Sales Trainee 

Are you one of our new Sales trainees? Do you want to deep dive into one of the largest trading companies in the world? Eager to learn? 


Our two-year ESS-FOOD International Trainee-Programme (EFIT) will throw you into an ambitious, casual, and result-driven culture and company.


We are looking for sales trainees to join us in our offices either in central Copenhagen or in Aalborg from September 1, 2024.


EFIT – A modern trainee programme
ESS-FOOD are experts in developing, growing, and pushing trainees in their personal and professional growth. We thrive to always attract young and driven individuals who are hungry for learning, developing, and networking. We are also known for attracting those individuals who are curious and want to offer the best service possible. 
The Sales Trainee Track is focusing on sales and purchasing and will give you all relevant competencies to make you successful in the trading industry. You will quickly get responsibility for a market that will help increase the business success within that specific area.  
As Sales Trainee you will follow the ESS-FOOD EFIT-Programme with extra focus on sale.


A variety of responsibility, challenges, international understanding, and networking
The EFIT-Programme promises a challenging learning journey, both internally and externally. Filled with in-house sessions, trainings, seminars, but also becoming a part of a vast group of other trainees across the Danish Crown Group – focusing on business understanding, team building and personal growth. You will gain extensive insights into delivery of top-notch customer service and understanding as to how important your service is within the trading industry. 


Your development is our top priority, and you will be given all the necessary support and guidance throughout the two years. 


What awaits you? 

  • A dynamic day-to-day life and global setting, alongside skilled colleagues who encourage strong team spirit
  • Meeting global stakeholders – customers, suppliers, colleagues abroad etc. 
  • Possibility of relocating abroad to one of our offices, for a short period of time
  • We offer opportunities for further education and extensive employee benefits such as health insurance, pension scheme, lunch, fitness and other favourable employee benefits 
  • A strong social atmosphere and activities ranging from sports club, DHL relay race, Friday bar and other initiatives 
  • Once finalising your traineeship, we offer opportunities for permanent employment.


What do you bring to the table?

  • You have completed an admission-granting education, e.g. EUX Business, HHX or EUS or maybe you have a bachelor’s degree (or are about to finish your degree)
  • You possess excellent Danish and English skills 
  • A business-oriented mindset and an international and enthusiastic outlook
  • A service-oriented attitude with a ‘can do’ approach 
  • You are a team-player, ready to collaborate closely with multiple stakeholders and colleagues
  • Experience from previous part-time jobs.


Appetite for more?
For further details, please visit our career website here. 


Join us and apply before March 1st, 2024. Our programme starts on September 1st 2024. Please clearly state your preferred location - Copenhagen or Aalborg.


We call in for interviews and assess on an on-going basis and hire when we have the right candidates for the jobs. 


About us
We are a global supplier of different food products within the Danish Crown family. With 21 offices in 18 countries and annual sales of over 365.000 tonnes, ESS-FOOD is among the leading suppliers of products to food manufacturers, retailers, caterers, and distributors throughout the world. 


Read more on: www.ess-food.com


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