Location: North East
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: 169094
Our North East based client has an opportunity for an experienced and professional Business Administrator to join their team on either a remote or hybrid basis. Offices are based in Sunderland, but a remote home working approach is also available.
This really is an exciting opportunity to join a close knit but growing team where you will be responsible for providing full administrative support to ensure the smooth running of the BDM function. You will be a confident, outgoing, and ambitious individual as this role, in time, will ideally develop into a Junior Sales Executive role for the right person. So if you are looking for a career with real prospects this could be a role for you.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
Maintain accurate member and prospect information including framework usage, contract expiry dates and contact information.
Identify potential targets for the sales team by managing the process of contract intelligence gathering via various methods
Assist Account Executives with booking of appointments for sales meetings
Provide Account Executives/Head of Commercial with literature and intelligence required for meetings
Carry out all administrative tasks involved in the sales team function e.g. respond and deal with enquiries received through a managed inbox and telephone, booking of hotel accommodation and meeting rooms.
Assist with organisation of all exhibitions and procurement reference panels
Work with Head of Commercial to track KPI’s and produce monthly sales results pack
Be first point of contact for all incoming enquiries and delegate/coordinate actions arising
Organising the external sales team diaries when required and keeping them up to date
Manage exhibition data and work with Marketing Officer to best utilise it
Qualifications and Experience
Excellent communication and customer service skills
Excellent administrative and organisational skills
Creative and high energy personality able to offer dynamic and exciting opportunities to the Group
Excellent sales skills as this role will organically develop into a sales role.
Excellent IT skills, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential
The ability to work on own initiative
Able to stay away from home throughout the UK and attend meetings/exhibitions as required
Full current driving licence desirable