Commercial Sales Support Assistant

Location: Manchester

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FourNet is one of the UK’s most successful cloud and managed services providers.  We have grown year on year for the last 15 years, have won multiple awards and work with some of the most secure, critical, and commercially driven organisations in the UK.

Working in a fast-paced environment you will be assisting the Sales Support Lead and Sales Team with the Salesforce opportunity life cycle by ensuring orders and projects are processed efficiently for a successful transition through to the wider business resulting in a positive customer experience.


Scope of responsibilities

  1. Create folders for the storing of documentation relating to large opportunities to enable the wider teams within the business to access.Create new customer folders.
  2. Create the internal order review document for small orders.
  3. Working with the Sales Lead to ensure credit checks are completed for new customers including sending out new customer account forms and liaising with the finance team to add new customers to sage and Salesforce.
  4. Assist with the small orders process by ensuring all documentation relating to the order is present and correct ready for the Sales Support Lead to process through to the wider teams.
  5. Assist with cost changes to existing projects seeking internal approvals ready for the Sales Support Lead to process through to the wider teams.
  6. Manage and process equipment only orders from order through to order completion ensuring all documentation relating to the order is present and correct.Working with the finance team, request purchase orders to be raised and place orders direct with FourNet approved suppliers.

    Approving equipment only purchase invoices for payment.

  7. Assist with purchase order requests from the Service team relating to customer maintenance contracts that requires replacement equipment or software.
  8. Liaise with suppliers & request refresh quotations for small orders and assist when required for larger orders / opportunities.
  9. Work with the Sales Lead & Sales Support Lead to ensure deal registration details are gathered and logged.Monitor deal registrations via partner portals, highlighting any expiring registrations.
  10. Send order acknowledgements to customers.
  11. Update existing customer and supplier contacts on Salesforce, updating the wider teams know new contacts where necessary.
  12. Work with the Sales Support Lead & Commercial Team to ensure customer contracts are stored in line with current process.
  13. Answer queries from the Sales Team and other departments relating to small orders & order reviews.
  14. To be point of contact to customers for small order queries.
  15. To provide annual leave cover for the Sales Support Team including large order process.
  16. Perform any other duty as seen fit and reasonably requested by management.


Technical Profile

  • Great communicator with knowledge of sales and customer service best practices.
  • Strong administrative experience, including excel
  • Understanding of Salesforce
  • Understanding of Order Review
  • Understanding of Supplier Quotations

Personal Attributes/Skills

  • Perform well in a busy team environment and have exceptional people skills.
  • Able to prioritise tasks.
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Proactive Approach
  • Works well under pressure
  • Excellent listening & communication skills
  • Team Player
  • Problem Solving
  • Able to prioritise tasks

Traits and Behaviour

  • Focus on customers – committed to providing the best service to our customers in all that they do
  • Working Together – Working co-operatively with colleagues, customers, partners and suppliers. Gains support from others. Relationship driven and ‘human.’
  • Can Do Attitude – Takes personal responsibility for getting things done
  • Growth – Proactively seeks ways to improve and grow the business


This job description is intended as a general indication of the main responsibilities of the job and does not include detailed instructions on how tasks are undertaken.  You may be required to carry out additional tasks within your capability as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and to meet the needs of the business.

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