graduate sales development programme, edmundson electrical in kingston upon hull

10 October 2019
data entry, pareto law
job type
£ 20,000 - £ 25,000 per year, £20000 - £25000 per annum
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kingston upon hull, yorkshire and the humber
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job type
working hours
£ 20,000 - £ 25,000 per year, £20000 - £25000 per annum
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data entry, pareto law
01625 255 255

job description

Role: Graduate Sales Development Programme, Edmundson Electrical
Salary: £20,000-£25,000 + company car
Ref: J9652:LEE

Looking for a challenging graduate career in sales? One that challenges your ambition and a fantastic working culture? Look no further!

Edmundson Electrical is one of the most highly respected and established names in the electrical wholesale distribution industry. Edmundson Electrical is the UK’s leading distributor of electrical equipment to trade and industry and employs over 4,000 staff in its 380 locations throughout the UK and Ireland. They specialise in providing outstanding levels of customer service and product solutions to a broad customer base ranging from small ‘one man band’ electricians to large multi-national mechanical and electrical contractors.

The Graduate Trainee Package:
  • A competitive basic salary
  • A company car
  • Auto-enrolment into the Company’s contributory pension scheme
  • 20 days paid holiday per year
  • Extensive training and personal development
The Graduate Trainee Role:  
  • Obtain a comprehensive knowledge of the business as you spend time training in different departments and functions of the business
  • Perform an external, customer facing sales role
  • Identify and develop new business opportunities from new customers and lapsed accounts
  • Gain thorough product knowledge to be competent and effective when dealing with customers and promoting the benefits of using Edmundson Electrical as a supplier of choice
  • Chase down leads, influence, negotiate and close deals over the phone and in person
The Edmundson graduate trainee will be educated on the Company, its products, the market and will benefit from continuous ‘on the job’ training. The graduate will also receive extensive classroom based professional sales training from Pareto Law. This will equip the graduate with all of the tools and skills needed to flourish in a successful sales career.

The Graduate Trainee Requirements: 
  • Educated to degree level
  • Fantastic verbal and written communication skills
  • Full, clean UK driving licence
  • Ambitious and driven
  • Confident presentation skills
  • A customer centric approach, comfortable dealing with professionals at all levels of seniority
  • A team player who can also work well on their own initiative
Next Steps:

If you require this job specification or to apply in an alternate format please visit the Pareto website.

(Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to contact all applicants directly. If you haven’t heard from us within 28 days please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.)