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Sales Support (Temp to Perm)

Date Posted: 12th May 2021
  • Job Ref: 312
  • Job Type: Temp
  • Location: Basildon
  • Salary: £10 per hour

Job Description

Have you worked in a sales support role in a business-to-business environment?

Are you proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word?

Are you happy to work on an initial trial basis with the prospect to progress to a permanent role?

Are you located within a reasonable daily commute to the Basildon area? 


What does the opportunity offer?

  • Potential to progress to a permanent position after successful completion of temp assignment/trial
  • £10 per hour during trial (with uplift to equivalent £10.76 per hour if taken on permanently)
  • Pension scheme (Auto Enrolment)
  • Paid holiday
  • Opportunity to secure a role within an established and growing national business, as part of a friendly and supportive sales team.
  • Free on-site parking
  • Hours: 36.25 hours per week, Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm with 45 min daily lunch break


An established and successful Essex based business has current opportunities for experienced, capable, and motivated Sales Co-ordinators to join them on an initial trial basis (with potential to progress to permanent jobs).  The Sales Co-ordinator is responsible for maintaining and improving customers service levels for a number of accounts within the group and providing office and sales support to field-based Account Managers.


As a Sales Co-ordinator you will be given the true responsibility for managing and maintaining a portfolio of accounts as well as supporting the Account Managers and providing assistance, when necessary, with other accounts within the team you are assigned to.


The role/responsibilities may include:

  • Contributing to the successful delivery of account growth through both internal and external relationships.
  • Effect liaison and communication between the company’s internal departments.
  • Dealing with enquiries relating to existing/new accounts on a daily basis
  • Ensuring that account requests are acted upon and communicated to the relevant department.
  • Order processing and dispatching
  • Sample requests
  • Booking in customers via telephone/email
  • General sales and consumer calls
  • Maintain customer scratch pad notes
  • Maintaining back orders
  • Set up new accounts and delivery keys
  • Emailing within different departments to discuss bookings and orders
  • Booking direct containers and arranging deliveries (training provided)
  • Provide support for the Team Leader and other Sales Office staff
  • Working as part of team processing paperwork for Drivers

Is this you?

  • Previous Sales Support/Coordination experience is essential
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and spoken
  • Proficient in IT use, including MS Excel and Word
  • Attention to detail and problem solving
  • Good commercial awareness with the ability to work under own initiative
  • Relevant experience within an FMCG or similar fast-moving and diverse B2B sales environment would be an advantage
  • Happy to work on an initial temp trial basis with the prospect of a permanent role
  • Able to commute to, and work permanently in, the Basildon area


Please send a CV detailing relevant experience and including full contact details for immediate and confidential consideration for this excellent temp to perm opportunity.

Interested in this opportunity?

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