Our client specialises in the production of luxury modern kitchens since 1956 and is known for its range and quality of materials. As one of the finest Italian kitchen design firms, they are committed to research and development, staying ahead of trends, bringing new finishes and concepts to the portfolio each year. Currently seeking a professional and highly experienced Sales and Administration Manager to operate all external sales and business development for our company through marketing, advertising (print and internet), and by planning and hosting of customer events to build awareness of client?s brand and product offerings including the day-to-day running of the store.
Responsibilities are as follows:
The ideal candidate will undertake extensive market research to identify key areas of opportunities
Operate outside of the showroom, researching and contacting potential clients and developing strong customer relations.
Generate new ideas for the brand and its clients
Highly professional, sophisticated and a motivated person to successfully work independently and generate prosperous business transactions.
Responsible for introducing all potential customers to our design team for desired designs.
Successful candidate will also be responsible for tracking of potential customer information through maintenance of a customer database and follow up communication with interested clients.
Using a range of office software, including email, spreadsheets and databases;
Managing filing systems
Recording office expenditure and managing the budget
Organizing the office layout and maintaining supplies of stationery and equipment
Maintaining the condition of the office and arranging for necessary repairs
Overseeing the recruitment of new staff, sometimes including training and induction
Carrying out staff appraisals, managing performance and disciplining staff
Delegating work to staff and managing their workload and output
This is an exciting opportunity to work for a company which values its staff. Our client is looking for a candidate to really hit the ground running so somebody who can absorb information quickly and who is adaptable would be ideal. Confidence, excellent communication skills, strong administration skills and someone who works well on their own initiative are all attributes that are required for this position. This is a great opportunity to work for a fantastic company with a competitive salary and benefits.
Person Specification Essential
Target driven individual
Strong Commercial awareness
Excellent communication skills
Excellent English and grammar, verbal and written
Dynamic personality and personal presentation
Strong organizational skills
Motivated work ethic
Familiarity with worldwide design trends and styles
Ability to work independently and as a team as necessary
Must be honest, organized and punctual
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.