Sales Administration Assistant

Job title

Sales Administration Assistant

Location

London

Department

Sales

Type

Permanent

Reporting to:

Sales Manager -Europe & Key Accounts Programme

OVERVIEW

We are seeking a Sales Administration Assistant to join Colebrook Bosson Saunders International (CBS) a market leading manufacturer of Ergonomic technology support products & services. Working within the European Sales team you will provide support to the Account Management team and their customers assisting in the development of successful relationships that enable long-term growth.

The successful candidate will be an ambitious, energetic and self-motivated individual who can demonstrate a clearemphasis on providing support to our high standard of service. The candidate will assist with general project follow-up and progress chasing when necessary. This position offers an ideal opportunity for progression into sales Account Management.


Specific duties to include(but not limited to):

•Liaise with the Sales team and relevant departments; including Marketing, Design, Sales Support & Finance.

•Qualify leads.

•Prepare client information packs and distribute.

•Respond to requests for samples & literature.

•Receive samples and notify Sales team.

•Assist in the preparation of presentation materials; including raising quotations and tender response documents.

•Liaise with the Sales Support team on mock-up requests; including product placement within client showrooms.

•Respond to client complaints/problem solving.

•Progress chase and provide follow-up on project pipeline for Sales team.

•Assist Sales Manager/Director with collating, updating pipeline.

•Meet and greet adhoc visitors to the showroom and present product range.

•Assist Sales teams with client showroom meetings.


Competencies:

•Previous sales experience ideal, but not essential.

•Able to work in a team.

•Demonstrate understanding to the key principles of sales process.

•Effective communication skills, verbal and written.

•Organised & methodical with ability to multitask and prioritise effectively & efficiently.

•Analytical and solutions oriented.

•IT literate with good knowledge of Microsoft Office, and CRM systems.


Characteristics:

•Demonstrate a positive “Can do” attitude and approach.

•Aspirational self-starter with eagerness to succeed.

•Professional appearance & attitude to work.•Reliable & punctual.

•Confident and able to communicate clearly.

•Enthusiastic & keen learner.

•Commercially aware and a keen interest in the wider business.