Graduate Sales & Business Management Trainee

Bridgewater Resources UK

Joining this successful business in Huddersfield as a Graduate Sales & Business Management Trainee, you’ll be selling innovative, high quality and cost-effective branded electrical products sourced from the world’s leading manufacturers (such as Philips, MK Electric, Schneider Electric, Hager and Thorn to name a few).

With more than 100,000 customers nationwide, the business you will be joining is the UK’s largest and most successful electrical wholesaler with annual sales of more than £1.4 billion. Any business that buys domestic, commercial or industrial electrical equipment is a potential customer for this industry-leader who trade from over 380 locations across the UK. Their business is built on long-lasting relationships – they pride themselves on working closely with suppliers, providing excellent service to their customers and helping their employees to build successful careers.

Role Responsibilities

As a Graduate Sales & Business Management Trainee, you will:

  • Learn about key areas of the business, market and the company’s product range which includes lighting, cabling, wiring accessories, control and automation, ventilation, water heating, emergency lighting and fire detection and security access control, to name a few.
  • Complete a programme of professional sales training that will equip you with all of the tools and skills needed to thrive in a successful sales career.
  • Build strong relationships with and deliver excellent customer service to new and existing B2B clients.
  • Manage current sales accounts, spot opportunities for growth and maximise profitability.
  • Progress to a field sales position where you will meet customers face-to-face and proactively win new business.

Rewards

The package for this graduate sales role includes:

  • A starting salary of £25,000
  • 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 a field-based role)
  • Pension scheme
  • 25 days paid holiday per year plus bank holidays
  • Opportunities to progress and build a successful career

Requirements

To be successful in this Graduate Sales & Business Management Trainee role, you should be:

  • A well-presented, sales-focused graduate ideally with some sales/customer service experience
  • 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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