro-acitivity, teamwork, leadership, software, commitment skills are all ones I will take with me to not only my degree but to the future

9/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Great atmosphere - live and bubbly and a work hard approach

10/10

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

Very well organised.

10/10

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

Touring the whole of the UK for a week long - visiting 35 venues and the management of the venues just to ensure our Product knowledge was up to date was fundamental and a great experience. Frequent 'fam trips' and venue visits also occurred.
Monthly and weekly team/sole meetings took place with management in order to improve weaknesses and to show how we were performing as a company as a whole.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Sports and Social Club
  • National Travel
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
7/10

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

Golfbreaks is a great company to work for and would recommend it for both a full time job role and a placement

8/10

Social

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

7/10

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

Living nearby Windsor, rental prices were fairly high

3/10

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

Windsor itself isn't bad, but only 30 minutes from London was much more appealing

4/10

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

frequent activities for both nights out and to play some Golf were always on appeal

8/10