Graduate Trainee Sales Executives

Department / Function: Corporate ~ Sales & Marketing

Location: Leeds


Scientific Games is a global leader focused on delivering an ever-expanding portfolio of lottery and gaming products and services to the world's government-regulated and government-sponsored entities. Scientific Games' has over 10,000 employees who serve lottery and gaming customers in more than 100 countries on 6 continents.  Our purpose-built, state of the art printing facility in Leeds supplies instant Lottery scratch cards to clients worldwide.

An opportunity has arisen for two Graduate Trainee Sales Executives, whose focus will be to contribute to maximising sales of the Company’s Lottery products by managing and developing existing business. This is an international role dealing with prestigious, governmental clients and will cover Europe, Middle East and Africa for Lottery Products and Services.  This role has a strong customer focus which requires the meeting of sales targets, identifying new opportunities and expanding client portfolios. It is envisaged that prior to taking on the selling role, initially under the close guidance of more senior sales personnel, the new recruits will spend time in the Customer Service department to familiarise themselves with the demands of the customers.

The role will involve:

  • Supporting current Sales personnel in the preparation of all sales and account servicing activity.
  • Maintaining and developing customer relationships via meetings, calls and emails and providing support, information and guidance.
  • Preparation and implementation of plans to develop customers’ sales.
  • Selling the Company Lottery products by gaining a clear understanding of customers’ business and requirements and identity and recommend appropriate solutions as required.
  • Identifying new markets and potential business opportunities.
  • Assistance with the development of new products and product improvements.
  • Preparation of regular reports regarding sales figures and individual sales performances as a whole.
  • This role will require regular travel to customers or business divisions across the EMEA region and internationally, as appropriate.

Successful applicants should possess the following:

  • Some sales / commercial experience gained either during or post university.
  • Previous experience gained within a customer-facing role is essential.
  • A professional, credible approach with exceptional communication skills.
  • Strong commercial awareness and customer focus.
  • Proven negotiation skills with the ability to influence at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Willingness to work as part of a team in an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Competency in one or more European languages is desirable.
  • A willingness to travel is essential.

As well as a competitive salary other benefits include defined contribution pension scheme, onsite car park and 26 days annual leave.

Please note that due to the highly secure nature of our business, any job offer would be subject to the following screening: drugs screening test, receipt of references, receipt of satisfactory Criminal Records Bureau check, and a satisfactory credit history check. We would also require proof of eligibility to work in the UK before any job offer is made.

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