Export Sales Assistant - Thurnscoe

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Ref: 158 Date Posted: Wednesday 11 Jul 2018
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Balmoral Tanks Ltd is a leading European engineering design and manufacturing company. As a result of significant investment in people and plant, the company produces what is believed to be the most comprehensive range of tank products available for a single source in the EU.

We are looking for a Export Sales Assistant to join our busy team. The successful candidate will Support the sales team and provide an important link between the salesperson and the clients

Main Duties

  • Administrative duties for the Export Sales Department (document control, literature management, exhibition planning, updating and managing sales records)
  • Processing sales related documentation
  • Estimating export sales enquirers and preparing quotations
  • Being able to answer client queries regarding their enquiries/orders
  • Dealing with any information passed on by the sales team
  • The jobholder is responsible for developing the Company’s image in the marketplace by pursuing the objectives of RATER:                   

            R          Reliability (keeping Company promises –dates, prices, workmanship)

            A          Authority (knowledge, expertise providing comfort and security to customers)

            T          Tangibles (appearance of employees, contractors, vehicles, equipment, packaging, behaviour)

            E          Empathy (understanding of customer’s needs and problems)

            R          Responsiveness (willingness to help the customer)






  • Excellent Computer skills
  • Good general education with a good standard of numeracy and literacy.
  • Business related NVQ or qualification.


  • Ability to prepare and analyse data, both numerical and graphical.
  • Working in a busy environment
  • Ability to work across departments & achieve positive results.
  • Previous sales experience
  • Technical sales estimating background

   Skills & Abilities

  • Good communicational skills at all levels.
  • Good people skills.
  • IT skills.


    Personal     Qualities

  • Mature and customer focused attitude (able to handle difficult discussions and customer complaints).
  • A belief in the fact that customers are revenue & everything else is overhead.
  • Able to perform in an environment where accountability and ownership represent Core Values.

  • Excited by change and driven to be part of a successful team.

  • Belief in all aspects of RATER and the positive impact of this on a business.

  • Willing to challenge colleagues whose behaviour is contradictory to all aspects of RATER, and ultimately the core values of the business.

Overall, we employ people who are flexible, methodical and effective team players. Everyone must commit to learning and be willing to thrive in a “Right First Time” culture. Your personal values must align with the Core Value of the Business, and you must never treat any customer (internal and or external) with complacency.