Sales Support Assistant- FTC

John Parker & Son Ltd
Blandford Forum
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Sales Support Assistant - FTC- Dorset

Salary: £16,000 - £18,000 (depending on experience)

ParkerSteel is one of the largest steel distributors and processors in the United Kingdom. The company is currently growing at an annual rate of 20% and a central part of this growth is maintaining an effective, efficient, motivated and happy workforce. With this in mind, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a proactive, self-motivated individual to join our busy Sales Department in Blandford as a Sales Support Assistant on a 10 month FTC basis.

You will be responsible for managing the incoming emails for our sales team. Communicating directly with the sales person regarding any extra information / queries you may have on the system. You will responsible for entering enquiries onto our bespoke AS400 system that will routinely involve importation of electronic NC files, reading customers drawings and prioritization of work load for orders against tenders, full training will be given.

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of working in a sales environment is ideal, but not essential
  • Have a proven ability to work under pressure and exceed set targets
  • Knowledge of the construction industry and materials would be preferable, but not essential


  • Be able to multitask and work under pressure
  • Highly organised and administratively efficient
  • Able to communicate effectively with all members of the Sales team
  • Computer literate with a great eye for detail
  • Enthusiastic, can do attitude willing to learn a new system


  • Hours of work: 9am-5pm Monday to Friday


  • Company Pension
  • Life insurance
  • Perk box
  • Employee discounts scheme at Parker Tools
  • Employee discounts scheme at Canterbury Mazda and Parker Mitsubishi

Email: recruitment@

Post: FAO Recruitment at Canterbury address below:

Vauxhall Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1HD

Personal Applications Only. No Agencies or Newspapers Please.

Job Type: Full-Time