Trade Counter Assistant


Reference: 32009
£18k - 21k per year + DOE
East Midlands
Closing Date: 18/09/2019

Trade Counter Assistant

Trade Counter Assistant - Salary up to £21,000 DOE with NO weekend work!!

We are working on behalf of a national plant/tool hire company currently seeking an experienced trade counter assistant to support the team in the day to day running of a busy depot.

The trade counter assistant will be based in the Derby area and will need to have previous experience working in this sector as you will play a vital role as part of operations and will be the frontline of sales/hire and customer service.

Duties of the Trade Counter Assistant


  • This will be a varied role, where you will be dealing with customer directly over the phone or in person at the front desk.
  • Effectively maintaining excellent relationships with customers, suppliers and fellow team members.
  • Liaising with other depots to check the availability of equipment.
  • Distribution of daily incoming and outgoing paperwork.
  • Providing a proactive approach to upselling and increasing sales
  • Raise hire contracts, purchase orders and other relevant paperwork.

Trade Counter Assistant - Are you the ideal candidate for this role???

  • Previous experience working within the hire industry is preferable
  • PC literate with good attention to detail
  • It would be advantageous if you have experience with Insphire software, however, this is not essential.
  • Excellent communication/customer service skills with a clear telephone manner
  • Ability to work under pressure to set deadlines and prioritise tasks along with a confident and flexible attitude.

We would welcome applications from individuals who may have previously worked in positions such as a Hire Assistant,Trade Counter Assistant, Trade Counter Supervisor, Yard Supervisor, Customer Service Executive, Customer Service Assistant Hire Manager, Hire Desk Controller, Internal Sales, Rental Manager, Sales Controller, Customer Service Advisor, Hire Controller or Sales Coordinator.


Accommodation, Construction Plant, Heavy Plant, Material Handling, Plant Hire, Tool Hire

Alternative Job Title(s):

Assistant Hire Controller,Hire Controller,Hire Coordinator,Hire Desk Controller,Plant/Rental Administrator,Trade Counter Assistant