Graduate Commercial Scheme

M1 Corridor (East Midlands, Leeds, North West, North London, South West London)
Competitive Salary + company car, pension & healthcare
18 Oct 2016
22 Nov 2016
Job Type
Graduate schemes

Begin your commercial journey as an Account Development Executive and work with our retail and wholesale partners to maximise brand impact and increase our market share.

Join the Pernod-Ricard UK Graduate Commercial Scheme and join the worldwide co-leader in Wines & Spirits. Work with a portfolio of luxury premium brands (including Absolut Vodka, Jameson Irish Whiskey, and Perrier-Jouet Champagne). Begin your commercial journey as an Account Development Executive and work with our retail and wholesale partners to maximise brand impact and increase our market share.

 Graduate Commercial Scheme

Pernod Ricard provide a progressive working environment where entrepreneurial flair, motivation and enthusiasm thrive. Begin your career in our Account Development Executive team, a vibrant and exciting division who build strong relationships with their customers and promote a positive image of our brands.

Working closely with major multiple retailers and wholesalers, our Account Development Executives are results focused, ambitious and fun to work with.

We work in a cool, fun and trendy industry, where we have the opportunity to create and offer exciting experiences for our customers and consumers. That’s why creativity and innovation are vital. Take a look at our Instagram page to get a glimpse into the life of Pernod Ricard UK:

Exceptional training and on-going support will help you succeed, progress and grow. Regular support visits and reviews with your management team will help you to continuously improve your performance and your salary. Within 12 to 18 months you will be ready to take the next step into a more advanced commercial role.

On top of the structured training programme we also provide our Commercial Trainees with: Audi, VW or Mini company car; performance related bonus; defined contribution pension scheme; private healthcare; life assurance; employee share incentive; and a generous product allowance.

Premium talent for premium brands

  • A mix of strong communication and interpersonal skills, dynamic and positive “can-do” attitude, pragmatism, excellent negotiating ability, aptitude for planning, flair for figures, integrity and ethics… and your personal touch!
  • You’ll be a high calibre graduate with a minimum of 300 UCAS points over three subjects at 'A' Level, and a 2:1 degree.
  • Due to the nature of the scheme you will require a full UK driving license and flexibility to travel within your territory. A willingness to travel, and possibly relocate, is essential for this role.
  • You will have a passion for our brands and the wider drinks industry.

The Next Steps

If you are excited by this opportunity, please send us your CV for immediate consideration.

At the time of starting employment with Pernod Ricard the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK - please ensure that you can provide the appropriate original documents required for this.

Throughout the application process you will receive support and guidance from our retained graduate recruitment experts, Discovery Graduates. We regret due to the high volume of applications we receive; only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews.  In the event that you are unsuccessful for this opportunity, we may still be able to help you and we will retain your application and consider you for other opportunities.


Please send your attached CV to Molly-Ann via the apply button for immediate consideration. Please ensure that you put the following reference in the subject of your e-mail: J1211

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