Ocean Freight Internal Sales Executive

Posted 12 July by Wilde Associates
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Job Title: Ocean Freight Internal Sales Executive

Location: Rainham, Essex

Salary: to £30,000 DOE PLUS benefits + 25 days holiday PLUS Bank Holidays

Hours of Work: 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday

Job Type: Permanent

Job Reference: PH9762

My long-established client is seeking an Ocean Freight Forwarding / Import professional to join their team in Rainham.

This is mainly and office based role, interacting with prospects via telephone / email and dealing with overseas offices and working with potential leads.

Occasional travel to customers site would be permitted and arranged in advance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Qualify new business customers
  • Be confident in quoting for sea freight imports
  • Ability to follow quotations to closure and bring on new bookings
  • Support the branch on growth of new business
  • Plan and organise sale activities
  • Support visits to customers to obtain factual information
  • Make effective visits to customers to obtain factual information
  • Arrange appropriate follow-up of customer quotes
  • Expand the boundaries of current business
  • Strategies developed to stay ahead of competition
  • Administration and reporting procedures prior to handover of client

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Knowledge and experience of Import Sea Freight Forwarding
  • Sales and Marketing experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Analytical thinking abilities
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Multi-tasking ability
  • Computer proficiency
  • Confidence in sales pitch and contacting new people
  • Passion and aptitude for sales
  • Organised and efficient

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

Reference: 38445058

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