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Part Time vacancy, perfect to work around lecture hours! in Dewsbury

We are looking for an innovative and self-motivated Sales Associate to be the core of Steering Direct's business! We're not asking for bucketloads of experience - just a independence, great people skills, and a quick learner. This is the perfect opportunity to boost your CV, as you'll be completing your own projects, responsible to your own customers, and central to the day-to-day running of an SME.

What are you going to do

Steering Direct is a family-owned business based in West Yorkshire, with over 25 years' experience in remanufacturing and distributing Hydraulic and Electric steering parts. Established in 2014, we have since built our market and a reputation for success in the automotive industry. Our clientele is made up of private/individual consumers, garages, vehicle retailers, and auto parts specialists across the UK and Europe.

People are at the heart of our business - clients and co-workers alike - and Steering Direct strives to treat them as far more than just numbers or accounts. Above all, we value integrity, honesty, and good old-fashioned elbow grease.

Our office and warehouse are located in Ravensthorpe, West Yorkshire, close and easily-accessible to main routes, public transport, and convenience stores!

About the Role

We are looking for an innovative and self-motivated Sales and Marketing Associate to develop and manage our online sales platform - the central part of Steering Direct's business. You will be responsible for meeting sales targets, maintaining our strong and trusted rapport with customers, and creating new strategies to expand the market.

Although reporting directly to the Managing Director, this role is ultimately independent and self-driven. The ideal candidate will be able to work without constant supervision and adapt themselves quickly to new challenges.

  • 16 hours per week (ideally split over 3-4 mornings)


  • Respond to customer enquiries in a professional and informative manner
  • Manage eBay sales and invoices and organise product distribution, maintaining Steering Direct's responsive and reliable reputation
  • Manage product listings on eBay
  • Create and implement strategies to expand customer database
  • Reconcile accounts and stock movements for each sales period
  • Some manual labour - lifting and packing heavy steering parts

Starting Date: September 2018

What we offer:

  • £7-8 Hourly Rate
  • Commission on Targets Achieved
  • Paid Annual Leave
  • Flexible Schedule - opportunity for additional hours

What we ask:

  • At least finished college A levels
  • (REQUIRED) Professional and articulate, with excellent spoken and written English
  • (REQUIRED) IT Literacy - proficient in Microsoft programs, eBay, Amazon, and social media
  • (REQUIRED) Self-motivated and hardworking attitude, excellent at organising and prioritising tasks
  • (REQUIRED) Responsible, honest, and value-driven
  • (REQUIRED) Strong sales, customer relations and business development experience
  • (REQUIRED) Flexible schedule, available for additional (paid) holiday cover
  • (DESIRED) Knowledge of MAM and QuickBooks software
  • (DESIRED) Experience in the autoparts and services industry
  • (DESIRED) Proven ability to keep a cool head under pressure and in fast-paced environment
  • (DESIRED) Proven ability to exceed personal and professional targets
  • (DESIRED) Valid driver's license

Extra information

Applicants considered on a rolling basis, with a face-to-face interview for successful candidates.

Education Level
Secondary School, College
Working hours per week
16 - 16
Type of Contract
Casual / Part Time Jobs
Salary indication
Between £7.00 and £8.00 per hour
Responsible for
Online Sales, Business Development, Customer Relations, Distribution, Administration, Bookkeeping
Type of Job
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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