"We are a dynamic, evolving, and engaging department, defined by its problem-solving skills and great customer service. No two days are the same."

Mark Brooks, Manager, International Sales

International Sales Assistant

40 hours per week

 

Location: UK Office

What the job involves:

You support the International Sales Managers and other members of the Sales Department by tracking, investigating, reporting on sales and resolving problems associated with the Sales Department’s operations.

 

This includes:

  • Updates Sales Managers with analysis and daily action summaries
  • Principal contact for clients and potential clients; directs inquiries and pertinent information to relevant parties
  • Responds to and pursues new sales leads via email, telephone, and personal visits
  • Facilitates meetings, conferences, and departmental activities by compiling and presenting sales data and analysis
  • Approves decisions, requests, expenditures, and recommendations on behalf of Sales Managers in their absence and according to established guidelines
  • Monitors and reports on sales activities, providing relevant information to management (e.g., sales reports)
  • Maintains software suitability for direct sales (e.g., handling and reporting)
  • Conducts market research, competitor analysis, and customer surveys
  • Provides product and pricing information in response to customer requests; identifies action items for Managers and departmental staff
  • Organizes sample shipments to customers in consultation with Sales Managers
  • Oversees customer database by inputting customer profiles and updates; prepares and distributes monthly reports; liaises with colleagues responsible for order processing
  • Expands and refines skills through educational opportunities
  • Managing Sales Department’s agenda and customer portfolios
  • Resolves order and inventory problems (e.g., expediting shipments, keeping customers and Sales Managers updated)
  • Other assigned duties in support of departmental and organisational directives

 

Quality:

  • Initiates corrective and preventive measures
  • Complies with the procedures and rules detailed in the company’s HQSE system

 

The ideal candidate:

  • ±3 years experience in sales or in a similar role (e.g., client services)
  • A Level / Degree level education
  • Fluency in English
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Analytical, thorough, and decisive
  • Excellent communication and administrative abilities
  • Understanding of how sales and supply chains interact and can be optimized
  • Inquisitive and anxious to develop comprehensive product and industry knowledge
  • Ability to take on new challenges and adapt to a growing working environment
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