Job Type: Permanent
Closing date: 31-Dec-18
Identify and develop new international business opportunities across a range of market sectors via air and ocean to / from all areas of the world. Experience in USA / Far East markets an advantage. The role includes contractual negotiations along with involvement in the implementation process, continued client contact with further development of other lanes of traffic. Generate and follow up of sales leads to a successful conclusion
1. Ensure that the company is profitable and margins are maximised via quotes and
To plan and implement a programme of visits to existing and potential clients to
create and maintain awareness of the company’s product range and to ensure
complete client satisfaction.
To abide with UK law, and policies and procedures set by the company.
Provide information on market opportunities and competitor activity and to assist in
the development of products and marketing plans.
To be a good colleague and always maintain a professional approach .
Provide technical support to clients, liaising as necessary with technical advice and
Identify sales opportunities and negotiate within established policies to obtain
orders which meet sales objectives covering volume mix and margins.
8. To achieve target revenues as set out by the company
Knowledge, Qualifications and Skills
Highly numerate and literate
Clear understanding of Import / Export procedures and principles
Being able to quote both ocean and air including surcharges an advantage
Targeting appropriate companies, monitoring sector activity and arranging client visits in a methodical manner
Winning new business and retaining /expanding existing business
To produce accurate monthly target revenue reports and well as updating CRM in NETFREIGHT with client activity on a regular basis.
Track record of achieving sales targets
Preparation of tenders, responding to tenders a requirement
PC skills in word processing, spreadsheets and presentations
Confident, articulate and well presented
Be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
An understanding of the HMRC regime an advantage
Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:30 (1hr lunch)
Car or Car allowance will be included
Provided with a mobile phone & laptop
Our company has used Links Recruitment in the past for recruiting staff on both a temporary and permanent basis and going forward we will continue to use them. As recruitment consultants, they take the time to get to know you and understand your needs as a business and are therefore more adapt at selecting the right candidates to suit your needs. As a result, we have a great working relationship and we would highly recommend Links Recruitment to other companies.
Rhodes Freight Services has worked with Links Recruitment Ltd for a number years now and have built a strong working partnership. For both permanent and temporary requirements Links Recruitment Ltd works to accommodate our needs. Our transport managers are very pleased with the level of service we receive, we wish Links Recruitment Ltd more success for the future.
Westgate Handling Services Ltd have used Links Recruitment Ltd on a sole supplier agreement since 2012. Our requirements vary from ongoing temp workers, to ad hoc last minute bookings and Links Recruitment always make sure our business needs are met. The consultants understand our business and therefore we trust them with all our needs. Links Recruitment Ltd also offers a great introduction rate for permanent members of staff. Links have filled a number of our roles saving us time on recruitment which can be spent in growing our business. We trust that Links Recruitment Ltd will always understand our needs.
Our company has had numerous successful candidates with the assistance from Jo & Lisa (The Dream Team) at Links Recruitment over the past couple of years. Throughout that time we found them to be one of the most professional and efficient recruitment agencies we have ever dealt with. The Peterborough Branch is managed by Lisa & Jo and their personal input and attention to detail is outstanding. Nothing is ever too much trouble for them and they always go the extra mile for their clients. They consistently take the time to genuinely understand what the business needs are which in turn enables them to match employers and candidates ever so successfully. They are certainly our preferred recruitment agency and we recommend them time and time again. They are an absolute pleasure to deal with and when you discover a service like this you just want to shout it from the rooftops!