Graduate Trainee Sales Manager

  • Full Time
  • Twickenham, London
  • £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + bonus

Bridgewater Resources UK

A market-leading £1.5 billion group, known for being the premier league in their sector, are looking for a business-minded and target-driven graduate to join their flagship location in Twickenham. Selling a wide range of electrical products sourced from leading manufacturers, you’ll be joining a dynamic industry that is competitive, social and successful.

The business you’ll be joining is the UK’s leading distributor of branded electrical equipment to trade and industry. With over 3,200 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.

Role Responsibilities

As a Graduate Trainee Sales Manager, you will:

  • Complete a fast-track 3-month training programme where you will learn about key areas of the business, market and the company’s product range.
  • Join the company’s largest and busiest location in the UK where you will work closely with and be personally mentored by the Business Manager, in addition to working with a team of like-minded, career-focused individuals
  • Quickly progress to field sales level where you will visit, build strong relationships with and deliver excellent customer service to new and existing B2B clients in the local area.
  • Manage current sales accounts, spot opportunities for growth and maximise profitability.
  • Be given all of the tools and skills needed to thrive in a successful sales career including on-site training and the opportunity to complete professional sales training courses.


The package for this graduate sales role includes:

  • A starting salary of £27,000 – £30,000
  • Your share of the company’s profits in the form of a lucrative uncapped bonus
  • Continuous ‘on the job’ training and professional development (in-house and external training providers)
  • Company car (upon progression to field sales role, although driving licence is not essential at the start of your career)
  • Pension scheme
  • 25 days paid holiday per year plus bank holidays
  • Opportunities to progress quickly and build a successful career


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

  • A well-presented, sales-focused graduate ideally with some sales or customer service experience
  • An excellent communicator and networker
  • Tenacious, driven and money-motivated
  • Able to build strong relationships with a wide variety of people
  • Ambitious and eager to prove yourself and progress

Think you’ve got what it takes? Don’t miss out – apply today to find out more!


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