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date_icon_black04 Jul 2018
location_icon_blackWest Midlands
currency_icon_black£ Competitive
date_icon_black04 Jul 2018
location_icon_blackWest Midlands
currency_icon_black £ Competitive
Our client offers a broad range of products in the medicaldevice market and they are part of a global group of companies.
date_icon_black04 Jul 2018
location_icon_blackNorth East
currency_icon_black£26,000 plus excellent benefits
date_icon_black04 Jul 2018
location_icon_blackNorth East
currency_icon_black £26,000 plus excellent benefits
They are looking for 2 Commercial Graduates to join the Components Division of the business based initially from their site in Jarrow, Newcastle.
date_icon_black20 Jun 2018
location_icon_blackLondon
currency_icon_black£25,000 + commission
date_icon_black20 Jun 2018
location_icon_blackLondon
currency_icon_black £25,000 + commission
This award-winning computer graphics and visual effects developer is used globally by leading artists, designers and creative professionals.
date_icon_black24 Jun 2018
location_icon_blackLondon
currency_icon_black£18,000 - £21,000 + commission
date_icon_black24 Jun 2018
location_icon_blackLondon
currency_icon_black £18,000 - £21,000 + commission
This award-winning advertising technology company specializes in premium mobile advertising. Their creative support and data-driven advertising soluti
date_icon_black31 Jul 2018
location_icon_blackWimbledon
currency_icon_blackCompetitive + benefits
date_icon_black31 Jul 2018
location_icon_blackWimbledon
currency_icon_black Competitive + benefits
When it comes to graduate roles, we realise that you’re not just looking to kick-start your career, you’re looking for an unforgettable adventure.
date_icon_black30 Jun 2018
location_icon_blackLondon, Victoria
currency_icon_black£23,000-£25,000
date_icon_black30 Jun 2018
location_icon_blackLondon, Victoria
currency_icon_black £23,000-£25,000
We're looking for hard-working, ambitious trainee recruitment consultants to join our fast-growing and award-winning team immediately.Recruitment is a
date_icon_black30 Jun 2018
location_icon_blackLondon, Victoria
currency_icon_black£23,000-£25,000
date_icon_black30 Jun 2018
location_icon_blackLondon, Victoria
currency_icon_black £23,000-£25,000
This role is split into 2 key areas, Business Development and Account Development. This means working with both new and existing clients to make sure
date_icon_black30 Jun 2018
location_icon_blackLondon, Victoria
currency_icon_black£23,000-£25,000
date_icon_black30 Jun 2018
location_icon_blackLondon, Victoria
currency_icon_black £23,000-£25,000
Are you seeking a new role with quick progression to put you at the top of the game, working with expert Consultants where exceptional is the norm? We
date_icon_black30 Jun 2018
location_icon_blackLondon, Victoria
currency_icon_black£23,000-£25,000
date_icon_black30 Jun 2018
location_icon_blackLondon, Victoria
currency_icon_black £23,000-£25,000
Support the Talent Acquisition Managerwith the end to end recruitment cycles for all Associate Consultant hires, ensuring we deliver a seamless journe
We’re the world’s largest building society, who is dedicated to being an ethical business and giving back to the world. Our graduate programmes are fulfilling, offer a competitive starter package and will open up a huge number of opportunities to you."
Co-op offers a different approach to big business; one that’s down to earth and straightforward. Across our multiple areas, from food to insurance, our 70,000 people work together to make our decent, fair, ethically and morally strong business succeed."
Whilst we primarily operate in the financial market, our graduate schemes cover much more than these roles. From Investment Banking, to Technology, to Legal, there will definitely be a place for committed and passionate graduates in our workplace."
As an international healthcare services organisation, we're all about having people in the business who are capable of seizing opportunities and driving sustainable growth. We have more than 6,000 employees across 22 countries."
The UK is the only place in the world where all three of BMW Group’s brands (BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars) are represented by manufacturing operations. Whether you’re a recent graduate looking to kick-start your career, or a young professional ready for your next challenge – you’re sure to find exciting and rewarding opportunities with us."
Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. Powered by the world's most trusted news organization, we have graduate opportunities in business, finance, sales and technology."
Savillis is a global real estate services providers, with an international network of more than 700 offices. Each site is sociable, friendly with a healthy work-life balance. All we ask from our employees is that you always bring your A game. "
Buchanan Search was founded in 2013 by James Baker, who brought over 10 years of recruitment and executive search experience to the firm.
RedTusk was established with the overriding objective to deliver high performing sales personnel to some of world’s most exciting businesses.   We recruit across the North of England, London, and the Southwest and we have also on occasio…
We are an expert in recruitment. CV-Library takes pride in detailing jobs across all sectors for the nation's student and graduate job-seekers.
We fasttrack our graduates into leading jobs within a wide range of sectors. Basic salaries range from 18-30k. Fasttrack Graduates average earnings are £40,000 and top performers can expect to earn over £100,000.
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HELPING YOU FIND A CAREER IN Sales

Graduate sales jobs are about so much more than cold calling - that's a myth that needs leaving in the 1980s! Sales graduates are more likely to find themselves working with clients on creative briefs, pitching big-budget ideas and hunting out innovative solutions to marketing problems. It's exciting - connect with employers here to find out more.

LOOKING FOR a Sales CAREER?
Q
How much can I earn as a Sales Assistant?
earnings
Sales assistants (for example in retail) can earn £14,000-18,000, with sales managers and senior staff earning over £40,000 and more depending on the company. Account Mangers – high level sales roles that involve project and client management as well as direct selling – can start on around £24,000, but can rise hugely with experience. Sales jobs also usually include performance-related bonuses, as well as commission on the items or services sold.
Q
What qualifications do I need to be a Sales Assistant?
qualifications
With a Bachelors Degree Although you don’t necessarily need a related degree, if you are looking for a graduate job in sales most employers will be looking for candidates with at least a 2.1 in any subject.

If you are selling a very specific product, for example pharmaceuticals, it may be useful to have a qualification in this area in order than you have all the technical knowledge required. Large companies may be able to offer a graduate scheme, which will be structured and last for around two years.

After gaining some experience in a sales environment you may look into professional qualifications offered by the Chartered Institute of Marketing or the Institute of Sales and Marketing Management.
Q
What skills do I need to be a Sales Assistant?
skills
The skills required of sales people are multi-faceted. Whilst being persuasive and often borderline pushy, it is important not to come across as aggressive out of fear of losing the deal. Drive and resilience are two of the most important skills that you must have in order to succeed in a sales environment, as well as the ability to deal with high pressure situations, tight deadlines and frequent knock-backs.

From a business perspective, you must be fully aware of the market that you are selling into, as well as having a strong commercial awareness.

Other important skills for those working in sales include:
  • Strong customer service
  • Tact
  • Enthusiasm
  • Teamwork
  • Exceptional communication
  • Confidence
  • Negotiation
Q
What experience do I need to get a job in Sales?
experience
Experience in any sales-focused role – whether this is working in a shop or helping sell products in some other way – is beneficial when looking for jobs in this industry.
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