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Graduate Trainee Account Manager

Job Role:                                       Graduate Trainee Account Manager Development Programme       

Division/Department:                   Road         

Location:                                       Southampton                

Reports to:                                    Branch Manager               

About Europa Worldwide Group:

We are an independent privately-owned operator delivering pro-active and innovative freight solutions worldwide. We’ve grown to employ more than 900 staff and have a presence in more than 160 countries across the globe, offering Road, Air and Sea, Showfreight, Warehouse and Contact Centre services.

Position Summary:

Our programme offers graduates the chance of a professional sales career and the opportunity to start earning whilst learning as part of our European road freight team. With a clear focus on achieving transparent sales targets, from the start you’ll get a company car (BMW 1 series or equivalent) and a salary of £22,500 and the opportunity to earn commission in the first few months.

Our Ideal Person:

To be eligible for the programme, Europa is looking for exceptional young people:

  • You have graduated within the past 3 years.
  • Have a full, clean driving licence.
  • Demonstrate intelligence, common sense in fact a huge amount of drive and ambition.
  • Are strong all-rounders, but not necessarily academic.
  • Show a huge amount of interest in the commercial world.
  • Are focused upon building a successful career.
  • Eager to learn.

In this role, you will:

  • Source sales leads using the Company’s in-house CMS or other sources of information.
  • Make telesales calls (outbound) to potential clients to profile and qualifying the prospect, using your knowledge of the Europa product portfolio.
  • Make appointments in line with targets where customers meet the required qualifying criteria to appoint.
  • Visit potential customers with a mind to converting them into customers.
  • Prepare of quotations for presentation to the customer.
  • Manage of the accounts in your business base, maintaining and developing the levels of business within that client base, ideally with the aim of becoming the sole supplier.
  • Manage all facets of the accounts for which you are responsible, including: credit limits and internal communication with operational departments.
  • Make regular contact with your customers pro-actively to ensure that we are satisfying the needs of the customer and with a mind to developing further business opportunities from within that account.

What you can expect from us:

  • Excellent salary package.
  • Company Car
  • Europa benefits scheme (on successful completion of probation period) –offers and discounts on latest technology, vouchers, gym membership etc.
  • The opportunity to develop, progress and work within a global organisation which is rapidly growing.
  • A fantastic working culture which promotes excellent work/life balance.
  • Working closely with a team of talented individuals with a great work ethic who also love to have fun!
  • 24 days holidays, plus 8 bank holidays.
  • Contributory company pension scheme.

Interested? Apply below

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