German speaking Customer Service Administrator

German speaking Customer Service Administrator

Job Title: German speaking Customer Service Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hastings, East Sussex
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + 150 per month bonus
Reference: T2KL/1373983
Contact Name: Sammons Group
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 16, 2018 16:54

Job Description

Job Description

The position would suit an admin focused, German speaker. Other languages & technical experience an advantage but not essential.


The primary responsibilities include the answering of incoming phone calls, emails and faxes, and taking the appropriate action required. This role is a first point of contact for customers and is an integral part of the companies customer service programme.


  • Respond to customer requests, this will include but will not be limited to:
    1. Quotations / acknowledgements and requests for information
    2. Processing of sales orders
    3. Providing a technical resource
    4. Enquiry / quotation follow ups (as required)
    5. Telephone calls both incoming and outgoing
  • Qualify each customer request and gather information before transferring phone calls.
  • To liaise closely with colleagues and recognise opportunities to "cross sell" sales initiatives and strategies.
  • Support Sales with regards to key account / territory development.
  • Identify, research, and resolve customer issues by communicating with other team members as necessary.
  • Up-sell products and/or services on customer orders and quote requests by offering items related to the enquiry.
  • To maintain accurate records and information on customer accounts
  • Daily communication with Sales Management. In addition, act in accordance to their reasonable requests within an agreed timescale
  • Complete additional training as required.
  • May be a need for occasional overnight travel.



  • Good communication skills
  • Positive mental attitude
  • 5 x GCSE or equivalent.
  • Job related qualification and experience

  • Computer literacy:
    • Microsoft Excel
    • Microsoft Word
    • Microsoft Outlook
    • Microsoft PowerPoint


  • Foreign language
  • MRP/ERP system experience

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