Graduate Sales Manager

Bridgewater Resources UK

A successful distribution business is looking for a confident and driven Graduate Sales Manager to make an impact, build and maintain strong B2B relationships around the M4 corridor area (covering BS, GL, HR, NP, CF, SA and LD postcodes). Following an intensive training period, you’ll be getting out on the road in your company car to visit and sell to a wide range of independent trade merchants.

The Opportunity

The business you’ll be joining is part of a market-leading £900 million distribution group who employ over 2,000 people throughout the UK. They are an established business with a fantastic reputation for rewarding and developing graduate talent.

Joining them as a Graduate Sales Manager, you will:

  • Complete a fully-expensed, intensive 4 week training period at the business’ Head Office in the West Midlands
  • Be at the forefront of representing the business, travelling to meet customers in your territory
  • Present, communicate and negotiate with a wide range of customers
  • Be given the autonomy and freedom to manage your customer accounts and diary
  • Meet sales targets and increase the profitability of the business


As a Graduate Sales Manager, you will receive:

  • A starting salary between £24,000 – £26,000
  • An uncapped bonus based on your performance
  • A package including a company car and mobile phone from day one
  • Membership of the company’s excellent pension scheme
  • Full training and opportunities to progress with the business and wider group


To be successful in this Graduate Sales Manager role, you should have:

  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills
  • An undergraduate degree with an interest in sales
  • Commercial awareness (some experience in a customer service or sales environment would be beneficial)
  • Strong self-motivation and the ability to work toward targets
  • The confidence to work independently and manage your own diary

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


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