Graduate Business Trainee

Bridgewater Resources UK

A growing distribution business is looking for a confident and driven Graduate Business Trainee to join their team in their modern and fast-paced office in Coalville. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate to kick-start a successful career within a major UK group of specialist distributors. With a group turnover exceeding £1 billion and an undeniable reputation within the sector, roles within this group are highly sought after by industry professionals. Rewards, autonomy and development form the basis of their people-focused company culture.

Role Responsibilities

Due to the progression of previous graduate trainees, the business is now looking for new talent. As a Graduate Business Trainee, you will:

  • Receive tailored training from an experienced and successful manager
  • Gain insight into various areas of the business
  • Handle customer service enquiries by e-mail and telephone in a professional manner
  • Manage the customer care process and advise end users on solutions
  • Complete general administration duties and ad-hoc tasks
  • Receive full training on their bespoke system and learn about a variety of business areas
  • Have opportunities to progress and work within different departments in the business e.g. administration, sales, logistics
  • Work closely with senior management on different commercial projects and have the opportunity to progress your career in the future


As a Graduate Business Trainee you will receive:

  • Starting salary of £22,000 – £24,000 (depending on experience)
  • Salary reviews
  • Annual bonus – uncapped potential
  • Full training
  • Fun, dynamic work environment
  • Working hours are Monday-Friday, 8.30-5.00 with 1 hour for lunch


To be successful in this graduate trainee role, you should be:

  • A dynamic graduate with excellent communication skills
  • Business-minded and a quick learner
  • An excellent team player
  • Able to take the initiative and solve problems
  • Positive and ambitious
  • Computer literate with a standard understanding of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • In possession of a full UK driving licence (preferable, but not essential)

Think you’ve got what it takes? Apply today to find out more!


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