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Freight Sales Coordinator

We are recruiting for a Sales Coordinator to help the growth and development of our clients global Freight forwarding company, by securing new profitable and sustainable business for our rapidly expanding company by generating new sales leads.

The Company

Our client is an innovative freight specialist who operate all modes of freight services including ocean, air and road freight services with a portfolio of inbound and outbound clients. Employing pro-active staff who work with them to achieve nonstop growth. This creates long-term prospects in a wide variety of functions-from IT Software Engineers, Logistics, Human Resources and finance functions.
Open to ideas, solutions and a better way of working and empower their staff to work independently with minimum supervision, whilst encouraging teamwork and a collaborative approach to produce the best results. We are also open to flexible working arrangements in line with business needs and encourage applications from those already working in freight that believe they can add value and contribute to the success of the organisation.

The Individual

The successful candidate will be personable, confident, an entrepreneur who possesses excellent negotiation skills and is able to build good relationships

Duties
Leverage cold calling, emails and other forms of daily communication to generate new sales leads and approach new customers
Set sales appointments, remotely or in person to orchestrate discussions around potential customer business needs
Negotiate prices and provide customers with accurate and cost-effective quotations. Follow up on quotations and take required follow-up actions.
Follow up and maintain relationships with existing customers
Resolve customer issues and queries
Provide a high level of customer care through regular contact, obtain feedback, monitor account performance to ensure retention and growth.
Record customer details on CRM or customer database.
Prepare weekly and monthly figures of sales activity as instructed by the Managing Director
Achieve sales productivity and revenue targets
Provide a high level of internal and external customer care, working closely with internal Freight Coordinator team.
Leverage support from our Partners and Network

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Proven track record of sales success with sound knowledge of sales processes and customer retention skills.
Able to present and communicate effectively with a strong focus on excellent customer service and relationship building skills with customers
A minimum of 3 years' experience in freight forwarding is essential
Good verbal and written communication, to provide a professional image to customers


Package And Benefits

Salary negotiable dependant on experience £28,000 - £34,000
Commission
32 days including Bank Holidays
Pension
Free Car Parking available
Located centrally within town centre setting

Details

Job Type:Permanent
Location:- Midlands West, Birmingham, Staffordshire
Benefits:£28,000-34,000 basic salary negotiable dependant on experience; commission; 32 days holiday including bank holidays; pension; car parking
Branch:Freight Personnel
Ref:38858/FP15448/K
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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