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Sales Admin Assistant - Knitwear

Job Title: Sales Admin Assistant - Knitwear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 3345_1628590355
Contact Name: Shelley Pinto
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client is an industry leading supplier delivering to some of the UK's key High Street retailers and e -tailers Due to continued success they are looking to recruit a Sales Administrative Assistant. This is a fantastic entry role into an exciting industry! This role will support one of the senior account managers on their Knitwear division .This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking for a career in sales who will be given training and learn on the job . Would suit a graduate or someone with some work industry experience who has a good knowledge of the industry ideally with some knitwear understanding and a real can do attitude and an interest in sales.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Gather sampling information to assist the account manager costing/order confirmation
  • Raise Sales orders and order confirmation sheets to be passed to merchandising team/factories and customers.
  • Cost price amendments on confirmed orders
  • Manage and responsible for sending samples, swatches and any other information required out to customers via post and email.
  • Assisting in the preparation of on-site customer meetings
  • Coordination of customer requirements and deadlines to help advise sampling priorities.
  • Daily sample chasing working with internal teams and external factories
  • General administrative support for the account management team.
  • Book Currency

Persona Specification

  • Enthusiastic and keen to learn
  • Administration experience
  • Sales focused and outgoing personality
  • Must be organised and able to prioritise efficiently
  • Must have good attention to detail.
  • Have excellent communication skills and be confident
  • Interest in the clothing industry is a must
  • IT literate, excel knowledge essential and able to pick-up systems quickly.
  • Product knowledge in knitwear preferred but not essential
  • Must be good communicator via multiple channels