Trainee Sales Manager

Crawley, West Sussex
£20,000 to £24,000
09 Jul 2018
06 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Full Time

Are you an ambitious and money-motivated graduate looking for a role where you can make an impact and progress quickly? This is an opportunity to join a dynamic industry that is competitive, social and successful. £24K starting salary, uncapped OTE and a company car are all on offer.

Who will you be working for?

The business you will be working for is one of the largest players in their industry. They are a group of electrical distribution companies with a vast range of customers across industries including hotels/leisure, construction, electrical contractors and retail. They already employ over 4,500 people across hundreds of UK locations and are well-established and highly respected.

The business offers excellent progression opportunities and promotes a culture of autonomy and financial rewards for success. Many of their managers initially started their career as graduate trainees and now run their own business within the group – earning impressive salaries and generous bonuses.


Due to continued growth, this successful group are now looking for commercially-minded graduates to join and make an impact on their businesses across the South East.

As a Graduate Trainee Sales Manager, you will:

  • Join an energetic and sociable team
  • Immerse yourself in an intensive training period and gain insight into various areas of the business
  • Receive product, skills and industry sales training
  • Work closely with a senior manager mentor
  • Quickly progress to a key sales role within the business
  • Build relationships with B2B customers
  • Manage key customer accounts and your own diary


As a Graduate Trainee Sales Manager, you will receive:

  • An initial salary of £20,000 to £24,000 with regular salary reviews
  • Your cut of the company’s profits in the form of an annual bonus – uncapped potential
  • Thorough training tailored to you
  • Further progression opportunities
  • A high-spec company car (after initial training period)
  • The opportunity to establish a career with a well-renowned business – opportunities with the group are highly sought after by industry professionals

About you:

To be successful in this role, you should be:

  • A graduate with a degree in any subject
  • Passionate about business
  • An excellent communicator
  • Self-motivated, independent and competitive
  • Tenacious and results-focused
  • Ready to hit the ground running

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

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