Graduate Sales Executive - Expiring soon!

Posted 08/11/2021 by Bridgewater Resources UK

£22,000 - £24,000/annum bonus

A growing distribution business is looking for a confident and driven Graduate Sales Executive to join their team at their successful and fast-paced location in Southampton. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent 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.

The Opportunity

In this Graduate Sales Executive role, your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and maintaining excellent relationships with suppliers and B2B clients
  • Making proactive calls and spotting opportunities to grow the business
  • Working closely with the external sales team to pinpoint and implement specific strategies to achieve sales targets
  • Providing quotations for new and existing customers with competitive pricing and support
  • Negotiating with suppliers to maximise margin
  • Entertaining customers at events including Club Wembley, curry nights and an exclusive corporate golf membership
  • Working hours are 8.30-17.00 Monday-Thursday and 8.30-16.00 on Fridays


As a Graduate Sales Executive you'll receive:

  • A starting salary between £22,000 - £24,000
  • Uncapped annual bonus
  • On-going training and development
  • Team-focused, social working environment with regular team-building nights out
  • Unique, industry-leading progression opportunities


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

  • A confident and outgoing graduate
  • Motivated by success
  • A great communicator with the ability to learn quickly and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Some experience within sales / customer service would be advantageous

If you think you have what it takes, apply today to find out more!

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