Sales and Marketing Executive - Graduate Trainee

Posted 19 March by Cream Soda Recruitment

Sales and Marketing Executive - Graduate Trainee


£18,000 - £20,000


This is a fantastic, entry-level graduate opportunity to join the largest supplier of filled bedding in the UK, working with leading home brands.

You will be working closely alongside the Sales & Marketing Director and gain an enviable grounding in business, specifically focusing in sales & marketing.

To be successful, you’ll need to be a confident, dynamic individual with a business or marketing degree, strong communication skills, great organisation and determination to succeed along with a customer-centric approach.

Main duties for the Sales and Marketing - Graduate Trainee:

  • To provide key support to the Sales & Marketing Director in all aspects of their daily business including sales support to confirm prices, fulfil sample requests, chase estimates & collate presentations.
  • Control of meeting preparation - circulation of diary invites, comprehensive agendas, full preparation of presentation packs, and any relevant sales reports.
  • Attendance at key customer meetings & immediate production of detailed meeting notes - for distribution to customers and internal teams.
  • Formulating reports, analysing data, presenting outputs, generating ideas for continuous improvement and customer focus in all activities.
  • Lots of communication with internal colleagues and customers, face to face, by phone and email.
  • Maintain sales samples, assist with the showroom & sample room and update with current product offer.
  • General office support, first point of call to answer general queries plus household duties at meetings.

Key Requirements:

  • Business related degree, ideally with a placement year or some work experience.
  • Extremely organised.
  • Great verbal, written and communication skills with excellent phone manner to establish positive relationships and credibility.
  • Show creativity and attention to detail.
  • Professional, flexible and helpful approach.
  • Tenacious, resilient with a 'can do’ attitude to ensure task completion within timescale.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office especially Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
  • Ability to show initiative and prioritise your workload, resolve problems & meet deadlines.
  • Good sales orientation and a clear & confident ambassador for the company.
  • Must have own car due to nature of role and locations of the business.

Required skills

  • Marketing
  • Sales

Application questions

Do you own your own car?
Do you have a Business Related Degree?
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office especially Excel, Word and Powerpoint.?

Reference: 34714231

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