Marketing Trainee - German Speaker

Sandhills East
12 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

About the company:

Sandhills East produces trade publications Machinery Trader, TractorHouse, Truck Paper and Controller which serve as platforms for connecting buyers and sellers of heavy machinery in the agricultural, construction, trucking and aviation industries. We are a stable, proven company with highly successful products that we have been distributing in the European market for over 10 years. Our parent company Sandhills Publishing has been bringing together buyer and sellers in the trucking, agriculture, construction, heavy machinery, aviation, and technology industries around the world for over 35 years.

Sandhills East are recruiting for an International Marketing Trainee with the ability to speak German to assist with implementing our marketing and circulation strategies throughout the UK and the rest of Europe.

The Role:

Circulation focused marketing role requiring the ability to speak German – based in Manchester City Centre.

The Marketing Trainee will assist in the implementation of circulation strategies and work as a team to ensure customer satisfaction in the German and UK Markets. They will start by going through a training process to learn about the company, the company products and how we serve our customers. The Trainee will focus on customer service and build relationships with customers, learn and apply different marketing techniques, research prospective distribution locations and contact potential clients. Marketing Trainees have the opportunity to advance in their role to lead a territory and become a Territory Manager.

Trainee positions will be located in the United Kingdom, but an exciting part of this role is the opportunity to travel in Europe and work directly with customers. Travel is required to achieve the highest level of customer service. Sandhills pays for business-related travel expenses. A minimum of 90 days travel is required per year, as is a valid European driver’s licence.


*Manchester city centre location

*Competitive salary

*Use of company phone and tablet

*Regular travel with expense reimbursements


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree
  • Desire to work directly with customers
  • Willing to travel over 90 days per year
  • Experience working with customers
  • Results oriented
  • Flexible and open to change
  • Professional appearance and demeanour
  • Ability to travel by air and ground: valid driver’s license required
  • Strong computer skills
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Fluent in English and German

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