Senior Sales Administrator - Witham

  • Location
    Witham, Essex
  • Salary
    £ 26000 - £ 30000 / Year
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Sales Administrator
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference
    JN-092021-207168

Senior Sales Administrator


Location: Witham


Salary: £28k-£30k (depending on experience)


Hours: 9 - 5 pm (1-hour lunch)


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Adecco is currently recruiting for a full-time permanent senior sales Administrator for our successful client based in Witham. This role is a very good, ad-hoc role, that will keep you busy in a fun fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have experience in business to business Distribution/ E-commerce as well as a full understanding of the Sales process from entry through to delivery as well as deputy office management support to Sales Director.


Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Process customer sales orders from order entry through to delivery

  • Provide customers with order updates and tracking/shipping information

  • Create customs documents for orders shipping outside of the UK

  • Track outbound shipments through to point of delivery

  • Assist with project management for key accounts

  • Assist with maintaining ship logs daily and check associated freight invoices

  • Process vendor purchase orders from order entry through to receipt of goods

  • Proactively communicate with vendors to ensure delivery deadlines are met

  • Check vendor invoices and enter them onto the accounts system

  • Create new part numbers and assist with maintaining part number integrity on Opera

  • Check and process customs entries and import duty & VAT invoices

  • Complete monthly and annual stock takes and report discrepancies to senior management

  • Provide month and year end reports to senior management

  • Provide product forecast to senior management for inventory replenishment purposes

  • Assist Director of Sales Operations with maintaining vendor pricing and part number integrity

  • Assist with database integrity

  • Answer incoming phone calls and greet visitors on arrival and assist with customer visits

  • Provide holiday cover to Director of Sales Operations, as required


Skills required for this role:



  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Web, Outlook, etc.)

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Strong work ethic

  • Enthusiastic

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Willingness to ask questions

  • Team player

  • Business to Business transactional experience


The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills, enjoy working as part of a team, be able to work to tight deadlines and have a positive approach. Good IT skills including MS Office are a must.


If you are interested in the above position, please apply online now or phone the branch on 01245 268 666 for further information.


Please note, although we would love to respond to every applicant due to the high volume of applications we can only contact shortlisted candidates

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Rebecca Naughton