Sales Administrator

Posted 2 February by Purple Placements
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for a young and dynamic company recognised as a leading force in lighting in Camberley as a Sales Administrator.
Their team work incredibly fast and hard, and we are looking for someone who is self-motivated, hungry to succeed, and always happy to help.

Responsibilities for the Sales Administrator :

· Being the first point of contact for to visitors, existing customers and answering incoming calls - passing opportunities to the Sales Team

· Preparing the boardroom for meetings and taking minutes

· Providing a welcoming atmosphere to clients - e.g. making teas/coffees

· Working closely with the Sales and Marketing team, providing assistance and support

· Managing special projects and providing project support for key clients

· Sending out catalogues and other marketing literature to potential clients

· Co-ordinating Sales team diaries for meetings and internally supporting Sales when out of office

· Responding to quote requests via phone, email or in person

· Inputting customer details and correspondence into 'ACT' and Orderwise CRM Systems

· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)

· Following up and negotiating pricing with potential clients to ensure maximum sales

· Processing sales orders for despatch

· Liaising with Warehouse to ensure smooth despatch of orders

· Assisting Sales team with contract paperwork for new clients

· Monitor customer accounts and projects

· Manage the correspondence between the sales team and their clients

· Manage warranty forms and claims

· Manager customer returns

· Responding to queries from existing clients

· Daily, weekly and monthly reporting with attendance at key meetings, if required

· Ensuring reception area and boardroom areas are tidy and presentable at all times

· General office administration

· Supporting Directors (admin) as a central function

· Liaising with all departments to ensure smooth running of the sales operation

Requirements for Sales Administrator :

· Educated to GCSE level or above

· Excellent 'front of house' skills

· Confident and professional telephone manner

· Excellent writing skills

· Excellent communication skills

· Excellent attention to detail

· Ability to multi-task, prioritise work load within a fast-paced environment

· Minimum 2 years' experience in a Sales Administrator or similar role

· Must be able to commute to Camberley Office

· Ability to use ACT (required) and Orderwise (desirable - training can be given)

Salary is dependent on experience - £18,000 - £21,000 D.O.E.

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm

The role will be based at the company's Head Office in Camberley.

Required skills

  • sales administration

Reference: 39865263

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