Sales Administrator

Administration - Greater Manchester, England

Ref: 18Tuesday 9 July 2024



This role will play a vital part in the smooth operation of our sales department by providing administrative assistance and facilitating effective communication between internal teams and external stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will be organised, detail-oriented, and possess excellent communication skills to support our sales team in achieving their targets.


  • Liaise with internal departments such as production, logistics, and customer service to monitor the progress of orders.
  • Ensure timely delivery of products and services to customers.
  • Update sales team on order status and any relevant changes.

Market Intelligence:

  • Gather and analyse market data, trends, and competitor activities.
  • Provide regular updates and reports to the sales team on market dynamics, customer preferences, and emerging opportunities.
  • Assist in identifying new business prospects and potential sales leads.

Tender Portal Management:

  • Manage company profiles on various tender portals, ensuring accuracy and completeness of information.
  • Monitor tender opportunities relevant to the company's products/services.
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of tender documents as directed by the Tender Manager.

General Administration Support:

  • Provide administrative support to the sales team, including but not limited to scheduling meetings, preparing presentations, and maintaining sales databases.
  • Handle correspondence, emails, and phone calls professionally and promptly.
  • Assist in the organisation of sales events, conferences, and exhibitions.

Support to Tender Manager:

  • Collaborate closely with the Tender Manager to ensure smooth tender processes.
  • Assist in compiling, formatting, and proofreading tender documents.
  • Maintain records of tender submissions and outcomes for analysis and future reference.


Person Specification for Sales Administrator

Selection Criteria




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  • Administration experience within a sales environment
  • Customer facing experience, communicating via email and telephone


Personal Skills

  • Good communication skills and ability to document own work
  • Self-driven, results orientated with a positive outlook and a clear focus on delivering high quality solutions
  • Ability to deal with suppliers, internal and external customers
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team







  • PC literate, advanced user of MS Office products or similar
  • Basic knowledge of data analysis and reporting
  • Familiarity with administrative procedures such as data entry, office protocols, and document management





  • Self driven and initiative taker
  • Clear focus on high quality
  • Customer focussed
  • Effective time management
  • Excellent communicator at all levels
  • Analytical and results focussed




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