Freight Internal Sales Executive

Recruiter
Freight Personnel
Location
Birmingham
Salary
21000.0000
Posted
14 Feb 2017
Closes
14 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Freight Internal Sales Executive

Birmingham

£21,000 - £25,000

FP/13226/KK

Our client is a first class international logistics provider dedicated to providing a one stop solution for every client. Offering a full logistics service from, sea, air, road, personal effects and special projects

With contracts with the world's largest international carriers that secure space on movements worldwide and extensive network of agents and partners they are well placed to handle all types of freight and logistics services worldwide and with competitive rates.

We are now looking for an Internal Sales Executive to make external sales calls to customers to develop and grow the customer base. As well as building relationships with existing and new customers you will establish their freight needs and update the database, passing these leads to the sales team although you can close business directly as well.

You will take incoming sales and enquiry calls as well as speaking to dormant and lapsed clients.

In order to apply for this role you will have an internal sales background gained from working for a Freight Forwarding, courier, parcels or related logistics background. You must be driven, keen, committed, with the ability to work on your own initiative.

Able to source your own leads, new business orientated with a flair for customer service and account management. You will be extremely self-motivated and able to work in a team environment and on your own.

Must have a strong proven track record in identifying new customers and building relationships as well as with managing a portfolio of clients and partners then please apply now! This is a great career opportunity for someone who enjoys a challenge in a new growing business sector and wants to apply their key strengths.

The Role.
Identify and generate new business to build and develop the clients portfolio of SME customers.
Assist with and execute telesales campaigns to help generate new business. Work with the Commercial and Business Development Team to deliver new business by progressing deals in a timely fashion to their close.

· Work with the Sales & Marketing Administrator to provide a link between business functions to ensure information and support is provided to deliver new bookings / quotations.
· Assist with feeding Social Media, LinkedIn, Twitter & Facebook
· Achieve required levels of activity with respect revenue and Web Meetings.

Key Skills & Experience.

· Ability to use MS Office/365, in particular Excel, Powerpoint & Word
· Confident to deliver web meetings via Webex /Go to Meeting/ Team Viewer or similar.
· Ideally, some experience of a CRM system eg: Salesforce / ZOHO
· Proven telephony sales and relationship management track record.
· Must have experience in proactive cold calling
· Previous experience in a B2B telesales role
· Successfully exceeded targets within an active sales generating environment.
Ability to think on their feet