Airfreight Sales Executive.
A Great opportunity for a major well respected freight forwarder
To generate sales to achieve agreed targets, by introducing new customers, whilst maintaining and developing the existing client base. Visiting Customers on a regular basis and sending Sales Leads to key overseas partners.
To generate and follow up sales leads, visiting potential and existing customers to obtain new business at reasonable profit.
To develop and maintain effective business relationships with new and existing clients.
To offer a high standard of customer service to internal and external customers, by demonstrating a professional, helpful and positive manner, taking responsibility to ensure that work passed onto others is of high quality.
To undertake presentations, produce and present tenders and proposals for new business and provide quotations as required.
To build relationships with overseas agents, supporting sales visits to and from them, offering professional advice and providing them with sales leads in order to generate business.
To monitor and report on current developments in the market and information on competitors.
To work with Route Development Managers to promote specific markets and generate business, through a co-ordinated programme of targeted joint calls.
To demonstrate effective time management, through efficient use of time and resources and well organised route planning.
To provide accurate information to internal operations staff in order that all relevant administration can be completed efficiently.
To maintain an effective system of communication with the department, branches, other departments and customers and deal with any communication into and out of the department in a customer focused, professional manner.
To build and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues throughout the Company.
A preferred, but not essential, 2 years in the freight industry in a similar role
A preferred, but not essential, 2 years in a sales orientated role.
Minimum 5 GCSEs with A-C grade (Incl Maths and English)
§ Motivated, self starter
§ Strong communication, organisational and time management skills
§ Be hands-on with a strong work ethic.
§ Selling Air freight services all modes
§ Basic Salary depends on experience and candidate
§ commission and the Sales Executives also get 50% of the company PRP (Profit related Pay) bonus on top of their commission
§ Car Allowance of GBP 550.00 per month
§ A preferred, but not essential, 2 years in the freight industry in a similar role
§ A preferred, but not essential, 2 years in a sales orientated role.
§ Minimum 5 GCSEs with A-C grade (Incl Maths and English)