Sales Executive - Air Freight

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Lancashire
Salary
30000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + Benefits package
Posted
04 Aug 2018
Closes
01 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sales Executive - Air Freight - GBP30K - GBP35K - Manchester or Leeds

Sales Executive required for a Sunday Times top 250, family owned Freight Forwarder.

The Freight Forwarder have multiple UK sites - there are roles available at the specialist Manchester and Leeds Air Cargo divisions.

This Sales Executive role would suit a talented freight professional with a solid grounding in Air Freight operations or Air Freight internal sales looking for a step into external sales.

You manage your own diary, day and week !

The Package :

Circa GBP30K - GBP35K
Uncapped bonus
Company Car or allowance
Mobile phone
Medical Insurance
Pension scheme - contributory after 1 year service.
28 days holiday including bank holidays (increases annually)

The Role:

To develop and maintain effective business relationships with new and existing clients.
To undertake presentations for long-term business, produce and present tenders and quotations for business.
To offer a high standard of customer service to internal and external customers, by demonstrating a professional, helpful and positive manner.
To generate and follow up sales leads, visiting potential and existing customers to obtain new business at reasonable profit.
To build and maintain effective business relationships with overseas correspondents, exchanging information, undertaking joint business and supporting sales visits to and from them in order to develop sales.
Provide accurate information to internal operations staff in order that all relevant administration can be completed efficiently.
Work with Line Managers to promote specific markets and generate business, through a co-ordinated programme of targeted joint calls.
Responsible for current developments in the market and information on competitors.
Responsible for using the sales system to record all required information and for ensuring that all documentation, records and systems are accurate.

Requirements:

Freight Forwarding sales experience - internal or external
Business 2 Business experience
Air Freight ESSENTIAL
Sea Freight CONSIDERED

Strong Operational background in Air Freight and the desire for sales also considered.

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