Trainee Area Sales Manager – Graduate Programme

Expiring today

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

Selling a wide range of products sourced from the world’s leading manufacturers, you’ll be joining a dynamic industry that is competitive, social and successful. Quick progression, a company car, professional development and a starting salary of up to £24K + uncapped OTE are all on offer.

The business you will be working for is one of the largest players in their industry. They are a group of electrical distribution companies who 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 Crawley business.
  • 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 an Area Sales Manager role
  • Build relationships with B2B customers
  • Manage key customer accounts and your own diary


  • 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

  • A graduate (ideally with a business degree or similar)
  • Passionate about business and sales
  • An excellent communicator
  • Self-motivated, independent and competitive
  • Tenacious and results-focused
  • Ready to hit the ground running

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