Graduate Trainee – Sales & Business Management

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

Bridgewater Resources UK

Joining this market-leading electrical distribution business in Rochester as a Graduate 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

In this company, your development is limited only by your own ambition. You will:

  • Be given the tools to be successful and the freedom to make an impact and progress in this highly sociable and fast-paced industry
  • Obtain a comprehensive knowledge of the business
  • Complete a programme of professional sales training
  • Build strong relationships with a variety of B2B clients and suppliers
  • Quickly progress to Area Sales Manager level with salary increases and a company car

All of this should prepare you for a Business Manager position – becoming your own boss and being responsible for running your own multi-million-pound operation within the group.

Rewards

The package for this graduate sales and business management 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 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’ Rochester location, there are graduate opportunities available across the South East and we welcome applications from graduates across the region.

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