Hire Desk Sales Advisor / Sales Executive
Hire Desk Sales Advisor / Sales Executive (Luton, Bedfordshire)
LOCATION: Luton, Bedfordshire
JOB TITLE: Hire Desk Sales Advisor / Sales Executive
SALARY & BENEFITS: £22K - £25k dependent on previous experience
WORKING HOURS: Full Time – Monday to Friday 8:30 – 5pm (From May to September working hours will include 1 in 3 Saturdays 8:30am to 12:30pm on a shared rota basis – approx 7 per year)
THE COMPANY: Our client have been established since 1991 and have been assisting with the smooth running of thousands of events to the commercial and domestic trade such as weddings, birthdays and other special occasions by providing a high quality hire service on a wide range of equipment from crockery & cutlery, to tables, chairs and so much else. Due to the continued successful growth they now seek an energetic and pro-active individual with sales and customer service experience to join their existing team based in Luton, Bedfordshire.
THE ROLE: . The role will involve working in an established sales team, taking customer orders, managing enquiries and existing orders, taking payment, closing down completed hires and coordinating with our client's operations team as well as carrying out a range of administrative duties such as updating data and records. As a Hire Desk Sales Advisor / Sales Executive you will predominantly be responsible for engaging with customers and identifying individual needs for events, weddings or parties and then preparing quotes/advising on suitable products whilst offering sound advice.
THE CANDIDATE: The successful candidate for the Hire Desk Sales Advisor / Sales Executive's role will be a dynamic, intelligent and engaging person with both sales and customer service experience. You will be a great communicator who has a polite and clear telephone manner and be someone who can build effective working relationships with people in a short space of time. You must have good IT skills and be familiar with Microsoft Office packages such as Excel & Word and must have experience carrying out a range admin functions such as data entry, updating of records etc. During May to September candidates must be able to commit to working 1 in 3 Saturdays 8:30am to 12:30pm on a shared rota basis – approx 7 Saturdays per year. Although not essential, some understanding of and/or previous working experience in the catering and events industry would be an advantage.
Key Experience/ Characteristics preferred for the Hire Desk Sales Advisor / Sales Executive's role in Luton :-
Must have at least a years Sales & Customer Service experience
Must have polite and clear telephone manner
Must have good IT skills, be able to order process and update records using Microsoft Office and similar packages
Must be an energetic and confident person
During May to September candidates must be able to commit to working 1 in 3 Saturdays 8:30am to 12:30pm on a shared rota basis
Must live in or be able to easily commute to Luton, Bedfordshire
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