Location: Coventry (Middlemarch Business Park) - National Accounts
Package: Basic Salary up to £24,500 dependent on experience
plus bonus/commission & other excellent PLC company benefits
Sector: Packaging distribution
We, the UK’s largest packaging distributor have an exciting opportunity for an experienced sales administrator to join our business, supporting the national accounts team. We are a committed equal opportunities employer that champions 'dignity in the workplace’. Our focus is to provide customers with fully integrated and innovative packaging solutions, augmented by outstanding customer service. Appointing and nurturing sales talent across our business is key to our continued growth.
The Sales Administrator Role
Working within our National Accounts team, you will be based at our Coventry head office, reporting to the Sales & Commercial Manager, whereby the main purpose of your role will be to ensure effective and efficient administrative operations and to provide central support and communication to our National locations and sales teams across the UK. This will without doubt be an extremely varied and often fast-paced support role.
Sales Administrator Duties
The Assistant handles a wide variety of administrative, commercial, and clerical responsibilities for the Commercial Manager and National Account Managers. The core duties include everyday tasks such as:
Do you have the correct profile?
We welcome your application if you are accustomed to a similarly varied and fast-paced support role (ideally at least 1 years’ experience of this). We also require you to have strong MS Office competency (including Excel spreadsheets) accompanied by strong data-analysis/interpretation skills. It would also be preferable if you have experienced using an inhouse CRM system previously. All of this needs to be underpinned by a strong work ethic and first rate administrative & communication skills. Whilst not essential, an ability to compile and understand detailed reports (covering things like pricing, trend analysis, KPIs) would be advantageous, as would previous experience of supporting a national accounts/sales function.
We provide a competitive basic starting salary and operate a range of rewarding bonus/incentive schemes. Our flexible employee benefits can include:-
25 days annual leave (rising to 27 days with service) plus all public/bank holidays
Contributory pension scheme
Free parking at many of our site locations
Range of company cars or cash allowance (including electric) for qualifying roles
Employee assistance program to support & advise with well-being & any issues
Extensive range of training/development & potential progression opportunities
Employee discount scheme (discounts on several major retail/leisure brands)
Simply Health/Dental Cover option or BUPA cover for qualifying roles
Tax free childcare (TFC) scheme
Enhanced maternity & paternity pay
Long service awards (5-40 years)
Charitable giving options
Financial support with eye-tests/purchasing glasses (DSE users only)
O2 Mobile discount scheme (up to 25% off)
Macfarlane Group is also dedicated to maximizing every employee’s potential, by providing career development plans and pathways in an environment that fosters personal growth and continuous improvement.
This is an urgent appointment whereby we will be working to identify and review the very best of applicants swiftly in the hope of selecting our favored candidate to commence with us ASAP. (Please note we are holding zoom video-interviews during the pandemic). Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are continuing to adhere to Government guidelines whereby a significant number of our employees are working from home for the time being. Dependent on the precise role you have applied for, it is important to note that this may be a feature of your initial employment with us until Government advice changes and the situation improves. To make an application please simply click 'apply’ ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant. All applications will be acknowledged, shortlisted applicants normally hearing from us within a week or two. Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified at the end of our process, although if you haven’t heard from us within a fortnight of applying, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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