What does a Commercial Graduate Scheme do?

Commercial Managers oversee business development efforts on behalf of a company. They work on everything from winning new client contracts to developing marketing and growth strategies and campaigns. They also build and maintain relationships with current and prospective clients in order to keep business growth opportunities in the pipeline.

Commercial managers typically possess bachelor's degrees in business administration or marketing. Some employers favor candidates who hold an MBA. Successful Commercial Managers excel in analytical and strategic thinking, are highly organized and are exceptional communicators. The ability to build relationships is essential for success in this role.

  • Mastermind business growth strategies to help meet organizational goals and objectives
  • Build and nurture client relationships in order to continue winning new contracts
  • Attend networking events and build industry connections in order to facilitate business growth
  • Ensure that the organization complies with contractual obligations as well as state and federal regulations
  • Works with other department heads to determine company goals and KPIs
  • Conduct market research to inform strategic business decisions
  • Oversee branding and marketing endeavors to ensure all efforts are aligned with business goals
  • Negotiate new projects and contract terms with new clients
  • 5+ years prior experience in business development or marketing fields
  • A proven history of successful leadership
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be a strategic thinker and a have strong negotiation skills
  • Possess a collaborative mindset and work well as part of a team
  • Superior time management abilities and capable of meeting deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Up to date on industry trends, as well as laws and regulations
  • Ability to build strong relationships with clients and industry contacts
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Work/Life Balance
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Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.6 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Commercial Graduate Scheme Salaries

Average Base Pay

£30,708 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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£24K
Median: £31K
£38K
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Commercial Graduate Scheme Career Path

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Commercial Graduate Scheme Insights

Read what Commercial Graduate Scheme professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
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Commercial Director
20 Jan 2021

“Our company is mission focused and provides a sense of purpose I have not encountered before in my career.”

CoreBlueCoreBlue
Senior Commercial Manager
16 Jun 2021

“There is good career progression and the business want to develop as much as you can.”

AC Flooring
Commercial Director
19 Apr 2021

“AC Plc provides brilliant opportunities for anyone who is looking to step out of their comfort zone and progress their career.”

UniserveUniserve
Commercial Manager
24 Jun 2021

“Career and learning and development opportunities.”

Pepper (UK) LimitedPepper (UK) Limited
Commercial Manager
15 Sep 2021

“Poor pay and highly restricted.”

BTBT
Commercial Manager
28 Sep 2021

“People support each other and you do receive the required expertise to progress in your career.”

Landmark GroupLandmark Group
Commercial Manager
17 Jan 2021

“Helpful management nice good honest”

DeliverooDeliveroo
Senior Commercial Manager
19 May 2021

“Good people (fun and generally nice to work with)”

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