Graduate Sales Executive – Full Time –


Who would’ve thought 24 months ago that working in your living room with trackies on the bottom and business attire on the top would have been the norm for a work day, but here we are. As we slowly move into an era where COVID is FINALLY becoming a thing of the past, we now face another challenge. What do you wear to work if you can’t wear gym leggings? How do you face a daily commute like we once did?

DO not panic!! We are here to help!
Our market leading client is offering the best of both worlds. With a hybrid working environment you only have to face that dilemma as many times a week as you would like with all those days you’re not, being based back in the safety of your living room (and dressing gown if necessary!)

The role: Based from the Coventry office while training, the role of Trainee Sales Executive involves supporting with the management of key export distribution partners and major retail multiples such as Tesco, B&Q, Asda and Homebase. You will be put on a full training and development plan and as you learn more about the customers and the company you will gradually be given responsibility for the accounts

To provide back-office support for UK retail and implement targeted growth plans for allocated accounts.
Support allocated export customers and implement targeted growth plans to secure additional market penetration.
Assist in developing and presenting business plans
Support with the negotiation and control of returns, co-op and rebate budgets, terms of payment and sales conditions.
Maintain pricing structures and contribution margin
Plan, prepare and deliver effective company profile and product range presentations to customers
Work with key internal departments to ensure customer’s needs are met and development plans fully supported
Analyse sales data and provide required reports.
Provide accurate sales forecasts
Monitor and maintain product stock levels at customer.
Monitor and report on competitor’s activities within the sectorThe company: Established over 30 years ago, our client is a global specialist manufacturer of fully integrated fire detection systems. Their products are competitively priced, technologically advanced and have a number of clear market leading features and benefits which are proving attractive to the retail sector. With an inhouse design and innovation team based in the UK, they are continually improving and designing new solutions to stay ahead in the marketplace.

For this role who do you need to be?Bachelors degree ideally in a business related discipline

Ambitious and driven to develop career
Positive attitude and keen to learn
Ideally some commercial awareness
Confident, enthusiastic with an excellent ability to build strong client relationships.So what does this package look like?

Up to £28k basic salary
£6,000 bonus
Healthcare, 25 days annual leave + stats


Job Type: Permanent

Location: Coventry, West Midlands

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