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Internal Sales Assistant

Colchester, Essex
Job Type
22 Sep 2021
Our customers and colleagues are at the very heart of what we do. To achieve this, we employ exceptional people who are engaged and rewarded for the value they bring to the organisation and who are able to demonstrate our leading behaviours - Be bold in what you do, be flexible and agile, and make a positive difference.
We are currently looking to recruit an Internal Sales Assistant at our Roofing branch in Colchester to act as first point of contact for our customers and support our regional sales management team with the sales administration.
We offer a great opportunity to build your career in a market leading business, along with a competitive salary and excellent benefits that include 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays, a great pension and a share incentive scheme.
What does the role involve?
As an Internal Sales Assistant you will develop and maintain new sales which will be beneficial and profitable, you will pro-actively target new customers. It is a role that will see you collaborating closely with the warehouse team to ensure the right products are delivered at the right time. Regularly engaging with our external sales force and credit control teams, following up on all sales quotes and leads in a timely manner, record activity and utilise internal systems accurately. You'll also input orders onto our system and maintain our sales records.
The successful candidate will require:

Previous experience in a Sales-focused role
Ability to communicate with a range of customers and colleagues, whilst building and maintaining strong relationships
Strong customer service experience
IT literacy
Experience within the roofing or construction industry would be preferableAbout us…
SIG Plc. is a leading supplier of specialist building materials to trade customers across Europe with strong positions in its core markets as a specialist distributor of insulation and interiors products and as a merchant of roofing and exteriors products
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  • Job Reference: 379179850-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2021
  • Recruiter: SIG plc
    SIG plc
  • Location: Colchester, Essex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent