Graduate Business Trainee

Southampton, Hampshire
£20,000 to £24,000
09 Jul 2018
06 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Full Time

Are you a driven and money-motivated graduate who thrives on building client relationships and hitting targets? This is an exceptional opportunity to join a market-leading group of businesses where you can forge a successful and rewarding career.

Who will you be working for?

You’ll be working for a successful group of electrical distribution companies who offer fantastic opportunities for high calibre, entrepreneurial graduates who want to work in a rewarding commercial environment. They have an impressive annual turnover exceeding 1.2 billion and already employ over 4,000 people across the UK.

Building long-lasting relationships is the core of their business – that is relationships with their customers, suppliers and employees. It is these relationships and the high-quality service they provide that allows them to continue to grow and build upon their success.


As a Graduate Business Management Trainee, you will:

  • Receive products, skills and leading industry sales training
  • Gain a valuable insight into various areas of the business
  • Receive one-on-one mentoring with a senior manager
  • Develop relationships with both existing and new customers and suppliers
  • Progress to a key Area Sales Manager/Business Development Manager role and beyond


As a Graduate Business Management Trainee, you will receive:

  • Starting salary of £20,000 to £24,000 (depending on experience)
  • Regular salary reviews as you progress
  • Your cut of the company’s profits in the form of an annual lump sum bonus – uncapped potential
  • High-spec company car (after initial training period)
  • Opportunity to develop the skills required for management

About you:

  • A business-related degree (or similar)
  • A passion for business and sales
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivation, resilience and drive
  • A full UK driving licence

Think you’ve got what it takes? Don’t miss out – apply today!



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