Careers

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES – Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Office Assistant – Head Office

Based at Diggerland Head Office in Strood ME2 4DZ

  • Full time position
  • Monday to Friday

The role will include dealing with customer enquiries by telephone and emails and taking bookings for Diggerland. You will also assist in processing our mail orders and merchandising.  General office duties including answering calls and taking bookings, you should be customer service orientated with a good telephone manner. Computer knowledge is required and good maths skills.

Candidates should have a good work ethic, be punctual and enthusiastic to learn. Must be able to work on own initiative as well as part of a team.

Salary is dependent on age and experience.

Applications by CV to mail@diggerland.com

Closing date 28th May 2021

Kick Start Vacancies

The following vacancies are Kick Start positions only. You will be required to work the minimum 25 hours per week. In order to apply, you must be in receipt of Universal Credit. No agencies please.

Online Sales Assistant

Online Sales Assistant – Head Office

Job description:

Your role will involve sales for the four diverse companies within our Group. You will be researching prospective companies and deciding upon which to target for selling our diggers and ex-hire electric vehicles. The role will require telesales in order to secure meetings with the correct decision maker. In addition you will be winning contracts for our electric vehicle hire company, targeting corporate customers who may wish to add electric vehicles to their company fleet on a long term basis. Also, you will target companies who may have digger operators requiring training courses with regards to our Plant Training School.

You will have incoming sales leads to follow up on and in addition you will be required to cold call and find your own clients. No two days will be the same and as such you must be able to plan your time efficiently. You will report to the Sales Manager and will work with a small sales team. In addition you will liaise with the marketing department as and when you require sales literature and the like.

Skills/Qualifications required:

This is a Kickstart Scheme position so to be eligible to apply you must be aged 16-24 years and claiming Universal Credit.

Previous sales history would be advantageous. GCSE English and maths at both grade C/4 or above required. Competence in carrying out meetings via Zoom/Skype and even WhatsApp is necessary due to the current Covid-19 pandemic.

How to apply:

Applicants must apply through their work coach.

Hours of work:

25 Hours Per Week, Monday to Friday during normal office hours

Salary:

National Minimum Wage

Telesales Assistant

Telesales Assistant – Head Office

Job description:

At EVision our success depends on the great people who work for us. That’s why our employees have the chance to shine with excellent benefits, training and opportunities to progress and develop. Your main duties will be to contact past and present clients via telephone with a view to increasing the sales and improving customer service within our electric vehicle rental company. Maintaining dates using manual or computer systems including Microsoft, Google and bespoke packages. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn and develop a career in the EV car rental company.

Skills/Qualifications required:

This is a Kickstart Scheme position so to be eligible to apply you must be aged 16-24 years and claiming Universal Credit. 

We are looking for an organised individual who has excellent IT and written skills and an excellent telephone manner. GCSE or equivalent English and Maths. A good knowledge of Microsoft office and Google Apps would be an advantage.

How to apply:

Applicants must apply through their work coach.

Hours of work:

25 Hours Per Week, Monday to Friday during normal office hours

Salary:

National Minimum Wage

Trainee Handyman/General Assistant

Trainee Handyman/General Assistant – The Finishing Touch

Job description:

Assisting our skilled staff in various tasks where another pair of hands is needed. Fetching and carrying, helping to keep all areas clean and tidy

Skills/Qualifications required:

This is a Kickstart Scheme position so to be eligible to apply you must be aged 16-24 years and claiming Universal Credit. 

Full training will be given, however the ideal candidate will be keen to learn, must speak English, and be able to follow instruction.

How to apply:

Applicants must apply through their work coach.

Hours of work:

25 Hours Per Week, Monday to Friday during normal office hours

Salary:

National Minimum Wage

Trainee Plant Fitter - Strood

Trainee Plant Fitter – Strood

Job description:

To learn how to prepare a machine for hire and check in after hire. To ensure services are completed on time and all check sheets are 100% correct. All appropriate training will be given on site.

Skills/Qualifications required:

This is a Kickstart Scheme position so to be eligible to apply you must be aged 16-24 years and claiming Universal Credit. 

No experience necessary as full training will be given on site. Applicants will need to be numerate, literate and articulate.

How to apply:

Applicants must apply through their work coach.

Hours of work:

25 Hours Per Week, Monday to Friday during normal office hours

Salary:

National Minimum Wage