Inside Sales/Commercial Co-ordinator

Posted 5 months ago by Red Recruit
Location Essex Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary Market related Sector Freight Forwarding, Logistics, Shipping, Transportation

Sea Freight Internal Sales Co-ordinator - VR/20401

Our Client:

Our client, a freight forwarder, is looking for a Sea Freight Internal Sales Co-ordinator to join their growing and busy team based in Rainham.

Main Duties:

  • Cold Call potential Customers
  • Qualify new business customers
  • Be able to take quotations (all modes of import/domestic transport)
  • Ability to follow quotations to closure and bring on new bookings
  • Support the branch on growth of new business
  • Various administration tasks that support the sales process
  • Plan and organise sale activities
  • Make effective visits to customers to obtain factual information
  • Report accurately on customer visits and customer details on the database
  • Arrange appropriate follow-up of customer visits
  • Expand the boundaries of current business
  • Strategies developed to stay ahead of competition
  • Administration and reporting procedures prior to handover of client
  • Adapt to and live the company values


  • Knowledge and experience of Freight Forwarding, from a sale as well as an operational point of view
  • Understanding of the corporate strategy
  • Sales and Marketing experience
  • Goal oriented attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Analytical thinking abilities
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Multi-tasking ability
  • Computer proficiency
  • Confidence in sales pitch and contacting new people
  • Hunting sales approach
  • Passion and aptitude for sales
  • Organised and efficient
  • Excellent telephone manner

In Return:

You will receive a competitive salary dependant on your experience

If you're interested in the role, click apply now to send over an up-to-date CV or email the Shipping team on

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