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Sales Graduate Trainee

Posted Thursday Oct 31, 2019 / Full Time / Vaughan , ON


Grand & Toy

Job Description

Do You Find New Opportunity At Every Turn? Are You A Self Starter?

We’re looking for a Graduate Sales Trainee to join our team.  Step into a rewarding career with Grand & Toy. For over 130 years we’ve focused on building relationships, fostering career growth and professional development. We put in all the steps for you to succeed; before you know it, you’ll be leaping into a rewarding career. We believe that if you succeed, we succeed. Join our grand family today.

Position Summary

The Graduate Sales Trainee (GST) will participate in a 12-month Training and Mentorship (T&M) program. The internship program is considered a stepping stone into the world of sales, customers and business.  The T&M program includes intensive training in the selling process including sales support functions, customer acquisition and relationship building skills.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Learn and proficiently contribute to Grand & Toy’s (G&T) Sales and Sales Support/Administration business units by completing a structured rotation including but not limited to the following departments/functions:  Sales Support, Pricing, Margin, Inside Sales, Sales Operations, Field Sales.

  • Learn and demonstrate on the job competencies by completing the Sales Associate Onboarding program under the guidance of Grand & Toy’s Corporate Trainer.

  • Observes and/or participates in the sales process by traveling with Grand & Toy sales representatives and attending calls/meetings at various stages of the sales cycle.

  • Practices sales process by calling on new and/or existing accounts; adhering to established sales steps and the G&T way of selling.

  • Establish personal learning objectives (ie: G&T Individual Development Plan (IDP)) to update personal knowledge, skills and abilities by participating in educational improvement opportunities; reading sales and marketing publications; maintaining personal networks among others (ie: course work,etc)

Key Qualifications

  • University degree or college diploma

  • Must be completely fluent in verbal and written English.

  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook as well as the willingness and ability to effectively use all internal software programs as required for this position including (CRM) tools is required.

Personal Attributes

  • Motivated to succeed

  • Understanding of basic business practices

  • High energy level & motivation for sales

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Self-Confident

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

We proudly provide comprehensive training for all new associates, along with incentives such as our associate/corporate discounts. We celebrate employment equity and diversity. We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.