Capita plc Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 1LE
Summary Becoming an Apprentice Sales Administrator with Orange Bus: The Sales Administrator is the linchpin of a successful sales team. As such, the role requires a person who is motivated, quick thinking, enthusiastic and industrious. The core responsibility of the role is to provide day to day support for the sales team. Sales leads must ensure that they are sourcing leads and turning them into opportunities and sales, taking them through the sales lifecycle. The reporting of the sales pipeline is an important part of the Sales Administrator role and it is paramount that sales reports are accurate and punctual. The Sales Administrator must also, where necessary, attend internal and client sales meeting, taking accurate notes and circulating actions to relevant team members. As well as these core functions it is important that the Sales Administrator is adaptable according to the requirements of the role. From working with the Marketing team, monitoring tender portals to co-ordinating resource booking, no day is ever the same. The diverse and fast paced environment demands that you are able to flex and manage your workload, and with the support of the Head of Sales, prioritise activities to deliver the best possible support for the team. The role is Newcastle based however there may be a requirement to travel to client meetings throughout the UK so flexibility in this regard is important. What you will do: Minute taking for internal sales meetings, collating actions and circulating to the team. Bid/sales proposal support - working with the sales lead co-ordinate resources to support bid/proposal compilation and where necessary inputting into the bid/proposal content. Monitoring of Lead and Opportunity pipeline in the CRM and routinely flagging updates to the sales team to ensure they are delivering on their objectives for accurate reporting. Generating sales reports from the CRM and circulating to the sales team. Maintaining a sales target activity matrix, ensuring it is routinely updated by each sales team member ahead of weekly sales call Working with the Marketing Executive to support on generating market/client intelligence to prepare for specific client engagements Your experience will include: Essential A minimum of 1 year working in an administrative support role in a fast-paced environment Able to confidently use all Microsoft Office packages Excellent interpersonal skills. Open, friendly with a 'can do' attitude and an appetite to learn. Confident telephone manner Desirable Comprehensive understanding of CRM systems and ability to build bespoke reports Have worked in a sales environment Have worked in a digital agency environment About Orange Bus Orange Bus is a digital agency and award-winning innovation hub. We deliver digital services, products and strategies to clients - like the NHS, Aston Martin, Joules and O'Neill - in the public and private sector. We develop everything from websites and applications, to CMS platforms and digital touchpoints, using cutting-edge web technologies. In 2016, we were acquired by Capita and today we're continuing to expand and build our capabilities. Want to be part of a rewarding, refreshing and unique creative organisation? You've found it. What's in it for you? At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration - with colleagues, customers and clients - is what makes us so effective at what we do. As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 23 day's holiday, company matched pension scheme and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & wellbeing and leisure discounts. What we hope you will do next Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process - click apply now . We understand you might have some questions before taking the step to apply - you can contact [email protected] for guidance. Follow Capita on twitter @capitacareers Follow Capita on facebook @careersatcapita Capita Resourcing welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation. Capita Resourcing is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us. If you are successful with your application, you will need complete Capita's vetting and screening checks. This will include, but not be limited to, Reference Checks, a Criminality Check, Financial Probity Check, Sanctions Check and Media Check.