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Harken UK Job Opportunity: Sales Administrator

by Harken UK 20 Aug 2018 12:30 BST
Harken UK: Join the team © Harken UK

Harken UK are looking for an experienced Sales Administrator to join their team.

Working closely with the OEM account manager and the supply chain team you will manage all the day to day queries of some of our biggest accounts. You will be the first point of contact for our customers and responsible ensuring that all technical queries get to the right person within the organisation. You will also create sales reports for the account manager, sales manager and company director so you will need to be confident using excel and extrapolating data.

Key to your success will be the ability to multi-task, high levels of organisation and your attention to detail. You will also need to be a people person, able to build relationships both internally and externally.

If you have experience working in a busy, detail orientated office environment and you want to work for a leading brand with a strong company culture and proven record of keeping their staff at the heart of what they do then we could have the perfect job for you.

THE COMPANY

Harken, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and marketer of quality sailboat hardware and accessories.

Our gear has dominated such events as the America's Cup and Olympics. Our blocks, travellers, furling systems and winches can be found aboard everything from the smallest dinghies to the largest super yachts and cruisers.

We are now using the same technology that has made us world renowned in the marine industry to make working at height simpler, lighter and most importantly safer. We sell to a variety of different sectors including superyacht, utilities, access and rescue, commercial marine and stage and theater to name just a few.

Headquartered in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, Harken manufactures in the USA and Italy. Its network includes offices in 48 countries including the UK.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Initial point of contact for all incoming calls and queries
  • Process customer orders and payments for both trade and private users
  • Work with the supply chain team to update customers and account managers on production delays
  • Assist OEM account managers with all OEM administration including order processing, BOM creation and administration
  • Manage the day to day enquiries of OEM Accounts
  • Project manage large sales opportunities to ensure that they are completed on time and with a high level of detail

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • 2 years + experience in a busy office environment
  • Confident using excel to a high level
  • Ability to multi-task and cope with interruptions
  • Excellent grasp of both written and spoken English

DESIRABLE SKILLS

  • Knowledge of sailing boats
  • Experience in the marine industry
  • Experience using stock control software
  • Experience working in a production-based company

OTHER DETAILS

  • Full time (8:30am - 5:30pm) located at our office in Lymington, Hampshire.
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • 30 days holiday (including bank holiday)
  • Company parties and social events
  • Competitive Salary

Please email your CV and covering letter to

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