graduate commercial trainee

Basic Overview
Salary: £25000/annum OTE, Training, Mobile, Laptop
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
Minimum Salary: 25000.00
Maximum Salary: 25000.00
Job Location: North Yorkshire

Industry leading sales training programme
Company Profit Share Scheme
12 months rotation through various departments to give you full exposure to the business
Great career progression opportunities

The Company: Our client is one of the most highly respected and established names in the electrical wholesale distribution industry. They are the UK's leading distributor of branded electrical equipment to trade and industry. They are a huge company, and employ over 4,000 staff in its 380 locations throughout the UK and Ireland. It's an exciting time to join this fast-growing sales team in a company planning for continual growth.

The Role: Our client are looking to recruit, train and develop ambitious graduates to be based out of any of their 380 independently run profit centres across the UK.

As a Graduate Commercial Trainee, you will be educated on the Company, its products, the market and will benefit from continuous 'on the job' training. The graduate will also have to opportunity to receive professional sales training to equip the graduate with all of the tools and skills needed to flourish in a successful sales career. Progression into External Sales and then Profit Centre Management.

Requirements for this Commercial Trainee Role:

Educated to degree level or equivalent
Fantastic Verbal and written communication Skills
Full, clean UK driving license
Strong work ethic and a team player who can also work well on their own initiative
This role requires you to work 1 out of 4 Saturday mornings
You want to kick start your graduate scheme
You aren't afraid to get your hands dirty and fully immerse yourself your next role
You have a learning mindset and want to be coached and developed
You have a strong work ethic and the grit and stamina to continue when the going gets tough
You have finished studying and are ready for an immediate start!


As a Graduate Commercial Trainee, the package you will receive is:

£25000 Base salary
Company profit share scheme
25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Extensive professional sales training
Auto-enrolment into the Company's contributory pension scheme (after 3 months)
Personal development

What you will do: First 6 months

Learn a lot!
Based in a branch – you will start your training in a warehouse learning about the products, operating procedures, understanding the market, customers and suppliers.
You will then work your way through various departments including the trade counter to develop the skills needed for long term success.
Around month 4 you will start selling externally. Calling lapsed/dormant accounts and self-sourcing new accounts

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