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Graduate Commercial Trainee (2 places available)

£25,000 + company car
Degree Discipline & Classification
Degree Educated- Relevant Degree
UCAS Points
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About Our Client

Our client is Europe’s leading packaging company and one of the leading paper-based packaging companies in the world.

Listed on the London Stock Exchange and part of the FTSE 100 Index with approximately 46,000 employees in over 350 sites across 35 countries and with revenue of €9.0 billion in 2019.

Inspired people produce great results and our client is a group of inspired people.
With a long history and experience in the point-of-sale market, our client has built lasting relationships with some of the biggest worldwide brands. Their investment in the latest technologies and equipment within their workplace, has enabled them to create a uniquely flexible production capacity that allows them to offer the quickest lead times in the POS market. Customer service is at the core of the clients DNA and their behaviours, culture and values are underpinned by their three core principles of Respect, Integrity and being Authentic.

Roles & Responsibilities

Our client is currently looking for two dynamic, charismatic, ambitious graduates to join our clients team, working with their base of blue chip clients. This is a unique opportunity to develop your career within this corporate structure. They have a track record of developing people and helping them deliver on their ambitions, whether that be locally, across the UK or globally.
This is an AMAZING opportunity for two high calibre, ambitious Graduates looking for a challenging client focused role that offers development and outstanding progression!

As part of the new business team (sales and marketing), they will provide you with the training and development you need to successfully navigate becoming a sales professional. In a real-life, challenging work setting, you will receive on and off the job training, mentoring and coaching, whilst making a recognisable contribution to the company growth plans.

Working as part of the sales and marketing team, you will develop a good understanding of the clients market. Develop your interpersonal skills and ability to negotiate effectively. This

will allow you to develop a clear view of the different areas of a world-leading business. You can expect to develop your career, be that Sales or Marketing, or maybe something different altogether.


  • Develop new business via client visits, research and intelligent sales techniques
  • Maintain strengthen and develop key customer relationships.
  • To regularly visit customers at their premises to initiate and progress projects.
  • To manage the development of client projects from the customer through the relevant internal departments.
  • Working with internal departments to facilitate the approval process between the retailer and the client
  • Provide additional market support to the Management where required.

This is a focused role to support client’s customer’s needs, prompt decision making and having a proactive approach in relation to the management and development of customer projects. You need to be able to present information to clients on all levels, be proactive and be able to be present in board/marketing client meetings and contribute

Skills Required

You will be confident and ambitious, with a natural flair for building relationships at all levels of business and have outstanding communication skills.

  • 2:1 in any Degree discipline
  • Full UK Driving Licence is essential
  • Highly ambitious and driven
  • Right to work in the U.K. without Sponsorship
  • Proficient in M.S. Office programs
  • Committed to continuous personal development
  • Customer focused approach
  • Analytical and ability to handle complexity
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to engage with clients on all levels
  • Strong negotiation and project management skills
  • Happy to travel to visit client premises
  • Proven work experience where you can demonstrate you have communicated with a range of customers and managed problems


  • Company car,
  • Company pension and life insurance scheme.
  • Some support may be given for relocation.
  • Amazing progression across this global firm.


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