Sales Administrative Assistant Amsterdam

  • Hbo
  • Wo and/or higher
  • Amsterdam
  • Permanent
  • Fulltime

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Do you enjoy supporting an international sales team with back-office work? 

About the company

Our customer produces and supplies an extensive range of connectors for many different applications and industries, using advanced technology.

Salary and hours per week

  • Salary: Between € 2900,- to € 3200,- gross bases on 37,5 hours a week
  • 39 hours per week
  • Start: As soon as possible

About the job

We are looking for a full-time Sales Administrative Assistant to join our client's European team. In this position, you will work directly with one or more of their Sales and Development Managers.

Main responsibilities:

  • Provide efficient and effective support service to the external sales team, discussing developments within the customer base;
  • Receive, process and coordinate all sales inquiries, this may involve liaising with other members of staff within the Europe or Tokyo office, ensuring that the replies are sent in a timely and professional manner;
  • Answer customer inquiries on products, using the catalog or the website. Any technical question can be referred to the Technical Sales Coordinator or Business Development Manager (BDM);
  • Log all customer inquiries on sales database SAP Business One (SBO);
  • Update customer information and progress of inquiries on database SBO;
  • Occasional proactive telephone sales campaigns;
  • Organize and dispatch all samples and catalogs requested by customers, followed by telephone calls to see if they received what they require;
  • Establish a good working relationship with all customers and distributors;
  • Provide quotations using SBO, followed up by telephone call to establish customer feedback regarding prices, projects, suitability of the products, log communication in SBO and communicate with sales team;
  • Provide regular quotation tracking reports to the BDM;
  • Process and track the status of customer sales order liaising with the Central Logistics Controller in Amsterdam head office and ensuring the customer's needs are met to satisfaction;
  • Support Sales administration duties;
  • Handling Purchase Order, Stock, Shipping Documents, Delivery Control on SBO.

Required Skills/Competencies

  • Experience in back-office as a sales assistant (mandatory);
  • Experience in business administration such as PO, invoice, stock control (mandatory);
  • English language, any other European languages are advantageous;
  • Experience in SAP or SBO system (preferable);
  • Team player (important);
  • Pro-active and hands-on attitude towards assigned work objectives;
  • Excel (pivot-tables and v-look up) & MS Word skills;
  • Flexibility.


Are you interested in the position and do you have the required skills and experience. Please send us your CV with a short letter of motivation. You will receive an answer from us within 5 working days. For more information please check our website or call us at 020 - 5738383.We are looking forward to hearing from you!