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Trainee Sales Representative

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

A typical day working as a Trainee Sales Representative at Tarmac will see you working as part of our Commercial team, helping to provide the best experience for our customers and smash our sales targets! You’ll work with our internal and external sales teams to learn the ropes, building your commercial acumen and understanding of our industry and most importantly, great relationships with our customers!

Role Responsibility

Activities may include: ​

  • Using IT systems to raise and price quotations for customers​.

  • Following up with customers to convert quotations and enquiries to orders.  ​

  • Helping to solve customer issues quickly and effectively​.

  • Develop an understanding of our product and sales offering​.

  • Assisting in regularly reviewing customer accounts to help generate sales opportunities .​

  • Working collaboratively with the Team to provide high levels of customer service.​

  • Representing the business at customer meetings and trade events​.

  • Taking pride in all work completed and being determined to succeed​!​​

While learning in your day-to-day role, you will complete a Level 4 Sales Executive qualification, giving you a good grounding to start an exciting career in our industry. Further details of the qualification can be found here:

You’ll also get to take part in our core Skills Development Programme designed to expand your business knowledge, strengthen core skills and offer networking opportunities with other graduates and key stakeholders across the Tarmac business in order to successfully transition into your destination role​.​

The Ideal Candidate

Our people come from a variety of different backgrounds. The following transferable skills and qualifications are beneficial in this role:

Required qualifications:

  • Five GCSEs (or equivalent) A-C or numbered equivalent (9-4) including English and Maths, or level 3 qualification, including A levels, NVQ, BTEC, or Level 3 apprenticeship.


  • Relationship focused​.

  • Driven to succeed​.

  • Self-motivated.​

  • Effective communication skills.​

  • A team player​.

  • Willing to learn and develop​.

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:

  • Bonus scheme 
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 
  • Training and development opportunities 

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Tarmac is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Tarmac Trading Limited

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