Graduate Sales Trainee

Eccles, City and Borough of Salford
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Graduate Sales Trainee

Location: Manchester, M41 7RR

Salary: £18,000 Per Annum (DOE)

With 50 years’ experience of developing quality outdoor clothing, Craghoppers Ltd is one of the leading UK brands of technical, high performance fabrics and outdoor apparel, designed and engineered to protect our customers, wherever they travel and whatever the climate.

We have an opportunity for a Graduate Sales Trainee who will provide support to the sales team whilst gaining valuable experience of field and in-house sales and general business operations. Focus will be upon Etail/Web accounts.

A Full, Clean driving license is essential for this role.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Spend time across all departments of the sales function, contribute towards the delivery of the business strategy and in achieving its goals
Support the sales team in the planning and delivery of seasonal product presentations in showrooms, road-shows and trade shows as needed
Assist the sales team in order book management and account administration
Monitor account sell-through data, ensuring all commercial opportunities are capitalised on and that key elements are shared across the business.
Support the Technical Training Manager with training of store staff across the Craghoppers account base
Attend and participate in sales team meetings and product launches
Timely completion of monthly reports, weekly movements and all other forms of admin
Regularly feedback information on customers and competitors in the market place, throughout the business, via appropriate communication channels
Work closely with the customer support teams to ensure the needs of the UK business are met
Gain a thorough understanding of the Craghoppers Sales function and support the Sales Manager, and Sales Team, across various projects and tasks as required by the business

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and motivated individual with the ability to multi task and work well under pressure. You will have excellent time management, organisational skills and good attention to detail.

Required Skills and Experience:

Relevant undergraduate business related degree (e.g. sales / marketing / business studies)
Knowledge of outdoor industry and/or Retail experience would be beneficial
Computer literate, specifically with Microsoft Office skills
Proven communication skills – both written and spoken
Clean driving license

What’s in it for you?

State of the art head office facilities inc onsite canteen, including Starbucks coffee, fitness suite, canal walk access and walking distance from Trafford Centre
30 days holiday including bank holidays
Fantastic retail and leisure discounts
Free Parking
Discounted Gym Memberships

How to apply

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience for the role of Graduate Sales Trainee please click on ‘Apply’ and upload your CV