Biomaterials division is looking for a Sales Trainee to be based in Stockholm or Skutsär. This is a very exciting opportunity to become part of our journey towards a truly renewable materials company.
We offer the selected candidate the possibility to learn hands-on all about sales to contribute to the competitive success of our company and to develop into a true sales professional.
During your first 18 months in this job you will participate in the Stora Enso GROW Global Trainee Programme.
The primary responsibility of the Sales Trainee will be to liaise with other members of the team and other technical experts such as business development, production, sourcing, TCS, R&D and Senior company managers.
You will build and maintain effective relationships both internally and externally, understanding needs and building bridges to customers.
You will handle customer inquiries, customer data and ensure agreements are up to date. You will support with sales planning and reporting as well as administrative support to the Sales Manager.
Interact with different stakeholders both within the organisation and externallyYou will actively support the Sales team towards increasing CRM activitiesYou will support Sales team with input of data and meeting reports according to established action plan and ensure follow-upHandle customer inquiriesYou will collect and capture insights from customers back to the teamKeep customer data and agreements up to date to ensure efficiencySupport with sales planning and reportingYou will act as administrative support to the Sales Manager and other stakeholdersPrepare sales material for meetings with customers
Engineer or Business Administration degree or higher national diploma.
Recent graduate or maximum 2 years of relevant working experience. Working experience in sales will be considered an advantage.
Fluent in written and spoken English and Swedish.
Additional language skill will be considered an advantage.
The ideal candidate works proactively and result-oriented and is willing and able to take initiative. Our Stora Enso values “Lead” and “Do What’s Right” must be strongly reflected in your high personal integrity and accountability.Excellent communication skillsStrong commercial awarenessCustomer drivenA high degree of self-motivation and driveThe ability to work both independently and as part of a teamTechnical sales skillsComfortable with presenting in front of groups of peopleAbility to build effective working relationships
Is visible through contacts within our sales organisation and business units as well as with customers.
Can both help to solve day to day issues as well as lead and inspire towards the big picture.
Dares to challenge existing ways of working and utilise opportunities for improvements.
Pragmatic to make things work in reality, rather than perfect but not implemented.
Easily communicates in all types of situations and makes people feel listened to.
Builds trust and openness by understanding current business and best practice.