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Area Sales Coordinator

Leeds
  • TBC,
  • Permanent / Full Time

Do you have a passion for sales, an interest in science and love customer service?
 
Are you looking for an exciting challenge working for a growing, successful, and innovative company where your hard work and creativity is valued highly?
 
We have an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking for a commercial role and has a passion for science to take their first step into the chemical industry.
 
In the role of Area Sales Coordinator, the successful candidate will gain sales and commercial acumen whilst also being given a thorough introduction into the chemical industry, that can then later be applied to other roles within the wider industry.
 
As a Sales Coordinator, you will join a friendly team and be responsible for supporting your assigned external account manager, working closely to maintain positive customer relationships. The overarching objective of the Area Sales Coordinator is to respond to all customer queries in a timely manner and provide excellent customer service, at all times.
 
In joining this fantastic business, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the chemical industry, their customers/suppliers, and their innovative product range.
 
WHAT THEY OFFER:
 
Job type: Full-time / Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week / Mon-Fri
Competitive salary + excellent benefits (see below)
Location: Leeds City Centre – based onsite in Leeds with occasional remote working
 
Work-life balance: Leeds city centre location with excellent public transport links, work-from-home options, family friendly and flexible working hours, holiday allowance – 23 days on starting plus UK Bank holidays, companywide bonus scheme, casual dress Fridays.
 
Health & wellbeing: Free standard eye tests, family healthcare/private medical scheme, open plan office with free fruit, tea, coffee and juice, free counselling app for all employees.
 
Career progression: Study support and study leave for professional qualifications, excellent and genuine career progression opportunities.
 
Community and volunteering: A chance to be involved in the company’s CSR initiative, the STEM programme, volunteering with kids in schools, volunteer paid time off – 2 days per year.
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develop and maintain customer relationships.
  • Action all incoming customer enquiries promptly and efficiently.
  • Comprehensively promote the company’s product range and services to all current and prospective customers.
  • Work in partnership with an External Account Manager.
  • Perform outbound sales calls and joint visits as directed by Account Managers.
 
SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Essential
  • Great communicator who can manage customer relations.
  • Strong organisation and time management
  • Commercial awareness
  • Good attention to detail
  • Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office
 
Desirable
  • A Life Science Degree
  • Confident working in a sales environment
  • Full UK driving license
 
Please apply with an up to date CV.
 
Key Appointments UK Ltd will assess your suitability for the role based on the information contained in your CV and application. This includes skills, experience, education, and location.
 
Unfortunately, due to the high numbers of CV`s we receive, we are unable to provide specific feedback to applicants who have not been successful. You will be informed as to the outcome of your application as soon as possible if you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
 
Key Appointments UK Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this role, you give consent for your CV to be processed by Key Appointments for recruitment purposes only.
 
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