Job Role:                 Commercial Team Administrator

Reporting To:          Marketing and Communications Manager

Background

PCR Biosystems is a small, fast growing company at the forefront of PCR. Founded by two PCR experts in 2012, we believe scientists deserve better performance and value from their PCR kits and reagents. We want to do things differently and have developed a range of PCR reagents that maximise yield and sensitivity from the simplest to most challenging of reactions. Our aim is to give our customers’ reaction the best chance of working as they want it to, first time.

We’re a UK-based company, with an international team and a global sales force (38 distributors and counting). As we enter our eighth year, we’re looking to recruit a Commercial Team Administrator, based within our Oxford office, to support our expanding Sales and Marketing Teams.

This is a varied role within a young and vibrant company. Our ideal candidate would be an exceptional organiser, able to co-ordinate a number of different processes to best support the commercial department. You’ll have a keen eye for detail, and approach tasks in a methodical and conscientious way. The candidate will have excellent written and spoken English and enjoy working pro-actively, efficiently and co-operatively between departments. You will have an understanding of the sales process, the willingness to take on a variety of duties and the empathy and ability to strengthen our existing customer relationships.

Summary

This office-based position will support the Sales and Marketing Teams by performing various administrative duties including CRM management, digital marketing support, tender application support, international events coordination and general commercial team support.

Duties

  • Co-ordinate and oversee the company’s presence at regional, national and international events
  • Manage marketing material stock, such as printed literature and branded merchandise
  • Liaise with, and co-ordinate projects involving external suppliers including printers and designers
  • Assist in managing and maintaining the website via the content management system (CMS)
  • Maintain the company’s CRM system including data entry, report generation and basic customisation
  • Manage price lists for business customers, updating as required and informing customers about new products
  • Oversee and update company and product information on external purchasing systems
  • Support the sales team in the tender application process
  • Support the sales team in the generation of sales leads
  • Produce reports, spreadsheets, documents and presentations
  • Manage the company’s general email account
  • Respond to general email and telephone enquiries, forwarding to other teams as appropriate
  • Provide accurate processing of quotes and sample requests to customers as needed
  • Assist the sales and marketing teams with any further support as and when required

Skills and Competencies Required

  • Excellent IT skills include Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint (CRM, CMS and database experience is highly desirable)
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • An ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated and able to work under own initiative
  • Quick to learn
  • Customer-orientated
  • A team player
  • Possess a current valid driving license

Qualifications Required

  • Educated to degree level (a science degree is an advantage, although not essential)
  • Equivalent experience is also welcome

Salary

£19 - £23k per annum, dependent on experience

 

Job Location

12 Innovation House, John Smith Drive, Oxford, OX4 2JY

How to apply

Send your CV and cover letter (tell us why you’d like this job!) to mary@pcrbio.com