Sales & Marketing Graduate Program
What's the role?
Have you recently (or almost) gained your Master’s degree? Are you already in the workplace but want a more challenging and rewarding role? Perhaps you’re looking for international opportunities? Exposure to senior management? Top-calibre colleagues? We want to hear from dynamic young potentials with the energy and ability to join our high-performing team.
Who is Hilti?
If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service.
With some 28,000 people in more than 120 countries, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth as you learn, grow and carve-out your career.
What does the role involve?
It’s a 2-year program in which we invest deeply in your professional and personal development. You start with a work integration with comprehensive in-house courses, training days and work with colleagues over the first several weeks. What does the program look like?
0 – 12 months: You’ll get hands-on experience and a deep insight into the core of our business – our customers, products, services and software as an account manager
12 – 24 months: You continue to work as account manager and in addition, you take on a strategic project in a department other than sales. This earns you exposure to different departments and management.
After 24 months: You take on a guaranteed landing position.
What do we offer?
The Hilti Young Potential Program combines the advantages of a direct start in the real working world with an intensive learning program.Intensive training to support personal development.Extensive exposure to and mentorship from senior management.Strategic project in other departments like Marketing.Complete and real responsibility from day one.Guaranteed landing position after 24 months as a Product Manager, Key account manager, Business Developer Services, Field Engineer or Area Sales Manager.Development discussion at fixed moments
Why should you apply?
We have an excellent mix of people and some of our best account managers joined us with no experience of the construction industry. So, if you’ve never worked in sales or construction, that’s fine with us. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background is.
What you need is:
- You’ve recently graduated with a Master’s degree.
- Your degree is likely to be in business management or engineering, but we’ll consider subjects like economics, marketing or international studies if you can prove you have a mind for our business.
- You have a maximum of 2 years of professional experience.
- You’re engaged in activities beyond studies and demonstrate leadership skills.
- You’re ambitious and you are preferably prepared to relocate nationally.
- You’re fluent in Dutch or French and English.
- You’re mature and assertive, curious and committed.
- You’re a flexible team player with good communication and social skills.
“How am I going to sell power tools? I’ve never drilled a hole in my life! That’s what I thought when I first joined Hilti, but it’s really not like that. It’s about nurturing your strengths and being rewarded for hard work.”