Sales Coordinator - Timber Merchant

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Simon Acres Recruitment are working with a well-established family-owned timbers merchant based in Leicestershire, who are looking for a Sales Coordinator for their head office.


The Role:

  • Delivering a first-class service to customers
  • Dealing promptly and efficiently with customer enquiries on the telephone and via email
  • Sales order processing
  • Gain a clear understanding of customers’ requirements
  • Accurately input orders including site contact details and addresses for deliveries
  • Effectively communicate with customers, managers, and colleagues
  • Accurately collect and record customer information including customer interactions onto the CRM system
  • Quote for new business
  • Chase outstanding quotations and enquiries
  • Develop new business relationships with customers and prospective customers
  • Promote further sales
  • Achieve best price / Margin for each order
  • Accept and confirm new orders (Check prices and delivery details)
  • Liaise with transport and production to confirm delivery / collection lead time for orders
  • Ensure all work is in line with company policies and objectives
  • Mon – Thu 8:30am to 5:15pm, Friday 8:30am to 5pm – 60 minutes lunch


Candidate Requirements:

  • Experience within the timber sector
  • Polite with an excellent telephone manor
  • Effective communicator
  • Driven & enthusiastic with a willingness to learn
  • Have excellent computer skills
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
  • Have accurate data entry input and have good attention to detail
  • Be able to manage your workload and prioritise even when under pressure


Simon Acres Recruitment are acting as the employment agency in relation to this vacancy.

19 October 2021