Freight Forwarding Sales Executive

Forward Prospects Ltd
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Freight Forwarding Sales Executive

Birmingham, Coleshill

Salary up to £35k plus Car, commission, defined pension scheme, life cover, private healthcare, income replacement

We have an exciting opportunity for an external Sales Executive within a privately owned and forward thinking company, covering the specific geographical area of East Midlands.

The ideal candidate will have a proven stable and loyal track record in the freight forwarding industry, more essentially within Ocean operations. The successful person will be exceptionally customer focused, with a drive to succeed in a competitive target driven environment. Good communication skills with the ability to build effective relationships with customers and colleagues at all levels are essential.

  • Generate sales to develop business, introducing new customers whilst maintaining and developing the existing client base.
  • Generate and follow up sales leads, visiting potential and existing customers to obtain new business.
  • Maintain relationships with existing customers to grow portfolios and wallet share.
  • Updating CRM with customer details and notes.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations promoting the business and the services offered.
  • Working closely with Operations to ensure a smooth transaction for each customer.
  • Cold call potential customers and send out promotional mailings.

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.