Graduate Sales & Business Management Trainee

Bridgewater Resources UK

Joining this market-leading electrical distribution business in Preston as a Graduate Sales & Business Management Trainee, 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 £1.4 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

Joining this business as a Graduate Sales & Business Management Trainee, you will:

  • Immerse yourself in an intensive training period and gain insight into how the business operates from the ground up
  • Receive product, skills and industry sales training both in-house and with external training providers
  • Complete a programme of professional sales training
  • Work closely with an experienced senior manager mentor
  • Progress to a key customer-facing sales role within the business
  • Build relationships with B2B customers in your local area
  • Manage key customer accounts and your own diary

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 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 or 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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