Export Sales Administrator

Location: Sheffield

Salary: £18,000

Reference: T4143

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Sue Ross Recruitment are working with a market leading manufacturer of machine knives for industrial clients across the world. Working as an Export Sales Administrator based, this role would be working part of a small team working at a modern manufacturing factory/office in Sheffield. A degree of home working may be possible once fully trained to management satisfaction.  This role is initially a temporary position, and may become permanent.

The position would suit someone who is a flexible, proactive team worker, interested in working in a modern, busy office environment where work requirements can change rapidly. Someone who is organised yet adaptable and keen to get involved in shared team tasks. A commercially aware self-starter who is happy to directed, but can equally use their initiative. Confident in their own abilities to maintain and monitor self-accuracy.

Knowledge of SAP or similar database software for business data management would be an advantage but is not essential as training will be provided.

General daily duties include: –

  • Customer enquiry handling
  • Costing for quotations
  • Correspondence with International customers and suppliers
  • Open quotation/lead follow-up
  • New sales lead generation by telephone and email
  • Pro-active sales of complimentary products
  • Day to day liaison between internal sales team/production/stores
  • Correspondence with couriers and shipping agents
  • General office duties such as filing and document archiving
  • In-coming telephone call answering (shared task)
  • Post – opening, distribution and taking nightly post (shared task)
  • Use of Microsoft Outlook/Word/Excel/Acrobat/SAP Business One

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