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Sales Administrator/ Trading Assistant - Textiles Department - Ref: 1706-54

  • Location: London - City London
  • Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Languages: No languages
  • Categories: Import/Export/Trade - PA/Admin/Secretarial - Sales/Marketing/PR


Title: Sales Administrator/ Trading Assistant - Textiles Department

Location: City of London

Status: One year Fixed Term Contract - maternity cover

Starting: Middle/ end of July 2017  

Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 per annum (Discretionary performance related bonus. Overtime payable.)

Skills: SAP, Import/Export/Logistics, Shipments, FOREX booking balance

Company: International commodities trading company, based in the City of London

Looking for a Trading Assistant/ Sales Administrator, Industrial Textiles Department.

The role involves supporting sales and marketing, arranging shipments, coordinating logistics, processing shipping Documents and processing accounts data.


  • Coordinating the importing, exporting and storage of goods
  • Administration of all end to end documents including sales notes, purchase orders, packing lists and invoices
  • Data entry into SAP
  • Ensuring accurate stock control
  • Monitoring credit control and ensuring customer payments are received on time
  • Monitoring credit limits and ensuring that limits are not exceeded.
  • Monitoring FOREX booking balance
  • Support with new business development for new products
  • Ad hoc administration duties as required

Skills and Experience:

  • Relevant experience of Import/ Export and Logistics
  • Excellent attention to detail and customer service skills
  • Cooperative and flexible attitude
  • Accurate and proven numerical skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Good time and task management, ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work in a cross cultural environment

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