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Area Sales Coordinator

Work-Life Balance

Leeds city centre location with excellent public transport links, work-from-home options, family friendly and flexible working hours, holiday allowance – 23 days on starting plus UK Bank holidays, company wide bonus scheme, casual dress Fridays

Health and Wellbeing

Free standard eye tests, family healthcare/private medical scheme, open plan office with free fruit, tea, coffee and juice, free counselling app for all employees

Community and Volunteering

A chance to be involved in our CSR initiative, the 2M STEM programme, volunteering with kids in schools, volunteer paid time off – 2 days per year

Career progression and life-long learning

Study support and study leave for professional qualifications, excellent and genuine career progression opportunities, option to apply for the 2M Future Leaders’ programme

We’re looking for a confident Area Sales Coordinator to join our Internal Sales team in Leeds. Do you have an interest in science and enjoy interacting with people? If so, we may have the perfect role for you.

Who Are We?

Surfachem, a member of the 2M Group of companies, is one of the UK’s leading speciality chemical distributors. Our customers include Lush, The Body Shop, Boots, Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Neal’s Yard and Molton Brown, plus many more!

The Role

We’re on the lookout for an Area Sales Coordinator to join our friendly team. Working closely with an external account manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for building and maintaining lasting customer relationships.

The role is very autonomous - great for self-starters who thrive on working on their own initiative. When you come aboard Team Surfachem, you’ll have the opportunity to learn more about the chemical industry, our customers/suppliers and our innovative product range. Throughout your journey with us, we’ll encourage you to take ownership of any business opportunities you identify.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain customer relationships.
  • Action all incoming customer enquiries promptly and efficiently.
  • Comprehensively promote Surfachem product range and services to all current and prospective customers within a designated sales region.
  • Work in partnership with an External Account Manager.
  • Perform outbound proactive sales calls and joint visits as directed by Account Managers.

Skills Required

Essential

  • Great communicator who listens to and can manage customer relations.
  • Strong organisation and time management.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • A team player who loves to get involved.
  • Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office.

Desirable

  • Confident working in a sales environment
  • Full UK driving license

What We’ll Give You

Based in the heart of Leeds City Centre, our modern offices are a few minutes' walk from the train station. As well as a competitive salary, we offer: a 35 hour working week Monday to Friday, generous employer contribution pension scheme, private health care plan and buy/sell holiday scheme.

If you think you’ve got what it takes and would like to join a friendly team, where no two days are the same, please apply to recruitment@surfachem.com with your CV and covering letter. We can't wait to hear from you!

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