Kuehne+Nagel (UK)

Sales Executive/Account Manager – Nottingham, UK

Job Overview

Your Role

The main job role is to achieve profit growth through the effective management of new and existing customer accounts from sales through to delivery.

Your Responsibilities

  • Consistently grow the gross profit and achieve the targets as set out in the Freight Account Manager Scheme
  • Achieve sales productivity and revenue targets as set out in the Freight Account Manager Scheme
  • Maximise all revenue opportunities from existing customers by proactively pursuing undeveloped areas
  • Generate new prospect leads and new accounts over the telephone and face-to-face
  • Process consignments and enter telesales information on to the Contact Management System
  • Monitor consignments ensuring that the highest levels of service are carried out at every stage
  • Provide customers with accurate and cost effective quotations
  • Prepare weekly/monthly figures of sales activity as instructed by the Branch Manager

Your Skills and Experiences

  • GCSE Maths and English Grade C or Above (or equivalent)
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrate an ability to negotiate and influence others both internally and externally
  • Have a strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Have proven experience of stakeholder management and networking to achieve results
  • Experience of working to targets and deadlines
  • Experience of working in a proactive sales role either on the phone or face-to-face

Good Reasons to Join

If you would like to become a valued member of our team then we will also make sure that you’re rewarded for your commitment and expertise. We are offering a competitive salary with discretionary bonus and 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, life assurance and private health insurance. You will also have the opportunity to join the contributory Kuehne+Nagel pension plan and benefit from our Route 2 Rewards scheme which offers discounts and savings on a wide range of high street or internet goods and services.

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