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Sales Administrator/Negotiator

  • Location

    Bury St Edmunds

  • Sector:

    Office Recruitment Services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £19000 - £24000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paige O'Connell

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  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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I am currently recruiting for a Sales Administrator to join a busy business based on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds. They are looking at the growth within the business and are forward planning to expand their strong team.

I am interested in speaking to candidates who ideally have ideally had some previous experience working in sales or a similar and relevant skill set. This is a vital position within the team to assist with the smooth running of daily operations. This role would suit someone with previous sales administration or administration experience working within busy, fast paced environments.

You will need to be confident, use your initiative and have a reactive approach!


•Reporting to Managers/Directors relating to all sales activities within the internal sales office.
•Liaising and supporting all sales staff internally and externally to achieve sales targets set by the Management team.
•Embrace all forms of sales, systems and product training with interaction with External sales staff, senior Line Managers and suppliers.
•Ensure all administration duties for sales are completed effectively and in a timely manner for quotations, system training/awareness, product knowledge, addresses, general system maintenance and pricelists.
•Cold calling potential and existing customers and selling services and products.
•Liaising with other departments within the company to ensure seamless processes are achieved.
•Developing and chasing new leads, following up on opportunities to generate sales from either external sales staff leads, suppliers and any other market intelligence.
•Generating new leads and developing new and existing customers.
•Responding to customer enquiries by phone, email or from other staff.
•Networking with key suppliers in the industry when visiting the sales offices or over the telephone.
•Keep National Agreements updated daily.
•Ensure External Sales are copied in on quotes to their customers and any new customers in their area.
•Customer delivery addresses and site contact numbers to be kept up to date.

Required Skills:

•Good organisational skills
•Good/confident telephone manner
•Computer skills and knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel
•Good communications skills, both oral and written
•Confident and polite
•Ability to multi-task and prioritise workload
•GSCE in Maths and English C or above (or equivalent)

Personal qualities:

•Experience working in a small team
•Good time keeping and attendance record
•Good sense of humour
•Good work ethic
•Ability to learn and willing to progress

Additional Information:

Role will be office based with no option to work from home and interviews will be conducted from home.

Location: Outskirts of Bury St Edmunds you will need access to your own transport as public transport is limited.
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30-5:30
Salary: £19,000-£24,000 depending on Skills & Experience
Outstanding benefits package including health care, car lease schemes, store discounts and wine club!

This position is commutable from Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket, Stowmarket, Ipswich, Brandon, Mildenhall and other surrounding towns.

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please apply today!