Hire Coordinator

Location Hamilton
Discipline: Business Support & Administration
Salary: £25,000
Job ref: 004683
Published: 22 days ago

Are you experienced with quotes, sales, or telesales, positive and upbeat? Are you highly organised, self-motivated, confident and reliable?


Did you answer ‘Yes’ to the above questions? Great – we have brilliant news for you! An opportunity has arisen for you to join us as Hire Coordinator at Portakabin (Scotland) Ltd on a 12-month fixed-term contract. As a market leader within construction, we receive many recommendations from our vast number of valued customers, delighted with our services.


Portakabin deliver building solutions for organisations of any size, in sectors ranging from Manufacturing, Education and Health to Transport, Utilities and Construction.


Come and be part of our success! Let us tell you why you will love it here


You will be valued at Portakabin - in fact, your role is vital to our continued growth. As the point of contact for customers regarding our extensive products range, you’ll be joining a friendly team in Hamilton who will support you. Your strengths in this role? Your engaging personality, rapport building skills, strong administration experience and your ability to establish needs / provide solutions. You will be listened to and appreciated. And great hours, fabulous opportunities for commission plus further benefits await the successful applicant.


As Hire Coordinator you will develop and promote the business, by providing commercial and administrative support to achieve order targets.


Your role will include carrying out local and national campaigns and contacting prospective customers in support of the Hire Support Manager with the aim of developing both existing and new customers to creating new sales opportunities.


Your role will also provide administrative support such as the loading of contracts and dealing with and resolving client issues.


Role Details

  • Salary: £25,000 plus commission
  • Role based: Hamilton
  • Contract type: Fixed-Term (12 months)
  • Annual leave: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Role Responsibilities


  • Carry out structured business development, local and national campaigns, including cold calling within the designated area, in order to achieve order targets
  • Prepare quotations and drawings against customer requirements
  • Respond to customer enquiries to generate orders
  • To maximise added value for every opportunity through promoting the full range of Building Services
  • Complete customer care programme to ensure maximum satisfaction, continuity of business and maximise referral opportunities
  • Effectively use internal systems (e.g. SAP, CRM) to ensure customer information is kept up to date and systems are aligned.

Benefits & Opportunities


*         Option to buy 5 days of annual leave as part of our salary sacrifice scheme

*         Working flexibly principles

*         Contributory pension

*         A range of dedicated health and wellbeing services

*         A chance to give back to your community with an annual Volunteering Day Off

*         Cycle to work scheme


There is also great opportunity for career progression within Portakabin. Roughly one third of our roles are filled by internal candidates!


Our Ideal Candidate


We are looking for someone who:


*         Has sales experience dealing with clients over the telephone

*         Has administration experience, ideally in a hire/sales environment

*         Has the ability to multitask

*         Has a strong attention to carry out work thoroughly and with accuracy

*         Has dedication to customer needs and satisfaction

*         Listens, consults others, and communicates proactively

*         Accepts and tackles demanding goals with enthusiasm

*         Has a good level of literacy and numeracy


Even if you do not match all of our ‘ideal’ criteria we would still be very keen to receive your CV as we love developing our people and may feel that you could be developed into this role.


Apply Now!


We’re keen to get someone started in this role. If you think this sounds like the ideal job for you, please apply as soon as possible as we may close this job advert early if we receive a high number of applications.