Sales Assistant

£23K-25K Southampton Full Time Posted: 16th February

About us

Willbox® has 25+ years experience in container hire, and new & used shipping container sales. Recognised as one of Britain’s leading container suppliers, Willbox® is renowned for its excellent customer service and professionalism. The company has over 20 locations nationwide, and is a growing business with a loyal customer base across a number of sectors. Willbox Ltd is part of the Williams Shipping Group which was founded in 1894. The company is proud of its reputation of being a trusted and honest business, providing an exceptional level of customer service.


As one of the leading UK Shipping Container suppliers Willbox Ltd are looking for a new team member to join our growing sales division.

The main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Accurately dealing with incoming sales enquiries from new and existing customers,
  • Liaising internally with the Willbox team to oversee the completion of sales orders from product selection to delivery logistics,
  • Data Entry and Operational IT system updates.
  • Tasks will vary daily in this everchanging industry.

Daily Duties include:

  • Nationwide Stock Control and Operational System updating
  • Responding in a timely and accurate manner to enquiries
  • Processing orders and arranging logistics of deliveries
  • Tracking UK bound stock from production
  • General Sales Administration
  • Providing assistance to the sales manager

Candidate Specification:

  • The ideal candidate will be customer focused, being able to offer honest and expert advice to existing and new customers over the telephone, email and in person.
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and basic IT skills is essential
  • Excellent attention to detail when working with data and figures.
  • A background in the logistics or shipping industries is preferred but not essential, as our expertise in the sector will be passed on.
  • The candidate will need to be dynamic, energetic, personable, and highly organised to deal with the high number of enquiries that are dealt with on a daily basis.

Additional pay:

  • Yearly bonus


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Profit sharing
  • Sick pay
  • Wellness programmes


  • Monday to Friday


  • Sales: 2 years (preferred)


  • Driving License (required)


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