Sales Trainee

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1377765935-2
  • Date Posted: 2 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Bridgewater Resources UK
  • Location: Southampton, Hampshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

A growing distribution business is looking for a confident and energetic Sales Trainee to join their successful team in Southampton. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent college-leaver or university graduate to kick-start a successful career within a major UK group of specialist distributors. With a group turnover exceeding 1 billion and an undeniable reputation within the sector, roles within this group are highly sought after by industry professionals. Rewards, autonomy and development form the basis of their people-focused company culture.

Role Responsibilities

As a Sales Trainee, you will:

  • Receive tailored training where you will learn about key areas of the business including stores, goods in/out, customer service, office work, purchasing and more with progression to a sales-focused position
  • Work with experienced mentors, learn about the industry and build your product knowledge
  • Contribute to the success of the business
  • Work in a fast-paced and hands-on business environment


As a Sales Trainee, you will receive:

  • Starting salary between 26,000 - 29,000 which will be reviewed regularly and increased as you progress
  • Your share of the company's profits in the form of an annual uncapped bonus
  • Full and ongoing training
  • Progression opportunities to suit your strengths

Do you have what it takes?

If you're a positive, energetic and enthusiastic individual who is ready to get stuck into a busy role, we want to hear from you. Submit your application to find out more!