Sales Administrator

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Competitive.  (More information can be obtained from

Benefits: BUPA Medical Insurance, Pension Scheme

Tiptree, Essex;


Alexander Cleghorn is based in Tiptree, Essex and was established in 1958. We offer a dedicated DIY and Shelving service supplying a range of Melamine and Veneered panels. Furniture components are manufactured on our state of the art machinery which occupies several well-constructed factories on our sixteen acre site.

We are currently looking to recruit a Sales Administrator to join our Sales Department.

Job Description

As our Sales Administrator, you will be responsible for general administration and fulfilling daily tasks required.

You will be expected to:

  • To raise customer PO’s on the in house system.
  • Process amendments and cancellations.
  • Answer the phone to the customer base.
  • Engage in email enquiries and queries
  • Communicate between internal departments.
  • Arranging post for samples
  • Emailing Sales Order Acknowledgements to customers.
  • Checking stocked material.
  • Ensure that work area is kept clean and tidy.
  • Work within health and safety at work act of 1974 at all times and in all working areas.
  • Ad-hoc tasks may be requested from time to time that is not listed above, but will be required.
  • Additional hours may be required during busy periods.
  • Perform any reasonable management instruction within time frame requested.

Working hours will be Monday to Friday, 08:30 am to 17:00 pm, and flexibility with working hours is essential as overtime will be required from time to time.

Our ideal candidate for the Sales Administrator role will have the following skills and experience:


  • MS Office Package  (MS Excel and MS Word), MS Outlook
  • Minimum GCSE English and Mathematics


  • Previous administrative experience

Skills / Knowledge

  • Previous experience within the Woodworking and manufactory industry.
  • Good telephone manner.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, self-motivation, and enthusiasm are essential, as is the ability to meet deadlines.

Personal Attributes & Behaviours

  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Outstanding customer service skills are desirable.
  • Willingness to learn and develop.
  • Methodical and thorough approach to work.
  • Organised but able to prioritise a changing to do list in a busy environment.
  • A great team player.
  • A desire to show initiative with a positive and ‘can do’ approach to work
  • Friendly, helpful and confident manner.
  • Own transport due to location.

If you feel you have the skills for our Sales Administrator role, please apply now!

Alexander Cleghorn Ltd. is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Alexander Cleghorn Ltd observes and adhere to the ILO conventions for minimum ages.  


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