Welcome to Staffbank Recruitment.
We have the pleasure of working with a super freight forwarder based in Felixstowe who are looking to recruit an office trainee.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a school leaver to gain their foot in the door with a company who will offer training and support to enable them to have a career in a fast paced and evolving industry.
Shipping and forwarding isn't for the faint hearted – the industry is lead by deadlines, working to client contracts, legal paperwork along with lots of liaison with both colleagues and clients – therefore strong communication skills with a natural confident personality is key.
You will learn and train in the following:
* Learn all aspects of Import freight forwarding
* Customs paper work
* Dealing with shipments arriving in the UK along with collections for shipping
* Learn all shipping terminology
* Customer service and problem solving
* Respond to emails both internally and externally
* Taking calls from customers
* Working to contract service level agreements
* Supporting staff with all shipping administration
For this role it is essential you have strong IT skills, a desire to have a career in shipping along with an upbeat and hard-working personality.
For further details or an informal chat, please call Louise or send in your CV ASAP.
We look forward to hearing from you soon