Administrative Assistant- Sales Support
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Administrative Assistant- Sales Support
Ref No.: 18-00235
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Administrative Assistant – Sales Support
SEARCH Group Partners, a premier recruiting firm, is looking for an experienced Administrative Assistant to support the Sales team for one of our clients located in Salt Lake City, UT.

Here are a few things you'll likely find yourself doing in this role...
  • This person will be primarily responsible for providing overall administrative support with sales and shipping while maintaining communication in a cooperative and professional manner with all levels of inside staff and outside contacts.
  • Helps schedule/track and organize meetings, agendas and calendars.
  • Establishes, develops, maintains and updates filing systems for Sales staff. Retrieves information from files when needed.
  • Maintains and continues to clean up databases regularly used and accessed for Licensed Users, Master Agencies and Sales Contacts which includes entering ESP/annual maintenance and CDE subscriptions.
  • Enters quotes and creates invoices in Salesforce, including management of quotes for US, Mexico and Canada clients.
  • Creates and updates internal Adobe forms and contracts as directed by Sales Director and/or Representatives.
  • Maintains trade show list for MarCom and Sales staff.  Completes predicted tradeshow usage every 6 months using tradeshow inventory, feedback and shipping requests for giveaways, swag, brochures, etc.
  • Creates reports for upcoming courses for Sales staff and licensed users upon request.
  • Organizes and prioritizes large volumes of information and calls. Responsible for answering Customer Service email, faxes and all info requests (i.e. ACN orders, online store orders, leads and iTransact).
  • Renews and maintains records and completes applications for state funding, as directed by Sales staff.
  • Sorts and distributes mail. Opens mail for the Sales and Office Support staff. Drafts written responses or replies by phone or e-mail when necessary. Responds to regularly occurring requests for information.
  • Answers phones and assists visitors for Sales staff. Takes messages or fields/answers all routine and non-routine questions. Prioritizes requests and speedily disseminates information.
  • Acts as a liaison with other departments and outside agencies. Handles confidential and non-routine information and explains policies or trains when necessary.
  • Works independently and within a team on special nonrecurring and ongoing projects. Works on special projects, at the request of Sales staff, which may include: disseminating information, coordinating tradeshows, mass billing and cardset and software updates or mailings, etc.
  • Types and designs general correspondences, memos, excel spreadsheets, etc. Proofreads copy for spelling, grammar and layout, making appropriate changes. Responsible for accuracy and clarity of final copy.
  • Supports the department in maintenance of the department finances. Activities include: writing purchase orders, coding expenses to the appropriate accounts, completing expense reports, balancing and documenting corporate credit card expenses.
  • Coverage for Sales Representatives when they are traveling, attending tradeshows and conferences (including email and voicemail).
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Here's what you need to have...
  • SalesForce experience is a plus.
  • Work requires an extensive knowledge of business and an excellent command of the English language.
  • Must have knowledge of secretarial, office administrative procedures, and knowledge of use and operation of standard office equipment, at a level generally acquired through 3+ years related experience.
  • Must have knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software. Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook are a must. The ability to learn new computer systems is required.
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact, diplomacy, dependability, and reliability.
  • Must have the ability to anticipate the needs of sales staff and assist them in prioritizing accordingly.
  • Strong analytical ability is required in order to gather and summarize data for reports, find solutions to various administrative problems, and prioritize work.
  • Work requires continual attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
About SEARCH Group Partners:
SGP provides professional talent acquisition and consulting services. The services we offer include temporary, temporary-to-hire, permanent placement, executive search, consulting, interim management transitions, on-site solutions, outsourcing, talent development and human resources. SGP believes in and understands the importance of investing time into both our clients and candidates. We know what it takes to forge successful, professional, long-lasting relationships and partnerships. We represent an exclusive network of professionals and take the time to get to know every one of our clients and candidates personally. 

At SEARCH Group Partners, we celebrate and support diversity and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer. In order to comply with federal regulations, we maintain records of the race and gender of applicants. For this reason and this reason only, we ask that you indicate your gender, race and ethnicity. If you do choose to answer these questions, this information will not affect your being considered for employment opportunities for which you are qualified.