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Area Sales Executive - Freight Forwarder

Posted 4 January by Forward Prospects Ltd Ended

Area Sales Executive - Freight Forwarder

East Anglia - Commutable from Peterborough, Colchester, Ipswich, Norwich, Felixstowe, Chelmsford - Covering UK Post codes PE/CB/CO/NR & IP

Salary £30k - £35k + Company Car

Extremely well establish large Forwarder company are looking to add to their Sales team taking on an Area Sales Executive, covering South East region. You will be selling Ocean and Road freight services throughout the whole South East region, stretching from Peterborough, Oxfordshire, Felixstowe and whole South East coast. You will be based from the companies Dartford offices and have to visit the office most Mondays.

Applicants must have proven experience in selling Ocean and Road freight forwarding services.

  • To generate sales to develop the business, by introducing new customers, whilst maintaining and developing the existing client base.
  • To generate and follow up sales leads, visiting potential and existing customers to obtain new business at reasonable profit.
  • Develop and maintain effective business relationships with new and existing clients
  • Undertake presentations for long-term business, produce and present tenders and quotations for business as required
  • To build and maintain effective business relationships with overseas correspondents, exchanging information, undertaking joint business and supporting sales visits to and from them in order to develop sales.
  • Work with Line Managers to promote specific markets and generate business
  • Monitor and report on current developments in the market and information on competitors.
  • Provide accurate information to internal operations staff in order that all relevant administration can be completed efficiently.
  • Responsible for using the sales system to record all required information and for ensuring that all documentation, records and systems are accurate and kept up to date

Forward Prospects offers high quality recruitment solutions to the rapidly evolving international freight and logistics industry. For more information on Forward Prospects, or to view our current portfolio of vacancies, please visit our website.

Forward Prospects acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

Required skills

  • Area Sales
  • Freight
  • Sales
  • Sales Leads
  • Freight Forwarding

Reference: 34136555

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