Working within our busy office near Dunstable (Luton), you will be responsible for all aspects of customer service and sales, including: the negotiating and conversion of hire/sale enquiries.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Maximise hire/sale opportunities whilst dealing with customers via inbound/outbound calls and emails.
  • Proactive outbound sales activities, such as: chasing open quotes (daily), following up prospective customers and conducting sales campaigns on targeted areas/products.
  • Negotiate and convert hire enquiries into orders and maximise all additional cross-selling opportunities.
  • Interpret and identify the best access solution for customers’ requirements, ensuring accurate real-time capture of information.
  • Provide customers with the highest standard of customer service and a positive response at all times.
  • Deal with all customer queries efficiently, managing disputes and complaints through to resolution.
  • Ensure compliance to Star Platforms quality, health, safety and environmental policies and standards.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in a sales/hire office or customer service role (preferably in the hire industry, but training will be provided).
  • An excellent telephone manner and good interpersonal skills with the ability to build a rapport with customers, suppliers and other team members alike.
  • Strong negotiation skills with the ability to persuade, influence and negotiate effectively at all levels.
  • The ability to read and understand product specifications and learn key features of machines, and to relate to user applications (product training will be provided).
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritise within a busy office environment.
  • A confident and positive can-do attitude.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (including: Outlook/Word/Excel) are essential, as well as basic mathematics to be able to calculate customer quotations.

What’s on offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday, plus an extra day for your birthday, plus the bank holidays
  • Company profit share scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Life assurance 
  • Free parking

To apply for this position please send your CV to: careers@starplatforms.co.uk.

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