We’re looking for a full time sales administrator to help in our busy office selling Palm Equipment and our associated brands through a worldwide network of shops, activity centres and distributors.

We make boats here in Clevedon, Somerset – a sunny seaside town with good access to the M5. We also make and supply the Palm Equipment brand along with kayaks from Dagger, Islander and Wilderness Systems and canoes from Mad River Canoe. Pretty much everything you need to take to the water.

The ideal candidate should be quick and efficient and pay attention to the details. You need to have a professional manner and ability to communicate effectively with customers, colleagues and members of the public. Experience of business and customer relations management software would be an advantage. An interest in canoeing and kayaking would also be useful.

As part of the administrative team you will be involved in the day-to-day routine of the sales department. There will be plenty of variety to keep you motivated.

The role includes:

  • Talking with customers
  • Answering the telephone
  • Managing email
  • Processing orders
  • Preparing quotes
  • Raising sales invoices
  • Supporting salespeople with information and advice
  • Filing customer details

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent administration skills
  • A confident telephone manner
  • To maintain a professional manner
  • To communicate with confidence
  • A flexible approach to work (if you are available to work off-site weekend events for example)
  • Experience of ERP/business and accounting systems (we use SAP)
  • A good knowledge of Microsoft Office apps (especially Word, Outlook and Excel)

Some of the important details:

  • Full time contract, permanent (six month probationary period)
  • £16,000.00 to £18,000.00 /year salary
  • 8½ hours per day between 8:00am and 5:00pm, 5 days a week
  • Annual leave of 22 days
  • Company pension government scheme
  • Company health care scheme (eligible after one year)

Visit www.palmequipmenteurope.com to learn more about us.

Please apply by email to larry.bessant@palmequipmenteurope.com

Palm Equipment International Ltd.
Kenn Business Park,
Clevedon
BS21 6TH