Sales Executive - Air Freight

White Recruitment Transport & Logistics
Sutton Coldfield
£30,000 per annum
11 Oct 2017
26 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Sales Executive - £35K - Midlands

Sales Executive required for leading family owned Freight Forwarder based in the West Midlands.

Sales Executive MUST have Air Freight experience.

Postcode territory is : B, CV, NN, ST, WS and can expand to DY, HR, LD, SY, TF, WR and WV

The Freight Forwarder have multiple UK sites - this role will be based from the Midlands with a West Midlands territory.

This role would suit an individual with a strong Air Freight operations background, with a desire to carve a career in Air Freight sales or a talented sales professional with a proven track record in Freight Forwarding field sales.

If the individual has industry related contacts this would be a distinct advantage.

The Package :

Circa £25K - £37K
Company Car
Mobile phone
Medical Insurance after 2 years service.
Pension scheme - contributory after 1 year service.
28 days holiday including bank holidays (increases annually)

The Role:

To develop and maintain effective business relationships with new and existing clients.
To undertake presentations for long-term business, produce and present tenders and quotations for business.
To offer a high standard of customer service to internal and external customers, by demonstrating a professional, helpful and positive manner.
To generate and follow up sales leads, visiting potential and existing customers to obtain new business at reasonable profit.
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.
Provide accurate information to internal operations staff in order that all relevant administration can be completed efficiently.
Work with Line Managers to promote specific markets and generate business, through a co-ordinated programme of targeted joint calls.
Responsible for current developments in the market and information on competitors.
Responsible for using the sales system to record all required information and for ensuring that all documentation, records and systems are accurate.


Freight Forwarding sales experience
Operational experience with a Freight Forwarder
Business 2 Business experience - face to face is an advantage.

White Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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