Freight Account Manager

25000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP40000/annum
17 Jul 2019
14 Aug 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Freight Account Manager required working for a leading provider of freight forwarding services. Due to the on-going success and growth of the company, a fresh opportunity has arisen for a freight forwarder to join the team. The perfect candidate will have worked in a freight-forwarding role for at least 5 years or more, and worked for both a large organisation and a small forwarder. You ideally have progressed either some sort of sales capacity of management related role.

In this role, you will manage your own day entirely without anyone looking over your shoulder or expecting ongoing reports. Therefore, it is necessary you will be able to cost, quote and operate your cargo with whichever suppliers you desire (providing these are reputable).

This position would suit someone who has the desire to achieve and using your own entrepreneurial skills to thereby generate profits for the company will then in-turn out to be very financially rewarding.

Freight Account Manager - Position Overview

Management of the retention accounts and personal account portfolio
Identify & exhaust all opportunities for account development
Analysis of customer related management data and appropriate follow up action.
Retention and development of existing customer base through personal customer service and management
Ensure smooth transition of accounts from sales ownership to retention
Responsible for maintaining existing gross profit on personal accounts
Follow up and resolving all recorded responses within periods required
Provide & support with customer monthly KPI reports and statistical data
Resolve customer service issues, concerns and complaints satisfactorily in line with QA procedures and challenge process
Customer updates - research and provide relevant information, industry updates etc
Maintain sales data and visit schedule for your client base

Freight Account Manager - Position Requirements

Minimum of 5 years' experience in a freight-forwarding role
Knowledge of Ocean, Air and European Road Freight
Ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining a professional attitude
Ability to plan and prioritise effectively
General Sales and negotiation skills.
Excellent communication skills at all levels
Excellent Team developer
Excellent problem-solving skills

Freight Account Manager Position Remuneration

Basic Salary GBP25,000 - GBP45,000 + Bonus Scheme - opportunities to earn GBP45K+
Company car allowance + Company IPhone
08:30am - 17:15pm - Monday - Friday
28 including 8 bank holidays
Pension Scheme

We, Bennett and Game Recruitment, a technical recruitment agency based in Chichester are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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