Marine Centre Assistant

Marine Centre Assistant - Gael Force Marine Equipment (Glasgow) - Temporary

Gael Force Marine Equipment Ltd., trusted manufacturer and supplier of equipment, technology and services to aquaculture, commercial fishing and leisure marine markets, is actively looking to recruit an experienced sales and administration assistant to join our growing team.

Gael Force were recent winners of Outstanding Performing Business Award at the Highland Business Awards following an increase of ca. 45% in turnover last year and the recruitment of more than 50 people across the business. The company has ambitious growth plans to reach £50M turnover by 2021. 

Based in their Glasgow branch, this role is responsible for supporting the assistant manager with the running of the marine centre by dealing with customers, both face to face and through telephone and email orders, and offering advice and product information. The role also requires the successful candidate to assist with administration tasks as required. Although a temporary position initially, this could become a permanent position.

The successful candidate should have:

=         1 - 3 years experience in sales.

=         Excellent customer sales and service skills and a professional telephone manner.

=         Strong IT skills to enable fast, accurate operation of our PC based systems.

=         Clear focus on being a team player.

=         The ability to work under pressure and with an attention to detail.

=         Knowledge of leisure or commercial marine products would be advantageous.

=         Keen to work in a multi-faceted role, both customer facing and carrying out administration tasks.

In return for working a 40 hour week, Gael Force Marine offers a competitive salary, staff discount and a contributory pension scheme. The salary offered will reflect the experience and knowledge that the candidate can bring to the position but will be in the range of £16,640 to £18,200. Consideration will be given to offering a 35 hour week should it be requested with salary being pro-rata.

To apply please send your current CV with a covering letter detailing your reasons for applying and why you believe you would be suitable for the position. Closing date for applications is Monday 9th July 2018.

Applications should be made to Mark Hickson, Area Marine Centre Manager, Gael Force Group – Head Office, 136 Anderson Street, Inverness, IV3 8DH. Email applications can be made to mark.hickson@gaelforcegroup.com