Junior Technical Sales Administrator

Type: Trainee
Region: London

Job Title: Junior Technical Sales / Administrator

Location: London SE14

Salary: £25k DOE

Job Type: Full time – Permanent (Office based role)

About Us:

Gooding Aluminium, a stockholder and fabricator of high-quality aluminium sheet and profiles, is always ahead of the latest developments. We continually move forward to bring exciting new additions to our clients’ choice of innovative material and product selections. We are well-known and respected by leading design professionals for clean lines, practical functionality, and high quality.

What we are looking for:

We are recruiting for an enthusiastic candidate with a technical aptitude to join our Company in South London. The ideal candidate will have ability to work to exceptionally high standards and take pride in both their success and that of the GA Team. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to be part of an established Company where there are excellent prospects to further their career.

In this role you will represent the GA brand, helping us to continue standing out from the crowd and demonstrate the excellent service and work ethic that our customers have become accustomed to. This is an exciting opportunity for you to play an integral part in developing the business.

Person/Skills Profile:

  • An aptitude for understanding technical/architectural drawings
  • Demonstrate good communication skills
  • Understand the importance of and deliver outstanding customer service
  • Have a warm and personable approach
  • Exhibit exceptional attention to detail
  • Possess empathic listening skills
  • Have an organised and composed nature
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Be IT proficient
  • Demonstrate a natural curiosity and willingness to learn and further improve your skills set

Main Duties Include:

  • Handling telephone enquiries and processing related administration, and additionally involvement in other aspects of the Company’s operations
  • Calculating and quoting for both stock and fabrication requirements
  • Qualifying prospective buyers and fully understanding their needs
  • Arranging and conducting follow-up calls
  • Obtaining feedback and providing helpful responses to customer queries
  • Managing progression of sales
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant safety standards
  • Work closely with the team to identify new product opportunities

The Ideal Candidate:

  • An aptitude for understanding technical/architectural drawings
  • Living within reasonable travelling distance
  • Educated to College or University level

How you’ll be rewarded:

  • Starting salary commensurate with previous experience (£25,000)
  • After satisfactory completion of your trial period, you will receive an invitation to join and participate in our non-contractual Company Sales Turnover Bonus Scheme
  • Opportunity to participate in the Workplace Pension Scheme (after 3 months service)
  • 28 days’ holiday allowance including bank and public holidays)
  • Additional paid day off on Christmas Eve
  • Ongoing professional training as and when appropriate
  • Business casual dress/branded clothing

This Job description is not exhaustive but outlines the main requirements.

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Technical Sales, Sales Administrator, Junior Sales, Sales Executive, Sales Engineer, Technical Sales Coordinator, Technical Sales Executive, Business Development, Key Sales, Business Developer, Technical Business Development, New Client Sales, B2B, Technical Sales Engineer, Production Sales, Trade Sales Executive, Manufacturing Sales Engineer, will also be considered for this role.

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