Sales Support Administrator – Administrative Assistant

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P5330
  • Date Posted: 12 February 2020
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire (30 minutes from London Euston)
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + Benefits
  • Sector: Administration, Sales
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Sales Team Support Administrator / Administrative Assistant with strong administration, organisational, multi-tasking and communication skills is required by a well-established children’s publishing company based in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire (30 minutes north of London with a direct train link to Euston).                       

This varied role would suit an enthusiastic individual with excellent administration experience keen to develop and progress their career within publishing and sales.


SALARY: Competitive (Depending on experience) + Benefits     

LOCATION: Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire (30 minutes from London Euston)    

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent



We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Sales Team Support Administrator / Administrative Assistant with strong administration, organisational, multi-tasking and communication skills.

Working as the Sales Team Support Administrator / Administrative Assistant you will report directly to the Sales Director, providing a high-quality support service to an effective customer focussed Sales team.

As the Sales Team Support Administrator / Administrative Assistant, this is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to potentially develop a career into account management.



Working at the Company is an opportunity to be part of an exciting story. They have grown year on year with an expanding market and staff team. The Company prides itself on its family culture and they believe they are unique in the world of publishing with their speed to market approach.



If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.



Your duties and responsibilities as Sales Team Support Administrator / Administrative Assistant will be:

  • Being the primary contact for the Sales Team for all general enquiries, via telephone, email and our company websites
  • Create and maintain stock and order forms
  • Produce sales material for account managers and sales presentations
  • Process customer purchase orders
  • Working with the Sales team, when requested, to ensure orders have been raised accurately on the Sage 200 system
  • Providing customers with catalogues, samples and advance information sheets
  • Analyse sales, review sales opportunities and make recommendations for growth areas as requested
  • Travel arrangements for sales staff customer meetings
  • Provide administrative support to the Sales Director and Managing Director
  • Work with the Sales Director in preparation for Book Fairs
  • Maintain an up-to-date customer list
  • Assist the Social Media team in managing all social media accounts, making sure they are updated regularly
  • Other administrative support as required



  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant work experience in a related role
  • Flexibility to adjust to a dynamic work environment and shifting last minute priorities
  • Excellent written, communication and social skills
  • Keen interest in developing strong presentation and negotiation skills
  • Confidence and a persuasive manner
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to work to budget
  • Good IT skills with experience of using spreadsheets, Database systems, Microsoft Word, e-mail and the internet



To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

PLEASE NOTE: CVs MUST be attached to your email job application in Microsoft Word or PDF format for our systems to process your application correctly, rather than your CV copied and pasted into the body of the email.


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