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Sales Executive - Sea & Air Freight

Posted 1 day ago by Red Recruit
Location Manchester Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary £32k per year Sector Freight Forwarding, Logistics, Shipping, Transportation
Reference VR/20517

Sales Executive - Sea & Air Freight - VR/20517

The Company & Role:

Our client, a specialist in Freight Forwarding, Transportation and Logistics Solutions, is looking for a Sales Executive for their Sea & Air Freight department in Manchester.

Duties:

  • Ensure input of data into CRM program of daily sales activity
  • Report and record sales pipeline activities in line with agreed company process
  • Source and make cold calls to potential new clients and build portfolio/pipeline
  • Ensure client quotations are submitted in line with the company policies and procedures within a timely manner and then followed up with the feedback recorded in the CRM program
  • Ensure field-based sales conducted for a minimum of 3 days a week
  • Time Management and prioritisation specific knowledge/skills required
  • Reach sales targets as agreed with your Line Manager
  • Developing new business opportunities
  • Preparing reports by collecting, analysing, summarizing information
  • Reporting visits in line with your Line Managers instructions

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Specific knowledge of Air and Ocean Freight sales and products
  • Ability to demonstrate technical selling skills and product knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills that incudes ability to influence and negotiate
  • Good understanding of logistics processes and procedures
  • Goal Oriented, self-disciplined, self-motivated to produce results
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office 365, excel and general PC knowledge
  • 1+ year outside international sales experience
  • 1+ year knowledge of import/export multimodal business

In Return:

You will receive a salary of £32,000 + Car Allowance

If you're interested, click apply now, or email our Shipping Team on shipping@redrecruit.com

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