The BES Group are the leading end to end solution provider in the Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance sector. Our team of experts cover an extensive range of engineering services.

We’ve gone from strength to strength over recent years, welcoming the very best risk management businesses to our Group. As a result, we’ve grown both our team of experts and our suite of solutions in line with our customer’s needs. We’re private equity backed, which means we have the flexibility and support to move quickly and grow faster than any other company in our industry. We’re innovative and forward thinking and have the awards to prove it, but most of all we’re focused on helping make sure our customers leave nothing to chance.

The role

We are currently recruiting a Sales & Marketing Administrator to join our Asset Reliability Sales Team. You will be responsible for helping the sales team succeed by carrying out all the general admin tasks for the Technical Sales and Business Development Managers and running the marketing activities, to fit in line with the wider BES Group Marketing team.

To be considered for this role you will live in the North West, we have offices in Warrington and/or Manchester and you will be required to work in a BES Group office on a hybrid basis. This role is a 12 month fixed term contract.

What will I be doing?

Typically the job will involve a combination of providing support to the sales team with all general admin tasks, supporting with Tender Bid Coordination on a non-technical level including organising supporting documentation and being responsible for the Asset Reliability teams marketing.

  • Support management in accurate CRM reporting and chasing opportunity owners for updates
  • Ensure correct creation of new leads and opportunities into the Sales Pipeline via Dynamics CRM
  • Provide supporting information for quotes and presentations
  • Complete new customer questionnaires and existing customer information updates
  • Prepare and submit pre-qualification questionnaires (PQQs) as required using boilerplate information
  • Maintain company information on tender alert and submission portals
  • Coordinate with the technical team for full submission to the client/tender portal
  • Managing time and cost associated with events, brochures, social media content and other marketing requirements

What makes The BES Group a great place to work?

Our people and our customers come before everything else and that will never change. Knowing we always do the best job we can with absolutely no compromise means everything to us.

If you work for us, you will get the below and, so much more:

  • Salary up to £28,000
  • Discretionary annual salary review
  • Comprehensive training programme and ongoing training
  • Flexible working approach
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and an extra day off for your birthday!
  • Up to 10% pension
  • Access to lots of discounts and benefits via our company benefits portal including; retail, fitness, holiday and cinema discounts
  • The support of a superb employee assistance programme
  • Electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme
  • Opportunities to attend volunteer days
  • Company contribution to charity fundraising you participate in; we want to support charities you are passionate about!
  • Employee Suggestion programme; because we value input from everyone in the BES Group

What experience do I need?

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team. You will be skilled in administration and client engagement, along with having the right attitude, aptitude and appetite for what we do.

You will:

  • Offer previous experience supporting a successful sales team
  • Possess highly effective admin and communication skills
  • Previous experience in Bid Coordination desirable
  • Be familiar with digital marketing platforms such as LinkedIn
  • Demonstrate experience with marketing
  • Excel in relationship building, owing to your strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be highly methodical, having the ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Naturally, you will have excellent attention to detail as you will be working with detailed proposals and CRM systems (experience using MS Dynamics would also be an advantage)
  • Do what you say you will do; Talk to anyone in our team from engineers to our back office team and we’re always open and honest
  • Be reliable; There’s something about being dependable that we all think matters

Next Steps

To apply for this role, simply click “Apply”. We ask for some basic contact information and a CV or your LinkedIn profile, it’s that easy! Please keep in mind, successful candidates will be required to complete the relevant background checks as part of the recruitment process.

We want to inspire everyone to see how important safety is and we expect the same from our people. And if you’re on the same page as us about that and you’ve got the right skills, experience and attitude, you’ll fit right in. Simple. We’re all about diversity and inclusion and that means we want our people to be themselves. We’re delighted to be an equal opportunities employer and that will never change!

BES Group, Your Safety, Our Focus.