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Marketing Office Executive
Up to £25000 per annum Benefits

Marketing Office ExecutivePermanent£25,000 plus benefitsMilton Keynes In this busy and varied role, you will be providing complete administrative support to the marketing office within this world-renowned organisation. The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a fast paced, forward thinking environment. You will need to bring energy and enthusiasm to this role in addition to your excellent coordination skills. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Provide full administrable support to the Head of MarketingArrange meetings, travel and process expensesOrganise, attend and take minutes at meetingsTo be a point of contact between the team and Head of MarketingBe a central point of contact between Marketing and other internal departmentsProcess and manage the administration of purchase orders and invoices on behalf of the of the departmentControl stock, order and coordinate team promotional itemsTo be the H&S representative from Marketing; attend meetings and complete monthly checklistsOther ad hoc duties required to support the wider department We are looking for someone with: Strong administration skillsExperience in a PA or coordination roleExcellent IT skills including MS OfficeRemain calm and unflappableIs not afraid of change and an evolving environmentAble to manage workload and prioritiseWork with accuracy and attention to detailA strong team player who forms positive relationships with colleagues If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 13 March 2019 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

Administrator
£16000 - £18000 per annum

AdministratorPermanent£16,000 - £18,000Leighton Buzzard This is a great opportunity to work as an Administrator within a busy Quality and Regulatory Department to support teams in fulfilling various administrative functions. Hours of work are Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm and being a driver with own transport would be preferable, but not essential. Although this is an entry level role, if you are ambitious and switched on there is scope for the role to grow within the department. Key Duties and Responsibilities: To maintain the department processes including the update and maintenance of various documents and systemsEnsure the latest version of a document is readily availablePurchase and update the relevant standards appropriate to the businessCommunicate any updates of these standards to the Regulatory TeamAny other general administrative duties the department requires We are looking for someone with Educated to A Level or equivalentSolid IT skills, working knowledge of Microsoft OfficeAbility to sort and input information with accuracyExcellent communication skillsExperience in an administrative position would be an advantageCommitment to working within a quality standard environmentIs assertive and can work on own initiativeEnjoys working in a team If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 13 March 2019 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

Sales Order Administrator
Up to £11 per hour

Sales Order Administrator (Temporary)OlneyImmediate start£11.28 per hour Our industry leading client is looking to recruit a Sales Order Administrator. They're looking for a candidate who's self-motivated, trustworthy, honest and willing to learn. Excellent communication skills at all levels is also a must, along with the ability to prioritise workload and has fantastic attention to detail.Main Duties:Data entry of all order detailsReceiving and processing all orders and entering in the systemSet up and maintenance of customer account detailsAnswering customer queries regarding orders and invoicesRaising invoices, allocating discounts and charging VAT appropriatelyLiaising with the Operations Manager regarding production, scheduling and build timesEssential skills:Excellent Microsoft OfficeKnowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AXCustomer Service experienceIf this sounds like you, and you're able to start immediately, we'd love 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 shortlisted 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!

Sales Administrator
£20000 - £23000 per annum

Sales Administrator £20,000 - £23,000 Kettering Our client is a successful internet based company, specialising in mobile computing and printing systems and now wishes to recruit a proactive sales administrator who is confident at chasing leads and has the tenacity to turn them into orders. Full training will be provided and there are excellent prospects for advancement. Duties will include; Gaining knowledge of the company's products, including products manufactured in-house.Deal with sales enquiries from existing customers and new prospects by understanding the requirement, offering advice on appropriate solutions and providing written quotations using the companies CRM system.Proactively follow up on all quotations sent in a reasonable time scale so that we have the best chance of securing the business.Plan and prioritise sales activities using the CRM system to its maximum capability.Where relevant arrange customer site visits to build relationships and further any new business developments (mainly local companies).Assist with the processing of sales orders and raising purchase orders.Ensure the development of the contact database, ensuring all relevant fields are completed and that the quality of information continuously improves to assist with account management and targeted direct marketing.Log non-conformances when appropriate and ensure a good customer outcome.Participate at internal meetings and liaise with relevant departments. Key skills include, Excellent verbal and written communication.A professional approach to dealing with customers.Ability to quickly learn about complex and technical / IT products.Ability to multi-task and work under pressure.Familiar with Microsoft office and a CRM system would be an advantage. Qualifications and Personal Attributes At least 7 GCSEs, with grade C or above in maths, English and a science subject.An interest in IT products.The ambition to have a career in technical sales. 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 shortlisted 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!

Customer Service Administrator
£17000 - £17500 per annum

Customer Service AdministratorDesboroughSalary: £17000 - £17500 per annumWorking pattern:38 hours per week - Monday 8:30am to 5pm including 30 minutes lunch break, Tuesday to Friday 9am to 5pm including 30 minutes lunch break Our industry leading client is looking to recruit a Customer Service Administrator who will be dealing with export orders. Key areas of the role include liaising with sales management, the market supply team, distribution centres and customers directly. Whilst experience in customer service is desirable, the ideal candidate will be bright, enthusiastic, eager to learn, have common sense and be literate.Recent graduates are welcome to apply.The successful candidate will be given comprehensive training for the role.Key Responsibilities:Data entry - accurate and timely input of customers' ordersResponding to queries via e-mailQuery resolution and ad-hoc reportingInvoicing orders ready for shipment, and creating associated paperwork Key Skills and Qualifications:Strong communication, organisational and administrative skillsMust be numerateMust have good written EnglishExcellent attention to detailGood computer skills and efficiency MS Office - Outlook/ Word / Excel / PowerPoint If this sounds like you, we'd love 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 shortlisted 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!

Office Manager
£30000 - £35000 per annum

Office ManagerPermanent£30,000 - £35,000Milton Keynes Are you an organised person with experience in Finance and HR? Yes?You could be just the person we are looking for! We are assisting our client with the recruitment of an experienced, diverse Office Manager. You will need to have experience in Finance and HR to be successful in this role. Working in a busy office, this successful business has ambitious plans for growth. Finance duties Bank reconciliationDay to day book-keeping and credit controlPreparing supplier paymentsMonthly reconciliation of sales v costs to Line Manager recordsProcessing monthly Company credit card/cash expensesSupport the Partners with forecasting figuresAssist the Managing Partner in reviewing monthly income v expenditure in preparation for Finance meetingsProduction & submission of Quarterly VAT return to HMRCMaintain Fixed Asset Register and depreciation/disposals Human Resource duties Assist with all aspects of recruitmentKeep abreast of current HR legislation and GDPR guidelinesManage all HR documentation including contracts, handbooks, inductions and policiesManage holiday, absenteeism and sickness recordsOverseeing appraisals and performance reviews in line with probationary periods Office Manager duties Managing office facilities including security, keys, and health and safety requirements in line with regulations including fire evacuationManage contractual agreements with suppliers, supplier relationships and invoicesSupporting to the wider team as required We are looking for someone with: Preferably AAT QualifiedPrevious financial and HR experienceRespect the importance of discretion and confidentialityExcellent communication skillsConfident using Excel spreadsheetsAbility to work under pressure and a commitment to meet tight deadlinesAbility to work as part of a team If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 6 March 2019 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

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