Trainee sales administrator

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join our team.

Company: James E. Smith (Timber) Ltd.
Job Title: Trainee Sales Administrator
Location: Hockley, Birmingham, B18 (On-Site)
Salary: £24,000 - £26,000 (dependent on experience)
Contract: Permanent, Full-Time
Working Hours: Monday - Friday: 08:00 - 17:00


Company Benefits:
· Annual company bonus scheme
· Company pension scheme
· Life assurance
· Initial on-site training/shadowing
· Enrolment on Wood Science and Timber Technology program
· Free on-site parking


Role Overview
An exciting opportunity to join a thriving, family-owned Timber supplier based in Hockley, Birmingham.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join our team. The ideal candidate will be educated to A-Level standard (or above) and will have experience in a customer facing role.

James E. Smith are a progressive and expanding business. The successful candidate will receive excellent progression and development opportunities.


 Job Duties:
·  Handling customer enquiries
· Ensuring prompt responses to emails and telephone calls
· Initially shadowing members of the sales team
· Checking and updating stock
· Gaining knowledge of the Company’s products


Essential Skills/Experience:
·  Good numeracy and excellent communication skills
· Ability to work independently and as a team player
· Self-motivated and organised
· Maintain and develop existing customer and supplier relationships
· Strong work ethic
· Experience with Microsoft Office Suite


About Us:
James E. Smith (Timber) Ltd. is a leading importer of Softwoods & Frame Grade Birch sourced from major producers in Scandinavia, Germany & the Baltic States as well as sheet materials from Europe, South America & the Far East.

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