Sea Freight Account Manager

White Recruitment
Sutton Coldfield
£22k - £32k pa + benefits, pension
16 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Sea Freight Account Manager required for leading Logistics & Freight Forwarder based in Birmingham.

Sea Freight Account Manager MUST have worked for a Freight Forwarder in Sea Freight OR have Internal Sales experience / Customer Service working for a Freight Forwarder.

The Company

"This global Logistics brand has been providing a trusted service with a dedicated team across the UK and beyond who all have a "passion for logistics." "

Package :
£22K - £32K
24 days holiday - (3 days extra for Christmas and New Year)
Hours : 09:00 - 17:30 with an hour for lunch, 3 days between Christmas and New Year.

The Role :
The Sea Freight Account Manager will be making outbound calls to your named client base to understand what consignments they may have for us to quote, book or manage on their behalf - a proactive rather than reactive approach in the main.
Receiving inbound calls from within your named client base and dealing with their call correctly in order to satisfy the customer's needs.
Preparation of quotations for presentation to the customer with a mind to achieving quote/consignment conversion targets you may be set set from time-to-time and with a mind to maximising the Gross profit earning opportunity on those opportunities, referring any complex issues or requests to your line manager for advice in order to ensure the maximum amount of opportunity is extracted at all times from the customer base.
The Sea Freight Account Manager will be developing business within customer base.
Management of the accounts in your business base with a mind to maintaining and developing the levels of business within that client base, ideally with the aim of becoming the sole supplier within those accounts where practical and possible.

Desirable Requirements :
Sea Freight / Ocean Freight
Sales / Account Management with a Freight Forwarder
Excellent communicator
Customer service
Internal Sales

If your experience matches please forward your CV immediately White Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy