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Sales Co-ordinator

Job Introduction

As Proposals Co-ordinator, working in our dynamic and high performing team based in our Headquarters in Staffordshire, you will have a critical role in supporting our commercial team across a variety of market sectors.  Working closely with the Sales Managers, you will have a wide ranging brief, and your ability to communicate effectively, manage many different tasks at the same time, plus your ability to prioritise and commercial acumen will all be tested daily.  Making an impact is crucial for our commercial team, and you will have a key role to play – responding promptly to enquiries, influencing existing and potential clients by phone or written communication, producing high quality bids and proposals, and designing high impact presentations.  Advanced skills with all Microsoft Office products will be important in this role.

If you have lots of energy, enjoy producing high quality work, are able to remain composed and positive under pressure, like the energy of a busy commercial office and the prospects of developing into a future sales management role we would like to talk to you.

Role Responsibility

  • Provide support and assistance to Sales Managers in the build up and creation of quotations
  • Maintain enquiry and order filing system
  • Work closely with Sales Managers and UK Director to develop reporting mechanism to track and trace enquiry status
  • Design presentations for use at client meetings
  • Follow up specified enquiries, and report feedback to Sales Managers
  • Work closely with Sales Managers to improve the performance of the Commercial department
  • Folow-up feedback on quotations issued
  • Develop management Information suite for senior management team – enquiry status, offers, feedback, customer satisfaction.
  • CRM assistance
  • Maintenance of bid documents

The Ideal Candidate



  • Evidence of further education in a relevant field e.g. business studies


  • Some evidence of engineering knowledge


  • Prior experience of working in an office environment
  • Prior experience in an administrative role
  • Service industry exposure


  • Prior Sales/ Commercial experience
  • Contract and Commercial administration
  • Design and production of sales presentations in PowerPoint/Prezi


  • Documentation and report writing
  • High degree of familiarity with Microsoft programs – excel, word, powerpoint etc
  • Excellent English Language skills – written and spoken


  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills


  • Ability to deal with people at all levels
  • Confidence and ability to take decisions
  • Listener
  • Clear and effective communicator
  • Calm
  • Motivator
  • Positive
  • Responsive, adaptable


  •  Capable of leading / guiding others


  • Full driving licence

About the Company

ALE is a leading provider of heavy lifting and transportation solutions to a wide variety of industry sectors worldwide, ranging from power generation to ports, from renewables to oil and gas, and from civil engineering to mining.  We work with clients both onshore and offshore, and in many other challenging environments from high altitude, to desert and even arctic conditions.  Our expertise lies in all aspects of heavy lifting and transportation, including specialised cranes, transporters, hydraulic equipment, and barges. The unique nature of our work means that we rely on highly skilled operators and engineers to work on our projects in a safety critical environment.


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