Hire Coordinator

Location Bristol
Discipline: Sales & Commercial
Salary: £23,000 - £26,000
Job ref: 006142
Published: 14 days ago

We have an opportunity for a sales driven individual to join our team in Bristol as a Hire Coordinator. In this role you will develop and promote the Company’s hire business, by providing telesales, commercial and administrative support to the depot, to achieve order levels at agreed margins.


Role Details

  • Salary: £23,000 - £26,000

  • Role based: Bristol

  • Contract type: Permanent, 36.25 hours per week

  • Annual leave: 25 days plus bank holidays


Role Responsibilities

  • Carry out structured business development, including “cold calling” within the area designated, in order to achieve order targets.

  • Respond to customer enquiries to generate orders and prepare quotations and drawings against customer requirements.

  • Effectively use internal systems (e.g SAP and CRM) to ensure customer information is kept up to date and systems are aligned.

  • Record movement of the Hire Fleet assets into and out of the Hire Centre, including maintaining stock availability records, special drawings file and unit movement register.  Where appropriate, and in the Manager’s absence, this could include liaising with employed and sub contract trades, completing the pre-delivery inspection and liaising with hauliers


Benefits & Opportunities

  • Option to buy 5 days of annual leave

  • Working flexibly principles

  • Contributory pension

  • A range of dedicated health and wellbeing services

  • Employee Assistance Program

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

  • Fully funded professional qualifications and membership

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

  • Employee Benefits Program (Discounts at 100s of shops, gyms, restaurants and even holidays!)

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:

  • Experience of carrying out a business development campaign/cold calling

  • Sales administration experience

  • A good level of numeracy/literacy

  • Solid IT skills

  • Knowledge of SAP system

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.


About Portakabin

As innovators in the science of building, we provide modular buildings for hire and sale, as well as supplying refurbished buildings and construction site accommodation. We deliver building solutions for organisations of any size, in sectors ranging from manufacturing, education and health to transport, utilities and construction.

Portakabin remains in the ownership of the York based Shepherd family and now employs more than 1,750 people across ten European countries.


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.


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