Salary range GBP18,000-GBP25,000, dependent on ability/experience.
We require a go-ahead and disciplined individual, with a desire to succeed, to work as an integral part of our sales and development department. Experience of Datafreight
would be a great advantage.
The role demands excellent mathematics skills together with a good knowledge of import and export procedures of all types for both sea and air cargoes. A key requirement is the ability to express oneself well verbally and in writing .Excellent work presentation, spelling and grammar is essential.
The successful candidate will be reliable, punctual, and have a complete understanding of all forwarding operational activities such as file creation, charging/ invoicing, accruals, issuance of B/L, booking and shipping instructions. He/she must have good communications skills and be able to liaise successfully with overseas and UK agents/ hauliers / shipping lines and customers.
This role requires someone who is keen to provide great customer service to both existing and potential customers with specific responsibilities for quotations and pricing in order to push the company forward in the current challenging economic climate and achieve further growth. He /She will also have an eye to achieve additional revenue/profit when opportunities present themselves
He/she will have a good telephone manner; be I. T. literate with a good knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook ; be able to work well as part of a small team and be prepared to help out where necessary undertaking other office duties of a sales and marketing/forwarding/admin. Nature.
Good personal presentation and interpersonal skills are essential