Retail Sales Executive Assistant

Department: Retail Sales

Reports To: Sales Director

Salary: £25,000.00 to £27,000.00 pa

Working hours: 39.5 per week (Mon – Thurs: 8:00am – 5:00pm; Friday: 8:00am – 4:30pm)

About Us

Harrison is an international company positioned at the forefront of the POS and Retail Display industries. With our head office and logistics based in Evesham, and a manufacturing unit based in Leeds, we offer a wide range of items for retail stores from point of sale components to innovative bespoke solutions.

We believe in challenging the conventional and make sure to echo this in everything we do; from our sustainability campaigns to the way we support our people. We value the power of authenticity and lead by being transparent, taking responsibility as a business to ensure that the future of retail feels good.

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an Executive Assistant to join our Retail Sales team at Harrison.

We are looking for a candidate with excellent time management and organisational skills, to help streamline sales processes and maximise productivity. The Executive Assistant will provide high-level administrative support to the sales team whilst ensuring communication between various departments, stakeholders and the sales team runs smoothly.

If you are looking for an opportunity to challenge the conventional, while gaining valuable experience with a global POS company, we encourage you to apply.

The job holder is expected to proficiently undertake the following tasks:

  1. Assist the sales team with administrative tasks, including preparing sales reports, presentations, and note taking.
  2. Manage the CRM system, ensuring accurate and up-to-date customer information, tracking sales activities, and generating reports as needed.
  3. Manage and organise sales-related documents, contracts, and customer records.
  4. Co-ordinate and manage diaries, including scheduling internal and external meetings, appointments, and travel arrangements.
  5. Create and prepare meeting agendas, samples/products and follow-up actions.
  6. Support with any ad-hoc tasks and projects as assigned by the sales team.
  7. Handle general administrative duties, such as answering phone calls, managing email correspondence and document control.
  8. Respond to queries and requests from customers, colleagues, and other stakeholders in a timely and professional manner.

The above list of responsibilities will be reviewed to accurately represent the job role and may be amended as required.

The Person

To carry out the duties above, the following skills, competencies and experiences are necessary:

  1. Proven experience in a similar administrative role, preferably in sales.
  2. Time and workload management with the ability to prioritise and multitask.
  3. Positive, solution driven mindset.
  4. Meticulous attention to detail.
  5. Strong planner with great organisation skills.
  6. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  7. Adaptability to changing priorities and willingness to take on new challenges as needed.

Responsible, with the view to taking on more responsibility if job opportunities open up.

The Benefits

Some of the company benefits we offer include:

  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays (increasing to 25 days holiday after 5 years’ service)
  • A day off on us for your birthday
  • 1.5 hour early finish once a month for appointments
  • Company-funded health cash plan
  • Free lunch and drinks provided daily
  • Free on-site parking

The Company

The Company operates Quality and Environmental Management Systems that has BS EN ISO9001:2015 (QMS) and BS EN ISO14001:2015 (EMS) Certification including aspects specific to the supply of components and equipment to the Retail Industry.

All personnel are to understand the requirements of Harrison Quality and Environmental Management Systems and encouraged to abide with Harrison Policies, Memberships and Certifications as issued from time to time and updated via the Company’s intranet.

How to Apply

If you’re familiar with the responsibilities listed above and interested in working for Harrison, please don’t hesitate to send your CV and a covering letter to our HR department: