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Graduate Trainee Sales Manager

21000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual + bonus
Closing date
16 Aug 2021

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Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
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Job Details

A market-leading GBP900 million turnover group are looking for a business-minded and target-driven graduate to join their business in Dundee as a Graduate Trainee Sales Manager. Selling a wide range of products, you'll be joining a dynamic industry that is competitive, social and successful.

The business you'll be joining has two specialist divisions; DIY & garden and construction & industrial supplies. With over 2,000 employees across their UK group, they believe their people are their greatest and most valuable asset. Their team deliver excellent customer service and product solutions to customers including high street retailers, garden centres and building and engineering companies. They have continued to trade safely throughout the coronavirus pandemic and are now looking to find future managers for their team.

Role Responsibilities

In this company, your development is limited only by your own ambition. You will be given the tools to be successful and the freedom to make an impact and progress in this highly sociable and fast-paced industry. Upon joining this graduate sales training scheme, you will learn about the running of the business, their product range and develop valuable commercial skills that will benefit you for years to come.

Having built a strong foundation of skills and knowledge, you will progress to Area Sales Manager level and continue to build strong relationships with a variety of B2B clients and suppliers. In addition to the freedom and autonomy offered to you at this level, you will also receive salary increases and a company car.

All of this should prepare you for a Business Manager position - becoming your own boss and being responsible for running your own operation within the group.


The package for this graduate sales role includes:

A starting salary of GBP21,000 - GBP25,000
Your share of the company's profits in the form of a lucrative uncapped bonus
Extensive training on the company, their products and the industry
Personal one-to-one mentoring from a Business Manager in addition to regular progression reviews with the Chief Operating Officer of the business
Continuous 'on the job' training and professional development
Company car (upon progression to field-based role)
Pension scheme
Opportunities to progress and build a successful career
Opportunities to travel and work from different locations within the business (e.g. Perth, Edinburgh, Glasgow)Requirements

To be successful in this Graduate Trainee Sales Manager role, you should be:

A well-presented, down-to-earth, bright graduate with good commercial awareness
Passionate about pursuing a career in business management within a sales environment
An excellent communicator and networker
Driven, money-motivated and a fast learner
Able to build strong relationships with a wide variety of people
Looking to develop a long-term career with opportunities to manage others in the futureThink you've got what it takes? Don't miss out - apply today to find out more
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