Petroleum Sales Graduate

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Location: Melbourne

Salary description: Market Rate

  • $50-100k AUD Equivalent
  • Permanent
  • 1 to 3 years of experience

This is a great opportunity to work in close support of the head of the petroleum commercial trading business in Melbourne and forge a career in an oil or petroleum trading or broker function.

Our client are a leading global oil and petrol supply business, and this is working in their small commercial supply head office in Hawthorne, Melbourne.

The ideal profile for this position would be a recent graduate with a good educational profile, and some experience in sales or account management. 

A Bachelor degree in a Science, Agri, Commodities or Finance discipline would probably be a neat fit. The focus on this position is to coordinate commercial supply of petroleum, which includes logistics coordination and as you become more senior then commercial contract negotiation for supply of oil and petroleum product. As such, this position requires very strong communication skills, and commercial acumen.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure effective sales support and account management for existing and prospective customers
  • Help grow the business through proactive outbound sales calls
  • Monitor Competitor Activity from your interactions and observations from customer conversations
  • Report regularly both in meetings and weekly management reporting

Requirements needed:

  • Ideally 2-3 years’ experience in sales and account management. Outbound telesales or in person.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team in a busy, high pressure environment
  • Be self-motivated and highly committed
  • Strong communication skills, both orally and written
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to recognise and allocate priorities
  • Strong analytical and forecasting skills including the develop and operation of spread sheets
  • Strong commercial capabilities
  • Petroleum industry experience is beneficial

The salary is somewhat open for the successful applicant, although the role is best suited for an applicant probably 1 to 4 years out of university. 


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