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Job Details
  • 4831
  • Lodge Initiatives
  • Sandycroft, Flintshire near Chester
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • A starting salary of £18,500 + bonus scheme + generous annual leave

Trainee Sales Administrator

Lodge Initiatives is a well-established, fast growing business specialising in the wholesale of automotive parts across the UK and Europe. For over 20 years we have been supplying parts from the world’s biggest manufacturers and European motor brands.

We’re a progressive organisation, with a positive company culture, and we have exciting growth plans to launch new approaches to the market in 2022. We take care of our colleagues as much as our customers, and there are plenty of opportunities for career progression.

The Role – Trainee Sales Administrator

Reporting to the UK Sales Manager and working closely with the wider Sales, Purchasing and Import Team, you will be trained and supported to develop your skills and knowledge in all three key areas of our business, and you’ll be at the heart of keeping everything organised, up to date, and running smoothly.

Your duties will include, although not be limited to: 

  • Raising invoices and purchase orders
  • Following up on outstanding orders
  • Liaising with existing and new customers, along with suppliers
  • Arranging freight transport for goods to our customers in the UK, and from our suppliers in Europe
  • Taking responsibility for the freight and customs clearance of all imported goods
  • Ensuring colleagues, customers and computers systems are updated regularly

The Package

As a Trainee Sales Administrator, you’ll be part of a growing and profitable business where you’ll be given the autonomy, support, and training to deliver and reach your full potential. Your efforts and performance will be noticed and rewarded, with the opportunity to take on more responsibility within the business as you excel in the role.

You will also benefit from:

  • A salary of £18,500, plus monthly performance-based bonus scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Permanent contract working full time hours, 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday

You’ll be based at our offices in Sandycroft (Flintshire, North Wales), conveniently located near Chester, the Wirral, A55 and the M56.

Our Requirements – Trainee Sales Administrator

  • Experience is not essential, but you’ll need to have a passion and aptitude for developing a career within sales administration in a busy office environment
  • Accurate and timely data entry skills, with a high level of attention to detail
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise effectively
  • IT literate with a good working knowledge of spreadsheet software such as Excel or Google Sheets
  • Superb communication skills, with an outgoing personality and an eagerness to succeed in a dynamic and progressive business development culture

All applications for this Trainee Sales Administrator vacancy are to be submitted online.

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