Graduate Sales & Business Management Trainee

Bridgewater Resources UK

Joining this market-leading electrical distribution business in Crawley 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

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 a programme of professional sales training.

As a Graduate Sales & Business Management Trainee, 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 £27,000
  • Your share of the company’s profits in the form of a lucrative uncapped bonus
  • Additional bonuses based on the completion of training goals
  • 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 Sales & Business Management 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
  • In possession of a full UK driving licence

Please note: While this role is for the business’ Crawley location, there are graduate opportunities available across the South East and we welcome applications from graduates across the region.

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