Graduate Sales & Business Management Trainee

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1282875336-2
  • Date Posted: 1 April 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Bridgewater Resources UK
  • Location: Bellshill, Lanarkshire
  • Apprentice Pay: £27,500 to £29,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: bonus
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Sales & Marketing, Driving, Project Management, Social care
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

A market-leading 1.7 billion group, known for being the premier league in their sector, are looking for a business-minded and target-driven graduate to join their business in Bellshill as a Graduate Sales & Business Management Trainee. 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 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.

Role Responsibilities

Joining this business as a Graduate Sales & Business Management Trainee, you will:

  • Immerse yourself in an intensive training period and gain insight into how the business operates from the ground up
  • Receive product, skills and industry sales training both in-house and with external training providers
  • Complete a fully funded, professional sales qualification that covers customer understanding, product knowledge, market and competitor insight, rapport building, negotiation, presentation skills, business development and more
  • Work closely with an experienced senior manager mentor
  • Quickly progress to a key customer-facing sales role which includes a salary increase and company car
  • Build relationships with B2B customers in your local area
  • Manage key customer accounts and your own diary

With this company, your development is limited only by your own ambition. You will be given the tools to be successful, make an impact and progress. Many graduates go on to run their own business within the group.

Rewards

The package for this graduate sales role includes:

  • A starting salary of 27,500 - 29,000
  • Your share of the company's profits in the form of a lucrative uncapped bonus
  • 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
  • Opportunities to progress quickly and build a successful career

Requirements

To be successful in this Graduate Sales & Business Management 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

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