Graduate Trainee Sales Manager

Employer
Bridgewater Resources UK
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
22000.00 - 24000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
9 Nov 2021

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Specialism
Marketing
Sector
Retail
Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training

Joining this market-leading electrical distribution business in Crawley as a Graduate Trainee Sales Manager, you will immerse yourself in an intensive training period and progress quickly to building relationships with B2B customers.

The company you'll be joining has a proven track record of developing graduate sales talent to management level, where they empower managers to make all-important business decisions. Having been established for well over 200 years, the company are a dominant force within the electrical wholesale distribution industry and their sales exceed GBP1.3 billion annually. With 380+ UK branches serving their local areas, they are a thriving business that offers graduates a fantastic platform to launch their careers.

Role Responsibilities

Upon joining this 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. You will be mentored by a senior manager, many of whom started out on this training programme themselves.

You'll receive a well-rounded training experience as well as completing an accredited sales qualification that covers customer understanding, product knowledge, market and competitor insight, rapport building, negotiation, presentation skills, business development and more.

As a Graduate Trainee Sales Manager, you will:

  • Build and develop relationships with B2B customers
  • Maximise the profitability of your accounts and win new business
  • Use your product knowledge and customer service skills to promote the company as a supplier of choice
  • Negotiate deals


Rewards

The package for this graduate sales role includes:

  • A starting salary of GBP22,000 - GBP24,000
  • 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
  • Continuous 'on the job' training and professional development
  • Company car (upon progression to field sales role)
  • Pension scheme
  • 25 days paid holiday per year plus bank holidays
  • Opportunities to progress quickly and build a successful career

Requirements

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

  • A well-presented, sales-focused graduate
  • Passionate about pursuing a career in business management within a sales environment
  • An excellent communicator and networker
  • Tenacious, driven and money-motivated
  • Able to build strong relationships with a wide variety of people
  • In possession of a full UK driving licence

Think you've got what it takes? Don't miss out - apply today to find out more!

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