Summary of the job roleAre you an ambitious graduate looking for a role where you can make an impact and progress quickly? Joining this £5 billion, global group of companies will enable you to kick-start a successful and rewarding long-term career. About the opportunity You'll be working for a global, market-leading distributor of electrical equipment. Their customers include government agencies and local authorities, the hotel and leisure industry, building and construction industry, electrical engineering, industrial companies, facilities management and power generation businesses, to name a few. With over 4,000 employees across 350 UK branches, they also have a proven track record of developing graduate talent. This growing company is looking for a driven graduate with entrepreneurial spirit to join their established location in Crawley. As a Trainee Area Sales Manager, you will: Become a part of a highly sociable and fast-paced industry Gain valuable insight into various areas of the business Receive product, skills and leading industry sales training Complete an accredited sales qualification in-house and with an external training provider Be mentored by an experienced senior manager Have the opportunity to progress to an Areas Sales Manager/Business Development Manager role within 6 months Build relationships with new B2B clients Manage current accounts and maximise profitability With this business, your development is limited only by your own ambition. You will be given the tools to be successful, make an impact and progress quickly. How you will be rewarded The company is keen to reward the hard work and success of its employees. As a Trainee Area Sales Manager, you will receive: An initial salary of between £22,000 - £24,000 (depending on experience) A generous, performance-related bonus Regular salary reviews High-spec company car (after initial training period) Further progression opportunities What you should be To be successful in this role, you should be: A graduate with a degree in any subject An excellent communicator A quick learner Energetic and motivated Ready to hit the ground running Think you have what it takes? Apply today to find out more about this exciting opportunity.