Retail Sales Placement at BSH

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
31st December 2017
South East
Milton Keynes
Salary Band
£14,000 - £15,999
Role May Involve
Business Analytics Business Intelligence Business Management Customer Service Sales

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BSH Overall Rating

- 12 reviews

About BSH

BSH Home Appliances Ltd is responsible for all sales and marketing activities in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Its headquarters are based in Milton Keynes, with a state of the art warehouse and our Customer Service Centre in Kettering, a prestigious Gaggenau showroom in the heart of London as well as an office in Dublin, Ireland.

Through its four brands, Bosch, Siemens, Neff and Gaggenau, the company offers a complete range of kitchen appliances from cooking, laundry, dishwashing, cooling through to small appliances such as vacuum cleaners, kettles, irons and coffee makers.

Within the UK, BSH employs around 1,000 people across all its business divisions, from sales and marketing, financial control, logistics and planning through to customer service.

Retail Sales Placement

  • To work and learn in the Retail division, support the activities of the Key Account Coordinator; completing customer set up forms in a timely manner, ensuring the information is correct and the copy detail is in line with the work of colleagues in Marketing departments.
  • Working with customers to achieve their deadlines and meet/ exceed their expectations
  • Organizing and participating in the weekly Key Accounts conference call, recording, updating and communicating forecast figures
  • Assist members of the Sales Force, other Sales Directors and PA’s as required e.g. the booking of meetings, rooms and hotel, coordinating trips / promotions and logging all relevant information.
  • Maintain data spreadsheets of Sales Director direct report (holidays/sick etc.)
  • General office duties such as drafting letters, dealing with the incoming and outgoing post, photocopying, filling, etc.
  • Responding to customer enquiries and queries in a timely manner and escalating any matters where required, following all such queries through to completion
  • The role would give the Intern the experience of working within fast moving sales environment and give them an understanding of how large Key Accounts operate
  • The role is very interactive with all departments at BSH including sales marketing, brand marketing, category, accounts, sales support and logistics which would allow them to get a broader knowledge of how a large company operates

Qualifications required

  • Working towards a Business related degree
  • Expected overall grad 2:1

Experience (type):

  • Previously had employment either paid or voluntarily.

Specific knowledge:

  • Competent Microsoft Office user
  • Commercially focused with the ability to understand the impact the quality of their work has in the wider environment.
  • Ability to thrive under pressure whilst maintaining excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to use own initiative and take responsibility for the completion of tasks
  • Confident in communicating with varying levels of management, including Directors and CEO’s


  • 25 Days holiday
  • Subsidised on-site restaurant
  • Potential Student housing available that live in excess of an hour’s commute away from Milton Keynes
  • Access to Student training opportunities

How to apply

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