Export Sales Support (12 month contract)

Recruiter
Alexander Hancock Recruitment Ltd
Location
Manchester
Salary
£18,000 per annum
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is looking for an experienced, dynamic and self-motivated individual to join our team based in Trafford Park on a 12 month contract with a view to a permanent position at the end of this period.

Duties will include but not be limited to:-

  • Full day-to-day support to the Export Manager.
  • First point of contact for customers.
  • Processing orders on Sage 200 system, checking quantities and prices are correct based on current exchange rates.
  • Advise customers on items out of stock, due dates and offer alternative products.
  • Liaising with warehouse with regards to pallet logistics.
  • Completing and sending paperwork to customers/shippers, including commercial invoices and packing lists.
  • Chase pro forma payments for customers who pay prior to shipment.
  • Logistics and paperwork for export orders shipped direct from the Far East.
  • Organising collections and shipments with freight forwarders.
  • Required Experience

  • Experience using Sage 200 system - essential 'any version'.
  • Dealing with freight forwarders.
  • Having a brief understanding of the foreign exchange market.
  • he required candidate should have a positive 'can do' attitude, excellent telephone manners, be computer literate with a good knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook, have the ability to work well as part of a small team and be prepared to help out where necessary undertaking various office duties within a sales support role of a family run business.