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Trainee Freight Account Manager

My client is currently recruiting for a Trainee Freight Account Manager working within a busy Imports / exports freight department based in their Freight offices in Dartford

The role of trainee Account Manager will involve both import and export, and with training you will handle all operational aspects of a shipment. Liaising with both external and internal customers and suppliers.

Your main duties will involve.

Check that shipping documents are present and in order
Liaising with shipping lines, overseas agents and other forwarding agents
Dealing directly with customer enquiries and resolving as soon as possible
Completing job costing, both raising invoices and accruing purchases
Arranging Customs clearances and customer deliveries
Build relationships with the client and seeking further opportunities
Overall general administration and telephone work

Applying candidates would need to have good demonstrable administration experience ideally with some exposure to the freight or logistics environment, although this is not essential.
You will have good administration experience and be keen and eager to learn the freight forwarding cycle. You will be will able to demonstrate attention to detail along with an analytical/logical approach with the ability to prioritise workload. Education to GCSE level standard or above. Computer literate & Excel competent. On the job/in house training will be provided.

Salary and Benefits:

Contributory Pension
Hours: We offer a flexible range of hours as shown below:
8.00am 4.00pm: Monday to Friday with a 45-minute lunch break each day
9.00am 5.00pm: Monday to Friday with a 45-minute lunch break each day
10.00am 6.00pm: Monday to Friday with a 45-minute lunch break each day
On-site parking
Wellness programs


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- South Coast, Kent
Benefits:£18,000 basic salary; pension; flexible hours; parking; wellness programs
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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