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Sales Executive (Freight / Cargo)

Job Reference: 32247_1530536799
Location: Worcestershire
Discipline: Sales and Marketing
Salary Range:

£26000 to 26000 per Annum + Commission

Job Type: Permanent

Main function of the job

New Business Development

Working Environment

New modern office.

Financial summary

Company Turnover: £5 Million
Group Turnover £80 Million (Y/E 09/16)

Duties of the role:

* Lead generation.
* New business sales canvassing.
* Targeting potential UK exporters and importers by telephone and e-mail.
* Preparing presentations and quotes for new business.
* Visiting prospective clients in the UK.
* Opening credit accounts for new clients.
* Account management and business development.
* Supporting the Sales team in calculating existing client quotations.

Extensive industry and sales training and mentoring will be provided to ensure the successful candidate achieves the appropriate targets.

It is essential that the successful candidate is both persuasive and forceful with:

* Proven success in business to business Sales & New Business Development.
* Ideally experience of freight forwarding or one mode of International transport, Air, Road or Sea.
* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
* The ability to make structured, effective cold calls and develop relationships with your prospects.
* Strong organisational and administrative skills.
* IT and computer literate.
* Strong tenacity and work ethic and motivated to succeed.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of Technical, Business and IT services. We operate as an Employment Business or an Employment Agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.

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