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Sales Executive - Freight Forwarding

Large Global Supplier of Transport and Logistics Services has a unique opportunity for an Indoor Sales Executive from the from the Freight Forwarding industry or somebody from Operations to join their external Sales team.

The Sales Executive role will be based in the SOUTHAMPTON area selling a full range of Air Freight, Sea Freight and 3PL Logistics services across the whole of the South Coast region including Hampshire (Portsmouth, Southampton and Bournemouth) Surrey, Dorset, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire.

£25,000 to £30,000 Basic Salary, plus car, commission and other benefits

Summary & Responsibilites
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company committed to providing quality, innovative, value add logistics services.

The client is a global supplier of transport and logistics services.

The role of the Sales Representative is to win new business and work to agreed budget targets and also work as an integral part of the Sales Team with responsibility for generating new business opportunities and account management that will produce desired revenue goals.

To promote and sell the clients Air & Sea brand to a wide range of clients in the SOUTH WEST area
Generating business on Air and Sea, both Import and Export and in line with the companies targets
Ability to self generate leads and opportunities
Cold calling to create appointments
Fulfilling client visits expectation of 30 per month
Ability to generate profitability from all clients won
Complete Sales reports, manage own pipeline reports in accordance with the company quality procedure on our CRM system
Be capable of creating rate proposals with profitability added to attract new clients
Actively promote our other clients services and Solutions

Skills/Experience
- Ideally minimum 1 years experience within an Internal sales role within the Freight Forwarding Industry
- Candidates with an Air Freight, Sea Freight, Road Freight or general Logistics background with a passion and flair for sales will also be considered.
- Preference for experience within a global forwarding enviroment, but smaller independent forwarders will also be considered
- Candidates from an International Parcels / Courier background will also be considered.
- Ability to demonstrate the passion and hunger to succeed
- Show a strong understanding of how to generate proftiability
- Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word etc.)
- Show competent presentation skills and expereince within Powerpoint to enhance the company profile
- Ability to communicate at all levels within the business, good persuasive and negotiation skills
- Excellent interpersonal & administration skills with excellent pipleine forecasting

Benefits:
£25,000 to £30,000 Basic
Company car or Car Allowance
Bonus Scheme for another £15,000 to £20,000 on top paid quarterly
Annual bonus
Company Pension Scheme
Equipment Provided : Laptop & Blackberry
Training : CRM , IT Internal Training (Microsoft),Sales Training
Opportunities for overseas travel

Details

Job Type:Permanent
Location:- South Coast, Hampshire
Benefits:£25-30k basic salary; company car or allowance; bonus scheme; annual bonus; pension; laptop; Blackberry; training; opportunites for overseas travel
Branch:Freight Personnel
Ref:36429/FP14494/P
Consultant:Paul Wilson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: pwilson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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