Our client is a well-established export and import full load and groupage services to Western and Eastern Europe. We are now recruiting for a Freight sales Executive to sell and promote road freight logistics services nationwide,
Job Description* Develop prospects and leads, be the initial point of contact and build the relationship/pipeline.* Ensure existing accounts are well managed and where possible grown.* Enter into negotiations with customers regarding price and service.* Develop and formulate the sales strategy and achieve the revenue and profit goals set by the business.* Work closely with the operations team to ensure customer needs and expectations are met.* Produce and report on core-activities, including sales calls, execution of calls, success, post contact analysis and reports.* Assist and liaise with board on larger project / contract work as and when required.
Ideal Candidate Qualities and role
* Prior experience of selling and promoting a road freight logistics business, operating a fleet of both UK and European based vehicles (fleet size 50+ vehicles)* Knowledge of pricing and an understanding of the road haulage environment* Approachable, relatable, and can-do attitude - willing to go the extra mile.* High level of skills and an ability to manipulate data and provide useful reports.* An appreciation and understanding of the regulatory background of operating a haulage business in the UK and EU* Autonomy and the opportunity to be the number one in sales at the business.Package & Benefits* Salary £40,000 to £60,000* Car or Car Allowance * Bonus / commission scheme * Pension* Holidays