The retail industry involves the selling of products and services, the sector is very diverse with a range of career paths you could go down.
Most sales roles don’t require a specific degree, but instead, need a broad range of transferable skills such as excellent customer service and communication skills.
Starting salaries for graduate roles such as sales executives can reach up to £30,000 a year. On top of this, many roles offer commission – and if this is uncapped, there’s the potential to reach very high salaries if you have the drive to succeed!
About 1 in 6 people are employed in this industry, showing how crucial this industry is at underpinning other sectors within the county. Even if consumer-facing roles aren’t for you, you could enter the sales industry in other graduate roles – such as a market analyst, or a logistics supervisor.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Aldi
One role you might not have expected in this industry:
Account Achievement Visionary, Business Development Specialist, Client Success Manager, Global Logistics Supervisor