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Sales / Export Administrator – Maternity Cover

Location: Congleton

Salary: £18,000 to £20,000

Contract Type: Temporary

Hours: Full Time

Sector: Commercial Office Support

Job Description

COS Recruitment are looking for a Sales / Export Administrator to work for a well-established manufacturing company in Congleton on a temporary basis to cover maternity leave (c7 months). 

Our client is looking for a passionate, driven person who is a proactive self-starter for the Sales / Export Administrator position. You must be adaptable, keen to get involved and able to use your own initiative to chase up sales leads & open quotations.

As the Sales / Export Administrator, you should be comfortable answering and making telephone calls as well as liaising with international clients. This is a varied role in a deadline driven environment, where accurate processing of orders, export documents and invoices are paramount. You must be able to organise your workload to meet customer demands.

Main duties of the Sales / Export Administrator role will include:

  • Handling customer enquiries and issues
  • Creating invoices, quotations and entering sales orders
  • Purchasing – including creation of purchase orders and understanding stock levels
  • Handling dispatch paperwork (UK and export) as well as specific export documentation (some training will be given)
  • Correspondence with couriers and shipping agents
  • Business partner records up-keep
  • Correspondence with worldwide customers, agents, distributors and suppliers
  • Quotation/lead follow-up & pro-active sales of complimentary products
  • Day to day liaison between internal sales team/production/stores
  • General office duties such as filing, archiving and post

Knowledge of Excel is a necessity. SAP or similar database software for business data management would be an advantage.

Working hours: 09:00- 17:00 Monday to Thursday, Friday 08:30-13:00

Pay is negotiable depending on experience

This is a temporary position (weekly pay) to cover maternity and so you must be available to start in early March and commit for 7 months. Training and a handover will be provided

Due to the high level of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to individual submissions. Therefore if you have not received a response within 48 hours you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application this time.

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