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Telesales - Freight Forwarding

Job Title:Sales Coordinator, Telesales, Freight Forwarding
Location: Tamworth, Staffordshire
Working Hours:9.00 17.00 Mon Fri
Reporting To:UK Sales Manager

Main purpose of Job:
To develop new business leads for our Freight Forwarding client from new clients through telephone canvassing.

Key Tasks
Sourcing and scheduling calls to prospective customers.
Telephone introductions of what / who our client is and what services they can offer.
Preparation of customer quotations.
Data input into Salesforce and production of reports.
Encourage potential customers to accept a visit from outside sales.
Analyse database for opportunities for new business.
Working with Business Development team on specific sector target campaigns.
Send introduction letters, mailshots and campaigns via salesforce.
Assist in the Administration of Corporate Tenders (Etenders), preparation of advertisements in trade magazines etc.
General administration including weekly Sales Meetings.
Ensure all customer accounts are set up correctly and maintain their settings.
Proactive problem solving when issues arise.

Our client has a principal goal to improve quality, health, safety and environmental sustainability with our community. All employees must make an active effort to continue the momentum towards minimising work related injuries, illness and the possible impact on the environment. They are required to stay committed to provide the highest quality of work to colleagues and our clients in a timely manner and in accordance with the principles of our management system standards of work and approved working standards.

Work experience:
2 year solid sales experience, preferably in telephone based selling required.
Relevant experience within the Air/Sea & Courier Freight Industry

Skills Required:
Not afraid of cold calling customer over the phone.
A positive attitude and an appreciation of professional selling.
Be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
Good verbal, written communication and listening skills.
Have a polite, friendly and persuasive telephone manner.
Enjoy working in a target-driven team environment.
Be self-motivated with drive and initiative.
Excellent planning and organisational skills.

£25,000 to £30,000 Basic Salary
Bonus TBC
22 days holiday


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- Midlands West, Staffordshire
Benefits:£25-30k salary; bonus; pension; 22 days holiday
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Paul Wilson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: pwilson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
Key Skills
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