Auction Operations & Sales Support - Dromore - Permanent - Full time

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Euro Auctions is a world leading auctioneer of industrial, plant, construction & agricultural equipment. With sites in UK, Germany, Spain, Australia, USA and Dubai, Euro Auctions conducts 50+ auctions selling thousands of Lots every year. 

Euro Auctions is seeking a trainee to join the Sales Support division. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual interested in carving a successful career in a unique industry.   

The Job

Based at headquarters, this role crosses the function of both the Auction Set up team and Sales Support. The Sales Support team help Territory Managers optimise their sales pipeline by leveraging customer referrals as well as targeting and qualifying new leads. This particular role focuses on maximising TM purchasing activities and will require the technical and commercial skills needed to utilise the sales tools necessary to conduct business. The Auction Coordinators manage all auction preparations and are responsible for ensuring all facilities are in place, and all items are suitably prepared before each sale. Although based at headquarters, the Auction Coordinators are required to travel to sites in preparation for each auction.

Under the guidance of the Sales Team, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Responding to the valuation requests from TMs via CRM timely to facilitate potential deals.
  • Analysis of past auction results to understand equipment pricing trends.
  • Appraising and inspecting equipment conditions via images.
  • Assessing predicted auction price following consideration of all commercial factors affecting and impacting value.
  • Field sales related calls/enquiries and redirect, where appropriate to the TM.
  • Liaising with other departments to follow up on location and status of purchase items to ensure they reach desired auction.
  • Review of Hammer Price following the sale to assess the success of the purchases. 
  • Assist with activities pre-auction, auction day and post-auction, including guide prices, order of sale and assist with auction brochure content.   
  • Researching, compiling and analysing market data for emerging markets.  
  • Assisting with machinery valuations for all sites
  • Yearing machinery
  • Assisting with transport
  • Following up with Territory Managers

The Person

All Valuers are key players in the Auction process working with global market values and ensuring additional costs do not impact negatively on profit margin. Valuers are highly commercial with an ability to predict trends and work fluidly in today's fast-paced market. This role would suit someone from a vehicle sales background.

The Requirements

  • Knowledge of all types of plant, equipment, commercials and machinery.
  • Minimum of 5 GCSE's A-C grade including English and Maths.
  • Highly commercial, organised and adaptable with the ability to manage own workload.  
  • Proficiency in Outlook, Word and Excel. CRM experience is desirable.
  • Motivated and deadline driven with keen attention to detail.
  • Head for figures with ability to assist in proposals. 
  • Flexibility and willingness to work extra hours during busy auction periods.
  • Reliable with desire to exceed expectations.
  • Travel is required to assist with various auctions

For the right candidate Euro Auctions offers:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Unique on the job training in a supportive environment.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to gain diverse experience within a truly international company.

If you think you have what it takes to make it at Euro Auctions please email a CV to [email protected]

Apply early as this posting will close as soon as a competitive candidate pool is identified.

Euro Auctions thank all applicants in advance; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted.

Euro Auctions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

The entire company's Recruitment and Selection is processed by Careers Department at Headquarters. Due to the volume of applications processed, we cannot respond to individual feedback requests. Please add [email protected] to your safe senders list to ensure all correspondence is received.

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