Sales Administrator – Construction


  • Permanent
  • Windsor, Berkshire
  • Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
  • REF: J1043426123123
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We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated Sales Administrator to join our client, an established supplier to the construction industry, based near Windsor. This varied role, which offers the opportunity to earn commission, will require an element of account management, looking after key customers as well as identifying new business opportunities. In addition, you will coordinate and manage orders from start to finish, including liaising with suppliers and updating customers. The successful candidate must be able to work within a small team in the office, as well as support the warehouse function where necessary. The role has the potential to develop into a Field Sales Rep position in the future.

Salary: £28k – £30k plus commission, company pension and bonus after one year’s service.

Hours: Monday to Thursday – 8.30am to 5.30pm. Friday – 8.30am – 5.00pm. Office-based near Windsor.

Key responsibilities:

  • Build and develop a variety of profitable relationships with existing accounts and key customers.
  • Develop and nurture strong working relationships with existing and new customers.
  • Proactively contacting prospective customers, plus maintain a high level of customer service.
  • Identify new sales opportunities, ultimately looking to exceed area sales targets.
  • Drive the company’s presence within the industry to ensure awareness of all product ranges.
  • Develop strong knowledge of the company product ranges and services and identify how to apply these to an individual customer need.
  • Develop strong relationships internally to ensure seamless communication between departments and other depots.
  • Liaise with all departments internally, processing from point of sale to final customer delivery.
  • Develop strong working relationships with supplier network.
  • Achieve desired growth and profit margins.
  • In addition, the candidate will be required to perform other duties assigned by the company, subject to adequate experience / training.

Key skills:

  • Excellent negotiation and customer service skills.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of Sage 50 Accounts is desirable but not essential.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent analytical & problem-solving skills.
  • Team player attitude.
  • Willingness to learn and develop new skills and adapt to situations.
  • Must hold a driver’s license. Some deliveries may be required as part of the role (use of company vehicle would be provided).

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training, and skills. If we do not have anything suitable, we will not keep your CV for more than 30 days.

As an equal opportunity employer, Bucks and Berks Recruitment is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply.

Consultant Details

Camilla Askew

Recruitment Consultant