Customer Service Assistant

  • Location
    Reading, Berkshire
  • Category
    Call Centre & Customer Service - Customer Service Advisor
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Call Centre & Customer Services
  • External Reference
    220519DB
  • Salary
    £24,000.00/Year

A unique opportunity has arisen within our prestigious client based in Reading. This is a global pharma company who offer excellent benefits and career progression for the right person, which include :-


£24,000 annual salary + 8% Bonus


25 + 8 Public holidays


Free on-site parking


Healthy lifetime scheme


+ many more



Position summary:



The main purpose of this position is to support our customers through their customer journey with ALK.



General responsibilities:




  • Handle Customer Services enquiries from various sources.

  • Perform Customer Services administration work.

  • Coordinate Meetings and Sponsorship requests for six Key Account Managers to include recording these in CRM system and liaising with UK Sales Director on approval/decline of requests.

  • Conduct an end of month audit of the meetings & sponsorships to ensure all paperwork has been submitted, costs have been associated, and delegates attached by relevant KAM.

  • Assist with the upkeep of CRM system.

  • Assist CRM System Administrator with data clean of customers recorded in CRM system.

  • Record Marketing activity in CRM system.

  • Assist with stock forecasting and purchasing for the UK and Ireland.

  • Act as the first point of contact with our partner distributors in the UK and Ireland.

  • Act as the first point of contact with our internal colleagues in Planning and Logistics in Spain and Denmark.

  • Book both domestic and international travel for colleagues.

  • Other administrative tasks will be undertaken when required to ensure the smooth running of the UK office, including support to other functions at times of high workload.



Skills and qualifications:




  • Excellent communication skills across all levels.

  • Must be highly organised and have a keen attention to detail.

  • Administrative skills.

  • Customer Services experience required.

  • Be able to work autonomously as well as within a team.

  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite.

  • Excellent oral and written skills.

  • Excellent time management skills.


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