Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Export Sales Administrator, German Speaking, Bedfordshire

County / State: Bedfordshire

Job type: Contract

Category: Packaging, Sales and Marketing

Reference: AJA894253

Consultant: Amy Armstrong

Start date: Asap

Salary: Up to £24,000 (DOE) Plus Pension and 21 days holiday


Are you fluent in written and spoken German and English? Do you live in Bedfordshire? New opportunity for an Export Sales Administrator!

Job Description

12-month fixed-term maternity cover contract – commencing February 2018

Working Hours; 8am – 16:15pm Monday to Friday (one hour for lunch)

Specialists in the design and manufacture of printed packaging for the food industry, this highly reputable business exports globally.

There is a new opportunity for a German Speaking Export Sales Administrator to join this business. Working as part of a team of four multi-lingual Export Sales Administrators, the successful candidate will be solely responsible for supporting the German Speaking Export Sales Executive.

You will be responsible for managing a portfolio of existing accounts, as well as looking after any new accounts brought on by the External Sales Executive. Your day to day role will be varied and will involve processing orders, monitoring stock levels, raising quotations including margin calculation and the creative development of briefs / graphics. Whilst processing enquiries you will need to liaise with various departments including sales, production and purchasing to ensure that often details and complex customer requirements can be met.

In order to be considered for this position you must;

  • German native speaker or educated to degree level in German – excellent written and spoken German and English

  • A background in packaging manufacturing would be ideal, this is not essential as long as you have some form of background in a manufacturing environment, food would be the second area of interest

  • Excellent telephone manner and a minimum of intermediate excel knowledge

  • Have the ability to work to deadlines under pressure

  • Show a willingness to get stuck in, for example in chasing production, creating quotations and sending samples

  • Order processing experience

There is the possibility that this role could develop into a permanent role, however there are no guarantees at this stage. There may be occasional opportunities for travel to attend exhibitions in Germany.

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, apply today!

REF. AJA894253 By Focus Management

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Focus Management Consultants Ltd, Tel: +44 (0) 1625 560778

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