Sales Executive

Region:
Essex
Location:
Basildon
Sector:
Sales Jobs
Job Role:
Sales and Marketing Assistant Jobs
Contract Type:
Full Time
Branch:
Basildon Branch
Salary:
£36,000 to £40,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£36000 - £40000 per annum + 5,000 per annum car allowance
Posted:
12/02/2024
Start Date:
ASAP
Job Ref:
BA002112

Our client based in Basildon is looking for a Sales Executive to join their team on a permanent basis. The ideal candidate will need to have a good understanding of Logistics processes and procedures, demonstrate high quality communication skills along with good presentation skills.

The Sales Executive role involves: -

* Focus and drive to achieve targets.
* Identify sales opportunities whilst profiling all new businesses to understand intricately how we can support with freight / customs.
* Represent the company in the best possible light with internal and external stakeholders.
* Proactively scope new business opportunities
* Track & manage the CRM system, ensuring ongoing liaison with existing clients & follow up of prospective customers.
* Demonstrate a track record of developing and enhancing current client portfolios.
* Liaise with customers, suppliers, and overseas agents.
* Demonstrate technical selling skills and product knowledge.
* Display excellent communication skills that include the ability to influence and negotiate where required.

The ideal candidate will have: -

* Preferred at least 2 years working experience in sales, within the freight industry.
* Knowledge and experience of Import/Export multimodal business.
* Proficient with Microsoft packages, especially Excel as well as have general PC knowledge.
* Must be able to prioritise and organise own workload with attention to detail.
* Able to work independently and as part of a team.

Essential: -

* Right to work in the UK.
* A full UK driving License & have access to a vehicle as the role will involve frequent travel across the south region.

The working hours for this role are Monday to Friday 8.30am-5.30pm Although this role will be based at the Basildon office informal flexible working arrangements would be considered to allow candidates to work hybrid.

Salary for this position is £36,000-£40,000 per annum (depending on experience), £5,000 per annum car allowance is also included along with a competitive bonus structure based on targets and company growth.

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