I have a superb opportunity for a Sales Executive to work for a Global Freight operator based at their offices in Manchester. You will be working on behalf of the Ocean Freight dept and have freight forwarding experience.
The ideal candidate should have experience of working within the Freight Forwarding arena, in all modes of transport. However, Ocean Freight background would be an desirable.
You will have excellent customer service skills and meticulous attention to detail. The suitable candidate will be a highly organised team player who thrives under pressure to deliver quality service to our clients.
Have a proven track record in sales within the freight forwarding community, with the Aptitude to achieve or exceed agreed sales targets and KPI's.
Computer literacy and working knowledge of Microsoft Office software is required.About the role:
Plan and organise department to ensure that all calls are properly logged and followed up, and that a weekly sales plan with priorities, goals and achievements can then be formulated
To liaise internally with UK offices as required, to develop effective communications and generate new opportunities.
To validate inquiries and record client details into the system and to keep information updated
Assist with maintenance and further development of the company's sales and marketing strategy and to develop customer base
Promote products and services to clients and negotiate contracts with the aim of maximising profits
Sell products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects, recommending solutions.
Develops sales opportunities by researching and identifying potential accounts, soliciting new accounts, providing technical information and explanations to customers, and preparing quotations.
Required domestic traveling for client face to face meetings
Following up with customers to enable customer care
Analysis the competition to prevent a decline in sales and maintain market share
Self-motivation to achieve set target and surpass KPIsSalary:
£32,000 – £37,500 plus commission & bonus scheme, working 37.5 hours per week, Mon-Fri, with an extensive benefits package.
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