Become a sales genius
Use your negotiating skills and assertiveness.
Management Assistants in wholesale and export work directly with suppliers and customers from trading companies, manufacturing and industrial companies. They buy bulk goods directly from producers or other wholesalers and sell them to retailers or manufacturing and inductrial bulk buyers. You will work in all areas of product management.
As a Management Assistant in wholesale and export, you determine which goods are needed, obtain offers and research the best prices, negotiate with suppliers of, and customers for, the goods. You are responsible for the ordering processes and the professional storage of goods. Your duties include commercial checks and financial accounting. You will use specialised computer programs to ensure a smooth flow of goods.
In order to be able to perform these diverse tasks, you need:
- Commercial expertise
- You need to be confident in your use of IT
- Spoken language skills in your own language
- Spoken language skills in foreign languages
For Management Assistants with specialisation in wholesale, there are good career opportunities in various fields of commerce and industry in Germany and abroad. After successfully completing your training, you will have the option of continuing your training as a commercial specialist and obtaining a qualification validated by the IHK (German equivalent of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce).
The traineeship as Management Assistant in wholesale and export takes three years. In the first two years, you will learn the theoretical bases of the job. During the third year of the traineeship, you will apply this knowledge to a 18-month internship and expand your knowledge in a practical way. Lessons take place from Monday to Friday. You will complete the trainineeship with a Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK) examination.
We would like to get to know you. Just register for one of our information events or arrange a personal consultation. Here we will present to you the job description of the profession Management Assitants in wholesale and export or suitable alternatives and explain the course of the training at GPB College. Furthermore, we will discuss with you the possibilities for the financial support of your education.
You are welcome to send us your application documents in advance, consisting of a short cover letter, a curriculum vitae in tabular form and your most recent certificate, you can simply bring these to your consultation or inform yourself initially with no commitment.
Once all the conditions have been met, you can start with us as soon as possible. Any questions? Here are the answers!