Graduate Sales & Business Management Trainee

  • Full Time
  • Maidstone, Kent
  • Up to £27000 per annum + bonus

Bridgewater Resources UK

Joining this graduate sales training scheme in Maidstone, you will learn about this market-leading electrical products business from the ground up, developing an understanding of how each department plays a significant role in their success. You’ll receive a well-rounded training experience as well as completing a programme of professional sales training.

You’ll be working for UK’s largest and most successful electrical wholesaler with annual sales of more than £1.4 billion. Trading from over 380 locations, the company employs over 4,000 staff and has more than 100,000 customers nationwide. They have a vast customer range including local authorities, schools and hospitals, electrical contracting companies and are even royal warrant holders.

Role Responsibilities

Upon joining this graduate 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 graduate programme themselves.

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 over the phone and in-person

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 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
  • 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’ Maidstone location, there are graduate opportunities available across the South East and we welcome applications from graduates across the region.

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