Sales and Administration Assistant - Masonry Department

25 hours per week. Suggested hours of 9.00 to 14.30 Monday to Friday

A fantastic opportunity to join Gallagher Aggregates’ expanding and busy Masonry Department, based at Hermitage Quarry near Maidstone. An ideal candidate will be self-motivated, excel on their own initiative and have sales and general administration experience within the construction or associated industries.


Sales Responsibilities

  • Developing sales leads
  • Creating sales opportunities
  • Converting customer enquiries to sales opportunities
  • Lead contact for customer site visits
  • First contact for unsolicited sales enquiries
  • Submitting quotations
  • Monitoring outstanding debts
  • Evaluating ABI Leads and create tender list of potential projects
  • Documenting customer complaints
  • Follow-up quoted customers
  • Updating contacts list
  • Monitoring and updating potential projects
  • Sample management and follow up


Administration Responsibilities

  • Creating delivery tickets
  • Invoicing customers
  • Collating estimates
  • Input of estimating and sales data into main accounting system
  • Programming works through the masonry workshop to ascertain workload
  • Collating forecast of potential and tendered projects
  • Presenting detailed information on the cost of particular elements of work on a periodic basis to enable payment for those works carried out to date
  • Organising work packages to smaller, more specialised subcontractors and, in that process, finding out who offers the best deals
  • Monitoring costs of purchases and establishing ‘Better Buys’ to ensure that the annual budget isn’t exceeded
  • Arranging staff payments, timesheets and holidays
  • Accessing productivity of operatives via weekly allocation sheets
  • Acting as financial advisor and monitoring progress for the Masonry general manger and the senior management team
  • Resolving with senior management any contractual and legal matters or complaints


Please send CV and covering letter to

Closing date: 31st January 2019



Head Office address:
Gallagher Group, Leitrim House, Little Preston
Aylesford, Kent ME20 7NS

Telephone: 01622 716543

Aggregates address:
Gallagher Aggregates Ltd., Hermitage Quarry
Hermitage Lane, Maidstone, Kent ME16 9NT

Telephone: 01622 726262