Graduate Trainee – Business & Sales – Bournemouth

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£20,000 – £24,000 per annum
19 Nov 2018
16 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an ambitious and money-motivated graduate looking to develop a career within a fast-paced and challenging business environment? This is a fantastic opportunity for you to make a real impact within a large and successful £1.2 billion group of businesses.


  • You’ll be joining, a national, market-leading group of electrical distribution companies with a proven track record of developing graduate talent.
  • As a Graduate Trainee, you will immerse yourself in an intensive training period and gain insight into various areas of the business.
  • You will receive product, skills and industry sales training, and one-on-one mentoring with a senior manager.
  • After your training period, you will progress to Business Development Manager level where you will be responsible for your own customer accounts and managing your own diary.
  • You will proactively communicate with your customers via telephone and face-to-face visits, getting to know them and their business needs.
  • In this exciting and challenging role, how far you progress and how quickly you get there is in your hands.
  • You will be given the tools to be successful, make an impact and progress.

About You

  • This is an opportunity for graduates who stand out from the crowd. As such, we are looking for individuals who fulfil the following criteria:
    • Business-related degree (or similar)
    • Passionate about pursuing a career in business and sales
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Able to spot and capitalise on business opportunities
    • Tenacious and results-focused
    • Full UK driving licence


  • Starting 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
  • Further progression opportunities to management level
  • High spec company car (after initial training period)
  • A chance to establish a career with a well-renowned business – opportunities with the group are highly sought after by industry professionals

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