Apprentice Sales Assistant, Weston-Super-Mare

Bradfords Building Supplies Ltd is a leading independent builders’ merchant based across the South West of England.  We know our success is built on our people and we are hugely proud to have recently been awarded Best Independent Merchant at the recent Builders Merchant Awards in recognition of our ability to provide a first class, innovative service.

This is an exciting time to join us; in 2020 we will be celebrating our 250th anniversary and we are continuing to develop our business to meet the varied needs and demands of our people, our customers and our suppliers. 

The role

Working as part of our branch team within a busy merchants, this role is a great opportunity to start your career with us.  Bradfords Building Supplies is a well-known and respected builders’ merchant and we offer a friendly, helpful and professional service to both trade and retail customers.


What you will be doing

Through involvement in all aspects of our sales activities, you will learn how to provide excellent service to our customers as well as growing your product knowledge. Throughout your apprenticeship, we will provide training, support and development to ensure you get the best possible start to your career.


What we’re looking for

You will have good communication skills, both written and verbal, and be able to demonstrate an aptitude for selling.  Self-motivated and confident with a positive attitude towards providing excellent customer service, you must also be able to multi-task and meet deadlines.   Good PC skills, including Microsoft Office, are desirable.  


What we can offer

In return for your commitment and contribution, we can offer you a great development opportunity with a company that has a strong reputation in the industry.  You will receive a good basic salary starting well above the national apprenticeship rate with regular progress reviews.  In addition, we offer 30 days holiday a year (inclusive of Bank Holidays) increasing to 33 days in your second year, a contributory stakeholder pension scheme and life cover. 


How to apply

Please email us at with your CV along with a short summary about why an apprenticeship with us is right for you.


We respond to all initial applications and we will continue to let you know how your application is progressing.  Sometimes, this process can take several weeks, so please be patient if you have not heard from us.