Account Manager Freight Forwarding (Air/Ocean) Southampton

30 Aug 2016
19 Oct 2016
For you, the status quo just isn’t good enough. You’re all about value selling. You challenge yourself, your colleagues and your clients to do things better with innovative new solutions. So why aren’t you with the leading package delivery company and the global leader in supply chain solutions? At UPS, we’re passionate about delivering better ways to orchestrate everything – from complex international distribution networks to local business deliveries. Having the UPS name behind you opens doors. When you join our organization, you’ll join a diverse team of experts, who deliver cutting-edge innovations throughout the world of global commerce. With over $50 billion in revenue, a career with us is a career filled with opportunity. About the role Business Development is a big focus of ours, and right now we want a self-motivated and highly ambitious Account Manager Freight Forwarding to take on the Southampton area. Our Account Managers are responsible for the entire sales process – that’s everything from intelligence gathering and prospecting to negotiating and managing accounts. You’ll spend much of your time growing new and existing business with site visits to customers, offering them a truly comprehensive service offering and logistics partnership. This will include preparing and presenting high impact presentations. You’ll also integrate new clients smoothly with our operations and support functions, to make sure they get the service they need. On top of this, you’ll provide valuable business input by analyzing volumes and revenue and sharing your results. And don’t forget – while you’re getting up to speed we’ll guarantee 100% bonus for your first three months. Your skills and qualifications Some proven business-to-business field sales experience, preferably industry-related Sound Freight Forwarding background The ability to work on your own as well as part of a team Natural problem solving talent, with proven project and time management skills The drive to thrive in a target-driven environment Excellent communication skills with experience of creating and delivering presentations You will need a full, clean driving license held for at least two years Minimum age 21 (minimum age of car insurance scheme) Careers at UPS A career at UPS is about a lot more than just packages, it's about the new logistics - the most powerful force in business today. The new logistics facilitates growth for any business of any size through international trade. It levels the playing field and empowers businesses. Be part of the new logistics, be part of UPS. Every day, UPS empowers over 400,000 exceptional people employed by the company, in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide, helping them attain their personal and professional best. Being a part of the UPS winning team is not just a career, it's a life lesson – an opportunity for a lifetime. For many people the entry point for a career at UPS is as a part-time Package Handler - and UPS encourages continuing employee educational training. So whether you start with UPS straight from school like many of our senior managers did, or arrive with years of valuable experience, everyone at UPS has the opportunity to grow. You can access higher education tuition assistance programmes that are a job and education wrapped in one, or benefit from UPS's promotion from within policy embarking on a career that could take you anywhere in the world. Programmes like these are a big part of UPS's culture. This job was originally posted as