Road Freight Sales Account Manager

Recruiter
Freight Personnel
Location
Cambridge
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Jul 2024
Closes
18 Jul 2024
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

EUROPEAN ROAD FREIGHT SALES ACCOUNT MANAGER

Based in CAMBRIDGE

35,000 - 50,000 base salary (depending on experience)
Uncapped commission scheme (average bonus - year 1: 4k, year 2: 11k, year 3: 18k

Position Summary:

Your responsibilities for this amazing opportunity will consist of achieving and exceeding financial, appointment and telesales (outbound calls) targets as dictated by the line Manager and for maintaining and developing your customer base for which you will be fully accountable.

Our client is currently going through some very exciting growth plans within their Road division. They currently have a national sales team and looking to grow that team significantly through their a very rewarding scheme.

If you're looking for a career in sales, are customer service focussed with a pro-active attitude and have that natural 'sales spark', then they can offer you a role that has excellent financial rewards and natural career progression.

Our Ideal Person:
- Strong, confident, and resilient personality.
- Ideally come from a sales or road freight background, but this is not essential.
- Driven to succeed in the workplace and a keen learner.
- Keen to develop and excel within a career in sales.
- Passionate about sales and customer service.
- Have fantastic communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Hold a valid clean driving licence

In this role, you will:
- Source sales leads using the Company's in-house CMS or other sources of information.
- Make telesales calls (outbound) to potential clients to profile and qualifying the prospect, using your knowledge of our clients product portfolio.
- Visit potential customers and prepare quotations for presentation to the customer.
- Manage the accounts in your business base by maintaining and developing the levels of business within that client base, ideally with the aim of becoming the sole supplier.
- Make regular contact with your customers pro-actively to ensure that we are satisfying the needs of the customer and with a mind to developing further business opportunities from within that account.

In reward for your hard work:
- Excellent starting salary with an uncapped commission scheme, progression and career development
- Company car, laptop and iphone
- 25 days holidays + bank holidays
- Maternity / Paternity & Adoption pay
- Bereavement leave
- Death in Service
- A fantastic working culture which promotes excellent work/life balance.
- The opportunity to develop, progress and work within a global organisation which is rapidly growing.
- benefits scheme (on successful completion of probation period)
- Working closely with a team of talented individuals with a great work ethic who also love to have fun!
- Contributory company pension scheme