Sales Support Administrator

Date Posted:

Friday April 28, 2023




up to £27,000


35 per week

Our client is the largest independent forest product trading company in North America. Headquartered in Boston, with a satellite office in Newbury town centre (with parking).

Hybrid opportunity, with scope to work from home on average, two days a week.

Reporting to the Sales Manager, the Sales Support Coordinator will be responsible for managing the administration of the UK Paper imports and European exports.

We are seeking a skilled administrator, with a strong attention to detail and ideally, experienced in inventory management, supply chain or sales order processing. You will be a clear communicator, both verbally and in writing, with a collaborative and friendly interpersonal style.

Full training will be provided, we are looking for people who have a growth mindset and a real passion for service delivery. In return, we can offer you the scope for development in an entrepreneurial business. This role would suit a graduate looking for a career in international trade, or a capable sales administrator/logistics coordinator.

Export Administration

  • Processing sales and purchase orders for export business from the UK
  • Placing bookings with forwarders / carriers
  • Notifying and agreeing collection schedules with suppliers
  • Facilitating trailer collections from suppliers and deliveries to warehouses
  • Receiving bookings confirmations and maintaining the containerboard booking tracker
  • Inventory management
  • Order management – review order tonnages and ensure order are shipped within agreed deadlines
  • Production of the monthly warehouse stock reports

Import Administration

  • Entering new budgets and orders into the management system
  • Daily liaison with suppliers and UK customers
  • Negotiating and booking freight to optimise order contribution
  • Deliver orders in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Submit clearances for EU export and UK import, and review and check clearances, and forward to third parties
  • Follow up on claims and other technical enquiries
International Forest Products
International Forest Products


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