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Freight Sales Executive

We are now recruiting for an experienced FREIGHT SALES EXECUTIVE to develop AIR and SEA freight International freight forwarding services. With an established office in MANCHESTER you will work from home and cover the North West and surrounding areas.

Selling and promoting in the main a general AIR and SEA FREIGHT service to the Far East mainly Asia, India and Americas market. You will also have the option to sell EUROPEAN ROAD FREIGHT solutions including FULL / PART LOADS and GROUPAGE.

You will manage the full freight sales cycle, from assessing customer requirements, to managing the relationship, all customer visits and preparing and presenting to a customer in order to make a sale.
You will maintain and develop relationships with existing customers in person and via telephone calls and emails, ensuring that service to existing customer base in maintained as you will handle both new business and the ongoing account management and development of your accounts.

You will be responsible for reaching the targets and goals set for your area.

Experience and Qualities Required:
Proven sales experience in freight forwarding is essential (Preferably AIR and SEA FREIGHT, may consider ROAD FREIGHT)
Proven success in acquisition of new business is essential
Excellent industry knowledge with the ability to sell both IMPORT and EXPORT
Self-motivated and target driven with ambition to succeed
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to build strong lasting relationships with clients

upto £50k basic salary
Uncapped bespoke commission scheme
Potential share opportunities
Car Allowance
20 days holiday


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North West, Cheshire, Manchester
Benefits:Up to £50k basic salary; uncapped bespoke commission scheme; potential share opportunities; car allowance; mobile; laptop; pension; 20 days holiday
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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