Graduate Business Development Manager - Crawley

Location
Crawley, West Sussex
Salary
£22,000 per annum
Posted
23 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1156655434
Sector
Business
Function
Graduate
Contract Type
Permanent
Are you a business-savvy and sales-focused graduate looking for a role where you can make an impact and progress quickly? This is a fantastic opportunity to join a £1.2 billion turnover group of distribution businesses who will fast-track you to a role where you will manage your own diary and be rewarded for your success.

The Opportunity

You'll be joining, a national, market-leading group of electrical distribution companies with a proven track record of developing graduate talent. Their location in Crawley is a large and successful and the Manager there, who will be your mentor, has progressed through this graduate programme themselves.

As a Graduate Business Development Manager, you will undertake an intensive training period learning about the company's products and operation. You'll receive a well-rounded training experience as well as completing a fully-funded accredited sales qualification that covers customer understanding, product knowledge, market and competitor insight, rapport building, negotiation, presentation skills, business development and more.

You will have an opportunity to progress to a field sales role within 6 months where you will be responsible for your own customer accounts and managing your own diary. You will proactively communicate with your customers via telephone and face-to-face visits, getting to know them and their business needs.

In this exciting and challenging role, how far you progress and how quickly you get there is in your hands. You will be given the tools to be successful, make an impact and progress.

What's in it for you?
  • Graduate training programme and one-on-one mentoring with a senior manager
  • Starting salary of £22,000 to £26,000 with regular salary reviews
  • Your cut of the company's profits in the form of an annual bonus - uncapped potential
  • Further progression opportunities to management level
  • High spec company car (after initial training period)
  • A chance to establish a career with a well-renowned business - opportunities with the group are highly sought after by industry professionals

Key skills required

This is an opportunity for graduates who stand out from the crowd. As such, we are looking for individuals who fulfil the following criteria:
  • Degree in any subject
  • Passionate about pursuing a career in business and sales
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to spot and capitalise on business opportunities
  • Tenacious and results-focused
  • Ready to hit the ground running

Think you've got what it takes? Don't miss out - apply today to find out more!

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