Graduate Opportunity - Sales Management Trainee
£18,000 – £25,000
Our client is a 7 billion dollar world leader in chemical distribution with an extensive network of 163 distribution centres spread across the United States, Canada and 18 countries in Europe. In the UK, our client serves customers from all industries, from pharmaceutical and personal care right through to construction and engineering. We offer a worldwide ‘local’ service and have a comprehensive distribution network in the UK.
Our client currently has an exciting opportunity to join the Sales Team based at their Milton Keynes site. In this role your main responsibilities will include managing a number of supplier relationships and associated product portfolios. You will also give administrative support to Product Manager(s) and be expected to liaise closely with stock and sales teams providing guidance and data analysis to ensure successful business results. At the end of the first year we will look to identify a suitable permanent role in the business that will prepare you for a management position.
The successful candidate will be educated to degree level, with a minimum qualification of 2:1 in a business related subject. You will be able to demonstrate sound commercial acumen combined with strong administrative and analytical skills. It is essential that you have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively and confidently at all levels.
Our client is looking for an individual with the drive, enthusiasm and ambition to develop a career within a fast paced commercial environment. You will be geographically mobile and willing to relocate for opportunities within the business going forward.
Our client asks a lot from their people, which is why they have done everything to ensure they give a lot in return. In addition to a highly competitive salary, our client also offers a modern “flexible benefits” package which includes pension, 25 days holiday (with the option to buy and sell), private healthcare and various discounts through their clients lifestyle programme. They also offer a working environment which is both supportive and enjoyable, putting an emphasis on the work – life balance which is the envy of employees in many other organisations.
networx is not a typical agency. We handle applications on behalf of our clients. After applying for this role you will be sent an email that it is essential you read in order to complete your application. Unlike a traditional agency we do not hold a database of candidates or put candidates forward for any other vacancies than those to which they have applied.