Graduate Trainee Sales Manager

23000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual + uncapped bonus
12 Apr 2021
10 May 2021
Sales, Sales Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Joining this graduate sales training scheme in Sunderland, you will learn about this market-leading electrical products business from the ground up, developing an understanding of how each department plays a significant role in their success. You'll receive a well-rounded training experience as well as completing a fully funded accredited sales qualification that covers customer understanding, product knowledge, market and competitor insight, rapport building, negotiation, presentation skills, business development and more.

You'll be working for the UK's largest and most successful electrical wholesaler - an essential business with annual sales of more than GBP1.3 billion. Trading from over 380 locations, the company employs over 4,000 staff and has more than 100,000 customers nationwide. They have a vast customer range including local authorities, schools and hospitals, electrical contracting companies and even the Queen (being royal warrant holders).

Role Responsibilities

As a Graduate Trainee Sales Manager, you will:

Learn about key areas of the business, market and the company's product range which includes lighting, cabling, wiring accessories, control and automation, ventilation, water heating, emergency lighting and fire detection and security access control, to name a few.
Complete a professional sales qualification which will equip you with all of the tools and skills needed to thrive in a successful sales career.
Build strong relationships with and deliver excellent customer service to new and existing B2B clients.
Manage current sales accounts, spot opportunities for growth and maximise profitability.
Progress through various sales-based roles and work towards management positions within the business.Rewards

The package for this graduate sales role includes:

A starting salary of GBP23,000 - GBP25,000
Your share of the company's profits in the form of a lucrative uncapped bonus
Extensive training on the company, their products and the industry
Continuous 'on the job' training and professional development
Mentoring from an experienced manager who has progressed through the graduate programme themselves
Company car (upon progression to a field-based role)
Pension scheme
25 days paid holiday per year
Opportunities to progress and build a successful careerRequirements

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

A well-presented, sales-focused graduate with some sales/customer service experience
Passionate about pursuing a career in business management within a sales environment
An excellent communicator and networker
Tenacious, driven and money-motivated
Able to build strong relationships with a wide variety of peoplePlease note: While this role is for the business' Sunderland location, there are graduate opportunities available across Yorkshire and the North East and we welcome applications from graduates across the region.

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