Commercial Coordinator

Posted 15 March by Wilde Associates
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Job Title: Commercial Coordinator (Import/Export)
Location: Rainham
Salary: £24,000 - £28,000 + Benefits
Hours: 09:00 to 17:00, Monday to Friday
Job Type: Permanent
Job Reference: PH9674

Do you come from and Import / Export (UK Freight) environment and have a logistics background? Have you provided customer / network quotes and looking for your next challenge?

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Knowledge and experience of Freight Forwarding, from a sale as well as an operational point of view
  • Goal oriented attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Analytical thinking abilities
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Computer proficiency
  • Confidence in sales pitch and contacting new people
  • Hunting sales approach
  • Passion and aptitude for sales
  • Organised and efficient
  • Excellent telephone manner

Key Responsibilities:

  • Cold Call potential Customers
  • Qualify new business customers
  • Be able to take quotations (all modes of import/domestic transport)
  • Ability to follow quotations to closure and bring on new bookings
  • Support the branch on growth of new business
  • Various administration tasks that support the sales process
  • Plan and organise sale activities
  • Make effective visits to customers to obtain factual information
  • Report accurately on customer visits and customer details on the database
  • Arrange appropriate follow-up of customer visits
  • Expand the boundaries of current business
  • Strategies developed to stay ahead of competition
  • Administration and reporting procedures prior to handover of client
  • Adapt to and live the company values

Wilde Associates is working in the capacity of an Employment Agency for this role.

Required skills

  • Cold Calling
  • Freight Forwarding
  • Administration

Reference: 37180794

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