Trainee Area Sales Manager

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1315662343-2
  • Date Posted: 6 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Bridgewater Resources UK
  • Location: Avonmouth, Bristol
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Sales & Marketing, Commercial & QS, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

A dynamic and rapidly expanding distribution business is looking for an ambitious Trainee Area Sales Manager to join their brand new state-of-the-art location in Avonmouth. Their commercial training programme offers an excellent opportunity to work in a fast-paced, customer-focused environment where you can make an impact and build strong business relationships.

The Opportunity

You'll be joining a leading super distributor of electrical products belonging to a global group of companies who employ over 1,700 people throughout the UK. With year-on-year growth, they are a well-established business with a fantastic reputation. The business is a key supplier to the UK electrical wholesale market and works with major manufacturers including Tassimo, Dyson, Morphy Richards, Bosch and Philips, to name a few.

As a Trainee Area Sales Manager, you'll embark on a commercial training programme, offering:

  • Insight into various business operations
  • Tailored training and development opportunities
  • Mentorship from a motivated manager who advanced through the commercial trainee programme
  • Hands-on involvement in the business's day-to-day operations
  • Exposure to a fast-paced B2B sales environment
  • Opportunities to build lasting relationships with B2B customers
  • Clear pathways for progression, including advancement to area sales roles and management positions


As a Trainee Area Sales Manager, you will receive:

  • Starting salary of 27,500
  • Excellent bonus scheme
  • 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
  • Working hours are Monday-Friday 8am-5pm


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

  • Educated to degree level, or someone with existing sales experience
  • An excellent communicator
  • Ambitious, driven and self-motivated
  • Able to build strong relationships

Think you have what it takes? Don't miss out, apply today!