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Ocean Freight Internal Sales Executive

2019-09-10 16:36:152019-10-07 Wilde Associates
Job Type Permanent
Area Saffron Walden, United KingdomRomford, United KingdomRainham, United KingdomLoughton, United Kingdom
Sector Logistics
Start Date
Job Ref PH9762

Salary:to £30,000 DOE PLUS benefits + 25 days holiday PLUS Bank Holidays

My long-established client is seeking an Ocean Freight Forwarding / Import professional to join their team in Rainham.
This is mainly and office based role, interacting with prospects via telephone / email and dealing with overseas offices and working with potential leads.
Occasional travel to customers site would be permitted and arranged in advance.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Qualify new business customers
  • Be confident in quoting for sea freight imports 
  • Ability to follow quotations to closure and bring on new bookings
  • Support the branch on growth of new business
  • Plan and organise sale activities
  • Support visits to customers to obtain factual information
  • Make effective visits to customers to obtain factual information
  • Arrange appropriate follow-up of customer quotes
  • Expand the boundaries of current business
  • Strategies developed to stay ahead of competition
  • Administration and reporting procedures prior to handover of client
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Knowledge and experience of Import Sea Freight Forwarding
  • Sales and Marketing experience
  • 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
  • Passion and aptitude for sales
  • Organised and efficient

Job Title: Ocean Freight Internal Sales Executive
Location: Rainham, Essex
Salary: to £30,000 DOE PLUS benefits + 25 days holiday PLUS Bank Holidays
Hours of Work: 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday
Job Type: Permanent
Job Reference: PH9762
Wilde Associates is working in the capacity of an Employment Agency in respect of this role
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