Trainee Sales Consultant

  1. Sales / Business Development
  2. Full-time


Wakefield, England, United Kingdom

Trainee Sales Consultant - Rentokil Specialist Hygiene

Location - Seeking Applicants From The WF/DN and HU Postcodes

Salary - £24,783 + uncapped commission + company car + fuel card + company discount scheme, 1st year OTE £30,000

Are you ready to face difficult sales challenges each day for high rewards?

Do you feel like a future sales achiever who needs the right training and support?

If you want to approach customers and build relationships as a Trainee Sales Consultant for Rentokil Specialist Hygiene, we cannot wait to receive your application!

Who are we?

We are Rentokil Initial, a FTSE 100 company and leaders in innovation. We are a local company with a global reach, operating across 70 countries. Did you know that over the last 5 years we have expanded significantly and we are proud to share that Rentokil Initial was voted ‘Best Place to work 2020’ on Glassdoor, we think that’s pretty cool!

Service, Relationships and Teamwork are our core values and we are looking for motivated, down-to-earth and dependable individuals to join our growing team.

We are a government accredited learning organisation, which means we deliver the best training, qualifications and opportunities to our people.

The job

You will travel from client to client, a mixture of current customers and new approaches. No industry experience is needed, we will put you through 6 weeks of Sales Academy training as well as ongoing support and mentoring.

As part of Rentokil Initial, Rentokil Specialist Hygiene offer specialist cleaning and disinfection services. You will be selling contracts for prevention and for clean-ups for all sorts of different businesses, giving an amazing amount of variety each day!

Here's more on your key responsibilities:

  • Carry out surveys for your clients, giving proposals on treatment based on your expertise and price the work
  • Generating and developing leads on your own and with other colleagues in Rentokil initial
  • Building relationships with your colleagues and your clients
  • Offering excellent customer service to our current customers, as well as gaining extra sales
  • Working towards and achieving set KPIs and targets


What you need to succeed:

  • An ambitious, outgoing, dedicated personality who is able to use their initiative whilst in the field
  • Either a background in business development or customer service
  • An ability to demonstrate excellent customer service skills
  • An ability to manage your time effectively and efficiently
  • Full valid UK driving licence is required with no more than 6 points


We understand that training is essential to bring out the best in you and develop your knowledge and skills. Throughout your career with Rentokil Initial you will keep learning and be supported with new tools, products and services as we continue to make new advances.

We even bring colleagues through a Level 2 Customer Service Apprenticeship in their first year! We invest a great deal in this area to make sure you are ready for promotion opportunities when they come; we offer promotion in the each of your first three years with the business and provide a route into management!

We will provide you with:

  • £24,783 Baisc Salary
  • Uncapped commission (1st year OTE of £30,000)
  • Company car and fuel card (including full electric range)
  • Constant bonuses and incentives
  • Work laptop/tablet and phone
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Structured progression route (performance-based)
  • RI Rewards - provides access to cashback and discounts from 3,000+ retailers
  • Refer a Friend - to work for Rentokil Initial (and earn up to £1000)
  • Long service recognition - which includes an extra five days of annual leave entitlement following the completion of five years of service
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) - which is FREE to access and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to you as well as your family and friends.



Diversity and Inclusion is fundamental to the success of our business, our people are what makes us great. Whatever your experience or background, age or education, with the right attitude and values, there’s a perfect role for you here at Rentokil Initial. We want to hear from you! Join one of the largest service companies in the world, protecting people from disease and enhancing their lives through health and wellbeing.

Rentokil Initial are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to creating a diverse working environment. To find out how we process your data view our careers privacy policy here

If you've made it this far, you must click apply! Don't miss this opportunity to make the best working decision possible.

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