Management Trainee – Sales & Business Development – Eco-Friendly Product, Fast-Growth, Award Win

Supreme Creations
£20,000 - £24,999
12 Oct 2018
16 Oct 2018
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Full Time
Graduate Management Trainee – Sales & Business Development – Eco-Friendly Product, Fast-Growth, Award Winning at Supreme Creations in London (₤23000 – ₤26000 per year) ********HIRING NOW**********
• Do you love pitching, interacting with clients, and winning deals?
• Are you passionate about ethical brands and sustainability?
• Do you love design and working with brands?
Then, hello, we maybe a match for you.
About us
We are the world’s largest ethical manufacturer of reusable bags, and sustainable promotional merchandise – everything from branded tote bags, to eco-packaging for luxury goods, to printed home textiles. Our global clients include Nike, Topshop, London Fashion Week and Tesco. For over 20 years Supreme Creations has been supplying some of the world’s best brands – with headquarters in London, and manufacturing base in South India – we own the entire supply chain and have invested heavily in promoting ethical and sustainable practices across it. Our Bags of Ethics label represents our ethical and environmental efforts – 9 out of 10 of our workforce in India are women, many of whom are the main breadwinners in their families. We have won several awards as a business, including the government’s UK Business is GREAT campaign, and the HRH Prince of Wales’ Award on supply chains.
Our philosophy is “Don’t Be Boring” – be creative, care for others, and don’t forget the environment.
Is this you?
Supreme Creations has a modern head office, with a dynamic atmosphere, close to Neasden/ Wembley Park Tube station in North-West London. The production facilities are located in South India.
The Supreme Creations Management Trainee Programme offers the opportunity for graduates to gain valuable experience working in a fast-growing SME that achieves big things. The Management Trainee Programme will focus on sales and business development, with opportunities in marketing and operations further into the programme. You will work in a dynamic and inspiring team, and develop a wide range of skills and experience including pitching, negotiation, pricing, product development, account management, campaign strategies, brand development, and new media strategies.
The Supreme Creations Management Trainee Programme offers a high growth environment with the potential to gain a lot of responsibility early on.
The Role
Your Management Trainee Programme will offer experience, in customer service, sales, pitching, business development, partnerships, social media, and project management. Duties will include but won’t be limited to the following:
Responding to client enquires over email, phone and face-to-face meetings
· Selling in a consultative manner, inspiring the client and going through the options of how to make their campaigns powerful and effective using the reusable bags and sustainable packaging platform to communicate their brand messages.
· Assisting the sales to medium to large businesses and speaking to advertising agencies and marketing executives for startup brands and well-known brands
· Helping to create and support marketing content to socialize and use for social media purposes (e.g. customer videos briefs, customer case studies, blog posts, posts from analysts and customers).
· Assisting in development and execution of communication/content strategies via social communities in coordination with SEO goals.
· Performing keyword research in coordination with client business objectives to optimize existing content and uncover new opportunities.
Person Specification
Fluency in English and it is advantageous to speak other European languages (French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swedish etc.) as you will be working in a very international team.
· Excellent organizational skills will be required to account manage on multiple client projects, client production process with accounts and logistics teams
· Attention to detail is essential, with a good eye for design/ fashion
· Excellent verbal and written communications skills
· Outstanding ability to think creatively, and identify and resolve problems
· Attention to detail and the ability to effectively multi-task in a deadline driven atmosphere
· Ability to clearly and effectively articulate thoughts and points
· High levels of integrity, autonomy, and self-motivation

Advantageous (not essential)
· Previous sales experience is helpful, but Supreme will offer ongoing training by their experienced professionals in customer service, project management, and sales.
· Previous experience using SAP Business One
· An eye for design and a passion for creative product development
· Knowledge of print and design
· Tech skills
Further details and how to apply
The salary offered through the Management Trainee programme is a base salary plus a performance related commission structure. OTE is approximately £25k per annum in year 1.
This is a two year programme.
To apply you must have the right to work in the UK.
Please ensure to apply with your CV and a tailored cover letter covering the following:

· Why you would like to work for Supreme Creations
· Why you think you would be a good fit for the management trainee programme, giving clear examples from work experience, academic achievements and extra-curricular activities to demonstrate you meet the essential criteria within the person specification.

Good luck!

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