Bookspeed: Excel and Data Analyst - Sales Support
Status: Full-time, permanent
Salary: £19,000 + DOE
Location: Edinburgh (temporarily remote)
Bookspeed is an imaginative,
energetic, and very customer-focused place to work. Everything we
do is geared to our customers' success because we can only thrive
if they do.
We are a book wholesaler and gift distributor. Our customers
come in all shapes and sizes, from big multiple retailers to small
owner-run businesses, from quirky gift shops to grand castles and
country houses. Our mission is to make it easy for each of them to
buy a range of products that is appropriate to their offer and that
really contributes to the colour, style, and themes of their store.
But, most importantly, a range that sells!
We've been doing this for over 30 years and we're good at it
because we love doing it.
For the past four years, Bookspeed achieved growth has averaged
over 15% per year with the business currently seeing revenues of
around £12m. The Board has plans to continue the Company's growth
trajectory with ambitious growth plans. One of the key factors in
this growth is our ability to accommodate our customers'
requirements through our understanding of their business needs. By
approaching these needs thoughtfully and creatively, our Sales Team
delivers an excellent customer experience. The Sales Team are
supported by a team of Sales Support staff and this support is a
critical contribution to the success of the company. Sales Support
staff are responsible for ensuring that administrative, reporting,
and data provision tasks are completed swiftly and accurately.
Your responsibilities will include, but will not be limited
- Excel and data analysis
- Sales support
- Trade show preparations
- Information management
- General administrative duties
The successful candidate will:
- Demonstrate an understanding and advanced knowledge of Excel
and other Microsoft Office applications
- Have an excellent phone manner and get on well with people
- Have an understanding that not all customer needs are clear-cut
and be willing to take flexible approaches when required
- Handle data according to GDPR guidelines
- Be well organised and have the ability to prioritise workloads
in busy periods
- Be able to work both individually and collaboratively -
contributing and sharing ideas as a team
- Be adaptable to the changing nature of the business and relish
- Be willing to undertake any other reasonable duties required by
Advanced knowledge and previous experience in a similar role is
essential, in addition to having an eagerness to learn new skills,
embrace change and enjoy success.
Terms and Conditions
Bookspeed is an equal opportunities employer. Company Rules,
Health and Safety information and a Contract of Employment are
issued at the start of employment. Full-time staff receive 30 days
holiday per year, pro-rata for part-time staff.
This position is full time, 37.5 hours per week. We operate
Monday to Friday; from 9.00am to 5.00pm. Full-time staff have two
paid breaks of 15 minutes each and an unpaid break of 30 minutes at
For full details and to apply, see the
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