Sales Operations/Researcher

Location
Hove, East Sussex
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Apr 2021
Closes
13 May 2021
Sector
Energy, Renewable
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Specification

Energy Search Collective is looking for a Sales ops/researcher to be based in our Hove HQ. You’ll assist the sales consultants and enable them to undertake their duties in as efficient a manner as possible. You’ll be providing cover for our operations manager who will be on maternity leave, working on the sales floor, providing support for a busy team of consultants and the Managing Director. You will perform effectively in each of the following areas on a daily basis:

- Inputting candidate information into the database

- Answering telephones and responding emails

- Acting as a receptionist to visiting clients, candidates and visitors

- Handling incoming calls and queries

- Arranging interviews

- Format candidate CVs in preparation to be sent to clients

- Logging events and activities on the database

- Organising company work events

- Stock control and purchasing of stationery, office consumables and office equipment

- Updating the Energy Search Collective website

- Monitoring existing and setting up new jobsites

- Liaising with outsourced IT Support when necessary

- Booking travel itineraries for consultants

- General contracting compliance

- Annual ISO accreditation audit

- General office management and maintenance

- Work alongside Business Development function to identify relevant candidates

- Support the Marketing Manager with targeted outreach projects

Person specification

Required Skills, Knowledge and Characteristics

In brief, you’re an organised, self-motivated sales/operations proferssional. You take your work seriously, but not yourself so much. You’ll be working with a small team, supporting the sales consultants, so the work can be pressurised, time dependent and of huge financial and reputational value. Ideally you’ll have worked in a similar sector.

You’ll be –

- Articulate, eloquent, practical and a lateral thinker. Someone who can learn quickly, lend their hand to anything and offer input at a quality level to all office relevant decision making

- Experienced in administration/secretarial duties gained within a busy sales environment (ie. estate agency, inbound/outbound call centre, recruitment company etc)

- Able to proactively identify potential problems and to remedy them before they occur, with a “can do” mentality

- Strong office & organisational skills

- Able to act in an extremely confidential and professional manner at all times

- Able to cope under pressure, prioritise, multitask and to work to tight deadlines

- Self motivated & hard working

- Comfortable with extended periods of data inputting

- Fluent in English, both written and verbal

- Comfortable with Software such as Bullhorn, MS Suite.