Packaging Design
& Manufacture
Packaging Design
& Manufacture

Sales Coordinator

Sales Coordinator
Location: Nottingham
Package: Basic Salary up to £22,000 (dependent on experience) plus, company benefits
Sector: Packaging distribution


The Company
Greenwoods Stock Boxes, part of Macfarlane Group PLC, the UK’s largest packaging distributor are seeking to recruit an experienced Sales Coordinator to join our established team based at their offices based in Nottingham. As a business, we are passionate about providing fully integrated and innovative packaging solutions augmented by outstanding customer service. As a Group we are continuing to grow significantly and are always keen to attract talented new individuals to our business.

The Sales Coordinator Role
Sales coordination is a key part of what we do. This fast-paced, multi-faceted role will see you handling inbound customer enquiries and processing sales orders. This position is wholly office based and focused upon customer engagement. You will be focused on understanding customer needs, to ensure opportunities are realized and first-class service is always provided. On this occasion we are seeking to hire someone on a full-time basis, working Monday to Friday.

Sales Coordinator Key Duties

  • Dealing with incoming customer queries and providing advice & solutions, forwarding quotations to customers.
  • Placing sales orders on the system
  • Inputting pro forma orders
  • Processing payment on pro-forma sales invoices
  • Processing customer sample requests
  • Undertaking outbound activity to help identify and target new customers
  • Working closely with Stock Control and Transport in relation to orders/deliveries
  • Regular use of internal CRM system

Do you have the correct profile?
We know that this role will ideally suit an experienced Sales Coordinator who can demonstrate a good track-record of success in a similarly fast paced position. That said, it’s often about character and personality. So, if you fancy a fast paced & varied role where you can showcase your charisma in charming our customers, we would love to hear from you. You will need to learn our internal systems (CRM etc.) but that goes for anyone, and we will provide full training. It is however vitally important that you have a first-class telephone manner (friendly and professional) coupled with strong administration skills. It also helps if you are commercially aware and target driven.

The Package
From the commencement of your employment, your paid holiday entitlement will be at the rate of 23 days per calendar year, plus bank holidays, this increases with service. We also offer a competitive basic starting salary. Macfarlane Group is also dedicated to maximizing every employee’s potential, by providing career development plans and pathways in an environment that fosters personal growth and continuous improvement.

How to apply/next steps

This is an urgent appointment whereby we will be working to identify and review the very best of applicants swiftly in the hope of selecting the successful candidate to commence with us ASAP. Please note that Macfarlane Group supports ‘hybrid working’ where possible and we often conduct our first stage interviews via video. To make an application please simply click ‘apply’ ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant.

All applications will be acknowledged, shortlisted applicants normally hearing from us within a week or two. Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified at the end of our process, although if you haven’t heard from us within 2-3 weeks of applying, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.