Sales Administrator, Sparkol

Function: Sales Executive

Role categories: Technical

  • Rate/Salary: Competitive depending on experience
  • Location: Bristol
  • Type: permanent
  • Starting date: ASAP
  • Expires: 31/08/2019

Job description

At Sparkol, we create easy to use products which our customers love. We're looking for a highly organised, experienced and motivated Sales Administrator to join our growing team. You'll need excellent interpersonal skills and a keen eye for detail. You'll be based in our fun and busy central Bristol office and will assist the sales team and liaise with other departments. You must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint or G Suite. Experience with CRM systems and customer relations would be helpful.

Sparkol has a can do, diverse, and supportive culture—we look for people who are curious, inventive, and work to be a little better every single day. We are hardworking, ethical, friendly and, above all, collaborative. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fun and vibrant company, that while small has a global reach. If this sounds like a good fit for you, why not say hello?


At Sparkol, our mission is to give everyone the tools to create captivating content quickly and easily, no matter their technical ability, design skills or budget. Our main software, VideoScribe, is used in over 160 countries. It enables thousands of businesses, marketers, illustrators, bloggers, sales people, video professionals and teachers to tell better stories with whiteboard style animations and videos.

Our diverse, and supportive culture means our team are curious, inventive and work to become a little better every single day. We pride ourselves on our 45% female, 55% male team makeup. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fun and vibrant company in the heart of Bristol, UK, that while small has a global reach. Get in touch, if this sounds like a good fit for you.

Person specification

  • Active involvement in the implementation of the sales processes
  • Create, update and maintain sales activity spreadsheets and schedules
  • Receive and action calls, online live chats and emails
  • Maintain customer data in Salesforce CRM for accurate billing and reporting
  • Maintain and update sales files
  • Assist the Sales Team to execute sales, launches and events
  • Schedule/coordinate meetings, conference calls and appointments
  • Plan events, coordinate logistics & budget and attend trade shows
  • Liaise with other teams within the wider business
  • Assist the rest of the Sales Team where required
  • Raise purchase orders (POs), invoices and chase key clients for payment
  • Process inbound sales payments
  • General admin duties including travel arrangements, expense handling and post sorting


  • Previous sales admin experience
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Flexible, proactive and able to multitask
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player, able to prioritise own workload and work well under pressure
  • Well organised and attentive to detail
  • Strong IT skills (Microsoft Office/G Suite)
  • Strong customer service skills and a customer-focused approach
  • A desire to learn and an interest in technology


We believe in a work life balance. We know broken boilers and sick families are all part of life which sometimes coincide with work. If you work hard when you’re here, you get respect and flexibility in return but we’ve got a lot more on offer:

  • Private healthcare insurance
  • Health cash plan
  • Life cover - 2x salary
  • Income protection - 50% salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Free lunch Wednesdays
  • Free fruit
  • Running club with pro-running coach
  • Free yoga
  • Learning & training support
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Season rail ticket loan
  • Payroll charitable giving
  • Charity/fundraising sponsorship
  • Bottomless tea and coffee