Assistant Sales Lead – Andover – £25K to £32K (DOE)

Starting in a newly created role, your initial responsibilities will focus on being a Sales Administrator, whilst developing the role towards becoming an Assistant Sales Lead.  You will have the opportunity to take on more responsibility with both new and existing customers, you will be providing excellent service, complex quotes, key product information with a focus on maximising customer relationships and business growth.  

As a newly created role, this Sales Administrator will be a key person to liaise with customers regarding availability and prices for engineering and technical products. A quote could include pricing calculations, margins, shipment details, stock availability and lead times. You will be a key point of contact for the customer, yet also develop pivotal relationships with your colleagues in relation to purchasing, stock, finance, sales and management.

You will be resourceful in how you approach your work, looking for improvements as to how things are done and being adaptable to change as the business looks for new ways to ensure that their customers receive the best product in the most efficient and cost effective way.  You will be proficient with MS Office and any experience of sales based software would be an advantage.  An interest in engineering, mechanical or technical products is not essential, however it would add value to the role.

Day to day responsibilities include the following, with scope to develop the role over time:

  • Liaising with customers regarding their product requests and availability
  • Calculating pricing, quotes, lead times and shipping costs
  • Planning for shipment and delivery, including all of the logistics and relevant documentation
  • Looking for opportunities to further develop business from both existing and new customers 
  • Being a key member of a small expanding team, you will be liaising with the customers, suppliers, manufacturers, the warehouse team, sales team, Directors and other external contacts on a daily basis.

As well as offering the opportunity for a rewarding role and the potential for career development, my client are also offering excellent benefits including 25 days holiday, free parking, pension scheme and discretionary bonus.

The salary advertised is broad as my client will consider candidates with limited experience or someone who has already done a similar role and brings a wealth of knowledge. My client are looking for a determined and engaging personality to join the team and maximise this new opportunity.

KnoxRecruit is the trading name of the office support specialism of eXactitude Resourcing Limited and is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role. eXactitude complies with all relevant UK legislation and doesn’t discriminate on any protected characteristics.