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.

Looking for a job?

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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Business Support Jobs

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Sales Executive

£25000 - £35000 per annum

Are you a passionate sales professional with experience of selling within the manufacturing sector?

Are you looking to work for a vibrant, dynamic company who are a world renowned brand?

Then we want to hear from you!

The company is a successful manufacturing business, specialising in machine tools.

You will be responsible for:

  • Selling tooling machinery to UK and overseas customers
  • Managing new and existing customers
  • Organise exhibitions
  • Maximise sales and converting leads
  • Offering customer support and technical advice
  • Promote Tool Management offers
  • Negotiation

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

  • Knowledge/experience of machine tools, cutting tools, tooling and consumables working holding and machine capacity
  • Sales and negotiation skills
  • Previous role as an Area Sales Manager, Sales Executive or an Account Manager

Benefits:

  • Salary - Negotiable depending on previous experience
  • Team commission/bonus structure
  • Excellent training and career progression opportunities.

If you're interested hearing more about the 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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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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Mark Dawson

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£24000 - £25000 per annum

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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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Mark Dawson

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Parts Team Leader

£27000 - £30000 per annum

A Parts Team Leader is required for a global manufacturing company based in Stoke Mandeville, Aylesbury. As a Parts Team Leader you are responsible for the day to day operations of the Parts Team. This role is a permanent position.

The main requirements, duties and skills of the Parts Team Leader include:

  • People management - supervising the Parts Team
  • Manage and improve customer service/sales processes
  • Managing stock (parts) control/budgets and turnover
  • Working to set targets and KPI's
  • Monitor and improve sales orders
  • Customer service for spare parts (managing quotes, advice and complaints)
  • To store and collate technical information
  • Managing credit notes

In addition to the above duties, the successful Parts Team Leader will also carry out regular stock checks.

In return for your experience as a Parts Team Leader we can offer you:

  • Salary £27000 - £30000
  • Full time position

If you are interested in the Parts Team Leader role, please do not hesitate in applying 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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Customer Service Representative

£10 - £11 per hour

Do you have customer service experience and acquire some technical knowledge? Are you looking for a new challenge in a well-established company? Then we want to hear from you!

The company is a leading manufacturing company with links to the emergency services market. They are looking for someone to join their busy team on an initial temporary basis in order to help with various customer / technical queries and order processing.

You will be responsible for:

  • Interacting with customers through various channels such as phone, email or face to face.
  • Process orders
  • Respond to customer queries about orders, pricing and parts
  • Record data on company's CRM program
  • Provide technical support on product selection, application or operational troubleshooting

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

  • Strong customer service experience
  • Meeting and exceeding departmental KPI's
  • Experience working within a manufacturing support function

If you're interested hearing more about the 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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Product Manager

Car, Pension, Healthcare, Bonus

Product and Accessories Manager

Buckinghamshire

Circa £45k per annum plus excellent benefits

A leading car manufacturer is currently looking to employ a Product Manager to work with current and future model product management This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading, dynamic car company and really develop a career within a company that encourages self-development and promotion.

Responsibilities

  • Maximise profit and performance and volumes.
  • Implement strategies and programs to achieve profit and performance targets
  • Product management and development ensuring that all genuine accessories manufactured from suppliers meet all standards within quality, performance and profitability
  • Continual competitor market research to ensure product offerings are market leading.
  • Work with marketing agencies to deliver effective marketing strategies

Skills and experience

It is essential that you have product management experience, ideally within the automotive aftersales market but all other industries will be considered. You will also need to have experience in marketing and developing products to fit market needs. This position is head office based but will involve travel to suppliers and dealerships so it's imperative that you can drive and have the ability to communicate effectively and easily build relationships.

You will also need strong presentation skills and the ability to negotiate with suppliers.

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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Mark Dawson

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Pricing Analyst

Car options, Bonus, Pension, Healthcare

Pricing Analyst/Specialist

Automotive

Buckinghamshire

£33000-£38000

A leading automotive business are recruiting a Pricing Manager to fulfill a 2 year contract. You will assist in the development and implementation of aftersales strategy and set pricing for all parts across the vehicle range.

Responsibilities

  • Management and development of pricing for all parts using competitor analysis, market analysis and sales trends
  • Implementation of pricing methodologies in accordance with company guidelines
  • Achievement of all company targets based on parts and profit
  • Production of variety of reports for senior Management
  • Supporting dealer network in service sales and profitability

Skills and experience

  • Previous experience as a pricing analyst/pricing manager within an automotive business or a business with large numbers and variety of parts/products
  • Strong numerical, analysis and PC skills including MS Excel
  • Commercially astute
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to deal with people of all levels internally and customers externally

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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Mark Dawson

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Business Development Executive/Account Manager

£20000 - £22500 per annum 10% Non-contributory Pension , £40k OTE

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity within a highly respected charitable organisation? You will be based within a modern office based in Kings Norton within a great team environment.

This exciting organisation offer a great opportunity to grow within the business as well as being part of an established team. You will be involved with growing the charity income through Business Development and winning new clients. This includes targeting education clients, local authorities, academy trusts and other education organisations.

As a Business Development Executive/Account manager you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Increasing the income to the charity through developing and winning new clients
  • Selling consultancy contracts and services as well as training and publications
  • Planning your day to day activities to deliver on targets
  • Having a proactive approach with telephone calls, LinkedIn, email and other sales channels
  • Working with the team to build relationships with existing clients

To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Must have proven experience within a soft sales role
  • Proven experience within the education, charity or memberships sector
  • Strong sales and customer service skills including negotiation skills
  • Ability to close sales
  • A passion for selling solutions to support the education sector
  • A relationship building sales approach (Not a hard sales role)

As a Business Development Executive/Account Manager you will receive a salary of £20,000-£22,500 depending upon experience with a realistic OTE of £40k. The hours of work are Monday to Thursday 9am-5pm and 9am-4pm Friday, however they are flexible around this and are happy for candidates to do flexi time.

The company also offer a fantastic 10% non-contributory pension and they offer onsite parking.

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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Freight Forwarder

£26000 - £30000 per annum Pension

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity within a Multi Million pound Freight Forwarding organisation? You will be based within a modern office based in the centre of Redditch within a great team environment.

This multi million pound organisation offer a great opportunity to grow within the business as well as being part of an existing operations team. You will be managing the day to day Worldwide Sea freight export and import bookings as well as all the related administration. You will also be responsible for building relationships with new and existing customers.

As a Sea Freight Operations Coordinator you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Managing the day to day bookings Worldwide Sea freight jobs
  • Raising job files and all appropriate paperwork
  • Processing jobs through the software system
  • Extensive client liaison to include quotations, follow up, bookings and problem solving
  • Invoicing jobs on completion
  • Maximising the gross profit by negotiating with the supplier base
  • Internal liaison with the sales team, assisting with quotations and service information

To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Must have proven experience within import or export of Worldwide Sea freight
  • Strong sales and customer service skills including negotiation skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and handle pressure
  • Quick thinker and problem solver
  • Self-motivated within and enthusiastic manner with a passion for import and export of Sea freight

As a Sea Freight Operations coordinator you will receive a salary of £26k-£30k depending upon experience. The hours of work are Monday to Friday 08:30am- 17:30pm and the company offer a contributory pension.

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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Marie Weston

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Area Sales Manager

An Area Sales Manager is required for an engineering company based near Coventry. This role will require travelling to customers throughout the UK and occasionally overseas.

The successful candidate will have great knowledge and be technically proficient in machine tools.

The main requirements, duties and skills of the Area Sales Manager include:

  • Selling tooling machinery to UK and overseas customers
  • Tooling industry knowledge
  • Organise exhibitions
  • Maximise sales and converting leads
  • Offering customer support and technical advice
  • Promote Tool Management offers
  • Negotiation skills
  • Experience of machine tools, cutting tools, tooling or machining capacity

In addition to the above duties, the successful Area Sales Manager you will be up to date and continue to research on the current market.

In return for your experience we can offer you the following:

  • Negotiable - depending on experience
  • Full time and permanent position
  • Generous pension scheme

If you are interested in the Area Sales Manager position please do not hesitate in applying 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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Anna Willis

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