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Office Administrator This is mainly an administrative role but sometimes you will be on reception, so your ability to deal with people in a friendly and helpful manner is imperative. Main Functions Answering incoming calls and taking messages/redirecting these calls Scanning new customer files Dealing with incoming and outgoing post Ordering office stationery Dealing with monthly fuel spreadsheet Other general admin functions Supporting the sales team with the following; Answering the phones Printing of contracts / appointment record sheets and other documents the sales team use Making sure the photocopier has paper and we have paper stock up stairs Skills required Good telephone manner, positive, friendly approach Basic Excel skills
Reporting directly to the Administration Manager, the successful candidate for the role of Sales Administrator will focus on, but not limited to, the following duties and responsibilities: ADMINISTRATION Sales orders, quotation and trial sample management, preparing commercial offers. Support our Sales engineer when they are on the road. Incoming phone call handling. Sub cover for travel arrangements. ANALYSIS (Reporting) Preparation of sales statistics on the data provided by the company (this requires optimum use of computer media such as excel and access). LOGISTICS Order management, registration, billing and shipping products. Evaluates, develops, and improves training programs to enhance organizational understanding and performance Maintains data and record keeping for all business units in an efficient and effective manner In order to be considered for this role, you will have gained the following skills and experience: Degree level of education or equivalent Active listening skill Good ability to communicate with internal & external sources and negotiation skills. Analytical skill to identify the underlying principles, motivations, reasons, or facts by breaking down information or data into separate parts Proficient business writing and oral communication skills Excellent communication skills are essential. IT skills are also essential, particularly in MS Office. The successful candidate must be: well presented, clear, concise, confident and very well organized. Other key characteristics are results orientated, flexible and capable under pressure. In return our client will offer a stimulating environment in a modern and professional organisation with a competitive salary on offer plus benefits. They have phenomenal opportunities for their employees and hard work, flexibility, and innovative thinking are rewarded with increasing responsibility and opportunity.
Administrator Our client is seeking a great administrator who’ll be able to deal with all of our clients interoffice transactions to the highest standard. The role requires diligence towards each and every activity and to follow procedures. The role holder will work as part of an administration team and fulfil a specific administration role which will be task oriented, carrying out clearly defined activities. You will be responsible for their individual performance targets and contribution to team performance targets. KEY RESULT AREAS Work in conjunction with the team to ensure all work is carried out to the highest quality, and within the service levels laid down. Provide support to the line manager to ensure the overall team objectives are met. Take responsibility for individual tasks, and action them within the required timescales. Escalate any problems, mistakes, backlogs, or issues immediately to line manager. Maintain good business relationships with internal and external customers. Maintain and develop good business relationships with internal and external customers. Our client requires a candidate who can bring the following skills: Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and Excel. Good organisation skills and able to prioritise < > Good interpersonal and relationship management skills Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities Attention to detail Team player
Ascendant Recruitment are recruiting for a Warehouse Administrator in Milton Keynes. Monday to Friday Permanent position paying £16,500 Position available immediately. Job Role; General warehouse duties Picking and packing Unloading and loading of lorries Data entry Stock control Building relationships with customers Communication with customers and other departments Skills required; Warehouse experience Good computer skills Good numerical skills Excellent organisation Strong communication skills Self-motivated Able to work well under pressure For more information please call Gemma for more information If you are looking for an opportunity to grow in a company where hard work is rewarded and where there is potential to grow, then we would like to hear from you! Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 24 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a Consultant as quickly as possible and if you are short-listed we will aim to call you within two working days. If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!
A leading UK law firm with a network of offices from the South Coast to Scotland are seeking a Legal PA to work in their Pensions Department. Days and hours for this role are Tuesday - Friday - 9am -5.30pm The role involves a large amount of digital dictation, drafting documents and typing correspondence to clients. You will deal with the administrative matters such as file management ensuring the files are accurate and all filing is up to date. You will deal with all file inceptions, conflict checks and money laundering procedures. Within this role, you will also assist with the billing and credit control and assist with the organisation of our business development events. Other tasks will include photocopying, scanning and engrossing documents, following our accounts procedures, internal collation of post, archiving and organising of your supervisor’s dairy, arranging meetings and travel requirements. The position will suit an individual who has had previous legal secretarial experience The individual must have a good attention for detail with dealing with e.g. file management and document production and have the ability to use their own initiative. You must have excellent keyboard skills with a minimum speed of 60 wpm.
Permanent, full time role - 37.5 hours per week Salary £22,000-£26,000 Based in Central Milton Keynes Life's short. Is it time for you to do something different? Maybe you're bored of the same old same old administrative tasks and want more interesting work. Have you considered moving into marketing? Not wishy washy stuff, you'd take on responsibilities that contribute directly to the bottom line and growth of a company. You'll focus on coordinating a range of events to raise our client's profile, but you'll also update their marketing collateral, research prospects, work with marketers at other offices to keep their online presence relevant and update the business development pipeline on our CRM system. Responsibilities will include: Event management including planning, venues, catering, invitations and obtaining costs - you may also be required to attend some events to meet clients CRM Database - Taking ownership of updating and maintaining client details on the database Business Development - From researching potential clients to contributing to proposals and pitches Mailings - Sending out e-shots to new and potential clients on a regular basis About you: You'll have a strong background in senior administration roles (PA/secretarial etc.) with some experience coordinating events Experience within a Professional Services organisation an advantage, but is not essential Excellent IT skills: MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel & Outlook essential, plus databases/CRM systems would be preferred Strong communication skills (written and spoken), confident in dealing with people at all levels Strong organisation and planning skills Willingness to travel from time to time to events or meet clients. If you are looking for a longterm opportunity with a company where you can grow and develop - look no further! To find out more please apply today! As a result of the volume of applicants we receive we will be unable to respond to each of you. We will endeavour to respond to successful applicants (to this role) within 24 hours of your application. To keep up to date with all of our vacancies please follow us on twitter, like us on face book and register with us on our own website.