Business Support

Recruiting for roles that support the running of a business

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Hiring for Commercial Jobs

Whatever business or industry you work or operate within, there are positions that are essential to support the running of that business and developing its growth.

The ASC Business Support team have a long history of providing candidates for permanent and temporary/interim commercial jobs with our clients across our core sectors. The team focus on key areas (disciplines) within our core sectors to hone their knowledge and provide a truly relevant service for those looking for a job or to hire.

Business Support Disciplines and Typical Roles

Sales
Account Management, Sales Support, Telesales, Technical Sales, BDM, Management

Marketing
Traditional Marketing, Digital Marketing, PR, Account Management, Management

HR
HR Support, HR Admin, Advisor, Management, Compensation & Benefits, Learning & Development

Accounting & Finance
Payroll, Credit Control, Management, Full/Part Qualified Accountant, Assistant, Analyst, Purchase Ledger

Office & Admin Support
PA, Administrator, Secretary, Bid Manager, Pricing Analyst

Customer Service
Advisor, Representative, Agent, Coordinator, Customer Service with languages, Management

We are also able to provide recruitment services for Executive level positions within the disciplines above. Please visit our Executive Pages to find out how we approach executive level recruitment.

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If you’re looking for a new job, speaking to a consultant who is extremely knowledgeable of the job and industry you’re interested in, can support you to find what is right for you. Not only this but all of our consultants want to get to know you to ensure you’re matched with a company that best fits your ambitions. Find out more about how we work with candidates on our job seekers page.

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Looking to hire?

As our consultants have a clear focus on our core sectors, they really do understand the types of candidates required for your business. This isn’t just about skills, but looking for those who have experience working within your sector environment and have the personality to match which will lead to retaining a new hire. 

For the Business Support Team at ASC, it means so much to hear back from candidate’s years’ after they were recruited. There have been a number of candidates who have also become clients due to the service they received originally.

If you’d like support with your business roles, get in touch with this fantastic team today or register your details and one of our friendly consultants will be in touch.

Learn more about our recruitment services and how we support employers.

 

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Accounts Assistant

£10 - £13 per hour

Are you looking for a temporary role with an immediate start?

I am currently recruiting for an Accounts Assistant for a 2-3 week temporary assignment for a well established organisation in Redditch.

The role will be to assist the Accounts Manager and Accounts Controller and ensure that all assigned tasks are completed within expected time lines and with compete accuracy. Administer and process all accounts responsibilities delegated in an organised and methodical manner with strong attention to details in all aspects of the role.

The Key responsibilities and accountability's will include the processing of payment requests, invoices and expense-related documentation, as well as accurate input and verification of data into a company's accounts Sage system.

This role is an immediate requirement so will require the candidate to start ASAP and commit to the length of the assignment.

They are looking for pay between £10-£13ph dependant upon experience.

The hours of work will be Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm however they can be flexible of start and finish times.

If this role sounds of interest then please apply today or email your CV directly to claire.roberts@asc-connections.com

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Claire Roberts

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Business Development manager

£25000 - £35000 per annum Benefits

Are you looking for a business development role that gives you the flexibility of working from home? If so then read on for more details.

The Company

A manufacturer and distributor of structural aluminium extrusions, which can be used to build a wide variety of custom construction solutions to the Engineering industry.

The Role

This will be a home-based position covering the West Midlands and South-East regions, selling the company's

range of Modular Aluminium Framing solutions to the Engineering sector. Main duties will include:

  • Identifying and following up on potential client leads
  • Winning new business and maintaining current business relationships with existing clients
  • Contacting prospective clients by telephone, email as well as face to face meetings
  • Meeting sales targets
  • Providing technical support and guidance to customers

Requirements

  • A background within Mechanical Engineering (Desirable)
  • Strong sales experience, ideally within an engineering or technical discipline
  • Knowledge of CAD and/or Automotive/Automation
  • Proven track record of meeting sales targets

Benefits

  • Salary: £25,000-35,000 OTE
  • Home-based position
  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension Scheme
  • Company Car can be negotiable for right candidate

If this role is of interest then please apply today and I will be in touch to chat through the role.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Claire Roberts

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CNC Product Manager

£40000 - £45000 per annum

CNC Product Manager

A rapidly growing manufacturer is currently seeking a CNC Product Manager who will be responsible for defining strategic revenue and gross margin targets through analysis of the CNC market segment and to understand and implement customer needs.

Experience/Skills/Knowledge required to be successful:

  • Experience in a similar role within a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in Business Development / Account Management
  • Ideally B2B sales experience of selling a service
  • Proven track record of applying product management disciplines and cross-functional project execution.
  • Agile Certification or similar
  • Willingness and ability to travel internationally
  • Be analytical with commercial awareness and technical understanding
  • IT Literate (Advanced level of Excel)

In the role of CNC Product Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for regional market insights to inform product development, pricing, marketing and sales activities on regional factors and needs
  • Analysis of data to find trends and opportunities.
  • Gathering and actioning customer insights through voice of customer exercises like customer interviews and surveys.
  • Conducting regular market research and competitive analysis to stay abreast of existing and new competitive threats and industry trends.
  • Identifying and overseeing the implementation of expansion efforts in line with the Global Product Roadmap.
  • Supporting and executing product management processes & systems
  • Partnering with service line development, process management and operational teams to direct and assist improvements and research activities in line with business and customer priorities.

On offer:

A competitive salary of up to £45k, Bonus Scheme, 32 days holiday, Pension, Friendly and professional working environment, free parking

The role is commutable from: Stafford, Cannock, Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury, Kidderminster, Stourbridge

Apply now to be considered for this role.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Stuart Williams

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Shift Team Leader

£20000 - £23000 per annum

A Shift Team Leader position has just become available for a well-established Engineering business, located near the Birmingham area. Working through a period of growth, this well-regarded business will be paying a competitive starting salary, to a successful professional.

Shift Team Leader duties include -

  • Liaise & support Production Management with all production & manufacturing processes
  • Ensure production operatives are allocated correctly & quality standards are adhered to
  • Ensure all team members are trained and training Matrix's are updated with any changes
  • Be accountable for TPM's in relation to production line equipment
  • Review staff KPI's and Implement development plans where required
  • Manage absence, lateness and holidays for operatives
  • Ensure compliance with TS/IATF16949 and ISO1400 Quality Management Systems

Shift Team Leader desirable skills/experience/attributes -

  • Experience working within a similar management role.
  • Ideally, have experience within businesses supplying to the automotive sector.
  • Proactive work ethic and natural problem solver.
  • Flexibility with working shifts (midweek)

Shift Team Leader Position benefits -

  • Opportunity to be part of a well-established and ever expanding business.
  • Salary overtime shift allowance
  • 30 days of annual leave.
  • Pension package.
  • Free parking.

If interested in this position, please apply through this advert immediately!

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Sian Peal

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Administrator

£8 - £9 per hour

Are you an experienced Administrative Professional looking for your next opportunity?

We have a fantastic opportunity available!

The company is a successful construction business, this is a temporary on going position.

You will be responsible for:

  • Supporting a group of company surveyors
  • Record and database management
  • Scheduling and planning surveyor diaries
  • Advising surveyors on technical advice (training given)
  • Issuing quotes
  • Invoice management
  • Health & safety
  • Managing and resolving queries/problems
  • Ensuring health and safety

We would love to hear from you if you have had the following experience:

  • Previous experience as an administrator, administrative assistant
  • Must have excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Good IT skills

Benefits:

  • Temporary on going position, £8.50 - £9 per hour
  • Full time 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm)
  • Excellent training opportunities

If you're interested hearing more about this role then please apply online today!

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Anna Willis

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Shift Team Leader

£20000 - £23000 per annum

A Shift Team Leader position has just become available for a well-established Engineering business, located near the Birmingham area. Working through a period of growth, this well-regarded business will be paying a competitive starting salary, to a successful professional.

Shift Team Leader duties include -

  • Liaise & support Production Management with all production & manufacturing processes
  • Ensure production operatives are allocated correctly & quality standards are adhered to
  • Ensure all team members are trained and training Matrix's are updated with any changes
  • Be accountable for TPM's in relation to production line equipment
  • Review staff KPI's and Implement development plans where required
  • Manage absence, lateness and holidays for operatives
  • Ensure compliance with TS/IATF16949 and ISO1400 Quality Management Systems

Shift Team Leader desirable skills/experience/attributes -

  • Experience working within a similar management role.
  • Ideally, have experience within businesses supplying to the automotive sector.
  • Proactive work ethic and natural problem solver.
  • Flexibility with working shifts (midweek)

Shift Team Leader Position benefits -

  • Opportunity to be part of a well-established and ever expanding business.
  • Salary overtime shift allowance
  • 30 days of annual leave.
  • Pension package.
  • Free parking.

If interested in this position, please apply through this advert immediately!

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Sian Peal

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Sales/Lead Generator

£20000 - £25000 per annum

Are you looking for a new and exciting position within a growing organisation based in the Redditch area?

This exciting family-run organisation offer a great place to work and they are looking for a hard-working team player who is well organised, customer focused and has a good understanding of the sales process and lead generation. The successful candidate will be joining a small team of professionals who are currently driving the business through a period of growth.

As a Lead Generator you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Generating new sales leads
  • Qualifying incoming sales leads
  • Tracking and following up on existing leads
  • Log all relevant information onto Microsoft Dynamics CRM system
  • Work closely with the marketing executive to increase leads and improve the customer experience
  • Customer liaison before, during and after sales
  • Implement marketing campaign strategy
  • Social Media & Blog - Creating content and building the company brand
  • Market Analysis to include research and development of possible opportunities
  • Create customer case studies in print and video
  • Arrange exhibition stands and attend where necessary. This may require an over-night stay depending on area.
  • Attend industry events as and when required. This may require an over-night stay depending on area.
  • Contacting leads through hard copy and digital channels

To be successful in this role as a Lead Generator you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Proven lead generation experience
  • Have a proactive and dynamic approach to lead generation
  • A positive team player
  • Valid UK Driving License required
  • Have the ability to analyse performance to see what works
  • Highly organised with the ability to work to deadlines
  • High level of customer service & communication skills
  • Be flexible and be able to work under pressure
  • Must be PC literate and proficient in Microsoft packages, Adobe InDesign and WordPress.

As a Lead Generator the company are flexible on pay as they would like the right candidate in the role and a candidate who is very sales driven to be able to grow the client base. The role is an urgent requirement so they are looking to get someone started ASAP.

If this excellent opportunity sounds like the perfect role for you then please apply today or email your CV to claire.roberts@asc-connections.com.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Claire Roberts

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Shift Team Leader

A Shift Team Leader position has just become available for a well-established Engineering business, located near the Birmingham area. Working through a period of growth, this well-regarded business will be paying a competitive starting salary, to a successful professional.

Shift Team Leader duties include -

  • Liaise & support Production Management with all production & manufacturing processes
  • Ensure production operatives are allocated correctly & quality standards are adhered to
  • Ensure all team members are trained and training Matrix's are updated with any changes
  • Be accountable for TPM's in relation to production line equipment
  • Review staff KPI's and Implement development plans where required
  • Manage absence, lateness and holidays for operatives
  • Ensure compliance with TS/IATF16949 and ISO1400 Quality Management Systems

Shift Team Leader desirable skills/experience/attributes -

  • Experience working within a similar management role.
  • Ideally, have experience within businesses supplying to the automotive sector.
  • Proactive work ethic and natural problem solver.
  • Flexibility with working shifts (midweek)

Shift Team Leader Position benefits -

  • Opportunity to be part of a well-established and ever expanding business.
  • Salary overtime shift allowance
  • 30 days of annual leave.
  • Pension package.
  • Free parking.

If interested in this position, please apply through this advert immediately!

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Sian Peal

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Account Manager

£30000 - £35000 per annum Car allowance

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity to work with a national water and waste organisation who are growing rapidly?

This exciting national organisation offer a great place to work and they are looking for a hard-working team player who is well organised, customer focused and has a good understanding of the sales process and account management process. The successful candidate will be joining a team of professionals who are currently driving the business through a period of growth.

The main aspect of the role is to manage existing and new accounts to achieve specifications, and convert them into sales. You will be required to self-generate enquiries via contractors or consultants to break competitor's specifications.

You will also look to develop strong relationships with client base, offering technical advice and guidance with an emphasis on contractual and legislative compliance as well as being responsible for servicing the customer base to enable the company to achieve its Business Development objectives and to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction and client retention.

As an Account Manager you will be also be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Monitor and control the budget for the customer base to ensure that all financial targets are met
  • Provide customers and prospects within the sales areas with information about company products and services.
  • Maintain all required records of sales and other relevant information to enable performance to be measured and monitored.
  • Give support and guidance to other Account Managers and Sales Engineers so that they are fully informed and capable of carrying out their responsibilities to the required standards whilst maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Maintain full and up-to-date knowledge of all relevant technical and quality areas and associated regulations and guidance documents.
  • Demonstrate excellent time management to enable client meeting targets and specification/sales generation to be met economically ensuring that visits are planned in advance to minimise unnecessary travel time.
  • Respond rapidly to any client enquiry and/ or complaint and see the resulting actions to swift conclusion so that the problem is speedily resolved to the customer's satisfaction.
  • Provide clients and colleagues with reports and proposals composed to exemplary and technically accurate standard, in a timely manner using branded company documentation and templates.
  • Support other divisions of the business ensuring excellent inter-divisional communication, transfer of leads, and actively seek out opportunities to promote the other divisions through interaction with customers and prospects in the sales area

To be successful in this role as an Account Manager you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Preferable qualification to degree level or equivalent
  • Must have proven sales / account management experience
  • Thorough knowledge and experience of marketing and sales
  • Excellent sales and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent drive and determination to surpass targets
  • Must hold a full valid UK driving licence
  • Computer literate, with general working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

As an Account Manager you will receive a salary of £30k-£35k car allowance and commission.

The also offer the following benefits:

  • Holiday entitlement: 22 days per year plus bank holidays
  • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
  • Free parking
  • Incentive Scheme
  • Service award scheme
  • Opportunity for career development within the company
  • Working hours will generally be 40hrs, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.30pm, but as necessitated by the needs of the business
  • Full training will be given

If this excellent opportunity sounds like the perfect role for you then please apply today or email your CV to claire.roberts@asc-connections.com.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Claire Roberts

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Sales Office Administrator

£15620 - £17000 per annum Quarterly Bonus

Would you like to work for a highly established organisation based within the picturesque market town of Henley in Arden?

This is a very exciting opportunity to play a significant role in administration of this companies clients. They work in a very fast paced, Challenging, lively industry and value honesty, loyalty, pro activity, hard work, and enthusiasm. They have a low turnover due to the culture which is positive, friendly, open, hardworking and rewarding.

The role will be varied and involve general sales office duties, answering the phone and answering customer queries on stock availability, general product enquiries and all administrative duties.

Working within the sales office alongside the sales team, the role will require candidates to:

  • Perform general office duties
  • Excel Based stock reporting
  • Answer the phone and deal with Customer enquires
  • Preparing Excel sheets for retail sales data entry
  • General sales office administration including Website product updating, product set up and Amazon

JOB PROFILE- % Time

General Office duties 30%

Sales Office Administration Excel based 50%

Website Product Updating 10%

Answering Customer Calls and Product enquires 10%

As a Sales Administrator you will have the following skills and experience:

  • A proven track record within an Administration role
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A polite and friendly manner
  • Lots of initiative
  • A positive attitude
  • The ability to think on your feet
  • Education to A-level or Degree level

You will receive a salary of £15620-£17000 as well as well as an achievable quarterly bonus, 21 days holiday plus the bank holidays (This will increase by 1 day for each year completed over 3 years to a maximum of 25 days). The hours of work are 08:45am-17:00pm Monday to Thursday, 08:45am-16:00pm Friday with a 45 minute lunch. You will also receive discount on all products within the staff shop.

Full training will be provided.

If you like the sound of this exciting opportunity then please apply today or email your CV to claire.roberts@asc-connections.com

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Claire Roberts

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