German Speaking Export Sales Assistant - 12 Month Contract

German Speaking Export Sales Assistant - 12 Month Contract

Job Title: German Speaking Export Sales Assistant - 12 Month Contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Corby, Northamptonshire
Salary: £17,500 - £19,500
REF: 896658
Contact Name: Poonam Sharma
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Our client is currently looking for a full-time Export Sales Assistant on a 12-month contract, and due to the nature of the role and the support required, applicants should be immediately available.

Successful candidates will be self-motived, driven and passionate about delivering excellent customer service.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Arranging timely dispatch of all customer samples, to include ordering of samples from the warehouse or the Far East office.
  • Obtaining relevant authorities and approvals as appropriate. Completion of associated administration and reporting procedures.
  • Take receipt of sample orders.
  • Accurate and timely completion of customer and in-house line forms e.g. stock reservations, purchase orders, product set up forms and critical path trackers.
  • Tracking and chasing of art work job sheets and orders through to completion ensuring customer and internal deadlines are met and relevant parties are communicated with throughout the process.
  • Assist in preparation for customer appointments as directed by the Export Sales Manager and completion of associated administration procedures.
  • Maintaining efficient and up to date filing systems for ease of reference and auditing purposes.
  • Assisting with International Trade Exhibitions as directed by the Export Sales Manager.
  • Responding and, where appropriate, resolving customer enquiries under the direction of the Export Manager / Assistant.
  • Liaison with the Far East team on items such as samples, outstanding orders, product information and providing customer feedback.
  • General housekeeping duties, maintaining samples area, making refreshments, ensuring work is conducted in a clean, tidy and professional environment.

Skills and experience required:

  • Must be immediately available
  • A Level qualification or equivalent
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Motivated individual
  • Analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Driven and proactive individual
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Literate/ numerate
  • FLT Licences an advantage
  • Worked with SAP or similar system


  • Monday to Friday 09.00am - 17.00pm, 37.5 hours per week

Salary and benefits:

  • £17,500 - £19,500
  • Pension
  • 22 days annual holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Free car parking
  • Pension 2 % contribution
  • Death in service