Sales & Business Trainee Programme

  • Full Time
  • Bristol
  • Up to £25000.00 per annum + significant bonus

Bridgewater Resources UK

Are you a driven and people-focused individual looking for a role where you can make an impact and progress quickly? This is an exciting opportunity to join a market-leading distribution business with ambitious plans for expansion.

The Opportunity

The business you’ll be joining is part of an impressive nationwide group who already employ over 2,000 people across the UK and have an annual turnover exceeding £1 billion. The company works with major manufacturers including Tassimo, Dyson, Morphy Richards, Bosch and Philips, to name a few.

Upon joining their Sales and Business Training Programme you will:

  • Gain valuable insight into various areas of the business
  • Receive tailored training and development
  • Be mentored by a dynamic and motivated manager who progressed from the commercial trainee programme
  • Contribute to the overall running of the business
  • Work in a fast-paced and hands-on business environment
  • Build strong relationships with B2B customers
  • Have the opportunity to progress e.g. to an area sales role and management in the future

The company’s Bristol location has a proven track record of seeing graduate and commercial trainees who complete this programme progress to Area Sales Manager and Business Manager roles, and 3 members of the current management team at Bristol have progressed through this route.


As a Sales & Business Trainee, you will receive:

  • Starting salary of £25,000 (depending on level of experience)
  • Uncapped bonus based on your performance
  • Full training, including bespoke sales training programme and mentoring by the Business Manager
  • Progression opportunities and further training available
  • Optional membership to the company’s excellent pension scheme

If you’re a confident, motivated and proactive individual with excellent communication skills and customer-focused experience, apply today to find out more!


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