Commercial Sales and Management Programme
graduate scheme

Commercial Sales and Management Programme

City Electrical Factors Ltd
East Midlands · East of Englandand 8 others
Time left to apply
11 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

Aspire is an 18 month, fast-paced, jam packed programme focused on finding talented individuals and developing them into future leaders of our business.

We’ll immerse you into every aspect of CEF life from day-to-day operations right through to manufacturing, all the while preparing you for a role in account management.

Time spent away from home will be required. You’ll travel throughout the UK, meeting new and exciting people and attending regular training courses.

Career progression is our primary objective and promoting from within is one of our core values. People development is high on our agenda and we’ll nurture your talent to bring out the very best in you.

Course content

With such a variety of content covered on the course, there’ll never be a dull day. We’ve structured the course so you’ll gain and develop the essential skills required to reach the top.

Course content will include:

  • Day-to-day operations
  • Customer service
  • Commercial business training
  • Product knowledge training
  • Professional sales training
  • Management training

Your future

On successful programme completion, you’ll go on to your first sales management role as an Account Manager. This is just the beginning of a fast paced and rewarding career with CEF.

Our senior managers have all worked their way to the top. Here’s where they all started:

  • 12 van drivers
  • 14 sales assistants
  • One head office trainee
  • 11 account managers

Who knows where the future will take you? With 390 branches, 17 manufacturing operations, 16 distribution centres and operations in five other countries, the possibilities are endless.

Person requirements

We like can do attitudes, positive thinkers and get the job done people who seize every opportunity. As a bright and talented graduate, you’ll not be afraid to use your initiative and take the lead. We’ve created our graduate programme for people just like you and we’ll invest in you all the way.

We’re looking for individuals who go the extra mile, who hit the ground running and eat pressure for breakfast. We’ll push you - it’s tough; but the end results will set you up for a successful career and future.

There’s no doubt about it, a career with CEF requires 100% commitment, dedication and hard work; bags of initiative and a real desire to succeed. But for the right candidate, the rewards are there by the bucket full. Does this sound like you?

Qualifications and experience requirements

There’s no doubt about it, a career with City Electrical Factors requires commitment, dedication and above all hard work, coupled with a need for excellent communication skills, bags of initiative and a real desire to succeed. In addition you should have the following minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor of honours degree (any discipline) – minimum 2:2
  • Full UK driving licence.

Accepted degree subjects




Yearly bonus, fully expensed company car, tailored development plan


East Midlands · East of England · London · North East England · North West England · Northern Ireland · South East England · South West England · West Midlands · Yorkshire and the Humber

Contract and working hours

Permanent · Full-time

How to apply

Number of vacancies: 20-22

Closing date: Continuous recruitment

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 31/03/2018

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