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    Sales Administrator

  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Sales Administration
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary: Up to £16000 per annum
  • Date posted: 04/06/2019
  • Job reference: 39999_1559644716

My clients based in Preston are a well established Engineering company and have a vacancy for a Sales Administrator, this is a 12 month maternity cover contract.

The role will require you to:

Work successfully as a member of the sales department, supporting colleagues with administration duties. To process all customer purchase orders and work within set targets and deadlines. To produce weekly and monthly reports that help support the sales department. To monitor customer portals for changing order requirements. Purchase materials needed for customer orders and monitor suppliers deliveries. Chase outstanding pro-forma payments and late deliveries. Provide excellent customer service.

Main accountabilities:

You are responsible for processing orders accurately and efficiently. You must be able to prioritise work and display high levels of organisation skills. You will be working in a fast paced environment and will need to keep calm under pressure. Specific deadlines and targets must be met each day and you must support your colleagues in all departments as this role requires you to work with all functions of the business.

Role Challenges:

Ability to prioritise work in a fast changing environment

Liaising between customers and production department

Maintaining good customer relations when dealing with overdue orders

Experience and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have worked in a similar environment and have a minimum of 5 GCSEs (Grades A to C or 9 to 4) including English Language and Mathematics. Alternative qualifications may be considered. Applications will only be considered when accompanied by a curriculum vitae and should be addressed to Rachael Kennedy, Sales Director.

Competencies required for Sales Administrator

Competencies and Skills necessary to deliver the job specification

High level of accuracy

Must be computer literate including the Microsoft Office suite

Excellent organisation / time management skills

Attention to detail

Fast learner - ability to learn new products / processes etc

Ability to work to a deadline

Must be a "team player"

Able to support colleagues effectively and professionally when they are under pressure

Able to prioritise work in line with group goals

Able to develop effective relationships with customers and colleagues

Produces written work of a good standard

The ability to communicate clearly at all levels

Good verbal communication skills and telephone manner are essential

Is flexible in their approach and attitude to work

Always willing to take full responsibility for own actions / inactions

The hours of work are Monday to Thursday 8.15 - 4.45 and Friday 8 - 1

To apply for this role please forward your CV to Tracy Bolan at Clayton Recruitment using the links below.

At Clayton Recruitment we passionately believe your talent matters, so we specialise in recruiting the best talent and connecting this to your opportunities. Based in the North West, our pedigree and service levels give those looking to make a move a refreshingly different recruitment experience. You will work with experienced professionals, dedicated to your success. Take a look at our web site www.clayton-recruitment.co.uk for our latest blogs and news and to keep up to date with current vacancies.

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

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