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Graduate Job Graduate Commercial Trainee

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Discovery
Reference: J667
Salary: £21k - 24k per year  

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EXPIRY NOTICE: This job has now expired and will not be accepting any more applications.

We are one of the largest food manufacturing and distribution companies in the UK, employing over 6,500 people. We were established as a family run business over a century ago and despite our phenomenal growth we maintain our family values today. We recognise that success depends upon constant respect for people, quality and profit, and consider our most important asset to be our people.

We are committed to growing our own talent within the business and so are looking to recruit into a commercial role within the business.

Working within one of our brands you will be based in the offices of a large supermarket chain head office where you will work directly with the commercial departments. You will be liaising directly with the planning team you will provide support with the planning and evaluation of promotions going on within the supermarket chain.
The role will include spend time working on various studies to understand how to make the store work more efficiently with our products.
Each month you will be required to spend time at our product site for training and any meetings.

The ideal person for this position will be educated to degree level in a business related discipline (2.2 minimum) and will have a track record of personal and academic success. Other essential criteria include:
Strong Excel skills
Organised with excellent attention to detail
Able to multi-task and prioritise a varied workload, working to strict deadlines

All applicants must be flexible to visit stores out of office hours and must be prepared to travel and stay away when required.

Discovery Graduates are the retained managing consultants. All applications will be processed through Discovery. We regret due to the high volume of applications we receive; only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews. In the event that you are unsuccessful for this opportunity, we may still be able to help you and we will retain your application and consider you for other opportunities.


Location: UK locations

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