Graduate Field Sales Rep - London
- London, London
- 10th May ’18
A global tobacco company with a diverse workforce representing 100 nationalities. They operate in over 100 countries, employ over 25,000 staff globally and are at the forefront of sustainability and technology, making them one of the fastest growing tobacco companies in the world.
There are currently 250 field sales representatives in the UK, of which over 180 sell through their 'independent channel', a network of 26,000 independent retailers such as off licences, convenience stores, garages and post offices.
Joining one of the London teams, you will be responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of tobacco products to retailers in your designated region. Visiting 10-12 clients a day, you will have ever changing targets depending on marketing initiatives from head office. This role is about understanding what your clients are looking for, providing solutions for them that will aid their 'basket spend', improve their profit margins and increase their product knowledge to pass on to their customers.
You will start in April or May, joining a 13 week structured training programme which includes negotiation, objection handling, information gathering, distribution, effective merchandising and much more.
There are endless career progression opportunities within the UK and internationally.
- Salary of £28-30K
- Company car
- Private medical insurance
- Annual pay review
- Annual company bonus of 10% of salary
- Sales bonus scheme of £2250 per year
- £1400 of annual allowances
- Flexible benefits package
- Full manual driving licence that must be at least two years old
- Degree educated
- Happy to travel
- Self-motivated, organised and disciplined, as will be working independently
- Relationship building skills
- Sales experience
- Retail experience
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