Administration Assistant

Essex Animal Feeds Ltd.

Location: Essex
Closing Date: Friday, April 12th 2019

Job Type: Accounts / Admin / Customer Service

Job Description

We are a busy Manufacturer and Wholesaler of animal feed products, our mission is to provide friendly and effective communication with our customers. With 25 years in the animal feed business we appreciate the need for speed and accuracy.

We have a current vacancy for an administrative assistant to join our small but busy team.

Reporting to the Office manager the role will predominantly be responsible for processing sales orders, answering telephone queries and monitoring the email inbox.

Key Tasks

  • Answering the main office phone, taking orders and dealing with queries
  • Entering sales orders via our system (SAGE 200) through to despatch and invoicing
  • Accepting payments via various methods

The successful candidate will need to have a proven track record in a previous administration role and able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent Customer Service
  • Previous experience of Administration
  • Some familiarity of accounts packages would be advantageous but training will be provided
  • The ability to work alone and use initiative, working to deadlines
  • Familiarity of the equine industry and the variety of feed products available
  • Accuracy and working methodically when busy

A flexible approach to working hours is required as there may be a need to occasionally work slightly later to meet the needs of the business when necessary.

This is an office based post so candidates need to live locally to our offices based in Brentwood.

To apply please send your CV along with details of your current salary level to Lou Potkin at

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