Graduate Sales & Business Trainee

Posted 27/12/2021 by Bridgewater Resources UK

Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
£21,500 - £24,000/annum bonus

A market leading £900 million UK distribution group is looking for a motivated Graduate Sales & Business Trainee to join their successful team in Gateshead. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a fast-paced, customer-focused environment where you can make an impact and build strong business relationships.

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 a year-on-year growth, they are a long-established business with a fantastic reputation and are a key supplier to the UK electrical wholesale market.

Role Responsibilities

As a Graduate Sales & Business Trainee, you will:

  • Gain valuable insight into various areas of the business including sales, purchasing, logistics and customer service
  • Receive tailored training and development
  • Be mentored by a dynamic and motivated manager who started their career as a Graduate Trainee with the group
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with business clients and suppliers
  • Make proactive calls and spot opportunities to grow the business
  • Work in a fast-paced and hands-on business environment as part of a motivated and friendly team
  • Receive training on the company's new online ordering system for customers


You will receive:

  • A starting salary between £21,500 - £24,000
  • An uncapped profit share bonus, linked to your performance and that of your branch
  • Mentoring and support from a friendly team and manager
  • Membership of the excellent company pension scheme
  • Opportunities to progress your career within the group


To be successful in this Graduate Trainee role, you should be:

  • A well-presented, business-minded graduate
  • 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!

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