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    Sales Account Executive

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Sales Administration
  • Location: Blackpool, Lancashire
  • Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
  • Date posted: 05/10/2020
  • Job reference: 47487_1601909028

Based in Blackpool, my successful clients are looking for an experienced Sales Administrator/Account Executive.

The Sales Administrator/Account Executive role is not for the faint hearted, you will need stamina for this fast paced and intricate role which demands a consistent and thorough approach. You will deal with all aspects of the sale by supporting Customers and Sales Managers alike and being the fundamental cog administering orders and speaking daily with our factories.

A confident approach is required, someone who wants to make a career in sales administration/account management, logistics and export will be able to work with a growing family run business and maximise their potential.

The Role:

To work alongside the Territory Managers to support each customer

To administer work for all territories in line with business demands

Using internal data to complete various retailer spreadsheets for setting up new retail accounts for for quoting existing products in support of the Territory Manager

To be confident using the phone for sales calls, have a good level of written English when communicating on email and be confident using various sources of information at one time.

Play a key role with after sales support, resolving issues by speaking directly to customers

Be good at problem solving, investigate anomalies to a satisfactory outcome and report findings.

Using various retailer web portals such as Amazon Vendor Central to administer products, sales and invoicing.

Managing the internal product database - ensuring it is accurate and up to date.

Take an interest in learning about export paperwork - Invoices, Packing Lists, Declarations of Origin, Certificates of Origin, Letters of Credit etc.

To support the Operations team to ensure data on export documentation is correct, verify data reports received from factories against internal system data when required

In peak times liaise with suppliers in support of the Operations team to ensure on time, in full and compliant shipments.

Skills Required:

Significant administration experience and excellent customer service skills

Proven ability to work to a high standard under pressure

The ability to pick up tasks quickly and build strong working relationships with staff and clients

Good IT skills including excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office

Excellent attention to detail with good numeracy, literacy and organisational skills

A highly professional approach, the ability to work well in a team and on own initiative

Able to take instruction, then interpret and implement accurately

Knowledge of Sage accounting system preferred but not essential

To have a keen interest and experience in Export and / or logistics

The working hours are Monday to Friday 09.00am - 5.00pm

A flexible approach is required during peak season which is August - December

Clayton Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.