Hire and Sales Controller

Rope Access Job in Birmingham

Job Details

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  • Date posted: May 23, 2019
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary Min: £25000
  • Salary Max: £28000
  • Reed.co.uk

Rigging Services is a major supplier of rigging equipment and design solutions, for the theatre, live event, conference, exhibition, visitor attraction, film and television industries. Based in London, Birmingham & Warrington we supply professional rigging solutions for sale or rental to clients anywhere in the world - coupled with outstanding support aided by our overseas business partners. Rigging Services now has a fantastic opportunity for a New Hire/Sales Controller at our Birmingham branch. This role requires the right candidate to liaise with new and existing clients, advising and creating orders for the sales and hiring of equipment whilst working alongside technicians for inspections and testing of equipment. You will have the ability to initiate and manage longer selling processes partnered with excellent relationship building skills and have hands on in your approach to work with a positive outlook.

Are you ready for this next move?

Are you looking for new challenges that will continue to push your strengths?

Are you a strong individual and independent worker who also likes to be part of team?

Do you strive to deliver exceptionally outstanding results with impeccable precision and detail?

If you would like an opportunity to work within this industry representing a leading company, carrying out the high quality work that is needed whilst working within a fantastic team on events and venues that allows you a variety of work where one day is never the same, we would love to hear from you.


  • To prepare and present timely customer quotations
  • To offer technical advice with regards to equipment requirements when requested
  • To source and develop external suppliers for hires/sales
  • To handle and deal with customers with their enquiries and complaints in an efficient and pleasant manner
  • To develop the branch profile by adhering to company policy with regards to proactive sales procedures and project management
  • To liaise with workshop foreman and/or the branch manager with regards to work schedules and the status of hire/sales equipment available


  • Previous working knowledge of rigging equipment or rental environments would be a major benefit
  • Self-motivation
  • Excellent communication and ICT skills
  • Exceptional Customer Service and telephone manner
  • Flexible attitude to working
  • Microsoft Office skills

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm (with some overtime expected)

Salary and Benefits:

  • £20,000 - £25,000 per annum
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Paid overtime
  • 20 days of annual leave (plus bank holidays)


If you have the above with a desire to excel yourself, or have a proven track record where you can demonstrate these skills we would ask that you email your CV with a covering letter outlining your experience and why you're the right person for the job


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