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Graduate Trainee – Sales, Business and Management – Coventry

Are you a motivated and driven graduate looking to start a fantastic career with a market-leading business? Are you ambitious, commercially-minded and looking for a graduate scheme where you can gain hands-on experience in a rewarding business environment? If you want a role with a great earning potential and the chance to prove yourself, then this is the opportunity for you.

We are working with a national distributor, part of a leading group of distribution businesses with an annual turnover exceeding £0.6 billion. The company works with major technical and electrical product manufacturers and has over 100 years’ experience in its marketplace. They are looking for a business-focused graduate to join their graduate programme at their successful operation in Coventry.

With locations covering the whole of the UK, the company is passionate about developing graduate talent. You will receive a basic starting salary of £18,000 – £20,000 (depending on experience and increased as you progress), plus a host of other benefits including:

  • A lucrative and uncapped bonus
  • Progression to a key role within the business (with salary reviews and a company car as you progress)
  • Initial products and skills training in various business fields, including top industry sales training
  • One-to-one mentoring with a successful manager within the business and opportunity to network with other key players in the company
  • Optional membership of the company pension scheme

The Role

At the beginning of the graduate programme, you will learn about all areas of the business so that you develop a strong understanding of its operational and commercial aspects. You will build strong relationships with prospective and existing B2B clients and you will continue to have more impact so you can progress to a key role. This includes the opportunity to progress to Business Development Manager level, which will come with a company car.

To ensure your success in the role you will receive bespoke mentoring and training from the successful manager of the company’s Coventry location. This Manager also joined the company on their commercial trainee scheme and has successfully progressed with the business. If you prove yourself, you will also have the chance to progress. You will gain autonomy and have a much higher earning potential. Many of their managers initially started their career as trainees and now run their own business within the group – earning salaries of £35,000-£50,000 + generous bonuses.

Think you have what it takes? Don’t miss out, apply today!

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