Bennett and Game are currently working with one of the UK and Europe's largest Multi-modal freight companies currently seeking an experienced Freight Forwarder / Internal Sales executive to join their Felixstowe branch.
The client offer specialist service in all modes of transport and have connections in near every industry in terms of transportation and distribution of goods UK and Internationally.
Internal Sales Executive / Freight Forwarder Position Overview
Arrange bookings & maximise profit margins
Follow bookings through and check bookings have sailed. Keep clients well updated of any changes
Chase & print off pre-alerts for files as they sail
Print off rates for files for relevant invoicing
Keep up to date with Shipping Line Rates
Quote current clients Import / Export, Cross Trade, (Air and Road where necessary) as well as prospective clients.
Adhoc Quotations for Overseas Agents
Follow up on all quotations and push to win business
Establish good working relationships with all clients
Support the Field Sales Team with quotations and Customer Liaison when and where required
Update and maintain relevant spreadsheetsInternal Sales Executive / Freight Forwarder Position Requirements
Have knowledge of Freight, Import & Export Experience – Essential
Experience in Internal sales and customer service roles – Essential
Experience in dealing with forwarders, shipping companies
Excellent organisation skills – Essential
Excellent and clear communication skills – Essential
Strong Ability to Multi Task, prioritise work load and execute
Ability to perform under pressureInternal Sales Executive / Freight Forwarder Position Remuneration
Salary:£25 -30k DOE
Holiday: 21 Days increasing up to 25 Days
Hours of work: 9-5pm
Peoples Pension Scheme to include personal and company contributions
Office Bonus Scheme (Self-Financed upon successfully meeting Budget) 10% of Annual SalaryWe, Bennett and Game Recruitment, a technical recruitment agency based in Chichester are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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