Freight Sales Executive

  • £36000 - £40000
  • Bristol
  • Permanent

Freight Sales Executive:

Paying up to £40,000 per year, with excellent benefits, including a competitive bonus structure and £5,000 per year car allowance. This role requires frequent travel across the Southwest Region, so a full UK driving licence is required. This is a remote role, but some attendance to their Bristol-based offices are required.

This is a fantastic opportunity for candidates with proven sales experience within the freight industry, working for a global, growing freight forwarder.

Duties of the Freight Sales Executive may include:

  • Covering the South Western region, selling all modes of freight to potential and existing customers.
  • Identifying sales opportunities, profiling new clients to understand how they can be supported in their freight and customs needs.
  • Manage CRM systems, ensuring ongoing communication is consistent.
  • Attend and arrange meetings with external and internal stakeholders.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with overseas agents, colleagues, potential and existing clients.
  • Supporting sales visits, presenting company services, with the end goal to obtain business at a reasonable cost/price.
  • Monitor and report on current developments in the market.
  • Undertake presentations and produce and present tenders for new business, providing costs and quotations as required.

We are interested in speaking to candidates who:

  • Have notable experience in sales, particularly within the freight industry.
  • Possess a strong understanding of multiple modes of freight, including, but not limited to, air, road and sea/ocean freight, as well as imports and exports.
  • Have a drive to achieve targets, with a proven record of hitting KPIs.
  • Are comfortable with face-to-face client meetings.
  • Hold a full UK driving licence due to the travel required.

Benefits our client are offering include:

  • Private medical scheme.
  • 9% Pension Scheme.
  • £5,000 per annum company car allowance.
  • Employee Discounts and Benefits Platform.
  • Competitive bonus structure.
Maddie Fox Recruitment Consultant - Birmingham

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