Graduate Training Scheme - Sales, Graphic Design, IT, Marketing

Posted 25 August by Starting Off
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JOB TITLE: Graduate Training Scheme (5 places available)


Excellent opportunities for motivated and ambitious graduates to join a well established company on

their Graduate Training Scheme. Due to continued success and growth of the business our client is

currently looking to recruit four candidates to follow their 12 month training programme that covers all

aspects of business from modern printing techniques & design through to sales, marketing & commercial

business allowing successful candidates to gain a wide breadth of company knowledge.

Successful completion of the course will enable each candidate to enter into a career within the one of

the following areas:

1 x Application Specialist 1 x Graphic Designer 1 x Sales Executive

1 x Stock Handling & Inventory Coordinator 1 x Marketing Analyst

Application Specialist

This role involves the development of proof of concepts, design, development, build, test and

implementation of systems to solve our clients' business and IT problems. The successful candidate will

receive training to develop an in-depth understanding of our products, offerings and services. This could

involve any aspect of Application Development and Management. They may also find themselves working

alongside our sales teams, providing technical project knowledge and guidance to

support the work that they do with our clients. Candidates with a relevant degree (e.g. IT or Graphic

design/multimedia) will be considered for this role.

Graphic Designer

Sterling are looking for creative thinkers, the business has lots of people who can help you delivery your

ideas. Bursting with energy, and looking at client problems from a different prospective are qualities that

will make you stand out at Sterling and really add to the creative process. An interest in trend and design

/ technology innovations would be an advantage. You will need to be able to work either in a team or on

your own initiative. Candidates with a Graphic Design or Advertising degree are preferred, although any

relevant form of design related degree will be considered.

Sales Executive

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who can take direction and work in a team. They must

have a key eye for detail, an ability to multi task and work under pressure. Good communication skills are

essential. Key task involved in this role include estimating, the booking in and overseeing of print jobs and

customer liaison. Candidates with a business management or sales & marketing related degree will be

Stock Holding & Inventory Co-Ordinator

This role requires excellent PC skills and proficiency in Microsoft software programmes, good

communication skills, both written and verbal and great attention to detail. This role covers logistics,

warehousing, distribution, project management and planning. Candidates with a relevant degree will be

Marketing Analyst

This role requires someone who enjoys working with spreadsheets and databases and has a passion for

analysing information and research. Daily tasks would include desk based research, for example on a

company website; mining and extracting information from databases and analysing information on

marketing campaigns using, for example Google Analytics and proprietary email software. You will largely

be working on your own, but supporting a number of internal departments specifically sales and

marketing teams. You must be proficient using Microsoft Excel and a working knowledge of Microsoft

Access is desirable. Applicants with a relevant degree in Mathematics, Business or Marketing will be

The training programme will involve both practical and commercial aspects in all areas of the business.

Graduate trainees will also be required to help secure new business, by preparing tender documents for

Public Sector opportunities.

Progress will be monitored by continual assessment culminating in an end of course evaluation.


  • Educated to degree level advantageous.

Candidates looking to go into Graphic Design or Application Specialist will need to have the relevant


Candidates looking to be a Sales Executive or Stock Holding & Inventory coordinator will need to have

qualifications in Business/Management related fields.

  • Computer literate and experienced in using MS Office & Outlook
  • Self motivation to seek out new opportunities for personal and organisational development
  • The ability to build and influence effective relationships with a variety of people and create enthusiasm and commitment to a shared vision
  • The ability to express ideas and impart key messages clearly, confidently and effectively through both written and oral communications to a variety of audiences
  • The ability to learn new skills and information quickly and confidently, to be able to adapt to working in a variety of teams
  • The ability to prioritise tasks and manage time effectively
  • The ability to devise innovative solutions to complex strategic problems
  • Good attention to detail with a commitment to high quality and accuracy
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Full driving license
  • A strong desire and enthusiasm for working in this industry
  • Ability to adjust to normal social circumstances
  • Takes instructions well
  • Willingness to learn
  • Competitive nature
  • Outgoing personality & confident

HOURS OF WORK: 8.45am - 5.30pm Monday -Friday

Reference: 43380681

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