Commercial Assistant - West Midlands

£28-30k dependent on experience - Office Support
Ref: 349 Date Posted: Saturday 14 May 2022
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Commercial Assistant

£28-30k dependent on experience


A unique opportunity for a commercially focused person.  You will be working closely with the Commercial Manager and have a brief to work alongside the Sales, Purchasing and Distribution functions of the business.   You will be involved in customer pricing, supplier engagement and commercial proposals, including significant tender opportunities. You will proactively identify and drive analysis of operational efficiency opportunities and continual improvement, as well as process and process control. Taking responsibility for projects from conception to delivery, you will be working for an innovative industry leader, which is the fastest growing in its sector. They apply a modern and dynamic approach, offering exciting opportunities for future progression. Their flat management structure and close-knit team ensures that will feel the togetherness that you would experience in a small company, whilst have the full backing of a giant. 

You will be innovative, hardworking and a self-starter, bringing ideas and entrepreneurial spirit.   Being keen to deliver a fresh approach, you will want to put your ideas forward and put them into action.  You will be the champion of delivering fresh opportunities to customers, via our sales teams and ensure that we maintain the best-in-class levels of service.

You will receive fully structured product and process training

Our people are the best in the industry and we have a proud track record of promotion from within our own ranks

You will have the opportunity to become a shareholder in the business

A competitive salary with the addition of a generous bonus scheme

We also offer an optional health plan via Westfield Health. Includes counselling and advice, optical and dental health care and alternative therapies as well as hospital stays. Along with discount offers from many leading on-line and high street retailers

You will be


  • Outgoing, positive and have excellent communication skills, particularly on the telephone
  • Accurate and Organised, able to handle multiple workstreams
  • Commercially minded
  • Able to understand and effectively follow company process and procedure
  • Possess competent practical Microsoft excel skills (Navigation, formatting, basic formula)
  • Possess a track record (min 2 years) in a professional B2B role
  • Always keen to learn and develop