PA to Sales Director

Specific Location
Monks Cross, York, North Yorkshire

Yorkshire East

Hours of Work
37.5 Hours, Monday to Friday

Barratt David Wilson

Contract Type

Closing Date
27 October 2017

PA to Sales Director

Depending on the role, the Administration function could be supporting professionals out in the field, or supplying sites and customers with a steady flow of information. You might be dealing with customer queries, or helping employees with issues. But while the work varies from team to team, our key requirements don’t; you must be well organised, extremely helpful and resourceful, and able to use your initiative. You’ll understand that what you do is important, and impacts on your team, the department, and the wider business. 


To support the Sales Director, Sales Managers and Sales teams in their tasks and ensure core operational reports are maintained and monitored.  The role is a key role within the office team, contributing to the overall success of the business through the provision of efficient and effective office management and administrative duties. 


  • Work closely with the Director to ensure that tasks such as reports, incoming post and correspondence, management of diary/meetings schedule and email etc are dealt with efficiently
  • Generate letters, memos, Board reports, market research reports, schedules, etc for the Sales Director and other sales personnel
  • Logging holidays and sickness absence for sales personnel
  • Update staff rotas for Sales Advisers
  • Ordering of uniform, office supplies and marketing material for Sales Advisers
  • Liaise with external and internal customers and colleagues to ensure a smooth workflow between departments and with Regional and Group Offices
  • Liaise with suppliers and service providers, i.e. interior designers, solicitors, landscapers, PR companies, etc. to co-ordinate works effectively
  • Liaise with external customers to resolve queries, referring to other parties as and when necessary, to maintain a positive customer experience
  • Perform general office administration tasks as and when required to meet the needs of the department. 

Skills required:

We are looking for someone with experience of working in a secretarial/admin role in a busy pressurised environment, ideally in sales.  You will need to be an experienced typist and proficient with MS Office and have a good standard of written English.  You will need strong customer service telephone skills and be able to handle difficult conversations.  You will need to have a professional and pleasant manner in dealing with internal and external customers.  You must be able to generate professional correspondence unaided, be self-disciplined and have good time management skills with the ability to manage a number of priorities and maintain service in a high-volume sales environment.  You will need the ability to multi-task and work efficiently and accurately under pressure.  You will need to be a team player and be supportive of departmental colleagues.



Competitive base salary

Bonus Scheme

25 days holiday

Money Purchase Pension Scheme

Choice of Flexible Benefits 

Death in Service Benefits

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