Sales Administrative Assistant

FTS Forest Technology Systems Ltd.

October 15, 2014

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
Sales and Business Development
Company Overview: 

FTS is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of rugged, easy to use, environmental monitoring systems that help monitor the world’s remote natural environments.  FTS is a profitable, growing, privately-held Victoria-based company with a proven 30-year track record of excellence in our industry.  Our best sales tools are the unblemished customer references of our thousands of deployed monitoring stations. Please visit our website at for a complete overview of our company.

Job Summary: 

We have a great opportunity for a sales support professional to join our growing company.

Reporting to the Sales Director, this high-level administrative position works closely with customers and sales channel partners to provide accurate information on FTS’ environmental monitoring systems.  The Sales Administrative Assistant supports the Sales team with basic quotations, order processing, customer product and shipping enquiries, weekly performance metrics on our sales channels, and sales demo equipment inventory management.  This position also assists the Marketing team in planning trade shows and other product associated events.

As a detailed-oriented professional who prides yourself in accuracy and communication excellence, you will enjoy the variety of work that greets you every day, and the continuing opportunity to work with the Sales team, as well as with customers, suppliers, sales channel partners, etc.  There is ‘never a dull moment’ in this rewarding position!

If you are a highly energetic, natural problem-solver, who is well-organized and ready to contribute to our Sales team, then we want to hear from you.

You bring a solid background to this position including:

  • Minimum three years recent, related experience in sales support or customer service;
  • Preferred related experience in sales or in an occupation associated with high technology products and/or environmental monitoring;
  • Experience using Epicor would be ideal;
  • A college diploma in a relevant technical program or discipline preferred (e.g. business administration);
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite of Applications and CRM systems;
  • Independent, but also thrive in a team-based culture;
  • Excellent communications skills; and
  • Ability to undertake special projects as assigned by the Sales Director.

Does this sound like you?  If so, we welcome your application.

How To Apply: 

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply in confidence with a covering letter and resume that clearly demonstrates your education and experience required of this position, as well as your salary expectations by Sunday, November 2nd, 2014. to

We thank all applicants who apply; however only those selected for consideration will be contacted.