Graduate Business Trainee - Major UK Distributor - Leeds

Bridgewater Resources UK Ltd
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you money-motivated, driven and looking to start a fantastic career with a market-leading business? Are you an ambitious, commercially-minded university graduate who wants to gain hands-on experience in a rewarding business environment? If you want a role with a great earning potential and the chance to prove yourself, then this is the opportunity for you.

We are working with a national distributor, part of a leading group of distribution businesses with an annual turnover exceeding £0.5 Billion. The company works with major household names including Tassimo, Dyson, Morphy Richards, Bosch and Philips, to name a few. They are looking for a business-focused graduate to join their successful operation in Leeds as a Graduate Business Trainee.

With locations covering the whole of the UK, the company is passionate about developing graduate talent. You will receive a basic starting salary of up to £22,000 (increased as you progress), plus a host of other benefits including:

  • A lucrative and uncapped profit share
  • Progression to a key role within the business (with salary reviews as you progress)
  • Initial products and skills training in various business fields, including top industry sales training
  • One-to-one mentoring with a successful manager within the business and opportunity to network with other key players in the company
  • Optional membership of the company pension scheme

The Role

At the beginning of your career, you will develop strong relationships with prospective and existing clients and gain an insight into various fields of the business so you can progress to a key role. You will drive for results in a competitive professional B2B sales environment and help to identify new business opportunities. To ensure your success in the role you will receive bespoke mentoring and training from the successful manager of the company's Leeds location. If you prove yourself, you will gain autonomy, progress within the business and have a much higher earning potential. The company is passionate about developing graduate talent. Many of their managers initially started their career as trainees and now run their own business within the group - earning £40,000-£50,000+.

If you are a driven university graduate who is:

  • Money motivated, target-focused and passionate about building solid business relationships
  • Seeking a career in a professional business to business environment
  • A competitive self-starter with the drive and ambition to succeed and progress
  • Well-presented, polished and eager to impress at business meetings
  • A positive, confident and enthusiastic communicator
  • Commercially aware with a strong business acumen
  • Looking for a brilliant opportunity to develop a long term career

Then we are definitely looking for someone like you. Don't miss out, apply today!

About Bridgewater Graduates

We are specialists in graduate recruitment, offering a range of exceptional roles with market leaders throughout the UK and recruiting only the very best for the best. We are passionate about working with graduates to help them find their perfect role. We will get to know you, your goals, aspirations and ambitions in order to assist you in making an informed career choice.