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Road Freight Sales Executive


  • £35000 per annum
  • Immingham
  • Posted: 10/09/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 479100463

Job Details

A Road Freight Sales Executive is required for an international Freight Forwarder. Based from a site in Immingham with Travel expected at least 3 days week. The package is up to £35,000 dependant on experience.

The Company

This role is within a global supplier of Road, Ocean and Air Freight services.

Role

The role of the Sales Executive is to win new business with the local Road Freight network and work to agreed budget targets and also work as an integral part of the Sales Team with responsibility for generating new business opportunities and account management that will produce desired revenue goals.

Travel across Yorkshire and the North of England.

Main Responsibilities –

• Complete sales reports; manage their own Pipeline reports in accordance with the company quality procedures in our CRM system.

• Find new business opportunities with a growing need for Road Freight operations.

• Complete sales reports, customer profile reports in accordance with the company quality procedures.

• Identify new sales leads and cold call, actively pursue / follow up, negotiate and close.

• Face to face customer meetings where required with specific objectives and results to achieve.

• Achieve agreed or given targets/deadlines as directed by the Director.

• Ensure legislative compliance in all areas.

Person

We are ideally looking for a hungry, passionate, hardworking, self-starter who has a good understanding of the Freight industry with strong closing skills. Key skills required are as follows:

• A positive thinker, you are the kind of individual who constantly challenges you to exceed expectations and are not easily deterred from achieving goals.

• Excellent interpersonal & administration skills with accurate pipeline forecasting.

• Ability to communicate at all levels within the business, good persuasive and negotiation skills.

• Excellent processing & time management skills.

• Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint.

• Driving success via using initiative, determination & persistence.

• Possess a full driving license.


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