Sales Administrator

Mpeople recruitment have an exciting opportunity for an Internal Sales Assistant to join a well established and thriving manufacturing/distribution business based in Middleton, on a full-time permanent basis.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm

Location: Middleton (M24)

Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 (dependent on experience)

Benefits: 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, generous company pension scheme and healthcare scheme covering dental & Optical care.

As an Internal Sales Assistant you will be a key member of a small office team, responding to incoming sales enquiries and developing customer relationships.

What will your duties be as an Internal Sales Assistant?

  • Process incoming customer orders (including exports)
  • Generate dispatch confirmations and invoices in a timely and accurate manner
  • Communicate effectively with warehouse/dispatch personnel and transport companies to assist with prioritization and ensure orders are progressed within the specified lead time.
  • Assist with stock management (includes some products with a shelf life)
  • Dealing with all correspondence – complaints, enquiries and queries
  • Proactively sell the companies products range to existing and new customers
  • There will be a possibility of occasional customer visits and support at trade shows
  • Provide basic product technical advice and support to customers b developing product and application knowledge
  • Assist in marketing and promotional activities

Required traits & skills:

  • A friendly, helpful, confident and engaging personality
  • Strong telephone manner
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with high attention to detail
  • An understanding and experience of the pressures of working within a sales environment
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, ideally experience of Sage 200
  • Minimum 5 GCSE’s including Maths & English (and preferably Science) grade A-C’s required
  • Experience processing export orders
  • Ability to work as part of a small team with a hands-on approach to work
  • Ability to multi-task and complete tasks in an organised and timely manner

Please note that Mpeople cannot respond to all applicants due to the high volumes of CV's received on a daily basis. Should you not receive a response within 5 working days please accept that on this occasion your application hasn’t been successful. Mpeople wishes you all the best in your job search.

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