Sales & Office Administrator

Zilco Europe

Location: Oxfordshire
Closing Date: Wednesday, February 12th 2020

Job Type: Admin / Customer Service / Office Based

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the small but dedicated sales team at Zilco Europe Ltd based near Banbury, Oxfordshire.  Zilco are manufacturers and wholesalers of synthetic equestrian products and specialise in carriage driving harness, racing, endurance and harness racing.  Zilco is an Australian company with an office based in the UK to allow distribution of products to the UK and across Europe. 

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic individual with an equestrian background, however full training will be provided on Zilco’s range of products. A self-starter with an excellent customer service attitude, good telephone manner and strong administrative skills are key for the role. Familiarity with various social media platforms would be desirable but not essential. You will need to be a confident, self-motivated person, with a flexible approach to all tasks due to the nature of the small team. 

The vacancy offers the opportunity for growth and diversity within the role which can include liaising with our sponsored riders and working on a broad variety of sales and marketing projects. There will also be the opportunity for attending industry events and local visits to UK based customers. 

As a Sales & Office Administrator with Zilco Europe, some of your duties will include:

  • Dealing with all incoming enquiries from stockist and end users
    Order processing and maintaining back orders
  •  Assist with sending invoices and debt chasing
  • Maintain and update all shipment documents
  • Database maintenance
  • To provide product information, pricing and catalogues to customers
  • To be responsible for UK stock & overseeing the dispatch of goods from our UK office
  • Assist with booking and organisation of stands at tradeshows
  • Maintain office stationery requirements and franking of mail
  • Provide support to the sales team by looking for opportunities to cross sell, provide add-ons and upsell where possible
  • Assist with management of social media pages
  • Assist with research for various sales and marketing projects
  • Run monthly sales reports and summarise

We also offer some fantastic benefits, including:

  • 20 days holiday, rising to 25 (plus bank holidays) Pro-Rata
  • A defined contribution pension scheme.
  • Staff discounts on the purchase of Zilco products
  • Possible bonus based on yearly sales across the whole organisation  

This vacancy is part time: 31 hours per week. (Monday – Friday)

Working hours are 9.30am until 4.30pm Monday to Thursday and 9.30am until 3.00pm on Friday with a 30 minute break 

This vacancy will require the applicant to be flexible and there will be opportunities to increase hours during busy times, trade shows and customer visits.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter stating your salary level to 

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