Graduate Trainee – Sales & Business Management

Bridgewater Resources UK

Joining this leading electrical distribution business in Cumbernauld as a Graduate Trainee, you will complete an exciting rotational programme where you’ll spend time training in different departments before focusing on B2B sales. If you’re a confident and ambitious graduate who wants to make an impact and progress quickly, this could be the opportunity for you.

Role Responsibilities

The business you’ll be joining is the UK’s leading distributor of branded electrical equipment to trade and industry. With over 4,000 employees across the UK, they believe their people are their greatest and most valuable asset. Their team deliver excellent customer service and product solutions to a broad customer base ranging from small local ‘one-man-band’ electricians to large multi-national mechanical and electrical contracting companies.

As a Graduate Trainee joining this rotational programme, you will:

  • Learn about key areas of the business, the market they operate in and the products they sell.
  • Be mentored by an experienced manager.
  • 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.
  • Progress towards a business development and area sales role where you will identify and develop new business opportunities and build strong relationships with B2B customers.


As a Graduate Trainee, you will receive:

  • A starting salary of £27,500 – £29,000
  • Uncapped bonus potential
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Pension scheme
  • Company car (upon progression to field-based role)
  • Opportunities to progress and build a long-term career


To be successful in this Graduate Trainee role, you should be:

  • A commercially minded graduate with an excellent work ethic
  • A confident communicator
  • Resilient and proactive
  • Target-driven and money-motivated
  • In possession of a full UK driving licence

If you think you have what it takes, submit your CV today to find out more!


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