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Sales Administrator (Maternity Cover)

From £20,000 - Dependant on Experience
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Our client, a well-established, down-to-earth security systems specialist, is looking to recruit a Sales Administrator (Maternity cover) to join their team in Rotherham.

Sales Administrator (Maternity Cover)

Rotherham S66 8RY

Full time, temporary

Salary from £20,000 dependent on experience

Temporary position for approx. 12 months

Start Date: Mid-to-end October 2021    

Our client is a security and safety systems specialist whose customers range from large security critical complex sites, such as Olympic venues, airports, and education facilities – to smaller, more specialised projects for high-net-worth individuals, using latest generation products.

As a Sales Administrator, you will be working alongside their highly experienced Sales and Design Team.

You will be involved in all aspects of sales administration and support, with a strong emphasis on customer service and business development.

You will be the initial point of contact for new customers which will include telephone communication and sales team support as well as managing customer expectations and timelines.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the sales enquiry process in support of customer requirements and deadlines
  • Coordinating the day-to-day flow of information and communication channels between the customer, sales & technical staff. as well as other internal departments.
  • Researching and evaluating new tender opportunities.
  • Liaising with external suppliers and assisting in writing and editing sales and marketing literature, such as case studies and electronic news stories.
  • Maintaining the company website and presence on social media.
  • Assisting the sales team in increasing the company’s reputation and brand awareness.
  • Maintaining accurate information on accreditation web portals
  • Managing customer Framework information.
  • Producing sales department reports
  • Compliance against the Company’s quality management system and external accreditations.

The ideal candidate

Our client is looking for a professional person with proven experience of working in a sales and marketing role, preferably within a contracting/service environment.  A ‘sales personality’ is important – engaging, helpful, confident, enquiring, positive, energetic and assertive.

Experience and Qualifications

  • GCSEs grades C and above, including Maths and English.
  • Educated to A-Level standard.
  • Computer literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft products and CRM systems.
  • Accurate typing and creative documentation presentation skills.
  • Strong numeracy, analytical and organisational and written skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a friendly and professional telephone manner.
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge of marketing principles.
  • Ability to influence and negotiate and find solutions.
  • Able to prioritise and work to deadlines.

This role involves handling sensitive information and the successful candidate will be fully security screened.

How to apply for the Sales Administrator (Maternity Cover) role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this role, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application or provide any other supporting documents.

You must be eligible to work in the UK.

Other suitable skills and experience includes sales associate, customer service representative, sales officer, sales manager, graduate sales assistant, sales representative, customer service manager