Graduate Commercial Business Trainee

  • Full Time
  • Croydon, London
  • £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + uncapped bonus

Bridgewater Resources UK

A specialist lighting and electrical distribution business is looking for a proactive Graduate Commercial Business Trainee to join their successful team. This is an excellent opportunity to learn from experienced managers and to progress your career with a £900 million group.

The company you’ll be working for are specialists when it comes to the distribution and sale of a wide range of branded electrical and lighting products. They have a fantastic reputation and have been trading for over 70 years. They are currently in the process of developing and further growing their network of businesses across London and the South East, as such, there are excellent opportunities for progression within the company and their wider group.

Role Responsibilities

As a Graduate Commercial Business Trainee, you will:

  • Receive tailored training and mentoring from experienced managers
  • Learn about and work in different sectors of the business including commercial agreements, supplier agreements, business development, analysing competitors and more
  • Get to know and understand the businesses client base
  • Work closely with the Group Operations Manager
  • Help to continue the business’ reputation as a supplier of choice


As a Graduate Commercial Business Trainee, you will receive a package including:

  • Starting salary between £24,000 – £28,000
  • An uncapped bonus based on your performance
  • Optional membership of the excellent company pension scheme
  • Opportunities to progress to management and build a successful career


To be successful in this Graduate Commercial Business Trainee role, you should be:

  • A well-presented, sales-focused graduate
  • An excellent communicator and networker
  • Tenacious, driven and money-motivated
  • Able to build strong relationships with a wide variety of people

Think you have what it takes? Submit your application today to find out more!


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