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Graduate Job Commercial Sales Graduate

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Discovery
Reference: J1120
Salary: £20k per year + Benefits + OTE Yr1 £30k  

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A three year graduate programme, complete with development opportunities, including enrolment on the Discovery OPEN Programme as well as ISMM training and support for additional qualifications where necessary. There will be opportunities for incremental pay reviews throughout the programme, based on your success.


Based in our modern city centre offices with occasional off-site client visits you will be working in our sales division where you will be selling a highly effective recruitment and training solution to sales directors, managing directors and business owners that enables organisations to grow their own sales talent.

You will become an expert in professional selling, networking, tendering for business and negotiation. By gaining a thorough understanding of the challenges and complexities our clients face, you will demonstrate how our knowledge and expertise delivers highly effective solutions.

Our Commercial Sales Programme will take you through a breadth of valuable training alongside your day-to-day role in the business.

In essence, your role is to identify forward thinking organisations who need a more robust or fresh approach to building their future star performers.

You will be supported by a fantastic recruitment delivery team who deliver unparalleled success of providing ‘choice of quality’ candidates for our clients with evidenced capability.

Our ‘best in class’ assessment process which incorporates elements of cutting edge neuroscience to identify high impact behaviours and supported by our ISMM and ILM accredited training delivers the highest retention rates within our field of expertise.


The Discovery Sales is a highly successful sales recruitment and training division of the Discovery ADR Group. Fundamentally, we make it easier for companies to attract develop and retain exceptional graduate sales talent within their businesses. 

Over the last 17 years we have built an enviable reputation as a business clearly defined by the commitment to excellence and the results we deliver. We are a values driven business where hard work and integrity is recognised and rewarded. Every single member of the team plays a massively important part in our success.

We are passionate about seeing people flourish at all points in their career and we hold an unswerving belief that companies are better when they develop their people.


You will be an intelligent, articulate, professional graduate, (minimum of a 2:2 and good A’ levels). Ideally you will have some commercial experience and / or experience in a client facing B2B sales role.

Driven and competitive by nature you will have an unwavering desire and commitment to your career which we will support through continued training, professional development and career opportunities.

If you do not have any work experience we still want to hear from you as we will always consider you for trainee roles.

You will need a full driving license and be flexible to travel to meetings


  • Excellent salary and unlimited on target earnings.
  • Working with a great team of graduates and industry experts.
  • The opportunity to work with some of the best and most exciting companies in the UK.
  • Professional training and continued professional development.
  • Fantastic city centre offices in the heart of the business district and just four minutes’ walk from the station.
  • A highly positive, supportive culture.


One of our core values is that we are committed to seeing people flourish and growing our own talent. As such you can expect to be supported with your development. With industry leading training, a Future Leader’s Programme and opportunities within the group, our investment in your future secures our future.

If you are excited by this opportunity and would like to find out more please apply today for immediate consideration by sending your CV and covering letter to the recruitment team.


Professional selling in today’s modern world is far removed from what it once was. Selling in the 21st century centres around building strong relationships where a clear understanding your clients’ needs and challenges are identified in order to provide the most appropriate solution.

Sales people and clients are not in opposition, they work side by side. Sales people are partners where their clients have absolute trust and confidence that the proposed solution is right for them. Selling is about educating your audience, sharing best practice and enlightening them to ways of solving the challenges which they face on a daily basis within your sphere of expertise.

If you are committed to finding a role in which you can use your excellent problem solving skills and interpersonal skills to build quality partnerships with businesses, and help businesses become more profitable through solving their people problems, then this is the role for you.


Location: West Midlands

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