Freight Sales Manager

West Midlands Permanent £45,000 - £65,000 per year
  • An exciting opportunity to grow a commerical career in freight & shipping
  • Hybrid office and home working pattern.

About Our Client

My client is a house-hold name in the International & European shipping markets. A transport haulier and shipping business with over 71 years' experience in the market. My client is rapidly expanding their Midlands based operation and looking for like-minded individuals to join them on the next step in their journey. Their business is predominately based around European & rest of world Air & Sea freight and looking to expand on their current trade lanes. The business is owned by a world-wide air & ocean specialist with over 7,000 employees worldwide.

Job Description

As a Freight Sales Manager you will report into the Country Director (based in the Midlands) and have the following areas of responsibility:

  • Generate new and existing road freight trade lanes across a broad EU & UK market.
  • Source your own business leads and act on those provided by Sales and Operations Colleagues as well as using other tools given.
  • To act as the primary point of contact for quotations and enquiries for ad-hoc business.
  • To identify sales opportunities. Profiling all new business to understand intricately how we can support with freight / customs.
  • To generate new sales, linked directly to the current business plan. Focus and drive to achieve targets.
  • Use the CRM system to effectively record, manage and develop opportunities
  • Specific knowledge/skills required Road, Air and Ocean Freight sales and products.

The Successful Applicant

As a Freight Sales Manager you will work a hybrid environment from both the office in the Midlands (one day per week) and from home. The successful candidate could also be fully remote. You will be from an establish freight, import & export sales background

  • Prior experience in a Sales and/or Account Manager opportunity
  • Ideally Air & Sea freight movement experience.
  • Desire experience in shipping, freight, transport, OR import & export.
  • A personable and professional individual
  • A key communicator with the ability to build rapport quickly.
  • The desire to grow, succeed and achieve targets.

What's on Offer

This role will very quickly lead to a senior position within the business. You will join a 24 month career development pathway to reach a senior position in the business (provided targets are achieved). You will also enjoy the following:

  • £45,000-£65,000
  • Company car or allowance
  • Comprehensive bonus scheme built around developing a market
  • Private healthcare for you and the family
  • 33 days annual leave
Reece Clarke
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+44 115 934 8692

Job summary

Job function
Business Services
Transport & Distribution
West Midlands
Contract type
Consultant name
Reece Clarke
Consultant phone
+44 115 934 8692
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