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Graduate – Sales Trainee


CLdN is a leading provider of integrated quay-to-quay and door-to-door logistics solutions. Founded in 1928, CLdN ensures reliable, cost-effective transport that links the major economic areas of Europe. With 30 ships and more than 200 sailings a week, CLdN provides shortsea roll-on / roll-off (ro-ro) connections between the European continent, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Iberia and Scandinavia and offers the lowest CO2 footprint of all Western European RoRo operators. CLdN’s cargo and multimodal services have a Europe-wide reach using CLdN’s extensive network of ships, terminals and equipment. CLdN’s 3,000 employees ensure that it fulfills its mission: to excel as an integrated provider of maritime links.

Are you willing to join us and further develop CLdN CARGO in Ireland?

What can we offer?

In order to strengthen our organisation, we are looking to expand our commercial team. After an intensive training prorgamme, you will support the commercial function in our Dublin office and work in close collaboration with the local business unit teams in Ipswich, Zeebrugge and Rotterdam. 

Why should you choose a career at CLdN?

  • We are a fast-growing environment with opportunities in our head office and abroad;

  • We take our investment in you seriously as you will contribute to our future success;

  • We offer a challenging opportunity that will stretch your skills and help you reach maximum potential;

  • In close collaboration with our team of experts, we invest time and resources in your development;

  • We offer a permanent contract within a dynamic and international company.

Your role

  • To support the Commercial Manager in developing and maintaining strong relationships with existing and prospective clients on a continuous basis, increasing business potential complementing the Company’s growth strategy
  • To support the Commercial Manager with actively scanning the market for business opportunities and cultivate new sales leader by intensive networking and visiting potential customers to sell the CLdN’s full services portfolio.
  • Analyse customer sales data
  • Ad hoc projects.


Your profile

  • Educated to degree level, with a minimum of 2:2 (or equivalent qualifications)

  • Keen interest in commencing a career in a high performing sales culture.

  • Excellent presentation skills.

  • Excellent communicator both written and verbal.

  • Sense of commercial awareness and business acumen.

  • Ability to understand client’s requirements and to be able to devise and articulate the most appropriate solutions


Are you interested in learning more about this position or do you want to apply? 

Do not hesitate to send your CV with a cover letter to with reference “Graduate – Sales Trainee”