Graduate Management and Sales Trainee - Uncapped bonus

Bridgewater Resources UK Ltd
09 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a money-motivated and driven Graduate looking for the right opportunity to develop a long-term career with an established national market leading business? Are you looking for a career with great earning potential?

Our client is a leading nationwide group of distribution companies with an annual turnover exceeding £500 million and they are looking for someone like you to join their growing business in Exeter, to continue to drive the company's success. You will receive a basic salary of up to £22,000, plus a host of other benefits including:

*An uncapped annual bonus linked to your performance and that of your branch
*Progression to an external sales role, with a package including a company car, smart phone and laptop
*Initial products and skills training in various business fields, including industry sales training
*Opportunity to meet, liaise with and learn from successful managers within the business
*Salary review after 6 months
*Optional membership of the company pension scheme

The Opportunity

As one of 8 major brands within a market-leading group of distribution businesses, our client is a leading electrical distributor to many industries. With an extensive range of stock and representing in excess of 180 leading manufacturers (including Philips Lighting, Bosch, KitchenAid, Samsung and Sony), they serve all regional areas in the UK along with Northern and the Republic of Ireland.

Employing over 1,500 people at 100+ locations across the UK, the group 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+.

At the beginning of your career, you will:

*Develop strong relationships with prospective and existing clients
*Gain an insight into various fields of the business
*Liaise with various stakeholders and negotiate deals
*Drive for results in a competitive professional B2B sales environment
*Help to identify new business opportunities
*Receive bespoke mentoring and training
*Be offered an initial starting salary of £20,000-£22,000 with salary review after 6 months
*Prove yourself, gain autonomy and progress within the business

The business is continually growing through new acquisitions due to the first-class service they provide. Their impressive expansion is also a direct result of the long-lasting relationships they build with their customers, suppliers and employees.

The business offers outstanding opportunities and development to high calibre graduates who are aspiring entrepreneurs, to allow them to gain hands-on experience in a rewarding commercial environment.


You should be 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 sales environment
*A natural networker with experience in customer service and/or sales
*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 strong business acumen
*A confident driver with a full UK licence

If you are an ambitious, outgoing graduate looking for a brilliant opportunity to develop a long term career, then they are definitely looking for someone like you. Don't miss out, apply today as interviews are happening soon!

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