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Trade Counter Administrator

Type: Permanent
Location: Co. Antrim
Salary: See Description

On behalf of our Client, a Supplier and Manufacture with offices in Mallusk, we have a new opportunity for a Trade Counter Administrator.

Reporting to the Stores & Distribution Manager, the Trade Counter Administrator will act as first point of contact to meet and greet customers, convert sales at the trade counter and service customers both trade and cash sales.

Part of the role will require the post holder to allocate work to the warehouse team, assist with the collection of materials, warehouse picking and stock counts.

Hours of work are 8:15 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. Mon – Thurs and 8:15 a.m. – 2.45 p.m. – Friday, with 30 minutes unpaid lunch break per day.

Applicants will need to demonstrate the ability to convert sales, ideally in a face to face environment, preferably within a Trade environment. Within this role you need to have a pleasant manner, be a keen team player and have excellent organisational and communication skills.

Applicants also need to demonstrate a good working knowledge of Windows based software, most notably Excel as part of the role will require the successful candidate to prepare weekly departmental KPI reports.


  • have excellent communication and interpersonal skills along with customer services and soft sales experience
  • have a good working knowledge of windows based software e.g. Microsoft Office;
  • have a high proficiency in MS excel;
  • have 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) at Grade C or above including English and Maths. (2 years trade counter experience will be considered for candidates who do not possess all relevant qualifications)
  • need to work under pressure in a customer facing environment to give a high standard of customer service, resolving any issues with customers’ demands
  • have previous experience of working on a trade counter / warehouse preferably within the construction industry
  • need to demonstrate that you are customer focused and results orientated
  • have excellent decision making and influencing skills

This is a permanent contract and as the Trade Counter Administrator you can expect a salary between £18 and 21k depending on skills and experience.

The post holder can also expect:

  • Kitchen/ Canteen.
  • Free Car Parking
  • Child care vouchers.
  • Gym membership.
  • Pension
  • Paid holidays 2.33 days per month. 28 days per year. Holidays are Set- 1 week at Easter, 2 over July Fortnight and 1 Week at Christmas however depending on departmental commitments, these may be flexible. These will be on a pro-rata basis.

Aptitude and / or practical tests will be used as part of the selection process.

To apply for this role please email your cv in strictest confidence to and you will then be contacted to discuss the opportunity.

All applicants will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Please ensure your CV is accurate and up to date. The CV should include your full employment history inclusive of dates, all academic achievements and full personal contact details.

Please note only applicants that match this criteria can be considered for the role.

Apple Recruitment Services is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Apple Recruitment Services is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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