Commercial Graduate

Location
London and the South East
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
08 Jun 2018
Closes
06 Jul 2018
Ref
GRAD65513
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client has an extensive network of 18 manufacturing facilities in the UK, employing approximately 1,800 people.

They are a leading manufacturer of a diverse and trusted range of concrete and clay building products used extensively within the construction sector, with instantly recognisable brands such as Thermalite blocks, London Brick, Ecostock, Cradley, Formpave and Jetfloor, and Bison Precast.

Their product range comprises of clay bricks, Thermalite blocks, aggregate blocks, Red Bank chimney, roofing and flue systems, precast concrete and flooring products and Formpave permeable paving.

They represent exactly what they do and have always done. Their purpose is to manufacture products that are the essential to the nation’s construction sector, helping their customers build with ease and confidence. Moreover, they continue to lead their industry in terms of standards and safety.

The Role

As one of their Commercial Graduates, you will gain experience of the Area Sales Manager role, the Customer Contact Centre, Distribution, Marketing and Commercial Reporting with the aim of fulfilling the role of an Area Sales Manager at the end of the 24 month training period.

Establishing and maintaining good customer relations, you will promote the company’s products and services to both existing and potential customers, developing an understanding of their needs and dynamics for each of the key channels to market; merchants, factors and house builders. Maintaining and operating internal recording, reporting and administration systems, you assist at exhibitions, conferences, presentations and other functions as required and keep abreast of developments in commercial, technical and policy matters.

The Candidate

This is a fantastic opportunity for a recent graduate who is looking to start a career in the construction industry! All that they ask is that you are educated to Degree level and are highly motivated with strong team ethics. You’ll need to possess excellent communication and customer relationship skills, be able to prioritise own workload and be able to work on own initiative with minimum supervision.

You will also need to hold a full UK driving licence and be flexible and willing to travel to various sites across the UK.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.