Trainee Sales Administrator

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful and well established manufacturer and distributor of specialist pipeline equipment to the utilities industry.

The company has a depot network and a long established reputation for quality and innovation. Core lines include the sales, hire, servicing & repair of Butt & Electrofusion equipment, pipe cutting, under pressure drilling and squeeze off tooling for the gas and water industries. As a proactive organisation they’re anxious to strengthen their team and promote a number of exciting new and innovative products to the market.

The Company is seeking a dynamic and tenacious individual to join the internal sales team. In return for professionalism, commitment and enthusiasm this company can offer a competitive salary & formal apprenticeship course, Level 4 Sales Executive.

Location: Mansfield

Full time office based role


Reporting to the UK Sales Manager, the role of Trainee Sales Administrator will include:

  • Preparing sales quotations
  • Checking stock levels
  • Processing of daily sales orders
  • Aftersales support to customers
  • Able to communicate with internal and external sales staff offering administrative support where necessary
  • Responding to customer enquiries promptly and efficiently, monitoring quote progress through to conclusion
  • Making proactive sales calls to existing and new customers
  • Proactively researching sales opportunities
  • Negotiation of sales opportunities
  • Day-to-day management of a sales territory
  • Uphold our SLA’s & KPI’s to support our value proposition to our customers
  • Work effectively to shifting priorities & timescales


The ideal candidate will have the following skills & experience:

  • Demonstrable experience of sales administration
  • Excellent communicator, professional and approachable, keen to please and happy to get stuck in
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Well organised with the ability to think on your feet and respond effectively to changing priorities
  • Able to make decisions and negotiate a deal, often thinking outside the box to reach a mutually beneficial conclusion with the customer
  • Computer literate including Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and preferably Iris/Inspire
  • Enjoy the buzz of winning the sale!

Ideal for a college leaver/university graduate looking to start out their career in a fab company or someone who is looking to change career and work their way up.

If you are interested, please apply to this job ad asap!

Kind regards – The Major Recruitment team


Childrens Residential Home Manager

Children’s Residential Manager – £55,000 – £65,000 plus bonus

Location: Nottingham

OFSTED and Semi Independent Provider.

A beautiful home in a lovely location with a very therapeutic approach, the service provider have a fantastic relationship with the local community and their homes are to a very high standard

The children are ranging from 5 – 15 with complex care needs.

As a Home Manager, you will implement and work in accordance with all aspects of the Statement of Purpose for your home and have a thorough understanding of the regulations and legislation which set the standards within a Children’s Home setting.

You will be an effective partnership builder, working with parents, carers and other professionals to safeguard and promote the welfare of young people. You will support and offer supervision to staff in line with regulations and ensure that the safeguarding of young people remains at the forefront of practice, and young people remain consulted about the quality of care they receive.

*Full job description available on request


  • You must have recent experience working within the residential sector at registered manager level within a children’s residential service
  • A Certified Diploma Level 3 or 4 in Residential Child Care (Children and Young Peoples Workforce) or equivalent as a minimum
  • Thorough understanding of the regulations and legislation which set the standards within a Children’s Home setting
  • Ability to work closely with Responsible Individual and key individuals within the strategic partnership
  • Substantive experience in a Managerial role including supervisory experience
  • A Certified Diploma Level 5 Leadership and Management qualification or equivalent, or a willingness to work towards completing this
  • Experience in leading and supervising a team within a Residential Child Care setting
  • Full UK Manual Driving Licence