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Company Name W&H Marriage & Sons
Location Chelmsford
Date Posted January 3, 2018
Category Commercial (Sales)
Job Type Full-Time


W & H Marriage & Sons is looking to recruit a Feed Sales Assistant for our mill office in Chelmsford. Marriage’s is a family-owned milling company, producing quality flour, animal feed and pet food. We employ over 150 people across sites in Essex and Lincolnshire.

You will provide office-based administrative support for our feed sales team and customers, reporting to the Feed Sales Director and working closely with the sales orders, transport and finance offices. Working hours will be 0830 to 1700, Monday to Friday.

Responding to enquiries from existing and potential customers.
Providing sales advice to our numerous smaller accounts.
Giving administrative support to the field sales team.
Helping the finance and sales teams to control customer credit.
Staffing event stands when required and if possible.
Mailing circulars, promotional materials and samples as required.
Contributing to sales meetings and operations meetings.
Covering for staff in the sales orders and transport offices when necessary.
Continuing development of your own technical and commercial knowledge.

An interest in animal nutrition.
An excellent manner face-to-face and on the telephone.
The ability to cope under pressure, use initiative and work with a team.
Good arithmetic and grammar.
Cat B driving licence.

Experience in sales or customer service.
Experience or qualification in animal science or agriculture.

Competitive salary.
Pension scheme.
Onsite car parking.
Training for the role.
Further development.