Sales Administrator

Elliotts is a family-owned builders merchant that’s been helping the south build since 1842. We’re in the business of doing great work with great people. Become part of our incredible team!

Location:                          Sales Hub, Southampton

Reporting to:                        Product Manager

Hours:                               40 hours, 8am-5pm Monday to Friday

The Sales Hub, based in our Southampton Head Office is responsible for the company’s specialist products, large contracts and accounts for 20% of the company’s sales.

We currently have a vacancy within our specialist Joinery Team. This role will be based within our very busy Sales Hub and involves a strong element of administration. The main focus of the role will be to ensure all administration is organised in an efficient and methodical way as well as supporting other members of the team. It will also include dealing with enquiries and orders, maintaining existing sales whilst seeking opportunities to develop new business for Joinery & Associated Products. 

Having experience in a previous admin role is idle but not required. We are looking for the someone with an eye for detail and the drive to help the team work as efficiently as possible.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the group Sales of joinery products across our branch network, by raising the necessary documentation, speaking to customers and suppliers.
  • Assisting the Joinery Product Manager and Sales Consultant via administrative support; including invoicing, communicating with customers and suppliers.
  • Assisting with the company pricing structure, stock range and promotional items ensuring to maximise both profit & margin.
  • Supporting our external sales team with their customer enquiries and where necessary taking on the role as their internal contact.


  • You must have plenty of PIE (passion, ingenuity and enthusiasm).
  • Excellent and clear communication skills are essential; both face to face and on the telephone.
  • You must be a meticulous and inquisitive person.
  • Strong organisational skills are a key element, with the ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Joinery or Iron monger-based product knowledge is preferable but not essential.
  • Competent IT skills and confident with using Microsoft packages.
  • Commercial awareness with the ability to understand profit, margins etc.


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Perks of the job

Working for a sixth-generation success story isn’t enough?! Sure, there’s more to it than working for an award-winning family-owned business.
As well as competitive pay and some friendly colleagues to hang out with, you’ll enjoy some first-rate benefits, including:

  • Unlimited training

    There’s no cap on how much we’ll invest in your career. Join Elliotts and you’ll take ownership of your own development, with endless opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

  • Profit Share

    We run this business together, so when we do well, so do you!

  • Employee Assistance

    All staff have free access to a 24/7 employee assistance programme.
    It’s confidential and designed to help you and your family cope with everyday issues before they become a big problem.

  • Generous pension contribution

    We contribute 5.5% of salary to your workplace pension. That’s 2.5% higher than the government minimum.

What's it like at Elliotts?

One word comes up all the time. Friendly.

We’re not big on bureaucracy. But we ace ambition.

And when you need help, you’ll have some of the brightest, friendliest people at hand. 

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