Graduate Assistant Commercial Manager

A fantastic opportunity for a Graduate Assistant Commercial Manager to join a well-established family owned manufacturing business.

This a great opportunity to be involved with all areas of the business and offers excellent career progress along with being mentored by the Commercial Director.


Our client is seeking a highly motivated and driven Graduate to move the business forward in the form of cost estimating; quotation preparation; sales conversion record keeping and market research for the sales activities across markets and territories.

Our client offers a warm and welcoming environment, excellent career progression, 25 days holiday and company pension.


Job Description:



  • As the Graduate Assistant Commercial Manager, you will input product inputs into the relevant costing model to calculate sales prices.

  • As the Graduate Assistant Commercial Manager, you will prepare quotations in the relevant format for submission to the customer.

  • As the Graduate Assistant Commercial Manager, you will maintain a log of quotations issued, orders won and lost and to sue this date to produce sales conversion reports by salesperson/product.

  • As the Graduate Assistant Commercial Manager, you will maintain internal customer price lists and computer records, so the customer is always charged the “right” price.

  • To attend the showroom as required by visiting customers to help with the sales process.

  • Over time build an understanding of the Microsoft package the business operates to become a trainer to help shop floor staff use the system effectively.


Candidate Requirements:



  • A recent graduate in business studies, business management, business and finance, international business, business and marketing, economics

  • A recent college leaver with an HND or similar in business studies, business management, business and finance, international business

  • Grade B or higher in A level Maths is essential

  • Excellent people skills who can build rapport with people on all levels

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Must have exceptional numerical skills as the role requires to convert currencies and convert metric systems to ensure correct pricing and costing decisions are made

  • Strong computer skills

  • Strong team player

  • Self-motivated individual


Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm / Friday 8:00am - 2:30pm


Salary: £18,000 per annum with the potential to increase


Brampton Recruitment are an independent Commercial and Accounts & Finance recruitment agency working in partnership with employers spanning Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Cheshire, and the Greater Manchester region.




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