Commercial (Sales) Trainee

London / South East / Europe
c. £27,000
14 Jun 2017
27 Jun 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Commercial (Sales) Trainee

Job ref: 61105 | c. £27,000 | London / South East / Europe

The company

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the most admired manufacturers in the UK food industry. Positioned globally, this blue-chip company can offer a varied, exciting and rewarding career as the company believes strongly in developing personnel to their fullest potential and is committed to providing learning and development opportunities.

The job

The Commercial (Sales) Trainee is an approximate 12-24 month programme designed to prepare you for a defined professional management role within the sales team. You will have the unique opportunity to gain invaluable experience through completing placements firstly 6-12 months in the UK team, then 6-12 months at some of the company’s European plants with the long term goal of a larger role within the UK team.

You will work in a customer-focused, multicultural, feedback rich, open and informal environment where you will grow to understand the manufacturing process including sourcing, production and packaging. You will help the sales team by building long-term customer partnerships, deal with various customer related issues, make commercial based decisions, participate in cross functional project teams and take own project responsibilities.

Your experience

To be considered for the Commercial Sales Trainee job, you will be a holder of a 2:1 bachelor/masters degree within a commercial, business of food related discipline and either completed a sales related internship or possess experience of working in a commercial environment (approx. 1 year plus). You will be entrepreneurial, pro-active and have an independent attitude together with eagerness to work for a professional and international organisation with interesting career opportunities. You will also have geographical mobility and have the desire to work internationally; an additional European language such as German, Polish and Dutch would be an advantage. A UK valid driving licence is also required.

More details

The Commercial Sales Trainee job is based in the London / South East region and is paying c. £27,000 according to individual skills and previous experience.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Commercial Sales Trainee job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job by emailing me, Giverny Robinson-Sivyer, quoting job reference 61105.

What happens next

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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, Commercial Sales Traineeing, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing. We cover all job levels including Managers, Technologists, Technicians, Managers, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.