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Internal Sales Executive - Freight Forwarding

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    £21000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Bonus Incentive

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    Matt Marsh

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    about 1 month ago

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Position: Internal Sales Support - Freight Forwarding
Location: Basildon
Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30am - 17:00pm
Salary: £21,000 - £24,000

The Position:

Reporting to a Business Development Executive, the primary goal is to secure new customers and where applicable develop existing or fall off customers for the group through telesales and online marketing to achieve or exceed agreed sales targets and KPI's.

Role & Responsibilities:

Develop a plan of sales calls for prospect business with the Business Development Executive ensuring qualified research is carried out on all prospects.
Monitor own sales plan and take remedial action where necessary to ensure that sales targets and KPI'S are met.
Develop and maintain relationships with potential customers and other relevant bodies to ensure that the company's maximum sales potential is realised.
Maintain an awareness of developments in sales techniques and technology to ensure that the company maintains and develops its competitive position.
Maintain pipeline of prospect business monthly, medium term and long term.
Maintain all records within systems provided of all sales activities sharing pertinent information with your colleagues
Construct and develop sales presentations as and requested
Qualifications of prospects for Trade Shows, Exhibitions, online marketing campaigns etc.
Providing Quotations for prospect business and follow up.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

Commercial, Enthusiastic, Entrepreneurial
Minimum 1-year experience in telesales or freight forwarding
Knowledge of freight forwarding a benefit, but not essential.
Collaborative approach with all group colleagues
Able to plan as well as work to and meet deadlines
Able to implement and manage systems which further enhance the company group profile
Possess team player qualities
A pro-active attitude
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent communication skills
Able to promote the Company corporate culture
Computer literate

KPIS & Targets:
Weekly activity plan to be prepared and shared with your Business Development Executive
Monthly report detailing successes, failures and forward action plans.
Target pipeline for the coming month and medium term
Achieve call rate (400 per month) and meeting targets agreed for progressing prospects.

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