Sales Administrator

  • Job Reference: AJ/SA
  • Date Posted: 13 November 2023
  • Recruiter: KHR - Recruitment Specialists
  • Location: Aylesford, Kent
  • Salary: £25,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Bonus + Benefits
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We are currently working with a specialist manufacturer of products used in the construction industry.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking a Sales/Order Processing Administrator to process and progress orders from start to finish in a timely and accurate manner to ensure customers receive their orders on time.

Responsibilities will include:

Input and process sales orders accurately.
Provide exceptional and timely feedback to customers when orders are placed.
Be the first point of contact taking incoming customer orders and enquiries, and proactively explore cross-sell and upsell opportunities.
Liaise with the warehouse team to ensure orders are dispatched on time and in full by ensuring details are added to the picking slip to ensure the order is dispatched correctly and on time.
Organise transport of customer orders.
Obtain PODs/ETAs from couriers.
Raise credits where necessary.
Enter and maintain records of all customers.
Invoice promptly and accurately daily.
Notify and discuss with the procurement manager the inventory that should be ordered.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Previous experience in a similar sales/order processing/administration role.
Experience using Microsoft Programs is essential, particularly Excel.
Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritise appropriately.
Ability to work well under pressure.
Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective team and customer relationships.
A polite and friendly telephone and written manner.
Tenacious with an eye for detail.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business that can offer ongoing training and career development. Benefits include a discretionary bonus, 25 days of holiday plus bank holidays, and a pension scheme. Hours for this role are Monday to Thursday 8.30am-5pm and Friday 8.30am-2.30pm.

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