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Graduate Job Graduate International Account Executive

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Discovery
Reference: J162
Salary: £21,000 - £24,000 (dependant on experience)  

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

What is exciting about this role?
This is your chance to join a world-renowned confectionery company with great opportunities to learn and to progress. Also, because we are an international group we offer competitive salaries with bonus plan and benefits, and the chance for international travel.

What do we do?
We are a successful family-owned confectionery company with a positive working culture and strong values. We focus on our people, our brands, and our customer’s experience. As a Graduate International Account Executive you will be working within our fast-growing UK based travel retail business which supplies airports, ferries, border shops, airlines etc.

Where do you come in?
You will be maximising the business performance of allocated accounts.  This includes business planning, organising customer promotions, sales analysis and forecasting, monitoring stock levels, preparing presentations and attending meetings, and monitoring profitability. You will be assisting in the design of point of sales, research projects, annual planning, and the development of new business.

What do you need to demonstrate?
You will be of graduate calibre with a track record of achievement (a minimum of a 2:1 and BBC at A-Level or equivalent experience). This role has real responsibility and therefore we are looking for individuals with some exposure to business (ideally an Industrial Placement or 1-2 years of equivalent work experience). We are seeking individuals who are: 

  • persistent and sales driven
  • highly organised
  • a strong team player
  • confident presenting and negotiating 
  • comfortable analysing and evaluating information
  • committed to achieving work goals  


Candidates must be self motivated and relish the challenge of early responsibility.  Additional languages, ideally German, Spanish, would be a benefit. Candidates should possess IT skills, including knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint.

A Full Driving Licence is needed for this role, plus, you must be flexible to travel extensively.

If you are successful we will be legally required to ensure you are eligible to work in the UK.  Before you apply please check your eligibility.

All applications will be assessed by Discovery Graduates. We believe that every graduate is capable of getting a good graduate job given the right support, advice and training and we only work with companies who recognise the value that the right graduate can bring.

Location: Any Location, South East England, South West England, UK locations

Recruiter Details

Discovery Graduates
0121 212 3111

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