Sales Co-ordinator

Location Northampton
Discipline: Sales & Commercial
Salary: £23K to £27K
Job ref: 007223
Published: 12 months ago

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 at Portakabin.

We are looking for a customer focussed Sales Coordinator to join our Commercial team in Northampton on a permanent basis.

Reporting to the Area Hire Manager, you will develop and promote the company’s hire business, by providing business development, commercial and administrative support to achieve order levels at agreed margins.

Your role will include carrying out local and national campaigns and contacting prospective customers in order to carry out structured business development calls with the aim of developing both existing and new customers to creating new sales opportunities. The role requires strong IT skills allowing you to effectively use internal systems, ensuring customer information is kept up to date and systems are aligned.

Role Details

  • Salary: £23,000 - £27,000 plus commission based on performance

  • Role based: Northampton, NN5 7QA

  • Contract type: Permanent

  • Annual leave: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Role Responsibilities

  • Respond to customer enquiries to generate orders.

  • Maximise added value for every opportunity through promoting the full range of Building Services.

  • Carry out structured business development by calling from our existing database and building this with new clients and contacts within the Northampton area in order to achieve order targets.

  • Prepare quotations and drawings against customer requirements.

  • Complete customer care programme to ensure maximum satisfaction, continuity of business and maximise referral opportunities.

Benefits & Opportunities

  • Option to buy 5 days of annual leave

  • Working flexibly principles

  • Contributory pension

  • Commission

  • A range of dedicated health and wellbeing services

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

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

There is also great opportunity for career progression within Portakabin!

Our Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Sales experience dealing with clients over the telephone.

  • Can build a wide and effective network of contacts inside and outside the organisation.

  • Strong administrative experience gained in a customer service environment.

  • 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.

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 2,000 people across ten European countries.

As an equal opportunities employer, Portakabin is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and perspectives and hire great people to build talented and diverse teams.

We are committed to making reasonable adjustments throughout the application, recruitment, and onboarding processes for candidates that require additional support and/or adjustments to be made.


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