Export Sales Administrator

  • Job Reference: 395860328-2
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Midas Recruitment
  • Location: Smethwick, West Midlands
  • Salary: £18,000 to £23,000
  • Sector: Management & Supervisors
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Due to expansion one of the UK's leading distributors and stockists of fluid sealing products and gaskets are currently looking to appoint an experienced Export Sales Administrator to work within its busy and established Export team. This role will work closely with the Export Office Manager within the Sales structure to ensure sufficient supply of all required grades for the Export Department. The ideal candidate will also work closely with the Sales Team to ensure profitability, stretch growth targets, customer satisfaction and that all sales KPI's are met.

As the Export Sales Administrator, you will be responsible for:

  • The receipt, processing & confirmation of export sales and invoices
  • The issuance of export bills of lading, freight invoices, Ships manifests and information security
  • Key account management - Responding to customer queries quickly and efficiently via telephone and email
  • Arranging haulage with shipping lines/hauliers
  • Processing incoming purchase orders which includes liaising with the sales team
  • Arrange shipping goods through various methods via courier and Freight Forwarders
  • Export procedures - raising the appropriate paperwork for export
  • Review and produce documents in line with letters of credit
  • Sage quotations
  • Update CRM contacts database
  • Raising Debit/Credit notes when required
  • Certificate of Free Sale, Certificate of Origins, Certificate of Analysis when required Commission Forms
  • Chase orders with production through to packing departments
  • Collating various brochures to send out to customers and prospects
  • Assist with registration documentation/Embassy
  • Dealing with short shipments, customer complaints
  • Assist in the expansion in both new and existing markets through pro-activity
  • Ensure profitability of new sales opportunities

The successful candidate for the role of Export Sales Administrator will have:

  • 1 Years office-based experience
  • Extremely organised, methodical and showing a real attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise workload and manage multiple projects
  • Excellent communication skills - written / spoken / presenting
  • Microsoft Office proficiency - Word / Excel / Publisher / Outlook
  • Able to respond well to pressure
  • Show drive and initiative for continual improvement
  • Work well in a team and with a range of people, developing strong working relationships
  • Export legislation knowledge and experience in a similar role
  • Experience of the fluid sealing industry or export experience involving shipments to global destinations and working with clear operating procedures is advantageous

In return the successful candidate will receive a starting salary of £18,000 - 23,000pa plus bonus and Company pension. 20 days holiday + stats, an excellent working environment and free parking, working 9am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday.

Please Note: We do not contact or write to unsuccessful candidates. If you have not heard anything from us within 48 hours of the closing date, you should presume that your application was unsuccessful.