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Graduate Commercial Executive

Introduction to company:

With nearly 200 years of history, Rothley is one of Europe's leading suppliers of decorative steel tube, DIY and Hardware products to retailers, DIY Multiples, furniture manufacturers, builder's merchants and wholesalers.

Rothley Ltd has long been recognised as the market leader in decorative tube and fittings, both for retail and manufacturing markets. However in recent years Rothley has developed extensive new ranges of stylish and practical DIY and hardware products, many of which have now become market leaders in their own right.

As an extension to their product portfolio and business strategy, Rothley have recently developed their new brand, The Garden Style Company.

This new range of garden products and accessories bode as an exciting new product line that the business is looking to develop successfully through digital growth.

Job description:

Rotating through the business for the first two years, you’ll get the opportunity to work on a number of key projects within Marketing, Category development and Continuous improvement. Once established in the business this candidate will continue to add value in these commercial areas by holding autonomy on product branding, trade events, marketing and the B2C sector. Your long-term role will be lead the commercial and operational running of the business.

The individual:

The successful candidate will come from a business or marketing related background, educated to degree level within the last 3 years with a proven academic track record.

You will also have the following;

  • A proactive approach
  • Ability to manage projects
  • A confident and dynamic personality
  • Strong communication skills
  • A creative outlook
  • An interest in Business and Marketing
  • Strong analytical ability

Salary and benefits:

At Rothley, we know how hard graduates work and what a substantial contribution they make to businesses and because of this, we offer the people who join us a very attractive package.

This includes;

  • A starting salary of £24,000
  • 22 Days holiday
  • Career development


Rothley is committed to the training and development of a new starter into this role. Alongside your internal training and mentoring, you’ll also be enrolled onto the Discovery “Open Programme” which will help to accelerate your performance over the first 12-24 months with the business.

The Process

If your application is successful then you will be contacted to conduct a telephone interview which will lead to a first stage assessment centre.

We will be legally obliged to check your eligibility to work in the UK. Please check your eligibility before applying and ensure that you can provide the appropriate original documents.

Discovery are the retained managing consultants. All applications will be processed through Discovery. 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.

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