Sales Executive - Worcestershire

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Imports & Exports - Business Development & Sales
Ref: 8 Date Posted: Tuesday 16 Oct 2018
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OUR CLIENT …… is one of seven UK based subsidiaries that are involved in the International transport and shipping industry. They are based at a modern office employing a vibrant team of 15 staff involved in sales, operations and accounts. With a Group turnover of £85 Million the business specialises in providing International transport solutions by air, road and sea to exporters and importers throughout the UK. Their clients range from sole traders through to multi-national Blue-chip companies.

THE ROLE

  • The successful candidate will work within the Sales and Business Development Team and the main function of the role will be to develop new business. 

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY 

  • 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.

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • An excellent standard of education with a minimum of 5 GCSE's (Grades A to C) desirable 

REQUIRED SKILLS & Experience 

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.