22 May 2024

Sales Cadet - Mainfreight Transport, Newcastle



The Sales Cadetship Program will provide you with a fantastic opportunity to become an expert in domestic transport, learn valuable sales skills through on-the-job training and professional development whilst giving you greater exposure to wider supply chain aspects of our business.

The successful applicant does not require any prior experience in sales; but we are looking for an energetic and passionate person with a desire to transition into a full time Business Development Executive or Customer Development Executive role.


  • Hands on, structured training which can be adapted based on experience 
  • Learning all Transport functions and systems, including operations, administration, customer service and sales
  • Exposure to the wider business, including warehousing, international forwarding and local cartage (understanding of our global business – who we are and what we do)
  • Attendance at internal and external sales skills training sessions
  • Involvement in Group sales meetings and conferences

The Successful Applicant Must:

  • Have great attention to detail
  • Be highly motivated and enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment 
  • Be creative and challenge the way we do things.
  • Enjoy and be confident with face-to-face customer interaction.
  • A willingness to learn is a must, as is excellent personal presentation.
  • Strong internal drive to succeed showing initiative to develop their knowledge.
  • Being a team player is paramount and essential!

Apply Now

Your future with Mainfreight could begin right here. If you have what it takes and are up for an adventure, we’d love to hear from you.


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