Graduate Sales Executive

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Sales and Retail
  • External Reference

Calling all graduates!

Have you recently graduated or are you going to graduate this year? Are you looking to kick-start your career in sales? Do you want to work for a highly innovative company that will train, develop and reward you? If so, this could be the perfect role and company for you!

Founded in 1974, my client is a world leader in factory automation products. Having experienced rapid growth, they are now turning over more than $5 billion global sales per year and also operate on 50% profit due to their Direct Sales model! They have repeatedly been listed in the Forbes magazine for the most innovative companies in the world and have over 250,000 clients worldwide, including the main blue chip manufacturers.

Job Specification:

My client is now seeking ambitious individuals who are hungry to succeed and looking to advance their career within Consulting Sales. Your daily duties will be as follows:

IMPORTANT: The roles are based in Birmingham and Heathrow. Please note that these roles are for July, August and September start dates but interviews will be taking place in February and March.


  • Basic Minimum Starting Salary £28,000

  • Quarterly Bonus

  • Company car

  • 20 days holiday plus stats

  • Advanced Company Pension

  • Life Cover & Private Healthcare

  • Subsidised Gym Membership

  • Full Expensed Travel and Accommodation

  • Laptop and Mobile Phone

My client also provides a 4 - 8 week training programme which aims to give you a strong technical understanding of their products and an idea of what you will encounter out on the road. However, this is only the start of your continued training and development which will take place throughout your career!

Duties to include:

  • Direct Sales position to which you will be delegated your own territory

  • Weekly Structure: 2 Office Days, 3 Field Days

  • Your role will be to find and follow up on business leads and schedule new business opportunities

  • You will be meeting and demonstrating our products to technicians, engineers, managers and directors to sell effective solutions

  • To be a key contributor to our dynamic, close knit sales team

  • To be able to work in a fast-paced environment where no two weeks are the same

Personal Requirements:

  • Degree educated in any discipline, however Business/Economics, Scientific or Technical degree (Engineering, electronics or similar) would be beneficial

  • Ideally 2.1 or above in a Business or Technical Discipline. (We will accept degrees from all other disciplines and 2:2 grade providing grades in Maths/Physics are strong at GCSE or A Level and you demonstrate that you have worked throughout University in a role where you have gained transferable skills).

  • Previous Sales or Commercial experience

  • A hunger to succeed and over-achieve

  • Extremely positive and enthusiastic individual with natural sales ability

  • Must be eligible to work in the UK

  • Must have a full driving licence, valid in the UK

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

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Please apply with your CV to: Rehana Begum