Internal Sales

Posted 6 months ago by Red Recruit
Location Essex Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary £19k - 23k per year + Bonus Sector Freight Forwarding, Logistics, Shipping, Transportation

Internal Sales - VR/19808

The Company & Role:

Our client, a freight forwarding company, are looking for an Internal Sales person to join their team in Essex.


  • Provide a high level of customer sales support for quote requirements
  • To build, support and develop regular, established business
  • Provide quotations and ensure that quotes are logged
  • To be involved in the decision making regarding rates and margins for new and existing business
  • Maximise sales by upselling on incoming and outgoing calls
  • Identify opportunities for the external sales team
  • Proactive following up of quotations, new customers, 1st job customers, old inactive customers, and other reports with a focus on generating bookings
  • Proactive telephone contact with both existing and prospective customers
  • Review and respond to ongoing clients volumes and volume trends


  • Experience in container logistics and shipping
  • Ability to learn quickly and multi task
  • Ability to build up rapport with customers, developing client relationships throughout
  • Good sales and negotiation skills
  • Excellent telephone manner

In Return:

You will receive a salary between £19,000 to £23,000 depending on experience, plus bonus.

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

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